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Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor reduces number of ministries to 13

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule has reduced the number of existing ministries in the state to 13.

Kaduna has highest female school dropout – report

The Kaduna State Development Plan 2016-2020 reveals an estimated 37% of pupils’ dropout by primary six with females having the highest non- completion rate of 24.8% compared to males with 20.7%.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB: African countries import $50 billion worth of food annually

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says African countries import nearly 50 billion dollars net of food annually.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor constitutes local council commission, road management agency

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the appointment of the Board of the Local Government Service Commission and the Oyo State Transport Management Agency, OYTROMA.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government reshuffles permanent secretaries, accounting officers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reshuffled some Permanent Secretaries and accounting officers in the Federal service following the restructuring /creation of new ministries by the Federal Government.
President Buhari at the event

African doctors laud President Buhari for creating humanitarian ministry

African Doctors for Africa (AfDA) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the creation of the Humanitarian and Disaster Ministry, saying it is a recognition of efforts of Non-Governmental and Civil Society Organisations towards achieving a better society.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws, even if it was his brother.

Full list of Lagos commissioners, special advisers and their portfolios

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assigned portfolios to members of his cabinet; commissioners and special advisers.

How 10 year-old girl was impregnated and gave birth through caesarean

Miss Masenengen Targba, a 10 year-old Tiv girl from Guma local government area in Benue state can said to be very unfortunate female child as life has not been kind to her.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Senate proposes death penalty for rapists

Worried by the increasing cases of rape of minors and infants across the country, the Senate is proposing death sentence for masterminds of such acts.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Rivers Assembly hails tribunal’s verdict on Governor Wike’s victory

Rivers State House of Assembly has expressed delight with the verdict of the governorship election tribunal, Port Harcourt, which dismissed the petition filed by the African Action Congress (AAC) governorship candidate in the 2019 election, Biokpomabo Awara, against Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Governor Nyesom Wike and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday in Kaduna signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for the road component of the Kaduna Urban Renewal Project.

Governor El-Rufai signs MoU with CCECC on Kaduna urban renewal project

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday in Kaduna signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for the road component of the Kaduna Urban Renewal Project.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai creates three new ministries in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government has retained its 14 ministries in the state despite additional three new ones.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai retains 14 ministries, with three new ones

Kaduna State Government has retained its 14 ministries in the state despite additional three new ones.

Gunmen attack Plateau polytechnic staff quarters, abduct one

Gunmen have again attacked Plateau Polytechnic Staff quarters located at Heipang in Barki Ladi Local Government Area of the state.
Hadiza Isma El-Rufai

Hadiza El-Rufai seeks 50% women representation in government

The wife of Kaduna State governor, Hadiza El-Rufai, on Monday advocated for more women representation in the present democratic dispensation.

African labour ministers hail Nigeria’s economic plan

The Economic Recovery and Growth Plan of the Buhari administration was commended at the weekend in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia by the African Ministers of Labour, Employment and Social Affairs.

FCT targets 120,000 pupils for school feeding programme

The Coordinator, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Home-Grown School Feeding Programme, Victoria Aleogena, says more than 120,000 primary school pupils, would benefit from the programme.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government endorses 65 year retirement age for teachers

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has thrown it’s weight behind calls to jack up the retirement age for teachers from 60 years to 65 years to allow for further improvement in the standard of basic and secondary education in the country.

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Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

Henry Nwosu: NFF must share in the blame of Olympics Eagles failure

Henry Nwosu has called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to go back to the drawing board after Dream Team VII failed to reach the semi-final of the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations in Egypt.
A New York judge on Thursday ordered Donald Trump to pay $2 million for using his former charity to further his political and business interests, adding to the president’s legal woes.

Louisiana re-elects Democratic governor in setback for Donald Trump

Louisiana re-elected its Democratic governor Saturday in a fresh blow to US President Donald Trump, who campaigned heavily in the state amid the ongoing impeachment investigation into his conduct as president.
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Kogi elections: YIAGA Africa reports voter inducement, violence, bribery of INEC and security officers

As results continue to pour in from the November 16 governorship elections in Kogi State, a preliminary report by an independent group of observers has cast a doubt on the credibility of the exercise.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

INEC declares adhoc staff missing in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared about 30 of its adhoc staff who took part in Saturday’s governorship election in Olamoboro local government area of Kogi state missing.
D’Tigress took a bold step to pick a ticket to the Olympics Qualifying Tournament (OQT) in 2020 after beating host- Mozambique 57-48 points to go top of group A.

D’Tigress to face Mali after Mozambique win in Olympics qualifying tourney

D’Tigress took a bold step to pick a ticket to the Olympics Qualifying Tournament (OQT) in 2020 after beating host- Mozambique 57-48 points to go top of group A.