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11 Sectors the Progressive Governors impacted in September

APC Governors Nigeria

As most political parties prepared to select their candidates for the 2019 general elections, we curated the activities of some of the Progressive governors of Nigeria, with links to news sources. Enjoy, and share.

  1. HEALTH

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ADAMAWA GOVT APPLAUDS SELF OVER MALARIA REDUCTION CLAIMS

https://www.concisenews.global/2018/09/06/adamawa-govt-applauds-self-over-significant-reduction-of-malaria/

UNICEF COLLABORATES NASARAWA GOVT TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS PREVALENCE

https://www.tribuneonlineng.com/162768/

NIGER SPENDS N252M ON STATE HOSPITAL’S NEW NEONATAL WING

https://theeagleonline.com.ng/niger-spends-n252m-on-state-hospitals-new-neonatal-wing/

OGUN STATE LAUNCHES ICT DEVICES FOR HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME

https://tvcnews.tv/2018/09/ogun-state-launches-ict-devices-for-health-insurance-scheme/

KOGI GOV PROMISES COMMITMENT TO PHC

https://leadership.ng/2018/09/12/kogi-gov-promises-commitment-to-phc/

NASARAWA GOVT PARTNERS NAFDAC, OTHERS TO FIGHT COUNTERFEIT DRUGS

https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/nasarawa-govt-partners-nafdac-others-to-fight-counterfeit-drugs.html

NIGER SPENDS N4B ON HEALTH CARE SERVICES

http://sunnewsonline.com/niger-expends-n4b-on-health-care-services-says-commissioner/

BAUCHI TO MEET SAFE WATER, SANITATION, HYGIENE TARGET BY 2025

https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/bauchi-to-meet-safe-water-sanitation-hygiene-target-by-2025.html

BORNO AF-NSHIP TRAINS HEALTH WORKERS ON WASTE MANAGEMENT

https://www.thenigerianvoice.com/news/270986/borno-af-nship-trains-health-workers-on-waste-management.html

KADUNA TO RECRUIT OVER 3,000 HEALTH WORKERS

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https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/kaduna-to-recruit-over-3000-health-workers-commissioner.html

KNSG IS POISED TO REDUCE MATERNAL/CHILD MORTALITY

https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/knsg-is-poised-to-reduce-maternal-child-mortality-ganduje.html

KATSINA STATE COUNCIL IMMUNISES 60,989 CHILDREN AGAINST POLIO

https://www.tribuneonlineng.com/163957/

NIGER, NGO TARGET 50,000 WOMEN FOR FREE, QUALITY HEALTH SERVICES

https://theeagleonline.com.ng/niger-ngo-target-50000-women-for-free-quality-health-services/

  1. EDUCATION

EDO INTENSIFIES PROMOTION OF LOCAL LANGUAGES WITH 253 IN-SERVICE TEACHERS

https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/09/edo-intensifies-promotion-of-local-languages-with-253-in-service-teachers/

EDUCATION REFORM: EDO POLY TO BECOME HUB FOR INNOVATORS

Education reform: Edo Poly to become hub for innovators – Obaseki

EDO PARTNERS GOOGLE TO EMPOWER 20,000 PUPILS

https://punchng.com/edo-partners-google-to-empower-20000-pupils/

KADUNA TO SPEND N3B ON GIRL-CHILD EDUCATION, SCHOOLS UPGRADE

https://theeagleonline.com.ng/kaduna-to-spend-n3b-on-girl-child-education-schools-upgrade/

KOGI TO ESTABLISH TECHNICAL COLLEGES IN 21 LGAS

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/regional/north-central/282638-kogi-to-establish-technical-colleges-in-21-lgas.html

NASARAWA EMPLOYS 2,140 TEACHERS

https://theeagleonline.com.ng/nasarawa-employs-2140-teachers/

KADUNA TO RESUME SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAMME SEPTEMBER

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/regional/nwest/283228-kaduna-to-resume-school-feeding-programme-september.html

