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  1. Samguine

    Obaseki Releases N1.5bn To Pay Arrears Of Local Govt. Pensioners – Leadership Newspaper

    In fulfillment of the promise made by the Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, during the 2018 Workers’ Day celebration in Benin City, the state government has released N1.5billion for the payment of arrears of local government pensioners in the state. The commissioner for Local Government...
  2. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Nasarawa attacks: IDPs stone gov’s convoy, death toll rises - Punch newspaper

    Death toll in Saturday and Sunday attacks on Tiv villages by suspected Fulani herders in Nasarawa State has risen to 78, even as search for the recovery of corpses continued on Tuesday. correspondents, who were on the entourage of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, observed that coordinated...
  3. Samguine

    Metro El-Rufai: Governor to test secondary school teachers in Kaduna – pulse.ng – Nigeria’s...

    He said his administration will not relent in its bid to bring quality education to the state. Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has disclosed that secondary school teachers across the state will be subjected to a competency test like the one primary … Read more via pulse.ng – Nigeria’s...
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    Politics Governors Asking Buhari to Seek Re-election ‘are Selfish’ - APC Chieftain

    Timi Frank, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the seven governors nudging President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election “are selfish”. Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna governor, speaking on behalf of his colleagues on Friday said they want Buhari to keep...
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    Politics Imo Govt challenged to publish names of contractors

    Imo Govt challenged to publish names of contractors By Chidi Nkwopara OWERRI—IMO State Government has been challenged to publish the list of contractors and the roads they constructed in the state from 2011 till date. Chief Rochas Okorocha A former political appointee in the … via Vanguard...
  6. RemmyAlex

    Politics Ondo Election: Mimiko Aides Resign, Join APC

    Two members of the Peoples Democratic Party; Mr Ojo Victor and Mrs Aderonke Oladun have dumped the party for the rival All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the November 26th gubernatorial election. The duo were Special Assistants to Governor Olusegun Mimiko on Political and Mobilisation...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Politics Governor Ambode Sacks 3 Commissioners

    The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday sacked the Commissioners for Tourism - Mr Folorunsho Folarin- Coker; Finance- Dr Mustapha Akinkunmi and Transportation, Dr Ekundayo Mobereola. The Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello in a press statement said the...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Politics Benue Governor, Ortom Spotted Eating At A Community Kitchen

    Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, alongside his commissioners, had lunch at a community kitchen on the banks of River Katsina-Ala in Tse-Ikyo, Guma LGA of the state today September 2nd. The women selling the food later posed for pictures with the Governor.
  9. RemmyAlex

    Politics Abia Tussle: Court Refuses to Vacate Order on Ikpeazu's Sack

    A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to vacate the order for the removal of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State. Justice Okon Abang today ruled that the enrolled order, which was served on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was properly signed by the court after the...
  10. RemmyAlex

    Business Kogi: 14 Banks Shut Down Operation Over Governor Bello's Harsh Policy

    Not less than 14 commercial banks yesterday, suspended services to customers as a form of protest over harsh policy of the state government. According to Guardian, the affected commercial banks took the decision in protest against the state government’s decision to open unsolicited salary...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Politics Governor Amosun Pardons 17 Prisoners

    Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has granted pardon to 17 prisoners serving various jail terms in the state. He equally commuted the death sentences on four other prisoners to life imprisonment. Senior Special Assistant on Media to the Governor, Mr. Adejuwon Soyinka, said this in...
  12. RemmyAlex

    Metro Kwara Workers Begin Indefinite Strike

    The Committee of Unions of Tertiary Institutions (CUTI) comprising of COLAASU, SSUCOEN and NASU Kwara State College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies (CAILS) chapter has condemned the neglect by the state government of workers of its institutions. A statement from the group signed by its...
  13. RemmyAlex

    Politics Ben Bruce Asks Governor Ambode Common Sense Question

    Nigeria's vice president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo commissioned some projects built by the state government. The projects include the Ago Palace Road in the Okota area of the state, a clinic in Oshodi for the State Emergency Management Agency, as well as some security equipment, including 335 power...
  14. RemmyAlex

    Politics We Will Assist Military To Fish Out Militants – Governor Wike

    Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has declared that nobody will be shielded from the military operations against militants sabotaging the nation’s economy. According to PM News, he stated that all Niger Delta governors opposed the use of violence to settle grievances, pointing out, that the...
  15. RemmyAlex

    Politics Sokoto: Tambuwal Makes New Appointment, Establishes Due Process Office

    Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has established a Due Process Office that will ensure efficient and effective monitoring of all public contracts and other related duties for the overall interest of the people of the state. Mr. Tambuwal on Monday approved the appointment of Kabiru Haliru...
  16. RemmyAlex

    Politics Delta Governor, Okowa Creates 17,173 Jobs

    Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, on Monday, said that his administration had created 17, 173 jobs directly and indirectly in his first year in office. Okowa made this disclosure at a news conference where he presented his First Year Performance Report in Asaba. He said the high rate of...
  17. RemmyAlex

    Politics Jigawa: Tension As Governor Badaru May Drop 10 Commissioners

    Palpable tension among members of the Jigawa State Executive Council as rumour of a planned major cabinet reshuffle by Governor Mohammad Badaru Abubakar waxes stronger. The decision to reshuffle is said to have been informed by alleged sabotage of his government by members of the present...
  18. RemmyAlex

    Metro Rivers: Governor Wike Increases Corps Members' Allowance By 100%

    The Rivers Government under the leadership of Governor Nyesom Wike has approved 100 per cent increment in the monthly allowance of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members deployed to the state. Mr Kenneth Kobani, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...
  19. RemmyAlex

    Politics Governor Tambuwal Shuts Specialist Hospital in Sokoto

    Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Friday ordered the closure of the state-owned Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital located at Unguwan Rogo area of Sokoto town. The governor gave the order during an unscheduled visit to the hospital to assess the state of facilities there, which he...
  20. RemmyAlex

    Politics Governor Okorocha Finally Opens Up On His 2019 Presidential Ambition

    Governor of Imo State and the chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Governors’ Forum, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has finally open up about his 2019 presidential ambition. Governor Okorocha spoke, weekend, while answering questions from newsmen during a tour of some of his administration’s key...
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