Aishat Alhassan will be the First woman to be a Governor and a Minister

The Taraba state Governorship Election Tribunal winner Senator Aisha Alhassan will be sworn in as a minister alongside other ministerial nominee on Wednesday. Senator Aisha was declared winner of the governorship election in Taraba State that took place on April 11, 2015 out sitting Darius Ishaku of the People’s Democratic Party in a landslide victory. […]

Sokoto Introduces Contract Levy To Fund Education

Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal has said that for every contract awarded by the state government, one percent of the total contract sum will be set aside to fund the state’s Education Development Trust Fund. The focus of the fund, already established under the headship of former President Shehu Shagari, is to facilitate the development […]

Count Me Out Of Your Conference, IBB Tells PDP

Former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida on Tuesday told the Peoples Democratic party(PDP) to count him out of their planned conference. Babangida was reacting to his appointment as Chairman of  the proposed PDP National Conference slated for Wednesday in Abuja. According to the former leader, he had quit partisan politics four years ago when he […]

Buhari Appoints 18 Permanent Secretaries, Redeploys 36 Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the following as Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service: 1. Mrs. Ayotunde Adesugba 2. Alhaji Mahmoud Isa-Dutse 3. Mr. Taiwo Abidogun 4. Dr. Bukar Hassan 5. Mrs. Wakama Belema Asifieka 6. Mr. Jalal Ahmad Arabi 7. Mr. Sabiu Zakari 8. Mrs. Obiageli Phyllis Nwokedi 9. Mr. […]

Aregbesola Names Prof. Atoyebi, 8 Others LAUTECH Governing Council

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has approved the appointment of a new Governing Council for the Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo. The nine-man council is headed by Prof Wole Atoyebi, the immediate past Provost, College of Medicine, University of Lagos. A statement signed by the Director, Bureau of Communication and Strategy in […]

Ambode Appoints Oye Hassan-Odukale As New Chairman Of Lagos State Security Trust Fund

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday approved the appointment of Mr Oye Hassan –Odukale as the new Chairman of the State Security Trust Fund Board of Trustees subject to the ratification of the State House of Assembly. He succeeds Chief Remi Makanjuola whose tenure as Chairman of the Board of Trustees has expired […]

We Have No Business With Your Bailout Funds, APC Tells Kogi Govt.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as cheap blackmail the decision by the Kogi State government and the PDP Governors’ Forum to blame political interference for the delay in releasing bailout funds for the state. In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said […]

Rapid Response Squad Arrest Traffic Robber, Okada Riders In Lagos

Luck ran out of a suspected armed robber who specialises in attacking people in traffic when men of Rapid Response Squad, while on patrol of different parts of the State, caught them in the act. The arrest took place in Cappa area of Agege Motor, Oshodi. In a related development, some commercial motorcyclists were apprehended […]

Federal High Court Dismisses Synagogue’s Engineers suit

The Federal High Court Lagos has dismissed suits filed by engineers that constructed the collapsed six-storey building building of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) in Ikotun Lagos. Justice Ibrahim Buba who was presiding over the case dismissed the fundamental human rights enforcement suit filed by the defendants ‘ preliminary objection on Monday, held […]