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Nigerian Govt unveils National Gender Action Plan on Agriculture

Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh The Federal Government has unveiled the National Gender Action Plan on Agriculture to support and empower women farmers to move from subsistence to commercial farming. Unveiling the plan in Abuja on Thursday, Chief Audu

Paris Club fund: Ogun Govt explains why N17.5b fund still domicile at CBN

Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun Adejoke Adeleye, Abeokuta The Ogun State House of Assembly  has summon the Commissioner for Finance, Adewale Oshinowo over stranded funds of the released Paris Club Funds allocated to the state by the Federal Government. The

Edo Govt Claims Returnee Migrants Partly Responsible For Human Trafficking

 The Edo State Government on Thursday decried the high rate of human trafficking, claiming that returnee migrants were responsible for the ugly trend. The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Godwin Obaseki on Anti-Human Trafficking, Solomon Okoduwa, stated this during

Kwara Govt. warns school administrators against unauthorised fees

Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara The Kwara State Government has warned school administrators collecting unauthorised fees to desist from such act or be sanctioned. The Chairman of Kwara State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM), Alhaji Abdulrasaq Ibrahim, gave the warning on

Nigerian Govt urged to be more committed to polytechnic education

Yabatech The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to be more committed to the growth of polytechnic education in the country. Mr Nureni Yekini, Chairman of ASUP, Yaba College of Technology Chapter, Lagos, made

Nigerian Govt urged to declare emergency in power sector

Electricity Some leaders of organised labour on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to declare a national emergency in the power sector to enhance production of goods and services in the country. The labour leaders expressed made the call at

Oyo Govt Gives N1m Compensation To Family Of Late NSCDC Officer

File photo: Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi   The Oyo State Government has given a sum of N1 million as compensation to the family of a deceased officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr Omikunle Sunday.

Boko Haram: Red Cross Begs Nigerian Govt To Secure Release Of Abducted Health Workers

  The Red Cross on Sunday appealed to Nigeria Government and to communities and individuals with influence to secure the release of two abducted health workers, as a deadline set by Boko Haram to kill them approached. The International Committee

School of Medicine: NMA tasks Niger govt on speedy action

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) The Niger chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has urged Niger Government to speed up action in the proposed School of Medicine at the IBB University in the state to avert dearth of doctors. The

Katsina govt. to shut Jibia IDPs camp

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State. The Katsina State Government has given five days notice for the closure of the Internally Displaced Persons Camp (IDPs) in Jibia Local Government of the state. Alhaji Haruna Rigoji, Executive Secretary, Katsina State Emergency

Discipline Has Increased In Our Schools – Osun Govt

  The Osun State Government says that discipline has increased in schools across the state within the past eight years. Commissioner for Education, Mr. Wasiu Omotunde-Young, made this known on Thursday during a press conference. “There is no rational observer

LG polls: PDP accuses Plateau Govt of “creating unnecessary tension”

Chief Damishi Sango, Plateau PDP chairman. The Plateau chapter of the PDP has accused the state government of “creating unnecessary tension by insisting on announcing results of local government elections while collation was ongoing”. Mr Damishi Sango, the state chairman

Kaduna Govt. recruits 75 budget officers

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna. Kaduna State Government has recruited 75 budget and planning officers to enhance budgeting and planning processes for effective service delivery. The Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Muhammad Abdullahi, said at the induction course for the

Oyo Govt presents N1m cash to wife of late NSCDC officer

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi Gbenro Adesina/Ibadan Oyo State Government has donated N1m to the family of Inspector Sunday Omikunle, an officer in the Oyo State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps who died in a ghastly accident while