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Kano Scholarship Students Stranded In Foreign Universities, Send SOS To Gov

Students of Kano State origin on scholarships in foreign universities have sent a save our soul letter to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje for urgent financial assistance. The students who are currently faced with expulsion for failure to meet their financial obligations to their schools, are based in Sudan, Egypt and India where they are pursuing different courses of study.   “An Open Letter to His Excellency Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduhe Phd, OFR   “Your Excellency we choose to write to you via this medium because we have exhausted all possible means to get your…

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Man, 65, Dies During Sex With Young Lover In Hotel

Police in Anambra State have arrested and detained a 34 years old lady, identified as Ifeoma Ayinka, in connection with the death of her lover, Obi Nwoda aged 65 of Agu Ukwu in Aniocha local government area of the state. In a statement the state public relations officer, SP Haruna Mohammed said: “ SUDDEN AND UNNATURAL DEATH:On the 10/11/2018 at About 8:15pm, there was a report by the management of Desires and Leisure hotel Agu Awka at B’ Division that on the same date at about 5:pm, one Ifeoma Ayinka…

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Gov Shettima Meets Pensioners, Give Panel 2 Weeks To Address Biometrics Bottlenecks

… Gov says over 9,000 pensioners already cleared, getting paid … Only 500 have pending cases   Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima on Thursday held emergency meeting with the State Chairman of the NLC, executives of Nigerian Union of Pensioners and some representatives of pensioners facing problems with payment over bottlenecks arising from ongoing data capturing and standardization of pensioners payments in Borno State.   The Governor set up a committee made up of Representatives of all stakeholders ‎including some journalists with two weeks ultimatum to ensure all concerns regarding…

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Ekiti Halts Shop Allocation At Oja Oba Market, Refunds Subscribers

Following the inspection of facilities at the Ultra modern Oja Oba Market, Ado-Ekiti by Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, earlier in the week, it has been discovered that the market complex is not ready for use. A structural evaluation of the complex shows that some considerable construction work would be required to fix the inherent structural defects which have made the building unsafe for use. As this process would take some time, the Governor has therefore directed that the process of allocation of shops be stopped immediately. The Governor…

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Ekiti Gov, Fayemi, Charges Appointees, Inaugurates State Exco Members

L-R: Chief Press Secretary, Mr Yinka Oyebode; Chief of Staff, Hon Abiodun Omoleye; Secretary to the State Government, Mr Abiodun Oyebanji; Commissioner for Finance, Mr Dapo Kolawole and Attorney-General / Commissioner for Justice, Mr Wale Fapohunda, taking their oath of office as members of the Ekiti State Executive Council at the inaugural meeting of the council in Ado-Ekiti….on Wednesday.

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Ekiti PDP:  Lawmakers Affirm Ex-Gov Fayose’s Leadership

The 12 authentic members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Ekiti State House of Assembly have joined their colleagues in the National Assembly to disown the stakeholders meeting in which Senate Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi was declared as leader of the party in the State. The 12 lawmakers, who said the PDP National Working Committee (NWC) should question the role of Senator Olujimi in how the party lost leadership to the APC with three members, added that it was now clear who the sponsor of dissidents in…

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Ekiti To Handover Commercial Ventures To Investors, Says Gov

…Plans Repositioning Of Dilapidated And Abandoned Projects Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has expressed the resolve of his administration to hands off all commercial ventures of the state to professionals. Governor Fayemi, who spoke to newsmen during the continuation of his tour of project sites and infrastructure in the state promised that his government would soon commence work on all abandoned and dilapidated projects in the state. He lamented the sorry state of virtually all legacy projects that are supposed to be the pride of all Ekiti people adding…

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Osun State Assembly Passes Social Protection Bill

In a bid reduce poverty in Osun State, the House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the Social Protection Bill 2018. The bill was passed sequel to a motion by the House Deputy Leader, Mr Bello Osuolale, which was seconded by Mr Babatunde Komolafe (Atakumosa East/West) during plenary in Osogbo. The Deputy Speaker, Mr Akintunde Adegboye, who presided over the session, said the bill, when signed into law by the governor, is expected to ensure access to affordable healthcare and social assistance by the people. In addition, he said the bill…

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Ogun Assembly Passes 12 Resolutions In 8 Months

The Ogun House of Assembly said it passed 12 resolutions between January and August 2018. The Clerk of the House, Mr Lanre Bisiriyu, disclosed this while defending the 2018 budget performance of the assembly before the House Services Committee, at the assembly complex in Abeokuta on Tuesday. Bisiriyu added that the resolutions were geared towards facilitating the attainment of the five cardinal programmes of Governor Ibikunle Amosun’s administration in the state. The clerk said that 10 bills were recently submitted to the house for consideration, saying that the harmonised revenue…

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FG Expands Tradermoni Scheme To Three Additional Markets In Lagos

  …As Osinbajo, Ambode, Sanwo-Olu Monitor Implementation   The Federal Government on Monday launched the special enterprise and empowerment programme otherwise known as TraderMoni in three additional markets in Lagos, with an assurance that the scheme would be extended to two million beneficiaries by December 2018 across the country.   The TraderMoni scheme, which is a collateral and interest-free loan for petty traders, had earlier been launched in some markets in Lagos, while three additional markets in the State – Ketu, Bariga and Oshodi were added to the scheme by…

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