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Lagos Governor Vows Economic Revival: Promises Riches for the State and Nation

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the serving governor of Lagos, has vowed to Nigerian citizens and Lagos residents that his administration will relentlessly generate economic opportunities within the state. Reaffirming Lagos’ vital role, Sanwo-Olu claimed that the state would not merely be Nigeria’s powerhouse but operate at maximum capacity to generate wealth for the nation. This announcement was …

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Outgoing Abia State Governor, Ikpeazu: I Depart a Contented Man

The incumbent governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, has expressed deep satisfaction and fulfilment as he prepares to leave his position. He stresses that he bears no ill will towards anyone. During his valedictory broadcast, Ikpeazu, who had recently dissolved the state Executive Council, shared that his story should inspire every state resident. “Looking back, …

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FEC Continues Operations as Dissolution Claims Refuted by Minister Lai Mohammed

President Muhammadu Buhari directs Federal Executive Council (FEC) members to continue working until Friday. Contrary to expectations, the cabinet was not dissolved during the valedictory session at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, denounces the reports of FEC’s dissolution as “fake news.” President Buhari inaugurates seven federal commissioners of the …

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Buhari Expresses Readiness to Focus on Cattle Rearing in Daura After Tenure

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended his ministers for their loyalty throughout his tenure since 2015 and expressed his readiness to spend time tending to his cattle in his Daura hometown. He also praised the State House staff for their support during his eight-year administration. President Buhari urged continued support for the incoming President, Asiwaju Bola …

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El-Rufai Dismisses Two Kaduna Traditional Rulers and Three District Heads

Article Summary Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has deposed the traditional rulers of Piriga and Arak Chiefdoms and dismissed three district heads. The state’s Commissioner of Local Government, Hajiya Umma Ahmad, disclosed this information, stating that these decisions were made following recommendations from the Ministry of Local Government. The depositions aligned with Section 11 …

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Delta Governor, Okowa, Approves N71 Billion Supplementary Budget Bill

Article Summary Delta State Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has approved a Supplementary Appropriation Bill of N71 billion. This budget includes N65.5 billion for capital expenditure and N5.6 billion for recurrent expenditure. The Governor also approved eight other bills on various aspects of development and governance. The Speaker of the Assembly, Chief Sherrif Oborevwori, highlighted …

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EFCC Chairman Bawa Invites Factual Challenge from Governor Matawalle amidst Corruption Allegations

The ongoing conflict between the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State intensified yesterday. EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, invited the governor to present tangible evidence of his corruption, maintaining that no human being is entirely devoid of flaws. Bawa’s comments come at a time when the EFCC disclosed it …

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EFCC Investigates Zamfara Governor, Bello Matawalle, Over Alleged N70 Billion Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has disclosed that it is investigating allegations of corruption, fraudulent contracts, and a diversion of over N70 billion against the Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle. The EFCC announcement comes on the heels of the governor’s recent criticism of the agency’s operations, including what the EFCC has termed …

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Former Abia Councillors Appeal to Governor Ikpeazu for Payment of Allowances and Severance Package

Former councillors in Abia State have sent a desperate plea to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, urging him to authorize the payment of their outstanding allowances and severance package before his term concludes on May 29. The elected officials, whose tenure ended in December 2022, request payment for several allowances, including sitting and constituency allowances, swearing-in allowances, …

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EFCC Chairman Encourages NYSC Members to Embrace Hard Work, Shun Quick Wealth

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has urged Nigerian youths, particularly members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), to resist the temptation of quick wealth and instead commit to hard work. During a nationwide sensitization lecture on the role of youths in curbing economic and financial crimes, Bawa …

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