Gov Sani Bello assigns Portfolios to new Commissioners, reshuffles cabinet

Following the Swearing of Seven Commissioners, the Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has reshuffled his cabinet and redeployed three Commissioners to other Ministries.   A statement issued by Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane disclosed that Governor Sani Bello also assigned portfolios to the newly inaugurated Commissioners who took their oath of office at the State Council Chamber on Wednesday, May 18.   The SSG further revealed that the reshuffled Cabinet was with immediate effect.   The Seven newly inaugurated Commissioners and their portfolios are…

We’re ready, prepared to host inaugural investment summit – Gov Sule

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has said the state is ready and prepared to host its inaugural investment summit scheduled for tomorrow and next.   Engineer Sule stated this on Tuesday, shortly after inspecting the Lafia airport ahead of the arrival of the former Ghanian president, John Dramani Mahama.   Dramani is expected to fly into Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital later in the day.   Chatting with the Government House press crew shortly after inspecting the airport, Engineer Sule emphasized that his administration was ready to host the…

Buhari visits Nasarawa State, Commissions Airport, CBN, Power Station, Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has commenced a two-day Working visit to Nasarawa State on Thursday. Buhari arrived the new airport in Lafia at about 9:57am in a helicopter. He commissioned the airport which was started by the administration of the immediate past governor of the state, Senator Tanko Al-makura and completed by Governor Abdullahi Sule. Engr. Abdullahi Sule said the airport was crucial to the people of the state, North Central and entire Nigeria. He also commissioned  Nasarawa Bus Terminal, Lafia, popularly called Yahaya Sabo Bus Terminal Lafia. President Buhari also…

Nasarawa Govt establishes transport firm, concessions N3.1bn Karu, Lafia bus terminals

Nasarawa State Government has established the Nasarawa Transport Company, just as the state government concession the N3.1bn mega bus terminals newly constructed in Karu and Lafia. The state government achieved the feats through the signing of two joint venture agreements with a private firm, Diamond Stripes, during a ceremony at the Government House, on Thursday. With the agreements in place, Diamond Stripes, a major player in the transport industry,  will take control and manage the N1.9bn  Karu Mega Bus Terminal, as well as the N1.2bn Lafia Mega Bus Terminal. The…

Nasarawa among few states not owing LG workers, pensioners, says Gov Sule

Nasarawa State is among the few states of the country that is not owing salaries and pension of local government workers and retirees. Governor Abdullahi Sule disclosed this while playing host to members of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) from the state, at the Government House, on Monday. According to Engineer Sule, the recent payment of two months outstanding salary arrears by local government chairmen, has taken the state to be among the very few states of the federation that are not owing local government workers salaries…

JUST IN : Buhari signs 2022 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2022 appropriation bill into law. The president also signed the 2021 finance bill into law at an event at the state house on Friday. President Buhari has maintained the January to December budget cycle. This is coming less than a week after the house of representatives and senate passed the appropriation bill. Details later….

Gov Sani Bello signs 2022 Appropriation Bill into Law

Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has signed over N211billion 2022 appropriation bill passed by the state Assembly into law.   Governor Sani Bello signed the bill at the Council chamber of the government house, Minna shortly before the commencement of the weekly executive council meeting.   The Governor who appreciated the efforts of the lawmakers in passing the bill in record time, maintained that his administration has being enjoying cordial relationship with the Legislative arm of government. The Governor commended the doggedness of the lawmakers in ensuring that the…

Oyetola signs 2022 Appropriation Bill into Law

The Governor of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Wednesday signed the year 2022 Appropriation Bill into Law. He reiterated his administration’s commitment to further delivery of prosperity to the people, provision of jobs and opportunities for the youth, delivery of more infrastructure and putting Osun on a surer footing. This was even as the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Timothy Owoeye, warned the political detractors to steer clear of the House, saying he and his colleagues are solidly behind the governor and his Administration, just as Senate’s spokesman, Senator…

Gov Bello signs N145b 2022 Budget Into Law

The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello on Wednesday signed the state’s 2022 Appropriation Bill tagged “Budget of Accelerated Results” into law. The budget is in the sum of N145,896,072,913. In his remarks after signing the budget into law, Governor Bello stated that his administration has tried to stem corruption to the barest minimum in the state and assured accountability. “We will continue to guarantee zero corruption in Kogi State. Corruption will never lead us anywhere, we try our best to stem it to the barest minimum, if not…

Nasarawa Govt signs joint venture agreements with three investors in retail, agribusiness

Nasarawa State Government has signed separate joint venture agreements with three investors, in agribusiness and retail, aimed at turning around the local economy, as well as create jobs opportunities for the people. The three joint venture agreements were entered into between the Nasarawa State Government and the investors, at a ceremony which held at the Government House, on Thursday. The investors involved in the agreements were Vertmance Resources Ltd and Silvex International Ltd, for agribusiness, Barlow and  Barrow International Ltd, for the establishment of retail and recreational centre in Karu,…