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Kayode Fayemi

SDGs: Ekiti governor promises youths inclusion, resources to develop state

Ekiti State State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has promised to provide resources which will make youths of the state to be actively involved in the drive towards ensuring that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) eradicates poverty, adding that youths are key drivers of the SDGs across the developing nations, especially Nigeria.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor to secure bond for outstanding gratuities

Ekiti State governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has reiterated his government’s readiness to secure bond offerings to offset the outstanding gratuities of state pensioners.
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Ekiti governor set to secure bond to defray outstanding gratuities

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has reiterated his government’s readiness to secure bond offerings to offset the outstanding gratuities of state pensioners.

UN invites peace corps for confab in US

The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) has been invited by the United Nations to attend its 68th annual Civil Society Conference in United States of America.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari: Federal government will redouble efforts to boost healthcare

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the Federal Government will redouble efforts to improve the provision of health facilities, equipment and services in the country.

Political economist urges government to adopt skills based education policy

A political economist, Dr Obiora Okonkwo, has advised state governments to adopt all skills-based education to step up development of the country.
William Alo, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, disclosed this at the closing ceremony of the 3-day Global Youth Employment Forum (GYEF), in Abuja, over the weekend.

Federal government to support synergies with youths on decent work

The Federal government has pledged to support the building of synergies with youths and other young people across the world to promote decent work for all.
Ernest Umakhihe

Evaluation of the SDGs puts Nigeria on global map

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Budget and National Planning, Mr. Ernest Umakhihe, has revealed that the Ministry’s effort to Evaluate the Sustainable Development Goals has put the Country on the global map “ as the first Country in the Southern Hemisphere to lead the world on the evaluation of the SDGS.

STAND: Breastfeeding key to achieving SDGs

As the World marks the 2019 Breastfeeding Week, STAND Foundation, says breastfeeding is key to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Imo governor raises the alarm over impersonation

The Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has raised the alarm that some fraudsters are impersonating him by distributing fake contractor registration forms to unsuspecting members of the public.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Lagos governor kicks off free healthcare for children

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, flagged off a free healthcare programme aimed at combating organ impairment and life-threatening ailments in children.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari to open global youth employment forum

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to declare open this year’s Global Youth Employment Forum, which opens today in Abuja, the nation’s capital, to discuss how to ensure more and better quality jobs for young people.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Governor Sule: Nine Nasarawa councils can’t pay salaries

As local governments celebrate the autonomy granted them, Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has said that some of them woill find it difficult to pay salaries without borrowing.

Medical researcher seeks improved funding for healthcare

A professor of medicine, Ikechi Okpechi, on Tuesday in Ibadan called for improved funding into research that would translate into better healthcare delivery in the country.
Covenant University

Covenant University produces 215 1st class students

A total of 215 students of the Covenant University, Ota in Ogun, were conferred with First Class degrees at its 2018/2019 convocation on Friday.

Envoy advises homeless, jobless Nigerians in US to return home

The Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, speaking at a conference on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) hosted by the consulate in New York,

Kogi seeks UNICEF’s support on basic education

The Kogi Government on Tuesday solicited more support from UNICEF towards providing quality education in the state.
Bala Mohammed

Governor Mohammed: Providing quality healthcare remains our priority

Bauchi State governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has reiterated that the provision of quality healthcare services remains one of the priorities of his administration.

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Lagos government scales up fish production

Lagos State Government says it is implementing programmes and projects that would upscale fish production and harness the enormous economic opportunities available in the agricultural value chains in the State.

Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence

Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games: Organisers formally welcome Team Nigeria

Organisers of the 12th African Games on Sunday, officially welcomed Team Nigeria to “Rabat 2019”, with a flag-raising ceremony at the Games Village located at the International University of Rabat.

Police found decomposing body of farm worker on mango tree

The Police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing remains of a farm worker, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing.

Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2 million SUV

The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.