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As a result of the recent global economic challenges resulting from COVID-19 pandemic and the crash in the prices of crude oil, the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has announced a number of measures to mitigate the imminent reduction in monthly FAAC allocations from the federation account.

Ogun orders residents to relocate from river channels

The Ogun State Government on Sunday ordered residents living along river channels to relocate with immediate effect to avoid the ravages of flood.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara acquires two ambulances for emergency response

The Kwara State Government has acquired two state-of-the-art Mercedes Benz Ambulances to boost emergency response system in the state.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Sokoto record one new coronavirus death, one positive case

Sokoto State Government has announced one additional death in relation to COVID-19 at one of the state isolation centre in the state.
The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, has cleared the air over the alleged hostility between him and his boss, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Ondo governor should hand over to me – deputy

Agbola Ajayi, Deputy Governor of Ondo state, has asked Rotimi Akeredolu, the governor, who is in isolation since Tuesday when he tested positive for COVID-19, to hand over to him.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

Ogun announces coronavirus death, discharge of 24 patients

The Government of Ogun State has announced that one Coronavirus death has been recorded in the state.
Enugu state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ike Obi has provided updates on the COVID19 index cases in the state.

Enugu records 30 new coronavirus cases

The Enugu State Government has announced 30 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the state to 372.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has expressed concerns over the rising cases of COVID-19 in the State’s rural areas.

Kaduna confirms 20 new coronavirus cases

The Kaduna State government has confirmed twenty (20) new COVID-19 cases in the State.
Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel says it is unsafe to reopen schools in the state in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Akwa Ibom approves tax holiday for tax payers

Akwa Ibom state government has approved a tax holiday for all categories of tax payers in the state in a bid to cushion the adverse effect of the Coronavirus pandemic on people and businesses.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has denied claims that his government has sold off the Ekiti State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja.

Ekiti landlords, landowners to pay mandatory property tax

As part of the efforts to shore up its Internally General Revenues (IGR) for more infrastructural development, the Ekiti State government has introduced mandatory payment of Property Tax by landlords and landowners across the 16 local government areas of the state.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Kwara records 16 new coronavirus cases, discharges 4 patients

The Kwara State Government says 15 more people have tested positive for COVID-19, while four patients have twice tested negative and discharged.
The Ondo State Government has described as ludicrous a recent claim by one of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirants, Chief Olusola Oke, that he made overtures to Governor Rotimi Akerodolu to step down for him ahead of the election.

Governor Akeredolu: Asking me to step down is ridiculous

The Ondo State Government has described as ludicrous a recent claim by one of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirants, Chief Olusola Oke, that he made overtures to Governor Rotimi Akerodolu to step down for him ahead of the election.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Coronavirus spike sparks anxiety in Bayelsa

The Acting Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Daniel Alabrah, quoted him as expressing deep concern over the fatality rate of 6.5% the state has recorded so far, which, according to him, is higher than the national average of 2.5%.

Ondo uncovers plan to blackmail governor with customized whisky

Ondo state government Saturday said it has uncovered a plot hatched to blackmail governor Rotimi Akeredolu with the production of a customized whisky.
The Edo State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Professor Yinka Omorogbe, on Friday, reiterated Obaseki-led administration’s commitment to Open Governance Partnership, OGP, in adding value to lives of the people in the State.

Edo reiterates commitment to open governance partnership

The Edo State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Professor Yinka Omorogbe, on Friday, reiterated Obaseki-led administration’s commitment to Open Governance Partnership, OGP, in adding value to lives of the people in the State.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Kaduna social protection policy will rescue residents from poverty – report

Newsmen report that the draft policy document was made available by the State Steering Committee on Social Investment, headed by Mrs Saude Atoyebi, Focal Person on Social Investment.
Nigeria has recorded 245 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2,802. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its website on Monday. 10

Kano conducts 12,918 coronavirus samples test

The Kano State Government has so far conducted 12,918 coronavirus (COVID-19) samples test, the state’s Ministry of Health disclosed on its official Twitter handle @KNSMO on Friday.
Following the reported and confirmed case of coronavirus in Lagos State, the Ondo State Commissioner of Health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, on Saturday said the state’s emergency medical response team has been activated.

Ondo declares seven-day mourning for commissioner as first lady tests positive for coronavirus

The Ondo State Government has directed all flags in the state to fly at half mast for seven days to mourn the late Wahab Adegbenro, the state’s commissioner for health who died on Thursday.
Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Mrs. Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, who disclosed this at a media briefing in Alausa, Ikeja, explained that the initiative was introduced to encourage all children, within the primary school age bracket in the state to imbibe the culture of reading, as well as increase their knowledge and improve comprehension.

Lagos seals 10 erring schools for coronavirus directives infraction

The Lagos State Government has sealed 10 private schools found to have flouted the closure directives of the Federal and State governments occasioned by the outbreak of ravaging COVID-19 pandemic and aimed to ensure the safety of students

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Fire razed Kano power substation

The substation is a major supply route in KEDCO franchise areas covering Kano, Katsina, and Jigawa states.
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