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Abia governor fires commissioner, others over anti-party conduct

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, who just recovered from the deadly coronavirus, has fired his Commissioner of Transport, Ekele Nwaohammuo, and the Transition Committee Chairmen of Aba North (Victor Ubani); Aba South (Cherechi Wogu) and Umunneochi (Mathew Ibe).
Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has warned workers in the state that the coming months will not be easy despite the health challenges already posed by the global pandemic COVID-19.

Abia governor sacks commissioner, council boss

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State on Sunday sacked the Commissioner for Transport, Ekele Nwaohanmuo.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC urges Abia governor to conduct councils election

Reacting to the delay in conducting council polls, Abia State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has issued an ultimatum to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to conduct election into the councils.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun governor writes assembly, proposes reduction of 2020 budget

The Ogun House of Assembly has acknowledged the receipt of a correspondence from Governor Dapo Abiodun requesting for the downward review of the 2020 appropriation bill by 38 per cent.
The Chief of Staff to Kwara State government, Alh Adisa Logun, has passed on.

APC, PDP commiserate with Kwara governor over chief of staff’s demise

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has commiserated with Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara over the demise of his Chief of Staff, Adisa Logun.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra intensifies community searching for coronavirus

The Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr Don Adinuba said the state government had decided to establish a COVID-19 task force in each of the 21 local government areas.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Nigeria sets up joint technical task team on food security

The Federal Government, in a bid to ensure food security and wipe out smuggling of food produces out of the country, has now inaugurated Joint Technical Task Team.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia dissolves coronavirus task force committee for alleged compromise

Aa statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government(SSG) and Chairman, Abia State COVID-19 Committee, Barrister Chris Ezem and made available to reporters in Umuahia, on Wednesday, reconstituted a new Enforcement Task Force committee.
A poverty alleviation outreach organized by the transition committee Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, Chinwe Ugwu, has received wide condemnation from the general public.

Nsukka indigenes condemn youth empowerment with wheelbarrows

A poverty alleviation outreach organized by the transition committee Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, Chinwe Ugwu, has received wide condemnation from the general public.

Abia governor expresses shock over sudden demise of council chief

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has expressed shock at the news of the sudden death of the Transition Committee Chairman of Arochukwu Local Government Area, Hon. Maurice Onyekachi Okoro.
Yekini Nabena

APC chieftain tasks Bayelsa government on speedy transition

Mr Yekini Nabena, Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on Gov. Seriake Dickson to begin to make plans for his exit by immediately constituting a transition committee.

Imo council chief raises alarm over ‘herdsmen invasion of farmlands’

Transition Committee Chairman of Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State, Canice Mbah, has raised the alarm over alleged incessant invasion of their farmland by the Fulani herdsmen in the state. =
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Kaduna governor appoints media aide, others

Kaduna State Government, Tuesday evening, announced the appointment of Ibraheem Shehu Musa, Special Assistant, Media and Publicity.

Bandits release nursing mother, nine others own Katsina

A nursing mother and her three-month-old baby were among ten (10) women released from captivity on Tuesday night by bandits in Katsina State.

Katsina governor threatens to sanction traditional rulers fuelling banditry

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has warned that he would not hesitate to sanction any traditional ruler or transition committee chairman found fuelling banditry, kidnappings and other nefarious activities in the state.

Nulge: Most local councils in South East financially autonomous

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) says most local government councils in the South East have been granted financial autonomy in line with the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) directive.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government to probe ‘last minute’ appointment by former Governor Yari

The Zamfara Government is to investigate “the last minute” appointment of 14 Permanent Secretaries by the immediate past Gov. Abdul’Aziz Yari administration in the state.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Interim report alleges former Governor Yari misappropriated over N250 billion

A Transition Committee set up by Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has alleged that the immediate past governor of the state, Abdulaziz Yari, had misappropriated the sum of N251.9 billion.

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All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Asiwaju Tinubu faults ex-President Obasanjo comment on Senator Kashamu’s demise

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has told former President Olusegun Obasanjo that since death is inevitable for all mortals, there was the need for the living to be kind to the dead.

NSCIA: Mosques in Ekiti ready for reopening

The Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) in Ekiti says mosques in the state are now well positioned to meet the conditions for reopening amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police dismisses officer who tortured fashion designer to death

Osun State Police Command has dismissed an Inspector, Ago Egharevbe, who allegedly brutalised a 20 year old fashion designer, Taiwo Ayomide, to death over N50 bribe.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Kwara records seven new cases of coronavirus

Kwara has recorded seven new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 833.

NIPOST: Central bank approved our stamp duty account

The Nigerian Postal Service on Sunday said its stamp duty account was opened by the Central Bank of Nigeria under the Treasury Single Account in response to claims made by the Federal Inland Revenue Service.