The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has been re-elected as the governor of the state. Governor Bello was returned elected on Monday by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), having scored the highest number of votes in the keenly contested poll.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has promised to boost healthcare delivery and basic education in the state. He said this while delivering his introductory remarks at the ongoing conference on health and human capital development convened by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation & Aliko Dangote Foundation, holding in Washington, US. Inuwa and 12 other governors are attending the conference.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has said that its Chairman and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, was not denied U.S. entry visa. The forum made the clarification in a statement issued by its Head of Media and Public Affairs, Mr Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, on Saturday night in Abuja.
The Nigerian government has launched a Human Capital Development (HCD) initiative to move 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030. The plan is a collaboration between the office of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), according to a statement by the Forum on Friday.
Governors’ Forum and the office of Vice President Professor Yemi Oshinbanjo have commenced a Human Capital Development plan that’s intended to move 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.
Adamawa State is to commence the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage from November. A statement by the Director Media and Communications, Solomon Kumangar, said Governor Ahmadu Fintiri had granted approval for the payment to civil servants.