Governors to raise team to interface with NASS on state police

— 15th February 2018 Juliana  Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has resolved to nominate a team to interface with National Assembly over the creation of State Police. The governors took the decision during their meeting yesterday at the State House Conference Centre, Abuja. At the close of a two-day summit on national security organised […]

Fulani herdsmen agree to obey Benue law, but with conditions…. Gov. Umahi (Criminal now give conditions)

— 14th February 2018 • I‘ll not enact anti-open grazing law in Nasarawa  – Al-Makura  Romanus Ugwu, Abuja; Rose Ejembi, Makurdi; Linus Oota, Lafia After several attacks in which many lives and property were lost in Benue, Fulani herdsmen have finally agreed to obey the Benue Anti-Open Grazing Law but with conditions. Leader of the […]

Ortom attacks Lalong over Anti-Open law

Ortom attacks Lalong over Anti-Open Grazing law, says ‘You lied’ — 12th February 2018 Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, on Sunday, said the claim by his Plateau State counterpart, Simon Lalong, about warning him against the enactment and implementation of the Anti-Open Grazing law was untrue. Governor Ortom said this during […]

Photo News: Ekiti governor, Fayose on a condolence visit to Gov. Ortom of Benue – Whereas Buhari callously remains in Abuja

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday paid a visit to his Benue State counterpart, Governor Samuel Ortom. Fayose also visited the graveyard of the 73 persons killed by people suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. READ ALSO: I’ve parted ways with Kwankwaso ­– Ganduje See Photos: Photos: John Charles

Fulani Herdsmen attack, sack Gov Ortom’s farmhouse

Herdsmen attack, sack Gov Ortom’s farmhouse BY PETER DURU MAKURDI-Suspected herdsmen, yesterday, attacked Waku village and a part of Gbajimba town, all in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State, killing two persons, and destroying Governor Samuel Ortom’s farm house in fresh attacks in the area. The latest attack came less than 24 hours after […]

Buhari Meets Obaseki to discuss human trafficking, others

Buhari Meets Obaseki to discuss human trafficking, others — 3rd February 2018 President Muhammadu Buhari and Edo governor, Godwin Obaseki had their first official meeting, since the latter assumed leadership in his state on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on November 12, 2016. Obaseki told State House Correspondents at the end of the meeting […]

Osinbajo, Jonathan, Sambo, Govs, Ministers bid Ekwueme farewell as ex-VP is interred at Oko

— 3rd February 2018 FG renames Federal University Alike, Ebonyi after him Geoffrey Anyanwu, Awka and Jeff Amaechi Agbodo, Onitsha The remains of the first elected Vice President of Nigeria, Dr. Alex Ekwueme was yesterday, laid to rest in his Oko, Orumba North local government of Anambra State in a blaze of glory. Security operatives […]

Nigerian governors are toothless bulldogs –Gov Ishaku

Nigerian governors are toothless bulldogs –Gov Ishaku — 1st February 2018 Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has described governors in Nigeria as toothless bulldogs, even though they are regarded as chief security officers of their respective states. Ishaku also said governors have no control over any security establishment to help them work as […]

Memo to the Governor

POST ELECTION MEMO TO GOV. IFEANYI OKOWA: MAY 2019 NOT BE ROUGH FOR YOU AS THE LAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTION WAS. Fejiro Oliver Sir, I am no sycophant or worshipper of power anywher Benjamin F. Wade Your Excellency, permit me to make this letter which should have been private to you public. I do not […]

Restructuring: El-Rufai panel recommends state police, fiscal federalism, merger of states

— 26th January 2018 Job Osazuwa The All Progressives Congress committee on restructuring has presented its report to the National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, with the committee making several recommendations it said were based on opinions of Nigerians. Some of the panel’s key recommendations are resource control, making local government an affair of […]

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