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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing members of the Task Force on Street Trading, Illegal Markets and Motor Parks at the Government House Port Harcourt on Sunday.

Rivers governor threatens to sack task force on street trading

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has threatened to sack the Task Force on Street Trading, Illegal Markets and Motor Parks if the reportS about extortion and compromise against members continue.
Governor Seyi Makinde

APC, PDP bicker over N8 billion Iwo road project

The All Progressives Congress in Oyo State has raised the alarm over the plan by the administration of Governor Seyi Makinde to spend N8bn on a proposed reconstruction of the Lagos-Iwo Road interchange in Ibadan, the state capital.
The immediate past governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, FCA, has cleared the air over a statement attributed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleging that it had frozen certain accounts linked to him.

We never indicted Akinwumi Ambode – ex-ommissioners

Former Commissioner of Economic Planning and Budget, Olusegun Banjo, and his Energy and Mineral Resources counterpart, Olawale Oluwo, in the administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode have denied reports that they indicted Ambode before an ad-hoc committee of the state House of Assembly.
The Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdullahi Wuse, has decried the inefficiency and unproductively of the local government system in the state.

Niger Assembly receives list of 17 commissioner-nominees

Nine former commissioners are being returned as Commissioners to the Niger state Executive Council in the commissioners’ list submitted for screening and confirmation to the Niger State House of Assembly.

Kogi unveils plan to employ 3700 teachers

The Kogi State Government has disclosed that the State Executive Council has approved the recruitment of no fewer than 3700 teachers in the state secondary schools.

Enugu government targets N30 billion internally generated revenue

The Enugu State Government says it is exploring new avenues to raise its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) to an annual threshold of N30 billion from 2019.
Governor Seyi Makinde

[email protected]: Oyo governor calls for orientation change

In the spirit of the celebration of the 59th independence anniversary of the country, Oyo state Governor Seyi Makinde has called for a change of orientation on the part of all Nigerians by ensuring they put national interests first and above all what he described as “egocentric concepts” that negates the progress of the country.
Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya

Gombe governor sends list of commissioner-nominees to state assembly

Four months after operating without members of the State Executive Council, Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has forwarded the names of 18 Commissioners-designate to the State House of Assembly for confirmation as members of the state executive council.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo government to revoke certificates of undeveloped lands in GRAs

Oyo State Government has expressed its readiness to revoke certificates of undeveloped lands within its designated Government Reserved Areas (GRAs).
Obafemi Hamzat

Nigeria has no business with poverty – Lagos deputy governor

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has said Nigeria has no business with poverty if her citizens duly followed the instructions of God by being godly and doing what is right and ideal always.
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.

Official: Delta set to begin 2019/20 job creation programme

The Delta State government says all is set for the commencement of its 2019/2020 programme cycle of its job creation programme.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Bauchi governor swears in 20 commissioners

The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Delta government releases N1.5 billion counterpart fund to UBEC

The Delta State Executive Council (SEC), on Wednesday, approved the release of N1.5 billion counterpart fund to Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for funding of primary education in the state for 2019.
Udom Emmanuel

Akwa [email protected]: Governor Emmanuel leads celebration with thanksgiving

Thousands of Christians in Akwa Ibom State, led by Gov. Udom Emmanuel, have converged on the Banquet Hall grounds, Government House for a thanksgiving to celebrate the state at 32.

Abia governor forwards commissioners designate list to state assembly

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has finally forwarded 24 names to the State House of Assembly for confirmation as commissioners in the State Executive Council.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo to procure 100 security vehicles, 1.7 million books

The Oyo State government has approved the procurement of 100 units of Kia Rio automatic transmission executive patrol vehicles for security operatives.g
The Executive Council meeting, chaired by the Deputy Governor, Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, noted the commitment of Governor Nasir El-Rufai to strengthen the public service and its capacity to deliver quality and responsive public service.

Kaduna government approves, begin payment of minimum wage Septermber

The Kaduna State Executive Council has risen from its Monday meeting to approve that payment of the new national minimum wage and consequential adjustments to civil servants begins from 1st September, 2019.

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Rwanda, first East African country to ban all single-use plastics

The ban affects all plastic carry bags and other single-use plastic items such as wrappers, plastic containers, bottles, straws, plastic cutlery, folders, and balloons. Plastic duty-free bags are not authorised to be brought into the country.
The Cyber Crime Section of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal office, has arrested four suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja.

EFCC detains four ‘Abuja internet scammers’

The Cyber Crime Section of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal office, has arrested four suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

PDP knocks Governor Bello over failed amnesty deal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State has criticized the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration for releasing more than 30 bandits under the administration’s amnesty programme, which the party argued only gave the alleged criminals opportunity to reinforce and continue in their attacks on Nigerlites.
Youth volunteers, better known as civilian joint task force, led by Muazu Alhaji Misiya in Bama local government area, have captured 19 Boko Haram fighters, and two commanders on the wanted-list of the Nigerian army.

Civilian JTF captures two Boko Haram commanders, 19 fighters in Bama

Youth volunteers, better known as civilian joint task force, led by Muazu Alhaji Misiya in Bama local government area, have captured 19 Boko Haram fighters, and two commanders on the wanted-list of the Nigerian army.

Stakeholders advocate better platform for migration reportage

Stakeholders on migration reporting have underscored the need for the creation of a better platform to ensure effective coverage and implementation of the national policy on migration issues.