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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.
Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of Imo State University Alumni Association to always speak truth to power and engage the Government regularly.

Imo governor launches “Operation Iron Gate”

Following his campaign promise of securing Imo State, Governor Emeka Ihedioha, Tuesday launched Operation Iron Gate and distributed 80 brand new Ford Ranger operational vehicles.

Lagos Assembly rejects governor’s commissioner-nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly, on Monday, confirmed 35 out of the 38 nominees of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for appointment as Commissioners and Special Advisers in the state.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor to inaugurate cabinet on Tuesday

Lagos State Executive Council will be fully inaugurated on Tuesday, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said.

Joe Igbokwe: Igbo voted for PDP because of Peter Obi

The Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr Joe Igbokwe, has attributed the overwhelming votes the Igbo citizens of Nigeria gave to candidates of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections, especially, that of the presidential as an expression ethnic sentiment.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly resumes screening of governor’s second batch cabinet nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly’s 16-man Ad hoc Committee for Screening Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Commissioners and Special Advisers on Thursday resumes screening of the second batch of the nominees.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly screening committee grills additional 5 commissioner, special adviser-nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly 16-man ad hoc Committee for Screening Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Commissioners and Special Advisers nominees on Friday grilled additional five five as the exercise entered second day.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo governor reshuffles cabinet, assigns portfolios to new appointees

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has assigned portfolios to recently appointed commissioners and special advisers after their successful screening by the Edo State House of Assembly.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki assigns portfolios to newly appointed commissioners, special advisers

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assigned portfolios to the recently appointed commissioners, after their screening by the state House of Assembly.
President Buhari at the event

Ministerial List: President Buhari urged to include three persons with disabilities

The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to speedily send at least three additional competent names of Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) as Ministerial nominees to enable them join other nominees for screening at the Senate.
George Uboh

Police arraign ‘whistle-blower’ who accused central bank chief of N232 billion fraud

The police have arraigned a whistle-blower, George Uboh, for alleged defamation against the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi governor swears in HoS, five special advisers

They are Nasiru Yelwa as Head of Civil Service; Musa Shittu, SA Political; Abdon Gin, SA Civil Service Affairs; Prof. Sani Malami, SA Multilateral and Non-Governmental Organisations; Mohammed Burra, SA State and National Assembly Matters and Madaki Gololo, SA Social Investment and Focal Person.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

House of Reps approve President Buhari’s request to appoint 15 special advisers

The House of Representatives has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to appoint 15 Special Advisers in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution.

Governor Ortom presents 15 commissioner nominees to Benue Assembly

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has submitted names of 15 commissioner nominees to the state House of Assembly for confirmation.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi: Everybody in Ebonyi wants to be SA, SSA

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Wednesday, disclosed that many of the citizens of the state were jostling for various political positions in his government.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

President Buhari forwards Tanko Muhammad’s name to Senate for confirmation as Chief Justice of...

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate, Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad for Screening and subsequent confirmation as the substantive CJN.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State said his administration will continue its industrialisation drive, giving priority to Ibom deep seaport and industrial city projects in his second term.

Akwa Ibom governor appoints 21 commissioners

The Akwa Ibom House of Assembly on Tuesday received the list of 21 Commissioner nominees and two Special Advisers from Governor Udom Emmanuel for screening and confirmation.

Governor Okowa appoints five special advisers

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has appointed five Special Advisers, including Prof. Sylvester Monye as Senior Policy Adviser.

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