Kogi Govt. names road after Col. Abu Ali, Boko Haram war hero

Kogi State Government on Friday named the 50-km Shintaku-Gboloko-Dekina Road in Bassa Local Government Area of the state after the fallen Book Haram war hero, Lt.-Col. Mohammed Abu Ali. Gov. Yahaya Bello, who announced this in Bassa, said the honour was part of efforts to immortalise Ali, who was killed in Maiduguri, Borno, on Nov.……

Gunmen abduct Cross River Commissioner

Five unidentified gunmen who came in a blue Audi car have reportedly abducted the Cross River Commissioner for Water Resources, Mr. Gabriel Odu-Orji. According to reports, the Commissioner had stepped down from his car to enter a restaurant at Effionawan street in Mayne Avenue area of Calabar South when he was kidnapped. Speaking to the…

Plateau commissioner slumps, dies while jogging with governor

Samuel Galadima, Plateau housing and urban development commissioner, is dead. He slumped while jogging Wednesday morning with Governor Simon Lalong at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos. Galadima was rushed to the Plateau Specialist Hospital, where he died. Emmanuel Nanle, director of press affairs, confirmed the incident to NAN. “Yes, the commissioner slumped while jogging and was……

CP FCT Assures Residents Of Proactive Policing

….Calls On Residents To Partner With The Police FCT Police Command On Proactive Policing DSP Anjuguri Manzah, Abuja; As part of the renewed strategy deployed by the FCT Police Command to effectively combat crime and rid the Federal Capital Territory of nefarious criminal activities, the Command in separate proactive crime prevention operations carried out by…

Benue Govt. spends N6.5bn, generates 474.3m in 2 years – Commissioner

The Benue Government said it spent N6.5 billion and generated N473.3 million between June 2015 and Feb. 2017 The Commissioner for Finance and Economic Planning, Mr David Olufu, said this on Monday in Makurdi at the ongoing accountability news conference by ministries and agencies. Giving the breakdown, the commissioner said the expended revenues covered payment……

Commissioner seeks review of Anambra laws

The Anambra Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Anali Chude, has called for an immediate revision of the laws of the state. Chude told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Monday that the laws of the state were reviewed last 26 years ago. “Anambra State Laws were last revised around 1991. We……

Federal Capital Territory Gets News Police Commissioner

Anjuguri Manzah, Abuja: The new Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Musa Kimo psc has officially taken over from his predecessor CP Mohammad Mustafa on Sunday, 19th February, 2017. CP Musa Kimo holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from the prestigious University of Sokoto. He was appointed into the Nigeria Police Force on…

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AUC Urges AU leaders To Champion Aflatoxin Mitigation

H.E Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, AUC Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, speaks on Aflatoxin Mitigation. (Photo: AU) AUC Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, H.E Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, yesterday urged African leaders to continue to champion the cause of aflatoxin mitigation in order to create policies and an enabling environment that would allow for evidence-based…

Copy of News Headlines: Nigeria bans pro-Iran Shiite group. Trouble! ZakZaky’s Shiites say govt decision “not worthy of conformity”. You must fulfill your free school meals promised to kids by all means – parents tell Buhari. Prison’s Assistant Inspector robbed on wedding day. And over 200 Headlines today.

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News Headlines: Nigeria bans pro-Iran Shiite group. Trouble! ZakZaky’s Shiites say govt decision “not worthy of conformity”. You must fulfill your free school meals promised to kids by all means – parents tell Buhari. Prison’s Assistant Inspector robbed on wedding day. And over 200 Headlines today.

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Jigawa spends N245m monthly on students’ feeding‎ – Commissioner

The Jigawa Government on Friday said it spends N245m monthly to feed its boarding students across the state. The state’s Commissioner for Education, Rabi Ishaq, made this known to newsmen on Friday in Dutse. Ishaq said the state government had also increased the amount spent on feeding of students daily from N90 to N135 per…

Buhari’s bungled response made oil crash worse. Last two years have been terrible, it’s a mess – French firm. Confidence in Buhari evaporates. Christians in Nigeria should join hands to rebuild nation torn by violence. Nigerian lawmaker banked over 800 million Naira in UK in 1 month. Past actions of CBN brought us where we are now – Emefiele. Jibrin is nuts – Doguwa. Clean your street, get 100k – Ooni of Ife. Buhari spent £50,000 to treat ear infection – Garba Shehu.