KATSINA GOVT. SPENDS OVER N1BN ON SCHOLARSHIP IN 3 YEARS

https://independent.ng/katsina-govt-spends-over-n1bn-on-scholarship-in-3-years/

ZAMFARA, UNICEF PARTNER ON PRE-PRIMARY EDUCATION

https://www.blueprint.ng/zamfara-unicef-partner-on-pre-primary-education/

FG HAILS OBASEKI’S BASIC EDUCATION REFORM, AS UBEC SITES MODEL SCHOOL IN EDO

https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/09/fg-hails-obasekis-basic-education-reform-as-ubec-sites-model-school-in-edo/

KADUNA STATE DECLARES FREE EDUCATION FOR FEMALE STUDENTS

https://newtelegraphonline.com/2018/09/kaduna-state-declares-free-education-for-female-students/

KATSINA STATE TO ESTABLISH MODEL FEMALE SECONDARY SCHOOL

https://sundiatapost.com/2018/09/27/katsina-state-to-establish-model-female- secondary-school-masari/

KATSINA: EXPANDING THE ENROLLMENT OF THE GIRL-CHILD IN SCHOOLS

https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/09/19/katsina-expanding-the-enrollment-of-the-girl-child-in-schools/

NIGER APPROVES DOMESTIC ALLOWANCE FOR TEACHERS

https://theeagleonline.com.ng/niger-approves-domestic-allowance-for-teachers/

NIGER EXPENDS N7.3BN ON UBE

https://leadership.ng/2018/09/24/niger-expends-n7-3bn-on-ube/

ONDO SUBEB TO COMPLETE N7.8BN SCHOOL PROJECTS

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https://punchng.com/ondo-subeb-to-complete-n7-8bn-school-projects/

OSUN RELEASES N500MN TO LAUTECH

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/regional/ssouth-west/283894-osun-releases-n500mn-to-lautech.html

  1. INFRASTRUCTURE

EDO STATE, CHINESE FIRM SIGN PACT TO BUILD 1,000BPD MODULAR REFINERY

https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/edo-state-chinese-firm-sign-pact-to-build-1000bpd-modular-refinery.html

3,000 GAIN FROM LAGOS STATE RENT-TO-OWN SCHEME

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https://www.concisenews.global/2018/09/10/3000-gain-from-lagos-state-rent-to-own-scheme/

AGENCY SPENDS N2B ON ROADS

https://theeagleonline.com.ng/agency-spends-n2b-on-roads-official/

NIGER SPENDS N930M ON NEW ROAD

https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/09/niger-spends-n930m-on-new-road/

ONDO, NNPC ETHANOL PROJECT TO COMMENCE BEFORE END OF 2018

https://guardian.ng/news/ondo-nnpc-ethanol-project-to-commence-before-end-of-2018/

LALONG LAUNCHES N550M WATER PROJECT IN PLATEAU

https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/lalong-launches-n550m-water-project-in-plateau.html

AFTER 30 YEARS OF ABANDONMENT, RESIDENTS OF 15 EDO COMMUNITIES RELIEVED

https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/09/after-30-years-of-abandonment-residents-of-15-edo-communities-relieved/

KANO PROVIDES LAND FOR GAS PIPELINE PROJECT

https://punchng.com/kano-provides-land-for-gas-pipeline-project/

GANDUJE: KANO TO PROVIDE IRRIGATION FACILITIES AT TUDUN WADA DAM

https://newtelegraphonline.com/2018/09/ganduje-kano-to-provide-irrigation-facilities-at-tudun-wada-dam/

LAGOS STATE TO BEGIN WORK ON NEW COMPUTER VILLAGE

https://nairametrics.com/lagos-state-to-begin-work-on-new-computer-village/

NIGER SPENDS N1B ON DUALISATION OF MINNA OLD AIRPORT ROAD

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https://theeagleonline.com.ng/niger-spends-n1b-on-dualisation-of-minna-old-airport-road/

ONDO GOVERNMENT LIGHTS UP RIVERINE COMMUNITIES AFTER 10 YEARS OUTAGE

https://guardian.ng/news/ondo-government-lights-up-riverine-communities-after-10-years-outage/

