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Jonah Jang

Ex-Plateau governor, Jang, denies leaving N104 bn debt

The former governor says he borrowed only N18 billion.

Lagos State House of Assembly

Inauguration of 8th Lagos Assembly postponed

The shift was due to “unforeseen circumstances”.

El-Rufai dissolves parastatals, agencies, LGAs

The government also sacked all political appointees, including chief executives who were not civil servants.

Flood takes over Ogun communities

The residents say Mr. Amosun’s failed road re-construction projects are to blame for the floods.

Simon-Lalong-Plateau

Jang left empty treasury, N104 bn debt for Plateau – Gov. Lalong

Mr. Lalong says Mr. Jang owed workers and pensioners in the state for seven months.

Seriake Dickson, Bayelsa State Governor

Gov. Dickson signs Bayelsa’s Widows Protection Bill

Mr. Dickson called on the state assembly to urgently pass the Child’s Rights Bill before the end of the 7th legislative assembly.

Election, voters

Akwa Ibom election tribunal moves to Abuja

The APC cited security threats as one of the reason to move the tribunal to Abuja.

Aregbesola blames current financial crisis on increased wage bill

The governor denies that his administration has unnecessarily exposed the state to financial recklessness.

Kwara Governor to make tax collection a priority during second term

The governor unfolds his new agenda at a meeting with political office holders in the state.

Osun Polytechnics, Colleges of Education to embark on an indefinite strike

The workers had earlier embarked on a warning strike.

Adamawa Gov., Jibrilla, dissolves boards, parastatals

The governor approves appointments to the deputy governor’s office.

Kadpoly lecturers begin warning strike

The teachers say the school’s management refuses to meet their demands.

Samuel Ortom, Benue State Governor

Suswam left no kobo in Benue treasury — Governor Ortom

Mr. Ortom says he is yet to ascertain the state’s debt profile.

Nigeria Police Officers

Mob kills policeman in Gombe after he “accidentally” shot a civilian

The deaths occurred after a minor road accident.

Former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi

Wike using ‘smear campaign’ to siphon state funds — Amaechi

Mr. Amaechi says a video purportedly showing the looting and vandalisation of Government House was stage-managed.

EFCC releases ex-Adamawa Governor, Nyako on ‘administrative bail’

EFCC says it considered the health and the age of the accused governor.

Gov. Amosun reappoints Adeoluwa as Secretary to State Government

The governor says local government development areas will be created.

Onitsha Tanker Tragedy: Atiku expresses shock, sympathises with victims

A fuel-laden tanker rammed into a building at the Upper Iweka roundabout.

Cholera outbreak in Jos, 4 hospitalized

There are many more cases still unreported.

Cross River governor, Ayade, seeks to create 1,000 jobs in first 100 days in office

“It is my job to put food on the table of people,” the governor said.

PDP talks tough, vows to thwart moves to remove Fayose

The PDP asks President Muhammadu Buhari to call the lawmakers to order.

Akwa Ibom governor appoints SSG, Press Secretary

The governor is the chairman of the state’s Finance and General Purposes Committee.

Lalong appoints key officials in new government

The appointments are with immediate effect.

Tension in Ekiti as APC lawmakers move to resume, impeach Fayose

There is tension across the state as supporters of PDP get ready to clash with loyalists of the APC over the ploy to remove Governor Fayose.

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Kogi Commissioner for Lands,Housing kidnapped

A high court justice was also kidnapped on May 27.