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The government of Adamawa State has denied allegations by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) that state governor Ahmadu Fintiri had failed to observe COVID-19 public health protocols last Tuesday at Port Harcourt airport, suggesting that the claim was politically-motivated.

Adamawa governor flags off N8.8 billion flyover construction in Yola

The Executive Governor of Adamawa State, Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has flagged off the construction of two flyovers and township roads in Jimeta, the state capital.

Akwa Ibom NUJ hails appointment of Ini Ememobong as information commissioner

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom State Council, has hailed the appointment of Mr. Ini Ememobong as the new Commissioner for Information & Strategy in the State.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed on Saturday met with the leadership of the National Assembly to intimate it with an Executive proposal to establish a N500 billion COVID-19 Crisis Intervention Fund.

Senate invites finance, works ministers, others over road projects

The Senate committee on finance has invited the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, over the funding status of three federal government legacy road projects estimated to cost N2.7 trillion.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara revises 2020 budget to N115 billion

Kwara State government executive council has approved slashing of the 2020 budget to N114, 791,853,968, a 29.4 per cent decrease from the approved budget of N162,487,666,170, a fallout of dwindling revenue arising from COVID-19 pandemic and steep global economic slowdown.
The House of Representatives Committee on Works, has frowned at the slow pace of work by Julius Berger Construction Company in handling of the Second Niger Bridge, the Lagos-Ibadan and the Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano road projects.

House of Reps frowns at slow pace of work on second Niger bridge, other...

The House of Representatives Committee on Works, has frowned at the slow pace of work by Julius Berger Construction Company in handling of the Second Niger Bridge, the Lagos-Ibadan and the Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano road projects.
8. President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.

Aviation, education ministries, others make presentations at FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the seventh virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The ministry of power works and hosing has asked Nigerians to be rest assured that the third mainland bridge in Lagos poses no danger to users.

Federal, Lagos governments draw traffic plan towards six months closure of Third Mainland Bridge

Federal and Lagos State Governments on Tuesday announced traffic management plan towards partial closure of the ‘Third Mainland Bridge’ for six months maintenance.

Nigerian government to resume Third Mainland Bridge repairs

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola, on Monday said consultations were on for another phase of repair works to begin on the Third Mainland Bridge.
Anambra State government on Tuesday barred journalists from visiting the site of the proposed cargo airport project in Umueri, Anambra East Local Government Area.

Anambra bars journalists from visiting airport project site

Anambra State government on Tuesday barred journalists from visiting the site of the proposed cargo airport project in Umueri, Anambra East Local Government Area.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa making a State broadcast on Delta’s preparations against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Delta governor mourns General Obada

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, has condoled with the Obada family of Agbarho in Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state, over the death of Maj.-Gen. John Obada (rtd).
The transportation commissioner, Frederick Oladeinde, made this known at the 2020 ministerial press briefing held in Lagos.

Lagos announces plan to replace okada, tricycle by July

Lagos State government has announced plans to replace banned Okada and tricycle with First Mile and Last Mile (FMLM) mobility solution.
Mrs Aramide Adeyoye, Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Works and Infrastructure, says his administration will make the Lagos 4th Mainland Bridge a reality.

Lagos to deliver Pen Cinema Bridge November

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said it will complete and deliver the Pen Cinema Bridge by November, 2020.
Mrs Aramide Adeyoye, Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Works and Infrastructure, says his administration will make the Lagos 4th Mainland Bridge a reality.

Lagos: We will make Fourth Mainland Bridge reality

Mrs Aramide Adeyoye, Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Works and Infrastructure, says his administration will make the Lagos 4th Mainland Bridge a reality.

Kogi medical doctors reject salary cut

Members of the Kogi State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) have vowed not to accept the proposed cutting of salaries of its members and other healthcare workers by the Kogi Government.
Nyesom Wike

Rivers government palliatives equal to none – Reps member

Federal lawmaker Dumnamene Dekor has described the palliatives being distributed by Governor Nyesom Wike to Rivers state people as “second to none” in the fight against Coronavirus among states of Nigeria.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

Select National Assembly staff to work two days weekly – clerk

The management of the National Assembly has foreclosed the possibility of all Assembly workers resuming duties next week, saying only selected staff would be allowed to work for two days every week.

Workers Day: 90 percent disabled persons underemployed – NGO

Sightsavers Nigeria, an NGO, on Friday said about 90 per cent of Persons Living with Disabilities (PLwDs) are unemployed.

Presidential committee proposes gradual easing of lockdown

The sub-committee of the Economic Sustainability Committee led by the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has proposed the easing of the current COVID-19 lockdown in some states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja.

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Tonnie Iredia: Lai Mohammed has hijacked NBC chief’s powers

Professor of Broadcast Management and Media Law, Tonnie Iredia, says the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has hijacked the duties of the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission hence the hasty review of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code.
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Leon Balogun makes Scottish Premiership Team of the Week

Rangers defender Leon Balogun has been named in the Scottish Premiership Team of the Week after his impressive debut on Saturday.
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Edo guber: President Buhari ‘invites’ APC candidate for discussion in Aso Villa

A report claims President Muhammadu Buhari has invited Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate to the presidential villa for discussion ahead of the flag-off of the party’s governorship campaign in Benin City, the Edo state capital.

Fire guts ECOWAS secretariat in Abuja

A section of the secretariat of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Asokoro, Abuja, was on Tuesday night gutted by fire.