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(INTERVIEW) Flood: Kogi is ready- Yomi

At the inception of the Captain Wada-led administration, a transformation agenda was unfolded. How far has the administration gone? I can say with all certainty that the transformation agenda is on course. His Excellency, Captain Wada has been clear as to the desire to reposition the state in a manner that would fast track development. […]

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KOGI: Beware of Flood, says Deputy Governor

People living in flood prone areas of Kogi State have been told not to have the illusion that the much predicted flood would not come and remain in their homes but should heed the warning appeal and move to higher ground for their safety. Kogi State Deputy Governor,Yomi Awoniyi,and Chairman flood Management Committee,stated this while […]

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Kogi sights Agriculture As Major Tool for Development

The present administration in Kogi State says the emphasis it has placed on agriculture followed the discovery that it is a major tool for development. Kogi State Deputy Governor,Yomi Awoniyi,gave the indication while fielding questions from newsmen on why the Capt Idris Wada administration has placed so much premium on agriculture especially in the cultivation […]

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NFF congratulates Governor Imoke on 52nd birthday today

The Nigeria Football Federation has congratulated the Executive Governor of Cross River State, Senator Liyel Imoke, on his 52nd birthday, which falls on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. In a letter of congratulation sent to the Cross River State number one man, NFF President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, hailed the governor and his administration’s immense support for […]

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EDO: Oshiomhole urges Muslims to pray for peace, prosperity

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has urged the Muslim faithful in the state to pray for the continued peace and prosperity of the state as they undertake the Ramadan fast. In his Ramadan message to the Muslim Ummah, signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Peter Okhiria, Comrade Oshiomhole said “as the faithful undertake […]

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Teachers suspend strike in Edo

Teachers under the aegis of the Nigeria Union of Teachers in Edo State who embarked on a strike on June 1, this year, to press home their demand for the full implementation of the 27.5% Teachers’ Special Allowance (TSA) from the 17% which the state Government currently offers, yesterday called off the strike action. NUT […]

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KOGI: Idah LG Boss Root for Grassroots Sports, Dickson College wins Secondary Schools Cup

The Chairman of the Idah Local government area council, Dr Musa Major has stated that his administration will continue to give more attention to schools sports in view to empowering, engaging and encouraging grassroots talents development. The ldah Local government boss made the declaration at the end of the tournament’s final in Idah on Monday. […]

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Nigeria Governors’ Forum crisis threat to 2015 polls – Holland

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria has said that the crisis rocking the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) is capable of posing a big threat to the 2015 elections if not addressed by the stakeholders . The first secretary of The Netherland Embassy, Ms Anique Claessen, expressed the view in Abuja during […]

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Amaechi leads 31 Govs to Jonathan’s dinner

Amaechi leads 31 govs to Jonathan’s dinnerRivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi yesterday led 31 governors, mostly those in his own faction of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), to a dinner launch of the book on President Goodluck Jonathan’s mid-term report held at the banquet hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. When asked by curious State […]


NGF: 15 Governors attend Amaechi’s meeting

Six governors on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were among the 15 that yesterday graced the meeting called by the chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi. But the governors postponed the meeting in order to honour the dinner invitation of President Goodluck Jonathan at the […]

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NGF: Amaechi was duly returned chairman – Gov Aliyu

The chairman of the Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) and Niger State governor, Babangida Aliyu, has for the first time since the leadership saga rocked the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) said that Rivers State governor Rotimi Amaechi was duly elected as NGF chairman. Governor Aliyu spoke yesterday at the turbaning of his deputy, Hon. Ahmed […]