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We served contravention notices before demolishing structures in Ikoyi-LASG

Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government on Saturday said owners of the buildings demolished in Ikoyi were duly served with contravention, removal and quit notices before the exercise was carried out, just as it vowed to intensify efforts to rid the State of illegal structures. In a statement issued by the Commissioner, Ministry of Information…

We served contravention notices before demolishing structures in Ikoyi-LASG

Mr Steve Ayorinde, Commissioner for Information and Strategy Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government on Saturday said owners of the buildings demolished in Ikoyi were duly served with contravention, removal and quit notices before the exercise was carried out, just as it vowed to intensify efforts to rid the State of illegal structures. In a…

Owners of demolished structures in Ikoyi duly served notices – Ayorinde

…….Vows to Rid State Of Illegal Structures The Lagos State Government on Saturday said owners of the buildings demolished in Ikoyi were duly served with contravention, removal and quit notices before the exercise was carried out, just as it vowed to intensify efforts to rid the State of illegal structures. In a statement issued by…

Pastor keeps 13 girls as sex slaves, says devil made him do it

The General Overseer of Tongue of Fire Restoration Ministry located in Igbosere, Lagos, Chukwuemeka Nwocha, 36, has informed that the devil made him keep 13 underage girls as sex slaves in a three-bedroomed harem. While being paraded before newsmen at the Lagos State Police Command Headquarters in Ikeja, Nwocha said he was only trying to…

Kwara Denies Tempering with Council Funds

OrderPaperToday – The Kwara state government has denied interfering with the Joint Account Allocation Committee (JAAC) in the distribution of local government allocations. This was disclosed in a statement by the Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Demola Banu in response to a reported threat by the Kwara state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Local Government…

Police arrest teenagers attempting to sell their unborn babies in Abia

Two teenage girls, Esther Odum and Ebere Ejimadu, have been arrested by the Abia State Police Command for allegedly attempting to sell their unborn babies. The teenagers were paraded by the state Commissioner of Police, CP, Mr. Leye Oyebade on Thursday before newsmen, saying they were arrested along with one Oluchi, the wife of the…

‘Why HOS, Others Were Suspended’

Indications have emerged as to why the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike suspended four commissioners, including his Special Adviser on Lands, Anugbum Onuoha, and Head of Service, Barrister Rufus Godwin, on Wednesday. The Commissioners suspended are those of Chieftaincy Affairs, John Bazia; Culture and Tourism, Mrs Tonye Briggs-Oniyide; Finance, Dr Fred Kpakol and Sports,…

Fish Out Criminals In Your Midst, CP Tells Community Leaders

The Rivers State Com missioner of Police, Francis Odesanya, has urged community leaders in the state to cooperate with the police by fishing out criminals amongst them. Odesanya made the call while performing a groundbreaking ceremony for the building of a Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) command office in Elele Community in Ikwerre Local Government Area…

Four Policemen arrested for ‘illegal’ duty

The police in Lagos have arrested four operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Sqaud (SARS) Ikeja for allegedly taking part in illegal duty. The operatives comprising an Inspector and three Sergeants were said to have participated in the unlawful demolition of a building at Alade, Ikeja. It was learnt that the operatives who were posted to…

Kano Gov Ganduje Reshuffles Cabinet

Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Thursday effected a minor cabinet reshuffle. Confirming the development, spokesperson to the governor, Salihu Yakasai, said that the governor appointed Yardada Maikano Bichi as Commissioner for Women Affairs, replacing Zubaida Abubakar, who was moved to the Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning. Speaking shortly after swearing-in of Mrs. Yardada, Gov….

