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Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.

Oyo governor pledges fairness to all religions

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.

Bayelsa guber: PDP sets up reconciliation committee

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has constituted a nine-member committee to reconcile aggrieved members of the party.

SSG: Kogi deputy governor attended exco meeting 2018

The Secretary to the Kogi State Government, Mrs Folashade Ayoade-Arike, on Monday entered the witness box to testify at the panel investigating allegations of gross misconduct against the deputy governor of the state, Simon Achuba.
The Secretary to the Kogi State Government (SSG), Mrs Folashade Ayoade-Arike, on Monday entered the witness box to testify at the panel hearing investigating allegations of gross misconduct against the deputy governor of the state, Elder Simon Achuba.

Kogi SSG testifies against deputy governor

The Secretary to the Kogi State Government (SSG), Mrs Folashade Ayoade-Arike, on Monday entered the witness box to testify at the panel hearing investigating allegations of gross misconduct against the deputy governor of the state, Elder Simon Achuba.

Ogun governor suspends tree felling in forest reserves

The Ogun State Government has suspended all activities in all its forests reserves across the state, the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tokunbo Talabi, said on Sunday.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army hands over Yobe land in Kaduna

The Nigerian Army has formally handed over a 3.8 hectre land belonging to Yobe State in Kaduna State to the Yobe Government.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

Ekiti government delegation visits families of slain FUOYE students

The Ekiti state government on Friday sent a delegation to commiserate with the families of students who died of gunshots during a protest on Tuesday by students of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE).
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor reshuffles cabinet, appoints new commissioner

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Thursday, effected minor cabinet reshuffle while appointing a new commissioner.

N6.2 billion fraud: How Senator Jang’s aide conveyed cash to him – witness

A prosecution witness, Musa Sunday, who is testifying against a former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, in an alleged N6.2 billion fraud, on Thursday narrated to a State High Court, in Jos, Plateau State, how his aide conveyed cash to him at the Government House.

Benue governor appoints 25 special advisers

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has approved the appointment of 25 Special Advisers, Prof. Anthony Ijohor, the Secretary to the State Government, said in a statement on Wednesday in Makurdi.

Former agency boss dies during screening in Ebonyi

Mr. Sunday Igboke, the immediate past Coordinator of the Ngbo North Development Centre, Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, on Monday, slumped and died during his re-appointment verification supervised by Governor David Umahi.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Akwa Ibom APC youths protest judgments of election tribunal

Youths of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have protested the judgments of the National/state house of assembly election petition tribunal 11 in Akwa Ibom state.

Osun, Oyo governments bicker over LAUTECH

The governments of Oyo and Osun States have again disagreed publicly over their shares of the funding of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Why I’m yet to form my cabinet – Rivers governor

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that he was yet to form his cabinet because he is seeking out people, who would work with dedication and passion for the state.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Senator Okorocha: Governor Ihedioha denied ordering my arrest

Senator Rochas Okorocha, immediate-past governor of Imo State, has said that Governor Emeka Ihedioha knew the implications of what he was doing which, he pointed out, made him (Ihedioha) to deny ordering his arrest.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

How PDP government unlawfully allocated over 90 Kwara properties – governor

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has said over 90 properties built with public funds were unlawfully appropriated by some officials of the past administration.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Official: Borno governor executes 120 projects in 100 days

The Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, said on Monday that his administration had in its first 100 days executed 120 projects.
L-R: Chairman, South West Governor’s Forum and Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu; his Counterparts from Osun, Ogun, Lagos, Ekiti and Oyo States, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola; Prince Dapo Abiodun; Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Dr. Kayode Fayemi and Mr. Seyi Makinde

How South West states are confronting onslaught of flooding

Following the recent alert by the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) warning Nigerians of imminent flooding, many state governments are now putting in place measures to protect lives and properties.

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Benin Airport to expand apron to accommodate more aircraft

The Manager of Benin Airport, Mr Olatokunbo Arewa, says plans are on to expand the apron of the airport as more airlines commence operations in the state.
Inter boss Antonio Conte has urged his players to forget about the hype designating them as Juventus' chief rivals for Serie A glory this season.

Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan ready to kick back against AC Milan

Antonio Conte branded himself a ‘jackass’ for his tactical blunders which saw Inter Milan struggle to a draw in their European opener this week, but warned they would kick back into gear on Saturday against city rivals AC Milan.

Rape: Teacher, pregnant 12-year-old student are lovers – NUT boss

Mr. Rodney Nathan, the chairman of Adamawa State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers has said that the allegation of rape levelled against a teacher was untrue as the teacher and the alleged rape victim, 12, were in a relationship.
Action Against Hunger

Nigerian troops seals humanitarian group’s office in Borno

Nigerian soldiers have surrounded the Maiduguri office of Action Against Hunger, an international nongovernmental working in Borno State.

Kano Hisbah Board arrests four over ‘immorality’

The Kano State Hisbah Board says it has arrested four youths for allegedly committing immoral acts.