Wednesday, April 21, 2021



Gombe govt imposes 24-curfew in 3 communities as 5 feared killed in communal clash

Gombe State government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Nyuwar, Jessu and Yolde communities in Balanga Local Government Area of the state, following a clash that left five persons dead.

Gov. Yahaya reshuffles cabinet, sacks 3 commissioners, reassigns others

Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has sacked three commissioners and nominated their replacements and reassigned portfolios to some others.

Gov. AbdulRazaq approves use of Hijab in Kwara schools

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State has approved the use of Hijab by female students in all the schools across the state.

Matawalle sacks DGs, SAs, creates 3 new ministries in Zamfara

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State on Thursday approved the sacking of all Directors-General and Special Advisers in the state.

Gov. Badaru sacks aide, announces replacement

Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa State has sacked his Special Assistant on Interparty Relations, Bala Idi-Kazaure, replacing him with Muhammad Gabi-Hadejia.

Foreign scholarship: Kano govt settles N7bn debt — Official

The Kano State Government says it has spent over seven billion naira to settle unpaid scholarship for Kano students in various countries from 2015 to 2021.

No ransom was paid for Kankara schoolboys’ release, Katsina govt insists

Mustapha Inuwa, Secretary to Katsina State Government says the state government did not pay any ransom to rescue the abducted 344 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara.

Commissioner suspended over alleged sexual harassment

Ogun Government has suspended its Commissioner for Environment, Abiodun Abudu-Balogun, over alleged sexual harassment of a 16 year- old girl. This is contained in a...

Ganduje speaks on fake professorial appointment, demands apology from American university

The Kano State Government on Sunday demanded an unequivocal apology from the management of East Carolina University over a controversial appointment offered Governor Abdullahi...

Obaseki swears-in Osarodion Ogie as Edo SSG

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo has sworn in Osarodion Ogie as the new Secretary to the State Government, SSG.

COVID-19: Kaduna govt extends food distribution to more LGAs

The Kaduna State Government says on Thursday that its food distribution to vulnerable groups in the state will be extended to additional Local Government Areas to reach as many vulnerable people as possible.

Bagudu appoints new SA on media

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has appointed Yahaya Sarki as his Special Assistant on Media.

Minimum wage: Bauchi Govt inaugurates 41-man council

The Bauchi State Government has inaugurated a 41-member Joint Public Service Negotiation Council for the implementation of the new minimum wage in the state.

Umahi dares grumbling appointees, says ‘the door is open for you to quit’

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has told his appointees that the door was open for them to quit instead of grumbling in his administration.

Sani Bello taunt governors, says celebrating 100 days in office not realistic measurement of achievements

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello has said that the 100 days in the tenure of any administration is not a realistic measurement of its achievements.

Nigerian Army establishes ‘Super Camp’ to tackle banditry in Niger 

The Nigerian Army has established a “Super Camp” in Kotonkoro in Mariga Local Government Area of Niger to tackle kidnapping, cattle rustling and banditry in the area.

Matawalle to celebrate 100 days in office with inauguration of Ruga settlement

The Zamfara Government says it will inaugurate Ruga project in the state as part of celebrations to mark 100 days in office of Governor Bello Matawalle.

Nasarawa: Sule justifies appointment of SSG

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has justified the appointment of Mr Aliyu Tijjani-Ahmed as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG). He explained that...

Drug Abuse: Jigawa establishes rehabilitation centre for addicts

Jigawa Committee on Drug Abuse among Youth has established Rehabilitation Centre in Dutse to take care of youths who find themselves hooked to drugs.

Gov Abubakar Bello inaugurates SSG, Chief of Staff in Niger

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger on Monday inaugurated Ahmed Matane and Ibrahim Balarabe as Secretary to the State Government, SSG, and Chief of Staff respectively.

Yobe LG chairmen refuse to handover after expiration of tenure

13 local government chairmen in Yobe State whose elected tenure expired early this month have refused to hand over to their Directors of Personal Management as directed by Governor Ibrahim Gaidam.

Niger Assembly summons SSG, Attorney General

The Niger State House of Assembly has asked the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Ibrahim Ladan and the Attorney General, AG, Nasara Dan-Mallam,...

EFCC sues Ex-Bauchi deputy governor, SSGs over N500m diversion

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday filed a suit before the Federal High Court Bauchi against the Ex Deputy Governor of the state, Babayo Gamawa, for alleged conspiracy and money laundering worth N500 million. 

Osinbajo says federal, states partnership necessary for national dev’t

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said the collaboration of the Federal and state government is crucial to achieving development plans of the country. He...

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