NIGER STATE SPENDS N328M ON FEDERAL ROAD

http://www.nta.ng/news/politics/20180917-niger-state-spends-n328m-on-federal-road-government-official/

OBASEKI IN CHINA, FINALISING EDO’S INVESTMENT IN INDUSTRIAL PARK, SEAPORT, REFINERY

https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/09/obaseki-in-china-finalising-edos-investment-in-industrial-park-seaport-refinery/

  1. WELFARE & REHABILITATION

BAUCHI LAUNCHES STRATEGIC PLAN TO CATER FOR ORPHANS, VULNERABLE CHILDREN

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https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/bauchi-launches-strategic-plan-to-cater-for-orphans-vulnerable-children.html

BORNO BEGINS PAYMENT OF N1B GRATUITY TO RETIREES

https://guardian.ng/news/borno-begins-payment-of-n1b-gratuity-to-retirees/

LAGOS PAYS N720.4M TO RETIREES

https://punchng.com/lagos-pays-n720-4m-to-retirees/

NIGER PAYS N2.6 BILLION AS RETIREMENT BENEFITS TO 1,599 PENSIONERS

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/regional/north-central/282517-niger-pays-n2-6-billion-as-retirement-benefits-to-1599-pensioners.html

NIGER RELEASES N60MN FOR VICTIMS OF FLOOD DISASTERS

https://prnigeria.com/2018/09/07/niger-releases-n60mn-for-victims-of-flood-disasters/

YOBE GOVT DISTRIBUTES BUILDING MATERIALS WORTH N120M TO FLOOD VICTIMS

https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/yobe-govt-distributes-building-materials-worth-n120m-to-flood-victims.html

OSUN RELEASES N19.8 BILLION TO SETTLE WORKERS’ SALARY, PENSION ARREARS

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/regional/ssouth-west/283531-osun-releases-n19-8-billion-to-settle-workers-salary-pension-arrears.html

JIGAWA GOVERNMENT DONATES RELIEF MATERIALS TO 3,000 FLOOD VICTIMS

https://www.naija.ng/1193802-jigawa-government-donates-relief-materials-3000-flood-victims.html#1193802

GOVT. APPROVES N100M TO SUPPORT FLOOD VICTIMS

https://www.pulse.ng/news/local/kano-state-govt-approves-n100m-to-support-flood-victims-id8881790.html

KEBBI GOVT. RELEASES N1.3BN GRATUITY TO STATE, LG RETIREES

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/regional/nwest/284806-kebbi-govt-releases-n1-3bn-gratuity-to-state-lg-retirees-official.html

KOGI GOVT DISTRIBUTES RELIEF MATERIALS TO FLOOD VICTIMS

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/regional/north-central/284357-kogi-govt-distributes-relief-materials-to-flood-victims.html

NASARAWA GOVT DONATES N1.5M TO FAMILIES OF SLAIN POLICE OFFICERS

https://www.channelstv.com/2018/09/10/nasarawa-govt-donates-n500000-to-families-of-slain-police-officers/

NIGER GOVT PAYS YOUTH VOLUNTEERS N1.2 BILLION IN THREE YEARS

https://allafrica.com/stories/201809070114.html

  1. AGRICULTURE

ONDO TO PARTNER LAGOS ON RICE PRODUCTION

https://theeagleonline.com.ng/ondo-to-partner-lagos-on-rice-production/

ONDO GOVT. DISTRIBUTES 450, 000 COCOA, CASHEW SEEDLINGS TO FARMERS

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http://sunnewsonline.com/ondo-govt-distributes-450-000-cocoa-cashew-seedlings-to-farmers/

OYO STATE, IITA SEAL PACT ON AGRIC POLICY, AGRIBUSINESS PARK

https://guardian.ng/features/agro-care/oyo-state-iita-seal-pact-on-agric-policy-agribusiness-park/

