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May, 2019

 

Gov. Fintiri appoints SSG, DG media

The Adamawa State Governor, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri has appointed Alhaji Bashir Ahmad as the new Secretary to the Government of the State. Speaking shortly after swearing- in the new Secretary to the government, Governor Fintiri, said the appointment of Alhaji Ahmad was based on his attitude of transparency and prudence. While congratulating the Secretary to Government, Governor Fintiri charged him to step on toes where necessary. The newly appointed Secretary to the government of the state, promised to discharge the responsibility bestowed on him according to the law. Also, Mr.Read More


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Group urges President Buhari to assent pending Health Bills by May 30, 2019 Headlines, Health, News, Nigeria No Comments 18 views President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to give quick assent to all Pending Health Bills passed by the 8th Assembly. The Chairman of a Non-Governmental Organization, National Advocates for Health, Professor Oladapo Ladipo made the call at a news briefing in Abuja. Professor Ladipo who was represented by a member of the NGO, Mr Mohammed Usman, noted that assent to the bills would solve most of the country’s healthRead More


Sanwo-Olu declares state of emergency on Lagos traffic

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu (m) flanked by his Deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat and the Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, while heads of Agencies in the sanitation and transportation Ministries watches as the Governor signs the Executive order Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared a state of emergency on environmental/sanitation and traffic management matters in the state. This according to the Governor will start the process of restoring stability and a culture of accountability in which all residents will become active stakeholders in bringing about the necessary changes. A copyRead More


Sanwo-Olu appoints SSG

Governor. Babajide Sanwo-olu of Lagos state has appointed a former Head of Service in the state, Mrs Folasade Jaji, as the new Secretary to the State Government. The is contained in a statement issued by the Head of Service, Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola, on Thursday in Lagos. Jaji, a chemist, had served as the 17th Head of Service of the state’s Public Service. She joined the Lagos State Civil Service on Oct.27, 1980 at the State Judicial Service Commission before she was deployed to the Governor’s Office, Department of Political AffairsRead More


Makinde promises to prioritise workers’ welfare

Governor of Oyo State Seyi Makinde state has promised to prioritise the welfare of the state civil/public servants. Makinde made the promise on Thursday, during the Inter-Religious service held in the premises of the governor’s office, secretariat, Ibadan. The service was to usher-in the new administration of Gov. Makinde. The governor, who said he was in the state to serve the people to move the state forward, said that no worker would be victimised He said that training and retraining of workers would be prioritised by his administration, adding thatRead More


Court orders reinstatement of Gwarzo

 The National Industrial Court, Abuja has ordered the immediate reinstatement of  Mounir Gwarzo, the suspended Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), back to his position. Justice Sanusi Kado, in his judgment, held that the Minister of finance,  named as second defendant in the suit  lacked the power to suspend the claimant. Kado further held that the issue in dispute was not about the position of the claimant as the DG of the Commission, but that the bone of contention was who had the power to suspend him. The judgeRead More


FG to create four million jobs

The Federal Government says it will create about four million jobs through oil palm production in the country. This was made known by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Sunday Akpan, in Abuja, at a Stakeholders Forum for the presentation of the draft Oil Palm Policy document value chain held. The Permanent Secretary, represented by the Director, Department of Commodity Produce and Inspectorate, (CPI) Mrs. Omololu Ope-Ewe, said Federal Government was working assiduously towards ensuring the repositioning of the Oil Palm sector for optimal contributionRead More


Pres Buhari congratulates Chief Clark @ 92

President Muhammadu Buhari has extolled the virtues of Nigeria’s former Information Minister, Chief Edwin Clark on the occasion of his 92nd birthday anniversary. This was contained in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu in Abuja. In his tribute to Chief Clark, who served as Information Minister during the regime of General Yakubu Gowon, President Buhari noted that “even if you don’t agree with the elder statesman sometimes, you must acknowledge his patriotism and commitment to peace.” According to Buhari,Read More


Adamu Mohammed Confirmed As IGP

President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed the Acting Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed as the new Inspector General of police. Mr Mohammed was appointed in the acting capacity on January 15 when he took over from former IGP, Ibrahim Idris. The meeting was attended by the 36 governors and chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Musliu Smith.


Court convicts ex-Ag NIMASA DG

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court in Lagos, Thursday, convicted Callistus Obi, a former acting Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) charged with N136 million fraud. The court has, however, deferred sentencing to a later date.