Monthly Archives: March 2018

Bolaji Abdullahi: Newly-Inaugurated Boards Will Help Agencies, Parastatals Navigate Political Difficulties In Delivering Mandate

The Chairman Governing Board of the National Sugar Development Council and National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi says the newly-inaugurated boards will not take over the running of federal government agencies and parastatals, but deploy their political skill to help agencies and parastatals to navigate political difficulties encountered in the course of delivering their ...

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Bayelsa Commences Demolition Of Illegal Buildings Acquired For Senior Govt Officials

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, on Thursday, personally led other top officials of the state government to commence demolition of illegal buildings on high-brow areas in Yenagoa acquired for senior officials of government. The first structure to be demolished by the government was an uncompleted filling station at Otiotio area of Yenagoa, belonging to an inlaw of the Governor, ...

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Lagos Releases Calendar Of Arts And Culture Programmes

…reiterates commitment to promote tourism all year round The Lagos State Government has released a calendar of over 70 state-sponsored and endorsed arts and culture programmes slated for Y2018 in its bid to garner visibility for tourism-oriented art programmes. The State’s Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Steve Ayorinde in a statement on Thursday, described the calendar as a ...

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Lagos, Kano Sign MoU For Economic Partnership, Investment

…set up technical working group to oversee implementation The Lagos and Kano State Governments on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for economic partnership and to jointly explore investment opportunities aimed at creating jobs and facilitating growth and development. The MoU, which was signed by Governors Akinwunmi Ambode and Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Lagos and Kano States respectively, at ...

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N40bn: SERAP To Gov Yari: Make Clear Commitment To Abolish Double Pay, Pensions Laws

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged “the Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari to emulate the example of Senate President Bukola Saraki and make a clear public commitment that the Governors’ Forum and all governors will take immediate steps to abolish double emoluments laws for former governors and deputies in their states.” Saraki yesterday ...

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