Kebbi govt earmarks N3.6bn for rehabilitation of schools

Alhaji Magawata Aliero, the state Commissioner for Education, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday The post Kebbi govt earmarks N3.6bn for rehabilitation of schools appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

Applicant jailed 16 weeks for criminal trespass

A Gudu Upper Area Court in Abuja on Thursday sentenced a 26-year-old applicant, Ashiru Idris, to 16 weeks imprisonment for criminal trespass. The Upper Area court judge, Alhaji Umar Kagarko, sentenced the convict when he pleaded guilty to the charge and gave him an option of fine of N12, 000 as fine. Kagarko warned him…

Ganduje in minor cabinet reshuffle

KANO state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje on Thursday effected a minor cabinet reshuffle by appointing Hajiya ‘Yardada Maikano Bichi as new commissioner for Women Affairs. The erstwhile commissioner in the ministry, Zubaida D. Abubakar, has been moved to the Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning. Speaking shortly after swearing in Hajiya Yardada as member of the…

Governor Ganduje swears in new commissioner

Ganduje made the pledge in Kano at the swearing in of Hajiya Yar-dada Bichi as the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development The post Governor Ganduje swears in new commissioner appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

Kebbi earmarks N3.6b for rehabilitation of schools

Gov Atiku Bagudu Kebbi State Government says that it has earmarked N3.6 billion for the rehabilitation and construction of primary and junior secondary schools. Alhaji Magawata Aliero, the state Commissioner for Education, said this in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday. He said that government had also earmarked N80.5 million for workshops, training and capacity building for…

Ganduje reshuffles cabinet, signs Land Use Act

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Wednesday night carried out a minor cabinet reshuffle as he swore in Hajiya ‘Yardada Maikano Bichi as the Commissioner for Women Affairs. According to a statement issued on Thursday by the Director-General, Media and Communications in the Government House, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, the erstwhile commissioner in charge…

Kwara Govt. Augments LGs Salaries With N180m

The 16 local governments in Kwara are to receive an augmentation of N180.5 from the Joint Allocation Accounts Committee (JAAC) to enable them to meet salary and pension obligations for the month of August. Alhaji Demola Banu, the Commissioner for Finance, disclosed this after the JAAC meeting on Wednesday in Ilorin. He said local government…

Kano gov. swears in new commissioner

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, on Thursday, restated the commitment of his administration to serve the people of the state. Ganduje made the pledge in Kano at the swearing in of Hajiya Yar-dada Bichi as the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development. He said that his administration would…

Kwara augments LGs salaries with N180m

Alhaji Demola Banu, the Commissioner for Finance, disclosed this after the JAAC meeting on Wednesday in Ilorin. Banu said local government pensioners got N59.4 million in addition to the N109.2 million that was appropriated The post Kwara augments LGs salaries with N180m appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

Makarfi faction considers three for running mate

THE Ahmed Makarfi faction of Ondo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is now in a dilemma over who and where to pick its deputy governorship candidate. Former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) was picked as its governorship candidate. It was learnt that Ondo South, comprising Ilaje, Ijaw, Ikale and other minority tribes,…

KANO STATE GOVT. DONATES N10 MILLION WORTH OF ITEMS TO FEMALE PRISONERS

Kano state government has donated items worth N10 million to female inmates of Kurmawa Central Prison and Goron Dutse Prison in the state capital. The donated products include 150 mattresses, 150 blankets, three sewing machines, three knitting machines, two power generators and hair dressing materials. Others are 10 cartoons of toilet and laundry soaps, 10…

Police to deploy massive personnel for Edo, Ondo elections

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, acting Inspector General of Police The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has said that the police will deploy massive personnel and equipment for the forthcoming Edo and Ondo governorship elections. Idris said this on Wednesday at a meeting with Command Commissioners of Police, AIGs in charge of the 12 zones across…

Rivers condoles with family of late human rights lawyer

The condolence by the Rivers State Government was contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dr. Austin Tam-George, and made available to newsmen in Port Harcourt The post Rivers condoles with family of late human rights lawyer appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.