APC states to allocate, release 15% annual budget for healthcare delivery

August 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The states controlled by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have all agreed to henceforth allocate and release 15 percent of their annual budget for the healthcare delivery in their states. The APC states also agreed to henceforth undertake establishment of sustainable health care financing system such as health insurance and health emergency trust fund in their states. In a Read More

Insecurity: PGF boss calls for radical reforms of security structure

August 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has called urgent radical reforms of the current security structure in Nigeria. Lukman believe the government can also do more especially in relation to getting the Nation’s security agencies to be more accountable. In a release Friday in Abuja titled Read More

@52: APC govs laud Zulum’s commitment to end Boko Haram

August 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has joined Nigerians and other well wishers to celebrate the birthday of Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, Governor of Borno state, even as they acknowledged Zulum’s dedication and commitment to the fight against Boko Haram. The APC governors, in a statement signed Thursday in Abuja, by their chairman and governor of Kebbi state, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Read More

No previous govt developed Niger Delta like Buhari’s administration – APC group

August 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC), a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, has said that no previous administration has paid more attention to the plight of the Niger Delta region like the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The group assured that Buhari will not relent in the implementation of his vision of a safe, secure Read More

Corruption, insecurity differentiate APC from PDP, PGF boss replies Jega

August 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has faulted the former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Attairu Jega, for saying the ruling party and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are the same. Jega had in a recent interviews claimed that both the PDP Read More

Digitise operations: Why staff may lose their jobs soon- CAC RG

August 20, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

The Registrar General/CEO of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Alhaji Garba Abubakar, has said some staff may lose their jobs as the Registry continues to digitise its operations. In a press release issued on Friday in Abuja by the Director, Public Affairs, Ukaga Edward, explained that the CAC RG noted this during a working visit to the CAC Port Harcourt Read More

Mysterious death: Osun govt orders immediate investigation, autopsy on corpses

August 18, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Government has vowed to unravel causes of death of seven members of a family in Apomu, Isokan Local Government Area of the state, Tuesday morning.  The state government has therefore ordered immediate investigation into the circumstances surrounding the mysterious death.   A statement by the Commissioner for Health, Rafiu Isamotu, Wednesday, also ordered that an autopsy be carried out Read More

APC govs celebrate Buhari’s assent of PIB, economy restructuring

August 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has celebrated the assent to the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the current administration has demonstrated unwavering commitment to change Nigeria democratically. The APC governors also said the new PIB present a convincing credential and commitment of the party to restructure Nigerian economy through democratic process in line with provisions of Read More

Elkana assumes as Zamfara CP, charges personnel on discipline

August 14, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, 0

The new Commissioner of Police of Zamfara state, CP Ayuba N. Elkana, has urged officers and men of the command to be alive to their responsibilities and ensure discipline and Professional conduct in their respective departments. This was made known by the command spokesperson of the command, SP Muhammd Shehu in a statement issued to newsmen. According to him, the Read More

Wike promises N5m monthly for maintainance of FFS firefighting trucks

August 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has pledged five million monthly to the Federal Fire Service (FFS) for the maintenance of firefighting trucks in the state. He made the promise during the commissioning of one modern firefighting truck, Basic Life Support Ambulance (BLS) and one water tanker in Port Harcourt. In a statement released Friday in Abuja and signed by the Read More

Nasarawa Assembly passes financial autonomy bill into law

August 11, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Nasarawa state House of Assembly has passed into law a Bill to repeal and re-enact the Nasarawa state House of Assembly financial management Law 2021 and other related matters. Speaker of the House, Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, announced the passage of the bill into law after Hon. Tanko Tunga, the majority leader of the House moved a motion to that effect Read More

Buhari completes 12 dams, 3 hydropower projects, 7 irrigation projects – APC group

August 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC), has said out of 116 inherited projects for priority completion in 2016, a total of twelve dams, three hydropower projects and seven irrigation projects among many others have been completed by the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The APC think-tank group also disclosed that Buhari administration signed Executive Order 9 Read More

IGP deploys new CPs to FCT, 12 other states

August 6, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Usman Baba, has deployed new Commissioners of Police (CPs) to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and 12 other states. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Mr Frank Mba, made the disclosure in a statement Friday in Abuja. Mba said deployment of the senior officers, was part of efforts to reposition the force for greater efficiency, stabilise the Read More

APC CECPC: Supreme Court validated Buni’s appointment – govs

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have declared their support for the National Chairman of the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni with regards to his appointment into such capacity by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party. The governors made their position known in a statement issued Thursday in Abuja and signed by their Read More

NYSC DG urges members in Yobe to serve with zeal, commitment

August 3, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has charged corps members deployed to Yobe state to serve the state with zeal and commitment. The DG gave the charge Monday when he paid an unscheduled visit to the NYSC Orientation Camp Dazigau in Yobe state.  General Ibrahim asked the youth to take their deployment Read More

As Catholic Knight, I’m now warrior against injustice – Ayade

August 3, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

The Cross River state Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has disclosed that his investiture as a Knight of Saint John International (KSJi), has turned him to a warrior of God to fight injustice.He also said it  was an urgent call for him to rededicate his life to the service of God and humanity.A statement issued on Tuesday by his Chief Press Read More

Senate president’s aide, 6 others inducted CeProd fellows

August 1, 2021 Taiye Odewale, 0

The Board and Governing Council of the Centre for Public Service Productivity and Development (CeProd), has elected and inducted the Special Assistant (Press) to the Senate president, Ezrel Tabiowo, and six others as fellows. The nominees who were drawn from various professional backgrounds were inducted after undergoing an intensive training course organized by the Centre in Abuja. Those also elected Read More

Congress: Buni sues for peaceful exercise, warns against sabotage

July 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

As the All Progressives Congress brace up for the ward Congress on Saturday, the Chairman Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state Governor Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has enjoined party stakeholders and members to conduct the exercise peacefully. In a statement signed Friday night by his director general on media and publicity, Mamman Mohammed, Governor Buni called on officials Read More

We‘re committed to ending insecurity, unity of Nigeria -DHQ

July 29, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) has reinstated its commitment towards maintaining the unity of Nigeria and tackling all security challenges bedeviling the nation.   Director, Defence Media Operations (DMO) Brig. – Gen. Benard Onyeuko stated this while briefing journalists on the updates of military operations in the country between 16 and 28 July 2021 on Thursday in Abuja. He Read More

Unemployment: APC governors to roll-out programmes against poverty, inequality

July 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The governors on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have assured to roll-out programmes that would strengthen the capacities of APC governments at all levels to create jobs, stimulate economic activity, reduce inequality and poverty in country. The governors on the aiges of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) also acknowledged and commended the Ebonyi state governor David Nweze Read More

Decongestion: FG urges state govts to build holding centres for awaiting trial suspects

July 23, 2021 Editorial II 0

The federal government has asked the state governments to put in places holding centres for the awaiting trial suspects as part of efforts to dicongest the custodial centres nationwide. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, said this at the commissioning of the Osun state command office complex of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Osogbo. In a statement issued in Read More

Keffi varsity VC hails Muslims at Sallah, urges unity

July 22, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Vice Chancellor of the Nasarawa State University Keffi, Prof. Suleiman Mohammed has felicitated with Muslim Ummah across the country and beyond during the Eid-Kabir celebration. Speaking at his country home in Laminga, Nasarawa state during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration and after observing the ra’kat prayers, the renowned Professor of Sociology thanked Almighty Allah for good health to witness the celebration. Read More