Buhari Nominates Lauretta Onochie, Kunle Ajayi, Two Others As INEC Commissioners

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of one of his media aides, Lauretta Onochie, as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission representing Delta State. Others are Prof. Mohammed Sani (Katsina), Prof. Kunle Ajayi (Ekiti), and Seidu Ahmed (Jigawa). The letter was read by the President of theContinue reading “Buhari Nominates Lauretta Onochie, Kunle Ajayi, Two Others As INEC Commissioners”

Makinde Sacks Works Commissioner, Swaps Two Others

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has relieved the Commissioner for Works, Infrastructure and Transport, Professor Raphael Afonja of his appointment. The governor, in a letter dated August 10, 2020 and signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun, said the termination takes immediate effect. A statement by the Chief PressContinue reading “Makinde Sacks Works Commissioner, Swaps Two Others”


The Ondo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, has reportedly died of COVID-19. It was gathered that members of staff at his Crown Hospital at Oja Oshodi, Akure the state capital were seen on Thursday crying with the neighbours lamenting the sudden death of the commissioner. Recalled that Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Tuesday disclosedContinue reading “ONDO STATE HEALTH COMMISSIONER DIES OF COVID-19”

Oyo environment commissioner, Kehinde Ayoola, is dead

Oyo State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Kehinde Ayoola, has died at age 55. The former Speaker of Oyo House of Assembly is said to have died at a private hospital around Iyaganku, Ibadan where he was receiving treatment since falling ill about a fortnight ago. Taiwo Adisa, Chief Press Secretary to Governor SeyiContinue reading “Oyo environment commissioner, Kehinde Ayoola, is dead”

JUST IN: Political Appointees Salary To Be Slashed By 50 Percent

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has ordered a 50 percent salary slash for his political appointees in Kaduna state. The directive was conveyed in a statement released by the Governor’s media aide, Muyiwa Adekeye. The 50 percent salary slash will run till the quarantine ends. Governor El-Rufai also directed all senior government appointees in the state includingContinue reading “JUST IN: Political Appointees Salary To Be Slashed By 50 Percent”

Most People Unaware Of Their COVID-19 Status – Lagos Health Commissioner

Lagos State Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi, says persons infected with coronavirus can be exercising daily and feel generally well but are secreting and transmitting the virus everywhere they go. He made this known on Saturday during a chat on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme. He noted that the state has moved from the importedContinue reading “Most People Unaware Of Their COVID-19 Status – Lagos Health Commissioner”


COVID 19: Public transport preventive measures guidelines to curb further spread of corona virus in buses, cabs, motor parks and garages. As part of the efforts by the Lagos State Government to further prevent a State- wide spread of COVID-19 especially in motor parks, garages and other public transportation related environment, the Lagos State MinistryContinue reading “COVID-19: MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATIONPRESS STATEMENT”


Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced minor cabinet reshuffle, with the appointment of three new members. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Gboyega Akosile said eight cabinet portfolios affected by the redeployment include ministries of Local Government, ministry of Special Duties, Wealth Creation and Employment, Tourism, Arts andContinue reading “SANWO-OLU RESHUFFLES CABINET, APPOINTS NEW MEMBERS”


Governor Dapo Abiodun on Friday assigned portfolios to the newly sworn-in-commioners. 1. Hon. Afolabi Afuape (Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs) 2. Hon Tunji Akinosi (Forestry) 3. Prof. Sidi Osho (Education, Science and Technology ) 4. Dr Adeola Odedina (Agriculture) 5. Mr Olaolu Olabimtan (Budget and Planning) 6. Barr. Gbolahan Adeniran (Justice) 7. Dr Tomi CokerContinue reading “OGUN STATE: LIST OF COMMISSIONERS AND THEIR PORTFOLIOS”


Lagos State Government, on Saturday, commenced infrastructural improvement on four identified junctions – 2nd Roundabout Lekki/Epe Expressway, Ikotun, Allen Avenue and Maryland in the metropolis. Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, during a tour of the four locations, said that the projects are in line with the administration’s commitment to easing traffic congestion in theContinue reading “LAGOS GOVT COMENCENCE REMODELING OF MAJOR ROUNDABOUT”