Gov Sani Bello appoints Etsu as State Internal Revenue Board Chairman 

 The Niger state Governor , Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has approved the appointment of Mohammed Madami Etsu as the Chairman, Niger State Board of Internal Revenue. A statement issued by Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG) disclosed that the appointment of Mohammed Etsu to the position was based on merit, proven credentials, personal integrity, and outstanding records of decades of experience. The SSG reminded the new Chairman of the policy direction of the present administration to improve the quality of life of the citizens of…

Kogi Govt expends N3b on pensions ,gratuity in 1st quarter,2021

Kogi state government said it has spent N2.9 billion in offsetting the payment of pensions and gratuity of pensioners in 2021. The payment which was expended in the first quarter of the year was in line with the New Direction government of Governor Yahaya Bello not to leave any section of the state neglected. This was made known by the state Commissioner of Finance, Budget and Economic planning, Mukadam Asiwaju Asiru Idris, while presenting the 2021 1st quarter Pensioners and Gratuity payment infortmation of the state. According to him, “Kogi…

Gov Sani Bello directs NSEMA to provide more relief materials to IDPs  …  says Govt working for their safe return back home 

Niger state Governor,Abubakar Sani has directed the State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) to immediately provide relief materials to the victims of Banditry attacks following influx of more displaced persons from Chiro, Kuchi and Guni to IDP Camp in Gwada. In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary Mary Noel Berje, the Governor said similar gesture should be extended to other IDP Camps in the state stressed that the urgent intervention was to alleviate their condition in this trying times. The Governor, while empathizing with the displaced persons, said security…

Nasarawa to introduce land reforms to remove bottlenecks in ease of doing business

Nasarawa State government said it was strategizing towards introducing key reforms in land administration, in a bid to remove bottlenecks in the ease of doing business in the state. This was made known when the state governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule met with stakeholders in land administration from the side of government, as well as members of the Nasarawa State Investment and Economic Advisory Council, at the Government House, on Monday. Engineer Sule pointed out that his administration recognised land as a major requirement when it has to do with access…

Kogi Govt seeks support for AFD rapid development in state ….   as Gov Bello meets French Ambassador,minister of foreign trade

Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Adoza Bello on Wednesday ably represented by the Hon. Commissioner of Finance, Budget and Economic Planning ,Mukadam Asiwaju Asiru Idris, was at the Nigeria Governors Forum’s  (NGF) meeting with the French Minister for Foreign Trade, Franck Reister which held at the NGF secretariat in Maitama-Abuja. The meeting was at the request of the French Ambassador to Nigeria, M. Jèrôme Pasquier to discuss subsisting support to states and also seek areas of priorities where collaboration can be consumated. It’s worhty of note that Agence Française De Développement(AFD)…

Gov Sani Bello lays foundation stone for 279 housing estate in Suleja 

In a bid to address housing deficit in Niger State, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has laid foundation stone for the construction of 279 housing scheme at the Old Barrack, Suleja. The housing project which is in partnership with Bamhill Properties is code named General JT Abubakar Social Housing and is expected to be completed in two years on a 40,000 square metre land. Laying the foundation stone, Governor Sani Bello noted that shelter is key, and that the state government will intensify efforts by creating the enabling environment for more…

Niger SSG inspects projects in Mashegu Local Govt, tasks council Chair on grassroots development

The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG),Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has commended the Executive Chairman of Mashegu Local Government Council, Hon. Alhassan Isah Mazakuka for embarking on people-oriented projects. Ahmed Matane made the commendation when he inspected some projects executed by Mashegu Local Government Council at Mashegu, recently. The SSG further stressed that the execution of the projects by Mashegu Local Government Council would change the narratives about what grassroots development and the Government’s responsibilities are all about. According to the SSG, “all the projects visited tallied with the…

Gov Sani-Bello appoints Garba Gunna as Acting Chairman , Niger Internal Revenue Board

The Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has approved the appointment of Ahmed Garba Gunna (Dan Majen Kagara) as the Acting Chairman, Niger State Board of Internal Revenue. A statement issued by Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG) disclosed that the appointment of Ahmed Garba Gunna was based on merit, proven credentials, personal integrity, and outstanding records of decades of experience. The SSG reminded the Acting Chairman of the policy direction of the present administration which aimed at improving the quality of life of the…

FG announces date for opening of MSME Intervention Fund Portal

The federal government has announced that registration for the guaranteed offtake stimulus scheme and the general micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) grant will commence on Tuesday, February 9th. This was announced by the steering committee of the MSME survival fund and guaranteed offtake stimulus scheme chaired by Mariam Katagum, minister of state for industry, trade and investment.   Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Thursday, Katagum said the portal would be opened from 11:59pm on Tuesday, February 9 to Thursday, February 18. The guaranteed offtake stimulus scheme is targeted at protecting…

NIGER @45: Gov Sani Bello felicitates with Nigerlites ……  says securing lives, ensuring infrastructural development remains paramount

Niger state Governor ,Abubakar Sani Bello felicitated with Nigerlites on the 45th year anniversary of the State’s creation from the defunct North Western State during the regime of General Murtala Ramat Muhammad. In a release, Governor Sani Bello appreciated God for the appreciable growth and development recorded in the last forty five years of the State’s existence. Governor Sani Bello who noted that the level of development in the State is not commensurate with its years of existence, explained that a lot is being done to add value to the…