PLATEAU EMPOWERS 13,000 RICE FARMERS

https://leadership.ng/2018/09/02/plateau-empowers-13000-rice-farmers/

BAGUDU’S AGRO-STRIDES IN KEBBI

https://leadership.ng/2018/09/12/bagudus-agro-strides-in-kebbi/

LAGOS ASSURES FISH FARMERS OF MORE SUPPORT

https://independent.ng/lagos-assures-fish-farmers-of-more-support/

KANO GOVT, EGYPTIAN FIRM PARTNER ON MEAT FACTORY

https://punchng.com/kano-govt-egyptian-firm-partner-on-meat-factory/

NEXIM, KATSINA PLAN MOU ON AGRIC PRODUCE EXPORT

https://punchng.com/nexim-katsina-plan-mou-on-agric-produce-export/

LAGOS TARGETS 10 MILLION COCONUT TREES BY 2023

https://guardian.ng/news/lagos-targets-10-million-coconut-trees-by-2023/

NIGER TO SPEND N91 MILLION ON LIVESTOCK TRACKING DEVISE

APC Governors Nigeria

https://www.today.ng/news/nigeria/niger-spend-n91-livestock-tracking-devise-157172

NIGER OKAYS 3 CATTLE COLONIES, INTRODUCES COW IDENTIFICATION CHIP

https://www.blueprint.ng/niger-okays-3-cattle-colonies-introduces-cow-identification- chip/

OYO STATE 20YR AGRICULTURE ROADMAP INSPIRES INVESTORS

https://leadership.ng/2018/09/22/oyo-state-20yr-agriculture-roadmap-inspires- investors/

  1. ECONOMY

KEBBI TO BEGIN PRODUCTION OF ETHANOL FROM SUGARCANE IN 2019

https://theeagleonline.com.ng/kebbi-to-begin-production-of-ethanol-from-sugarcane-in-2019/

LSETF OPENS APPLICATION WINDOW FOR MICRO ENTERPRISES

APC Governors Nigeria

http://sunnewsonline.com/lsetf-opens-application-window-for-micro-enterprises/

EDO STATE RECORDS 25% INCREASE IN IGR IN TWO YEARS

https://www.naijanews.com/2018/09/10/edo-state-records-25-increase-in-igr-in-two-years/

INDUSTRIALISATION: WE ARE BUILDING STRONGER LOCAL PRODUCTION CAPACITY TO EXPAND REGIONAL MARKET SHARE

https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/09/10/industrialisation-we-are-building-stronger-local-production-capacity-to-expand-regional-market-share-obaseki/

GOV. EL-RUFAI BRINGS IN CHINESE EXPERTS TO REVIVE KADUNA TEXTILE INDUSTRY

https://www.naijanews.com/2018/09/13/gov-el-rufai-brings-in-chinese-experts-to-revive-kaduna-textile-industry/

VISA SEALS DEAL WITH LSG TO DIGITIZE PAYMENTS FOR MSMEs

https://guardian.ng/business-services/communications/visa-seals-deal-with-lsg-to-digitize-payments-for-msmes/

ONDO GOVERNMENT PROMISES TO GENERATE WEALTH, EMPLOYMENT THROUGH HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

https://www.today.ng/news/nigeria/ondo-government-promises-generate-wealth-employment-hospitality-industry-150727

JIGAWA DIVERSIFYING STATE ECONOMY

https://independent.ng/jigawa-diversifying-state-economy-dep-gov/

KADUNA, NGO SIGN MOU ON ECONOMIC DEVT

https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/09/15/kaduna-ngo-sign-mou-on-economic- devt/

  1. CAPACITY BUILDING & DEVELOPMENT

EDO GOVT TRAINS LEARNING OFFICERS TO PROMOTE BASIC EDUCATION

APC Governors Nigeria

https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/09/12/edo-govt-trains-learning-officers-to-promote-basic-education/

COMMUNITY-BASED DEVT: EDO GOVT ORGANISES WORKSHOP ON PROJECT MGT

https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/09/09/community-based-devt-edo-govt-organises-workshop-on-project-mgt/

KADUNA SUBEB TRAINS 1,000 TEACHERS ON SYNTHETIC PHONICS

https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/kaduna-subeb-trains-1000-teachers-on-synthetic-phonics.html

