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Senator tasks lawmakers on accountability

‎By Patience Michael

Bauchi

 

 

The Senator representing Bauchi South, Senator Ali Wakili, has called on the state  House of Assemblies ‎to ensure that state governors ‎are judiciously utilising funds being allocated by the Federal Government to the states.

Delta Central butchers decry continued slaughter of donkeys

Butchers in Delta Central Senatorial District of the state have called on relevant authorities to stop “the unwholesome activities of some persons in the area who specialize in the slaughtering and sale of donkey meat.”

Govt appointees, others must own farms – Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has said that political appointees in his administration and state’s schools must own farms in line with the government’s “Back to Land For Agriculture” policy designed to boost the state economy.

Obi, wife celebrate with Uzor

Anambra State former Governor, Peter Obi (right); and his wife, Margaret (left), at the birthday anniversary of Dr. Obinna Uzor at Holy Family Youths Village, Amansea, recently.

ily Youths Village, Amansea, recently.

Nigeria’s MPC maintains status quo key rates

At the end of its two-day policy meeting, nine out of 10 members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) in attendance voted to leave key monetary policy rates unchanged.

APC to broker peace in Senate, Ali face-off

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has resolved to end the lingering feud between the Senate and the Comptroller General of Nigerian Customs Services, Col Hameed Ali (rtd).

  The APC National Publicity Secretary,

2018 African Senior Athletics Championships: Okowa assures Kalkaba of best event

The Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has assured the President, Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Hamad Kalkaba, that state would host the best championship ever like they did in 2013 during the inaugural African Youth AthleticsChampionships (AYAC).

 

Meningitis hits Niger, kills 16

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

An outbreak of Cerebro Spiral Meningitis at Tungan-Jika and Mazakari villages in Magama Local Government Area of Niger State has claimed about 16 people out of the 31 cases reported in four local government areas of the state.

PDP crisis: My signature was forged – Niger PDP boss

By Ummi Ismaeel

Minna

Niger State Chairman of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Tanko Beji, has said that his signature was forged, as he was listed among the 23 state chairmen that endorsed the leadership of the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the party.

Niger govt declares support for NDE

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

Niger State government has assured the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) of enabling environment and would provide starter packs for the 1, 232 beneficiaries of the scheme from across the 25 local government areas in the state.

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