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    Lalong goes into isolation as commissioner tests positive for COVID-19

Lalong goes into isolation as commissioner tests positive for COVID-19

Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau, and other members of the state executive council, have gone into self-isolation after Abe Aku, commissioner for commerce and industry, tested positive for COVID-19. Dan Manjang, commissioner for information and communication, disclosed this in a statement issued on Wednesday. According to him, Lalong also ordered members of the council to get tested for COVID-19. "Based on the Governor's [...]

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    ‘He was our gentle giant’ — UNIBEN classmates hail murdered ex-commissioner

‘He was our gentle giant’ — UNIBEN classmates hail murdered ex-commissioner

Former classmates of Presley Ediagbonya, a former commissioner for youths and sports in Edo state, have paid tribute to him. Ediagbonya was abducted while on his farm in Utese village, Ovia north-east local government area of Edo on May 16, 2020, and his corpse was found two weeks later. In a collection of tributes, his former classmates (1984 - 1988 set) of [...]

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    Oyo commissioner for environment is dead

Oyo commissioner for environment is dead

Kehinde Ayoola, the commissioner for environment and natural resources in Oyo state, is dead. He died on Thursday morning. Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo state, who announced his passing in a statement on Thursday, described him as a loyal friend. "I received with deep sadness, the news of the death of my dear friend and colleague, Rt. Honourable Kehinde Ayoola. Up until his [...]

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    Gunmen kidnap Edo commissioner, kill police orderly

Gunmen kidnap Edo commissioner, kill police orderly

Suspected gunmen have kidnapped Emmanuel Agbale, commissioner for science and technology, in Edo state. The Edo police command confirmed the abduction on Saturday. Chidi Nwabuzor, the command’s public relations officer, said Agbale was abducted by yet-to-be-identified kidnappers on Friday evening by Ogbemudia farm, along the Benin-Auchi road in the Ehor divisional jurisdiction. He was said to have been travelling from Benin to Ekpoma when the [...]

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    Ex-Kogi commissioner bags 19-year jail term over N24m fraud

Ex-Kogi commissioner bags 19-year jail term over N24m fraud

Zacchaeus Atte, a former commissioner for agriculture in Kogi state, has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) had arraigned Atte before a Kogi state high court sitting in Okene, a town in the state, over corruption charges. In a statement, the commission said Atte had collected a huge sum of money [...]

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    Ex-Kogi commissioner dies after morning exercise

Ex-Kogi commissioner dies after morning exercise

Joseph Molemodile, former commissioner for finance in Kogi state, is dead. Molemodile, an indigene of Idofin in Yagba east local government, is the pioneer legal adviser of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. He was said to have died at his residence in Jos, the Plateau state capital, while resting after his early morning exercise on Thursday. Two days earlier, Kola Ojo, [...]

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    Adamawa gov appoints Atiku’s son as commissioner

Adamawa gov appoints Atiku’s son as commissioner

Ahmadu Fintiri, governor of Adamawa state, has appointed Adamu Atiku, the first son of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last election, as commissioner. The governor sent a list of 23 commissioner-nominees to the state house of assembly for screening. This is coming five months after he took the oath of office. Aminu Iya-Abbas, speaker of the [...]

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    Egbemode, Akande’s son make list of Oyetola’s commissioners

Egbemode, Akande’s son make list of Oyetola’s commissioners

Gboyega Oyetola, governor of Osun state, has submitted a 35-man list of nominees for commissioner and special adviser to the state house of assembly. Wole Oyebamiji, secretary to the state government, submitted the list which was read by Timothy Owoeye, the speaker of the house, during a plenary session on Tuesday. This is coming 10 months after Oyetola was sworn in as [...]

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    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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