The Anambra State Signage and Advertisement Agency, on Monday, said governorship aspirants in the state would pay N9m each before they could be allowed to display their posters in any part of the state.
The agency threatened to sue any aspirant, who contravenes the regulation.
The Managing Director of ANSAA, Mr. Jude Emecheta, stated this while speaking with journalists in Awka, the state capital.
“The communities have shunned entreaties by the immunisation officers; they say the vaccine should be replaced with food,” Mrs. Hannatu Davat, a local immunisation officer, told the News Agency of Nigeria, in Jos on Monday.
The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday inaugurated the Citizens Relations Management (CMR) portal to help the government to get feedback on its policies and welcome suggestions on how things can be done better.
Ambode said the portal, Citizen Gate, which could be accessed on citizengate.lagosstate.gov.ng, was introduced to enhance e-governance.
The governor, who was represented by the Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, noted that CRM would help in managing relationship between residents and the government.
The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc Friday launched the maiden edition of its Campus Ambassador Programme with the induction of the first 15 brand ambassadors.
The UBA Campus Ambassador Programme is an initiative to identify young emerging leaders among students of tertiary institutions and give them a unique and highly rewarding learning experience.
The 15 successful candidates were selected from among 200 students across tertiary institutions in Nigeria through a rigorous screening exercise in line with set criteria.
The Delta State Government on Sunday distanced the state Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, from an online report linking him with a report that a serving governor from the South-South geopolitical zone was defrauded of $10m by a girlfriend.
The money, it was reported, was part of the bailout given to the state by the Federal Government to offset workers’ salaries.
The state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, in a statement on behalf of the government, stressed that there was no iota of truth in the story that it was Okowa who lost the money to a girlfriend.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said plans are underway to ensure that primary schools in the country teach mathematics and science subjects in indigenous languages.
The plan is meant to encourage the application of science and technology in the country, Onu said.
The minister stated this while addressing pupils of Ekulu Primary School in Enugu, the Enugu State capital.