Gov. Wike calls for reward system to encourage soldiers

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has called for the institution of a reward system to encourage soldiers to put in their best for Nigeria. He made the call during an inter-denominational Church Service marking the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration at Saint Peter’s Anglican Church, Rumuepirikom on Sunday, The Governor, who urged members of […]

Thugs disrupt Osun crossover party, gov ferried to safety

Bola Bamigbola, Osogbo Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State and some members of his cabinet were hurriedly ferried out of the crossover party to herald year 2020 organised by the state government when suspected thugs disrupted the event in the early hours of Wednesday. The event, which was held at the Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, […]

EFCC commends Gov. Wike of Rivers on stance on corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commended Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, for openly declaring that no corrupt official would be part of his administration in the State. This is as the commission says it is investigating some staff of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and would soon publish their names. […]

Igbo group gives Cross River governor, Ayade, 14-Day ultimatum to free journalist

Igbo National Council yesterday issued a 14-day ultimatum to Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State to release detained journalist, Agba Jalingo. The group’s President, Chilos Godsent, at a press conference in Owerri, the Imo State capital, warned that INC would storm Calabar, the Cross River State capital in protest to demand for the resignation […]

IKEDIA OHAKIM: How Not to Be a Political Leader – By Kenneth Uwadi

By Kenneth Uwadi | Imo, Nigeria | December 30th, 2019 –  Any public figure is like a gold fish. He or she has no hiding place. His or her actions are scrutinized every minute for various reasons and for different purposes. The news is all over that the position of President General of the apex […]

Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, grants pardon to 16 prisoners

Peter Dada, Akure The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has granted amnesty to 16 inmates of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Akure, the state capital. This was contained in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Segun Ajiboye, on Monday. According to the statement, the governor’s gesture was in line […]

Another Zamfara commissioner quits governor’s cabinet, joins APC

The Zamfara State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Bilyaminu Shinkafi, on Monday, explained why he dropped his appointment for another one with the All Progressive Congress (APC)-led federal government in Abuja. Governor Bello Matawalle of the Peoples Democratic Party had appointed Shinkafi into his cabinet. Shinkafi has now also been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as […]

Orji Uzor Kalu to remain in prison as court dismisses bail application

A federal high court on Monday dismissed the bail application for imprisoned former Abia State governor and lawmaker Senator Orji Uzor Kalu. The court on Thursday, December 5 sentenced Kalu to 12 years imprisonment after being found guilty on all the 39 count charges brought against him. He was convicted of N7.65billion fraud perpetuated when […]

Obasanjo’ Visit to El-Ruafai – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe | Nasarawa, Nigeria | December 22, 2019 – Obasanjo’s recent visit to the Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El Rufai, has dominated the media the past one week. During the visit, the former President reportedly reflected on the Kaduna state governor’s spat with the Senate when he was Federal Capital Territory […]

Zamfara commissioner of education resigns over governor’s dictatorial style

Zamfara Commissioner of Education, Alhaji Jamilu Zannah has resigned barely two weeks after the inauguration of the state executive council. Zannah hinged his resignation to “high-handedness” and lack of consultation on the part of Gov. Bello Matawalle. The government has however dismissed the claims, saying Zannah’s action was unfortunate, selfish and a ploy for cheap […]

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