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Gombe Governor Restates Commitment to Probity, Transparency in Government Business

… Lauds CCB’s Watchdog Role in Ensuring Good Governance …As Governor Inuwa Yahaya Receives CCB’s Award of Honour for Exemplary Leadership Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has restated his administration’s commitment to probity, accountability and transparency in the conduct of government business. The Governor was speaking while declaring …

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FG, States, LGs share N604.004 bn for October, 2020

FG, States, LGs share N604.004 bn for October, 2020. The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), Wednesday at its meeting chaired by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Alh. Aliyu Ahmed shared to the three tiers of government, a total sum of N604.004 billion as federation …

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BREAKING Strike: FG, ASUU resume meeting Friday

The Federal Government has said it will resume meeting with the Academic Staff Union of Universities on Friday. The Ministry of Labour and Employment disclosed this on Wednesday night. The parley is expected to address various pending issues, including the contentious payment platform preferred by the union. Recalled that ASUU …

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PRESIDENT BUHARI PRAISES UMAHI’S DEFECTION, SAYS IT’S BASED ON PRINCIPLE RATHER THAN COERCION

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the defection of Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, to the All Progressives Congress (APC), describing it “as a bold move driven purely by principle rather than opportunistic motives.” Reacting to the defection, President Buhari said: “I am proud of Governor David Umahi for taking this …

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Gombe approves N112Mn for scholarship

…SEC Approves Payment of Outstanding Scholarship for Students …Funds Approved for Improved Access to Water Supply in 4 LGAs …Government Pays WAEC, NABAIS, NABTEB Fees The Gombe State Executive Council has approved one hundred and twelve million for the payment of outstanding scholarship for students of Gombe State origin for …

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35 States Get FG’s N66.5bn For Amended COVID-19 Responsive 2020 Budget

Federal Government on Wednesday said it disbursed N66.5billion (USD$175 million) to 35 eligible states on the basis of the Amended COVID-19 Responsive 2020 Budget results achievement. Rivers is the only state that missed out due to its inability to meet the eligibility criteria requiring states to have passed and published …

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You’re wrong to call me a dictator, Wike slams Umahi

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday, slams his Ebonyi State counterpart, Dave Umahi, for calling him a dictator who controls the structure of the Peoples Democratic Party. Wike also said Umahi was wrong to have said he singlehandedly imposed Uche Secondus as the National Chairman of the PDP. The …

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Transparency: Gombe Holds Stakeholders’ Engagement on 2021 Budget Preparation

…Says His Administration will Continue to Ensure All-inclusive Budgeting, Government As part of preparations for the 2021 budget, Gombe state Government has held a stakeholders’ meeting with traditional rulers, community leaders, trade unions, faith-based and non–governmental organisations in order to ensure an all-inclusive budgeting process. Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya while …

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Ebonyi Governor, David Umahi, Defects From PDP To APC

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The governor’s defection comes after weeks of speculation that he had taken the decision to dump the opposition party for the ruling party. One of the reasons given by the governor …

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Umahi’s defection: PDP dodges zoning as APC woos Ugwuanyi, Ikpeazu, Obiano

The All Progressives Congress has stepped up moves to persuade more governors from the South-East region to join it following the decision of the Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, to dump the Peoples Democratic Party. The APC Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee led by the Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala …

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