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The Zamfara government is introducing new measures to improve Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), Alhaji Bala Bello, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), said on Thursday in Gusau.

SSG: Zamfara ‘working very hard to improve IGR’

The Zamfara government is introducing new measures to improve Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), Alhaji Bala Bello, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), said on Thursday in Gusau.

Ethiopia considers banning prostitutes, beggars in Addis Ababa

Officials in Ethiopia’s capital are weighing bans on sex work and street begging, the latest in a series of measures intended to clean up the country’s image, the mayor’s office said Thursday.

Oba Akanbi urges monarchs to renounce membership of secret societies

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi, has urged Yoruba monarchs to renounce membership of secret societies.
Mai Mala Buni

Governors Buni, Zulum approve key appointments

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni and his Borno State counterpart Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum have made key appointments for their administrations.

Governor Abubakar mourns death of police affairs minister

Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has condoled the family and people of the state over the death of one time minister of Police Affairs, Dr Ibrahim Lame.
Senator representing Ondo North District in the National Assembly, Ajayi Boroffice, has accused the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of masterminding the petition against his emergence as lawmaker-elect at the election tribunal for Ondo State.

Senator Boroffice emerges APAS’s BoT Chair

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Science and Technology, Prof Ajayi Boroffice, has been appointed the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Africa Project Against Suicide (APAS) in Nigeria.
A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

New Emirs: How Governor Ganduje defied ‎court order

The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, on Saturday presented appointment letters to the four newly appointed Emirs in the state.
Senator representing Ondo North District in the National Assembly, Ajayi Boroffice, has accused the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of masterminding the petition against his emergence as lawmaker-elect at the election tribunal for Ondo State.

Senator Boroffice: Governor Akeredolu behind petition against my emergence as APC senator-elect

Senator representing Ondo North District in the National Assembly, Ajayi Boroffice, has accused the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of masterminding the petition against his emergence as lawmaker-elect at the election tribunal for Ondo State.
Robert Ajayi Boroffice

Row over withdrawal of petition against Senator Boroffice at election tribunal

The lawmaker representing Ondo North Senatorial District, Prof Ajayi Boroffice, has said that the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu was not involved in the final withdrawal of the case at the Ondo state Election Tribunal as being reported in the media.

Cult gangs kill father of 6, shoot wife in Rivers

A gang of hoodlums suspected to be cultists in the early hours of Tuesday invaded Agbonchia community in Eleme local government in Rivers State leaving in their trails deaths and pains.

Kwara government partners IBEDC to restore electricity in 32 communities

The Kwara Government says it is partnering with the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) to restore electricity in 32 communities that have been experiencing a blackout in the state.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola: APC victory will fast track development

Osun State Governor Isiaka Oyetola has declared that the victory recorded by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state will fast track development of the state.

Official: No plan to retrench workers in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Government has explained that it had no plan to retrench workers in the state.

Bauchi governor urges Atiku Abubakar to accept defeat in good faith

Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State, has called on the defeated Presidential candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his party, to accept the outcome of the 2019 presidential election in good faith.

Yobe chairmen refuse to handover after expiration of tenure

Local government chairmen in Yobe State whose elected tenure expired early this month have refused to handover to their Directors of Personal Management as directed by Governor Ibrahim Gaidam.

Ex-Rep Paul Adah passes on in Calabar

Cross River State has been thrown into mourning following the death of former member of the House of Representatives for Obudu/Obanlikwu/Bekwara federal constituency, Hon. Paul Adah.
US President Donald Trump has cancelled his delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial US government shutdown.

Donald Trump cancels US delegation’s Davos trip to World Economic Forum

US President Donald Trump has cancelled his delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial US government shutdown.

New Year: Nasarawa speaker urges politicians to adhere to rules of elections

The Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, has urged politicians to play by the rules to ensure rancour-free elections in 2019.

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