Friday, August 2, 2019

Tag "commissioner"

    El-Rufai threatens to sack non-performing commissioners

El-Rufai threatens to sack non-performing commissioners

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has vowed to sack any of the newly appointed commissioners who fails to deliver results.He gave the warning on Friday while swearing in 13 commissioners cleared by the state house of assembly.El-Rufai said the commissioners will sign a performance agreement with the top management of their ministries.He said the performance of each commissioner will [...]

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    El-Rufai nominates his spokesman as commissioner

El-Rufai nominates his spokesman as commissioner

Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna governor, has nominated Samuel Aruwan, his spokesman, as commissioner for the new ministry of internal security and home affairs in the state.Aruwan is among the 11 names submitted by the governor to the state house of assembly for confirmation as commissioners.In a statement, Aruwan said el-Rufai will subsequently forward three more nominees to make up the 14 commissioners [...]

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    I’ll implement new minimum wage, Akwa Ibom gov tells workers

I’ll implement new minimum wage, Akwa Ibom gov tells workers

Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom state, has assured workers of the full implementation of the proposed new minimum wage for workers in the state.Emmanuel gave the assurance when he consulted the organised labour unions comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, the Trade Union Congress, TUC and the United Labour Congress, ULC, on his second term ambition.Speaking at the event [...]

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    Bayelsa commissioner quits Dickson’s cabinet, joins APC

Bayelsa commissioner quits Dickson’s cabinet, joins APC

Ibarakumo Otobo, commissioner for youth development in Bayelsa, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).Similarly, Asari Mangeta, a special adviser to Seriake Dickson, the state governor, defected alongside Otobo on Wednesday.The duo was received by the executive committee of APC at the party secretariat in Yenagoa, the state capital.Otobo said he decided to quit the PDP [...]

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    Lawyer petitions IGP over land row ‘involving police commissioner’

Lawyer petitions IGP over land row ‘involving police commissioner’

Uju Ken-Ohanenye, a lawyer, has petitioned Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, over the alleged refusal of Danmallam Mohammed, Enugu commissioner of police, to adopt a court a ruling on disputed plots of lands belonging to her.In the petition, dated February 12, Ken-Ohanenye accused Mohammed of perverting justice, on the real owner of the land.According to her, she purchased plots of [...]

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    Recent reform will deepen traditional governance in Ibadan, says commissioner

Recent reform will deepen traditional governance in Ibadan, says commissioner

Bimbo Kolade, Oyo state commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs, says the recent reform carried out in the Ibadan traditional leadership structure will only enhance the status of olubadan and deepen traditional governance in the ancient city.Kolade said Abiola Ajimobi, the state governor, responded to the call of prominent Ibadan elders, chiefs, baales and leaders of thoughts who have [...]

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    6,000 people ‘come into Lagos every day’

6,000 people ‘come into Lagos every day’

Babatunde Adejare, Lagos state commissioner for environment, says not less than 6,000 people come into the state on a daily basis.Adejare said this on Sunday at an event organised by the Nigerian Environmental Society (NES) to mark 2017 World Environment Day.The theme of this year’s environment day is, 'Connecting People with Nature'.Adejare, represented at the occasion by Lukman Arjolaiya, principal [...]

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    Kidnappers free Ugbe, ex-Cross River commissioner

Kidnappers free Ugbe, ex-Cross River commissioner

Patrick Ugbe, former commissioner for information in Cross River, who was abducted by some unidentified gunmen, has regained freedom.Ugbe, who is currently the managing director of Hit Fm 95.9, was said to have been kidnapped around 8.20 pm on June 1 at Ekpo Iso Street, Ikot Ansa, Calabar.According to NAN, Irene Ugbo, police public relations officer in the state, confirmed his [...]

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    Lagos annual budget may hit  N1 trillion by 2018, says commissioner

Lagos annual budget may hit N1 trillion by 2018, says commissioner

Akinyemi Ashade, Lagos state commissioner for economic planning and budget, on Tuesday said the state's annual budget might hit N1 trillion by 2018.Ashade said this at the ongoing ministerial briefing to commemorate the second year anniversary of the administration of Akinwunmi Ambode, the state governor.He also said the state planned to generate N50 billion internal revenue per month from next year.The size [...]

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    Plateau commissioner slumps, dies while jogging with governor

Plateau commissioner slumps, dies while jogging with governor

Samuel Galadima, Plateau housing and urban development commissioner, is dead. He slumped while jogging Wednesday morning with Governor Simon Lalong at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos. Galadima was rushed to the Plateau Specialist Hospital, where he died. Emmanuel Nanle, director of press affairs, confirmed the incident to NAN. “Yes, the commissioner slumped while jogging and was rushed to the Plateau Specialist Hospital, where he died,” [...]

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