Thursday, October 22, 2020

Ondo Govt Inaugurates Amotekun Corp

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has inaugurated the pioneer officers of Ondo State Security network Agency Amotekun Corps. Akeredolu while inaugurating the corps in Akure, the state capital expressed delight with the performance of the pioneer Amotekun Corps officers who just completed their training. He urged them to put into good use all they were taught during training...

BREAKING: Osun Govt Bans Social Gathering, Other Celebrations At Osun-Osogbo Festival

The Osun State government on Wednesday placed a ban on social activities and gatherings at this year’s Osun-Osogbo Festival. The state government, however, approved the observance of traditional rites and routines associated with the festival. Also, only authorised persons and worshippers will be allowed into the grove. The Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Hon Obawale Adebisi,...

Makinde Sacks Commissioner, Redeploys Two Others

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has sacked the Commissioner for Works, Infrastructure, and Transport, Professor Raphael Afonja. In a letter dated August 10, 2020, and signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun, the termination of Afonja’s appointment takes immediate effect. “I wish to convey the approval of His Excellency, Governor...

Why Boko Haram Recruit More Members ― North-East Governors

Following the recent attack on the convoy of Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State, six governors of the northeast states and heads of security agencies have met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja, with the state chief executives disclosing that insurgents are able to recruit more followers because of lack of...

Insurgency: Zulum Alleges Sabotage, Says Buhari Needs To Know The Truth

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has insisted that there is sabotage in the system that will not allow insurgency to end in the North East. He said this on Sunday when he met with the Governors of Kebbi and Jigawa States, Atiku Bagudu and Badaru Abubakar, who paid him a solidarity visit over the recent...

Gov Fayemi Tests Positive For COVID-19

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has tested positive for COVID-19. The Governor made the announcement on his Twitter page. He said he is self-isolating and has dedicated critical task to his deputy. He wrote, “I took my third Covid-19 test yesterday and it came back positive. “I’m generally ok and I’m already self isolating at home and...

Killings: Benue Youths Accuse Police Of Being Bias

The youths in Benue State have accused the Nigeria Police of bias over the killing of seven persons in Logo Local Government Area of the state. This comes a week after the Defence headquarters in a statement confirmed the attack, renewing calls for the designation of armed herdsmen as a terrorist group. Addressing journalists in Makurdi...

Yobe Govt Threatens To Sack Officials Who Refuse To Wear Face Masks

The Chairman of Yobe State COVID-19 committee, who is also the Deputy Governor, Alhaji Idi Barde Gubana has warned the Director of Personnel Management of the local government that anyone who is not wearing a face mask should be removed from office. Gubana gave the warning during the inauguration of the Chairmen of local government...

Third Mainland Bridge: Lagosians Lament 6 Months Closure By Govt, Sanwo-Olu

The federal government and Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu have come under attack over the closure of the Third Mainland bridge for six months. The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr. Olukayode Popoola, announced that Third Mainland bridge will be closed likely on July 24th for another phase of repair works to begin. Popoola said...

COVID-19: Doctors In Cross River Embark On Indefinite Strike

Doctors in Cross River State have embarked on an indefinite strike over COVID-19 concerns in the state. The doctors, under the aegis of the Nigeria Medical Association, announced their decision to embark on an industrial action via a letter written to the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire on Sunday. According to the State NMA Chairman, Dr....

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