We’ll do everything within Law to eliminate violent crimes – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said Federal Government will do everything within ambit of the law to protect citizens from onslaught of criminals, which include insurgency, banditry, kidnapping and politically motivated killings. Speaking on Saturday in Kaduna at Passing Out Parade for Cadets of 68 Regular Course (Army, Navy and Airforce), the President assured that more equipment had been received from some friendly nations to improve security operations. He said said the government remained focused on its priority of improving security, bolstering the economy and fighting corruption. “As you are all aware,…

Oyetola presents N129.7bn budget for 2022 fiscal year … restates commitment to sustainable socioeconomic development

The Governor of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Tuesday presented a total sum of One Hundred and Twenty-Nine Billion, Seven Hundred and Fifty-Six Million, Four Hundred and Fifty Thousand, Seven Hundred and Ninety Naira (N129,756,450,790.00) to the State Assembly as draft budget of the 2022 fiscal year. This was even as the Governor reiterated his Administration’s commitment to sustainable development and the advancement of the State’s economy. The details of the Appropriation Bill revealed that the larger chunks were earmarked for infrastructure, education and health sectors, with the Agriculture sector also…

INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION: FG declares Friday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday, October 1 as a public holiday to mark the 61st Independence anniversary celebration.   The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government. He congratulated all Nigerians on the 61st independence and assured of the government’s commitment to tackle and eradicate all forms of challenges and all diverse problems. “Our warmth, welcoming spirit and love as well as the abundant wealth inherent in our human capital and the richness of our land, makes Nigeria unarguably the leading…

2022 Budget : Makinde presents N294.5bn to Oyo Assembly  …. Says budget will promote development, as capital expenditure hits 52.97 %

The Oyo State Governor ,Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, presented a budget in the sum of N294.5 billion to the State House of Assembly for the 2022 fiscal year. The governor, who christened the document,  ‘Budget of growth and opportunities,’ said that his administration was determined to move the state from poverty to prosperity. Governor Makinde in a statement by  his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, said: “Last year, we presented to you our budget on Continued Consolidation. I had a chance to present to you a report of our accomplishments over…

APPOINTMENT : Oyo State Muslim Community commends Makinde on religious equity 

The Muslim Community of Oyo  State has commended the Oyo  State Governor Engr. Oluseyi Abiodun  Makinde on the religious balancing of his newly reconstituted Cabinet,”This is the ‘Omoluabi’ spirit. A statement jointly signed by Chairman,Alhaji Ishaq Kunle Sanni and Secretary-General,Alhaji Murisiku Abidemi Siyanbade said; “We had earlier complained to His Excellency, the Governor on:     (i) persecution and oppression of         Muslims by the Christian         Management at TESCOM and         by some School         Principals;  …

IsDB approves $86.64m for upgrading of Minna-Bida Road

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), through the singular efforts of Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, has approved the disbursement of a US$86.64 Million loan to Niger State Government for the construction and upgrading of the 82-kilometer Minna-Bida road being handled by Dantata and Sawoe Company. The Board of Executive Directors of the Bank gave the approval of the loan at its 341st meeting held on the sidelines of the IsDB Group Board of Governors’ 2021 Annual General Meeting in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The Board approved funds totalling US$110.14 Million for three new…

Nasarawa Govt, ABS Blueprint sign N22bn joint venture for technology village, 1500 housing units

The Nasarawa State Government and ABS Blueprint Limited, a cutting edge firm providing solutions to modern day industry needs, have signed a joint venture agreement, for the establishment of the Nasarawa Technology Village, in Aso-Pada,  Karu Local Government Area. The agreement, estimated at N22bn, was signed during a ceremony at the Government House, on Monday. Speaking shortly after the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the government and representatives of the firm, Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, said the Nasarawa Technology Village, conceived in line with the…

Gov Sule directs permanent secretaries to man ministries pending constitution of new exco

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has directed Permanent Secretaries in the state civil service, to man the various ministries under them, pending the appointment of new commissioners. Engineer Sule gave the directive during a meeting with the permanent secretaries, at the Government House, on Wednesday. This is just as Governor Sule called on the permanent secretaries, not to stall any of the ongoing projects initiated by his administration. According to Engineer Sule, the essence of the meeting, was to remind the permanent secretaries, on the need to keep up…

BREAKING: Buhari sacks 2 Ministers

Two ministers serving in the President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet have been relieved of their appointments. They are; Ministers of Agriculture and Power, Alhaji Sabo Nanono and Engr. Mamman Sale respectively. Buhari announced this cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday The president also directed the Minister of Environment, Muhammad Mahmud Abubakar to take over the Agriculture ministry while the Minister of State for Works and Housing, Abubakar D. Aliyu has been redeployed to the Ministry of Power.

INSECURITY: Niger Govt shuts Cattle Markets, Bans Sale Of Petroleum Products In Jerry Cans

As part of measures to address security challenges in Niger state, the State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has suspended all cattle markets and also banned the sale of Petroleum products in Jerry cans in filling stations in the state. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Ahmed Ibrahim Matane in a statement said the Governor approved the following measures with effect from Wednesday, 1st September, 2021: (I). All weekly cattle markets across the State are hereby suspended. (Ii). Any vehicle carrying cattle into the State must show Way-bill and…