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Bayelsa govt approves N1.3bn for purchase of textbooks

The government of Bayelsa State yesterday approved N1.3 billion for the purchase and supply of textbooks to schools in the state.

Bayelsa SSG Dokubo-Spiff steps aside

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, yesterday, announced the formal disengagement of the Secretary to the State Government, HRH Chief Serena Dokubo-Spiff, to enable him return to his private legal practice.

Akarigbo-elect gets Ogun govt approval

The Ogun State Executive Council has approved the appointment of Prince Babatunde Adewale Ajayi from Torungbuwa Ruling House as the new Akarigbo and Paramount Ruler of Remoland.

Enugu public servants on surveillance over corruption

Enugu State Government said on Saturday public servants in the state are under surveillance due to high level corruption in the service.

Enugu govt approves employment of 50 graduates living with disabilities

The Enugu State Executive Council says it approves the automatic employment of 50 graduates living with disabilities in line with the United Nations Convention on non-discrimination against such persons.

Enugu partners Chinese firms on industrial hub

Enugu State Government yesterday rewarded in its investment drive with the presentation of a N300 million cheque to three communities of Ogwofia Owa, Enugu Eke and Akama Oghe by Lion Business Park Limited as compensation for the economic crops and structures on the 2000 hectares of land acquired for the development of industrial hub in partnership with Chinese investors.

Diarrhoea: Kebbi govt re-introduces sanitation exercise

Following the outbreak of diarrhea in Kebbi State which has claimed over 20 people, the Kebbi State Government has reintroduced the monthly environmental sanitation in the state.

Ekit guber: Adeyeye, others kick as Fayose’s deputy emerges PDP candidate

The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, has emerged as the consensus candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2018 governorship election.

Ekiti guber: Fayose, others announce preferred candidate

Less than twelve months to the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State, critical stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State have adopted the Deputy Governor, Prof Kolapo Olusola, from Ekiti South Senatorial District, as the preferred candidate of the party.

Justify public office – Reps member tells politicians

Mr Pally Iriase, the Deputy Chief Whip of the House of Representatives, has appealed to politicians to always justify position of responsibilities entrusted to them by the people.

Flood: Benue govt to demolish over 2,500 houses

The Benue State government may commence demolition of hundreds of houses in Makurdi as soon as the State Executive Council gives approval.

6,280 ghost workers, pensioners to face ICPC probe in Enugu

No fewer than 6,280 ghost workers and pensioners have been identified by the Local Government Staff and Pensioner Audit Committee set up by the Governor of Enugu.

Ekiti Gov. Fayose names new commissioners

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Friday named new members of the State Executive Council.

Reconstruction of Oshodi-Int’l Airport Road begins next month – Ambode

Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State governor, on Wednesday said that work on the proposed expansion and reconstruction of the Oshodi-International Airport Road will commence next month.

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Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Sokoto government meets stakeholders on review of budget

The Sokoto State Government on Tuesday met with stakeholders on how best the state’s 2020 budget could be reviewed to include provision of Isolation Centres, screening facilities, and other costs in the management of COVID-19 pandemic in the state.

Man sentenced to death by hanging for murder

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The ex of Chelsea footballer Michy Batshuayi has taken him to court over the alleged failure to pay child maintenance for his two-year-old daughter.

West Ham linked with a move for Michy Batshuayi

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The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

Nigerian government frees 7,813 inmates in 18 states, FCT

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said it has released a total of 7, 813 inmates from various Correctional Centers since the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Governor Wike: Abdullahi Ganduje has exposed plot to rig Edo election

Rivers State Governor and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo Governorship Election, Nyesom Wike, has said the statement credited to Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, that he (Wike) will be quarantined, was an admission of the plot by the party to use security forces to rig the Edo State election come September 19.