Tag: State Government

NGF tackles EFCC over Benue govt. accounts freezing

admin- August 9, 2018

Governor of Zamfara State Abdulaziz Yari, Chairman, Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF)  Chijioke Okoronkwo The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has described as unconstitutional the freezing of ... Read More

Jang’s trial adjourned till October

admin- July 17, 2018

Senator David Jang: Trial adjourned till 30 October The trial of a former Governor of Plateau State Jonah Jang, accused of misappropriating state funds to ... Read More

Embattled Plateau relaxes curfew

admin- July 3, 2018

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau The Plateau State government has relaxed the curfew it imposed on three local government areas in the state in the ... Read More

Offa robbery: group urges police not to politicise case

admin- June 8, 2018

A youth group, the Concern Kwara Youth Movement has called on the Nigeria Police Force not to politicise the April 5, Offa robbery case. A statement ... Read More

Abia to End Dependency on Federal Allocation by 2022

Henry Solomon- March 28, 2018

Abia Government will cease to depend on Federal allocation from 2022 when the return on government’s current investment in oil palm will be sufficient enough ... Read More

FAAC Disbursements Increases by 25% – NEITI

Henry Solomon- February 21, 2018

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Tuesday in Abuja said the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) disbursements increased by 25 per cent in ... Read More

Northern Governors, Senators, to Meet in Katsina Over Restructuring

Henry Solomon- December 6, 2017

The Northern Senators’ Forum and the 19 Northern governors would on Monday converge on Katsina for a three-day retreat to deliberate on the agitations for ... Read More

Pay Outstanding Salaries to Workers before Christmas, President Buhari Directs Governors

Henry Solomon- November 28, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed state governments to ensure payment of outstanding workers’ salaries in their various states, to enable workers to “smile to banks”, ... Read More

Survey Shows 68% of States Heed To FG’s Advice On Paris Club Refund

Henry Solomon- September 6, 2017

Majority of the state across the federation, have utilised the second tranche of the Paris Club refund they received to clear the arrears of their ... Read More

FG To Launch One-Stop-Shop In 7 States To Spur MSMEs

Henry Solomon- September 5, 2017

In fulfilment of its mandate to significantly spur Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) the Federal Government would launch one-stop shops in no fewer ... Read More

Emir Sanusi To Political Leaders At Sallah: Caution Your Followers Against Violence

Henry Solomon- September 3, 2017

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi,  has called on political leaders to caution their followers against acts of violence. Sanusi made the call on Sunday ... Read More

DG NEMA In Benue Inspects Damages And Relief Materials For Flood Victims

Henry Solomon- September 2, 2017

The Director General (DG) of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Mustapha Maihaja has arrived Makurdi in accordance with the Presidential directive issued by President ... Read More

FAAC Meeting: FG, States, LGs Share N467.8bn In August

Henry Solomon- August 23, 2017

Mrs Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, said on Tuesday that the Federal Government, states and local governments shared N467.8 billion in August. This indicates a ... Read More

Why States Should Be Left To Determine Their Minimum Wage – Sagay

Henry Solomon- August 4, 2017

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PAC),Prof. Itse Sagay, on Friday said states, and not the Federal Government, should determine the minimum wage payable ... Read More

Acting President’s Consultation Meeting And Ramadan Iftar With Governors #InPictures

Henry Solomon- June 21, 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, consultation & Iftar meeting with State Governors discussing recent ethnic agitations between North & South-East groups while exploring how to ... Read More

We Shall Collaborate With FG To Sustain Peace In Niger Delta – Okowa

Abdul Jimoh- May 9, 2017

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta said the State Government would collaborate with the Federal Government to sustain the existing peace in the ... Read More

Niger Delta States Indicate Interest In Community-Based Modular Refineries

Abdul Jimoh- April 6, 2017

 *We will engage on basis of trust-VP *Meets Gbaramatu leaders & US investors on proposed project  Niger Delta States Indicate Interest In Community-Based Modular Refineries ... Read More

Sokoto Hospital Performs 36 Plastic Surgeries In 2 Months

Abdul Jimoh- March 29, 2017

AminuTambuwal, Sokoto State Governor On Plastic Surgeries By Sokoto Hospital NAN, The Noma Hospital, Sokoto, has successfully performed reconstructive surgeries on 36 patients suffering from ... Read More

Minister of Finance Adeosun Clarifies on Paris Club Refunds To State Government

AMT Tanimu- March 21, 2017

Festus Akanbi, Abuja: The Minister of Finance has deemed it necessary to address the issue of Paris Club Refunds and wishes to assure the public ... Read More

NLC Communique On The State Of The Nation

Henry Solomon- November 24, 2016

The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has issued a communique after its meeting at Dankani Guest Palace Hotel, Sokoto on ... Read More