LAGOS TRAINS ARTISANS FOR BETTER PERFORMANCE

https://punchng.com/lagos-trains-artisans-for-better-performance/

OYO SUBEB TRAINS 900 TEACHERS ON PHONICS

https://sundiatapost.com/2018/09/26/oyo-subeb-trains-900-teachers-on-phonics/

EDO HOLDS BUSINESS CLINIC FOR ENTREPRENEURS

https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/09/edo-holds-business-clinic-for-entrepreneurs/

  1. ENVIRONMENT

OYO BEGINS ENFORCEMENT ON ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION, PHYSICAL PLANNING

https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/oyo-begins-enforcement-on-environmental-sanitation-physical-planning.html

YOBE GOVT BEGINS EXCAVATION OF TRIBUTARIES AGAINST FLOODING

APC Governors Nigeria

https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/yobe-govt-begins-excavation-of-tributaries-against-flooding.html

FLOOD: JIGAWA GOVT INAUGURATES COMMITTEE TO ASSESS DAMAGES

http://sunnewsonline.com/flood-jigawa-govt-inaugurates-committee-to-assess-damages/

OYO PARTNERS PRIVATE ORGANISATION IN SPACE MANAGEMENT

https://leadership.ng/2018/09/13/oyo-partners-private-organisation-in-space-management/

  1. ART & CULTURE

KADUNA WITNESSES SECOND KABAFEST

APC Governors Nigeria

https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/kaduna-witnesses-second-kabafest.html

LAGOS GOVT ENGAGES 10 BAKERIES FOR COCONUT BREAD PRODUCTION

https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/lagos-govt-engages-10-bakeries-for-coconut-bread-production.html

EL-RUFAI RESTATES COMMITMENT TO CREATIVE INDUSTRY

https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/09/06/el-rufai-restates-commitment-to-creative-industry/

EDO GOVT. TO GROW TOURIST TRAFFIC, SHOWCASE COLOURFUL CULTURE AT 2018 EDOFEST

https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/09/edo-govt-to-grow-tourist-traffic-showcase-colourful-culture-at-2018-edofest/

    1. JOB CREATION

BORNO TO EMPLOY 1,200 TEACHERS, NURSES, ENGINEERS

APC Governors Nigeria

https://www.thenigerianvoice.com/news/270281/borno-to-employ-1200-teachers-nurses-engineers.html

BORNO STATE GOVT. BEGINS RECRUITMENT OF 2000 TEACHERS

https://www.naijanews.com/2018/09/09/borno-state-govt-begins-recruitment-of-2000-teachers/

EDOJOBS PARTNERS GENIUS HUB GLOBAL, MADE TO MATCH EDO YOUTHS, ARTISANS WITH EMPLOYERS

https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/09/edojobs-partners-genius-hub-global-made-to-match-edo-youths-artisans-with-employers/

JIGAWA GOVT SET TO RECRUIT 750 NEW TEACHERS

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/regional/nwest/284468-jigawa-govt-set-to-recruit-750-new-teachers.html

KADUNA GOVERNMENT RECRUITS ADDITIONAL 13,606 PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS

https://www.naija.ng/1193912-kaduna-government-recruits-additional-13606-primary-school-teachers.html#1193912

  1. JUSTICE & SENSITIZATION

NASARAWA MOVES TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN

Nasarawa moves to end violence against children

WE’VE RECRUITED 70 LAWYERS, 40 MAGISTRATES, SAYS EL-RUFAI

https://punchng.com/weve-recruited-70-lawyers-40-magistrates-says-el-rufai/

KOGI MOVES TO END VIOLENCE, CHILD ABUSE

https://theeagleonline.com.ng/kogi-moves-to-end-violence-child-abuse/

LAGOS TAKES DRUG ABUSE CAMPAIGN TO SCHOOLS

http://thenationonlineng.net/lagos-takes-drug-abuse-campaign-to-schools/

LAGOS GETS 24 NEW CUSTOMARY COURT JUDGES

https://punchng.com/lagos-gets-24-new-customary-court-judges/

YOBE GOVT APPROVES LIFE IMPRISONMENT FOR RAPISTS

APC Governors Nigeria

http://dailypost.ng/2018/09/10/yobe-govt-approves-life-imprisonment-rapists/

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