Zamfara Budgets N17.1b For COVID-19 Recovery Programme

Zamfara Budgets N17.1b For COVID-19 Recovery Programme

Zamfara State Government has budgeted N17.1billion for COVID-19 action recovery and economic stimulus programme tagged, “Matawalle Vision 2023’’. Performing the formal inauguration of the project, Gov. Bello Matawalle said it was designed to address the challenges associated with the pandemic...
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Gombe Approves N11.491b For Water Project 

Gombe Approves N11.491b For Water Project 

Gombe State Government has approved N11.491 billion for the rehabilitation, upgrade and expansion of Gombe regional water scheme.  The Commissioner for Water Resources, Malam Mijinyawa Yahaya disclosed this while briefing Journalists at the end of the Sta...
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Akeredolu Approves Recruitment Of 350 Into Amotekun Corps

Akeredolu Approves Recruitment Of 350 Into Amotekun Corps

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has approved the recruitment of 350 persons into the Amotekun Corps to ease the pressure on the Ondo State Security Network.   Akeredolu announced this at an award programme organised by Ondo State Agribusiness ...
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FRSC Conducts Clearance Operations In Jalingo, Cautions Illegal Park Operators

FRSC Conducts Clearance Operations In Jalingo, Cautions Illegal Park Operators

The Taraba Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Saturday, conducted a clearance operation at the Roadblock area of Jalingo to achieve ease in traffic flow.   Sector Commander, Selina Williams, who supervised the operation, told Journalists ...
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Benue Assembly Approves Ortom’s N41.39b Loan Request

Benue Assembly Approves Ortom’s N41.39b Loan Request

Benue House of Assembly on Friday approved request of Gov. Samuel Ortom’s loan of N41.39 billion for payment of salary, pension and other emolument arrears.   The approval followed a letter of request from the governor to the Assembly which...
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Court Remands Two For Allegedly Exhuming Boy’s Corpse

Court Remands Two For Allegedly Exhuming Boy’s Corpse

An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded two men in a correctional centre for allegedly being in possession of human head, exhuming and cutting off head of a six-year-old boy.    The defendants, Lukuman Kusimo, 55, and Oluwaseyi Olojede, 5...
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Okomu Oil, Host Community To Avert Crisis Over Digging Of Trench

Okomu Oil, Host Community To Avert Crisis Over Digging Of Trench

The feud between the management of Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc and one of its host communities, Maroghioba, will not escalate into full blown crisis. The assurance was given on Friday by the Iyase of Udo, near Benin, Chief Patrick...
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Oyo Councilors’ Forum Endorses Makinde’s Re-Election Bid

Oyo Councilors’ Forum Endorses Makinde’s Re-Election Bid

The Councilors’ Forum in Oyo State State on Thursday endorsed the re-election bid of Governor  Seyi Makinde.   In a communique at the end of its general meeting in Ibadan, signed by its Chairman and Secretary, Muili Arowodana and Okunade Idowu...
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Edo MSMEs Can’t Afford N40,000 Minimum Wage, Says BENCCIMA

Edo MSMEs Can’t Afford N40,000 Minimum Wage, Says BENCCIMA

Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in Edo State will find it challenging to pay N40,000 minimum wage, the Benin Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (BENCCIMA) has said.   The State Governor, Godwin Obaseki on May ...
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Late Ajimobi’s Son Declares Interest In Oyo Assembly Seat

Late Ajimobi’s Son Declares Interest In Oyo Assembly Seat

Mr Idris Abiola-Ajimobi, son of the late Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, on Tuesday declared his interest to contest the Ibadan South-West State Constituency II seat on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2023 elections. Abiola-Ajimobi made...
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Ondo Recruits 800 Health Workers

Ondo Recruits 800 Health Workers

The Ondo State government, says over 800 health workers have been employed to fill the gap in the health sector in the state in the last one year.   Dr Francis Akanbiemu, Permanent Secretary, State Primary Health Care Development Agency(OSPHCDA),...
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NLC Urges C/River Govt To Implement Promotion, Minimum Wage

NLC Urges C/River Govt To Implement Promotion, Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Cross River State on Sunday called on Gov. Ben Ayade to implement workers’ promotion from 2016 till date.   Chairman of NLC in the state, Mr Ben Ukpepi, made the call in Calabar during...
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Catholic Priest Joins Governorship Race In Benue

Catholic Priest Joins Governorship Race In Benue

Rev. Fr.  Hyacinth Alia, a Catholic Priest and  governorship aspirant  on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has sought support as he joined the 2023  governorship race in Benue State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recal...
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Theman Takes Over As Gombe FRSC Sector Commander

Theman Takes Over As Gombe FRSC Sector Commander

Corps Commander, Felix Theman has been posted to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Gombe State Command, as the new Sector Commander.   The command’s Public Relation Officer,  Janet Kassa, in a statement on Saturday explained that the new sector...
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