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As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Why Taraba governor is ‘working from Abuja’ – aide

An aide to the Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has explained why his principal has been away in Abuja for close to two months now.

British investors indicate interest to invest in power sector in Bauchi

A consortium of British investors from the UK has indicated interest and willingness to renew an earlier agreement signed with successive Governments in Bauchi to provide Solar powered source of energy to Ganjuwa Local Government community of the state.
The Deputy Governor, Dr Manassah Daniel Jatau, stated this when the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) rose from its meeting on Wednesday at the NGF Secretariat in Abuja.

Gombe restates commitment to ICT for socio-economic development

The Gombe State Government has restated its commitment to embrace Information Communication Technology (ICT) as panacea to the 21st century challenges and socio-economic development.
Ovie Omo-Agege

Senator Omo-Agege donates sports equipment to school

Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege on Wednesday donated sports equipment to St. Peters Clervers College, Aghalokpe, Delta State.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Governor Obaseki’s aide escapes gunmen, raises the alarm over threat to life

Comrade Solomon Okoduwa, Senior Special Assistant, (SSA) Edo State Governor on Anti-Human Trafficking Issues, on Wednesday cried out over what he described a series of threats to his life.
President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future. 4

President Buhari reappoints aides on disability matters

President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Samuel Ankeli as his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Disability Matters.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Whoever is against Amotekun is satanic – Yoruba elders

A man of the cloth, hunters as well as men of Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) on Tuesday led a solidarity rally in support of the South-West security outfit ‘Operation Amotekun’.

Presidency explains Finance Act 2019

The presidency had made public the breakdown of Finance Bill, 2019, which was submitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari alongside the 2020 Appropriation Bill, and signed into law by the president on Jan. 13, 2020.

Senator Shehu Sani: My travail is politically motivated

Civil Rights activist and former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, has declared that his current travail in the hands of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was politically motivated and out of malice, saying he has not in any way begged the anti graft agency not to make public alleged audio recording between him and his accuser, Alhaji Sani Dauda.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 5

Gombe government pays outstanding salaries of state tertiary institutions

As a proactive measure to curb intending industrial crisis in its tertiary institutions, Gombe state government has paid the outstanding salaries and arrears of all verified workers of the state tertiary institutions.
Senator Ita Solomon Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate),

Senator Enang: Governor’s hijacking local councils funds will face trial

The Federal Government has warned some state governors in habits of hijacking Local Government Councils funds to be ready to face the consequences when their immunity is eventually expired.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

PDP members defect to APC in Ondo

The fold of the All Progressives Congress (APC) swelled at the weekend as hundreds of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwarts joined the ruling party at Ondo West local government area.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

President Buhari clarifies on directives to withdraw military operations

President Muhammadu Buhari has clarified earlier directives on gradual withdrawal of military operations in some volatile spots that have experienced the return of peace, beginning from the first quarter of 2020.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 2

2020: Gombe governor calls for renewed faith, commitment to unity, peace

As the new year begins, Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has enjoined the people of the state to look up to the future with optimism and renew their commitment to peace and unity.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 4

Gombe governor signs N130.83 billion 2020 budget

The Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, on Monday signed the state’s 2020 budget passed by the House of Assembly recently.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti, labour begin new minimum wage negotiation today

Ekiti State Government and organised labour unions will today begin negotiation on the consequential adjustment of salaries arising from the new minimum wage.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 5

Governor Inuwa: President Buhari an uncommon patriot

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has felicitated with President Muhammadu Buhari as he clocks 77 years today. In a message he personally signed, copies of which was made available to newsmen...
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 4

Gombe governor flags-off N3. 7 billion 21km road in Balanga

Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has flagged-off the construction of Degri-Dashi-Bembelem-Reme-Dong-Talasse 21 km N3. 74b road in Balanga Local Government Area of the state in order to open up the area and boost economic growth.

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NBC: Federal government not out to gag Nigerians

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has said the new broadcasting regulations were not intended to gag Nigerians from expressing their views.

141 hospital staff investigated for giving free medicals to friends

Some 141 doctors and paramedics at a public hospital in Rome have been charged with fraud for giving free medical tests to friends and family evading regional taxes, police said on Friday.

Forex: Central bank injects $292.34 million, CNY 22.8 million into Retail SMIS

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday, February 21, 2020, continued its intervention in the inter-bank foreign exchange market by injecting the sum of $292.34million into the retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS).
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara state-owned newspaper gets acting general manager

A new acting General Manager has been appointed for the Kwara State Printing and Publishing Corporation (The Herald Newspapers).

Imo renames college after late Senator Uwajumogu

The Imo State government has renamed the Imo State College of Education, Ihitte Uboma after the late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu as a way to mortalizing him for his service to the state.