2019: My son not interested in governorship – Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has ruled out the possibility of his son participating in the governorship race in Kwara in 2019. He said at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja that it was untrue that his son was being groomed as the next governor of the state. According to […]

CONSTITUTION AMENDMENT : Senate restricts vice president, deputy govs

CONSTITUTION AMENDMENT : Senate restricts vice president, deputy govs From Fred Itua, Abuja The Senate, yesterday, amended a section of the constitution to restrict a vice president or deputy governor who serves out the tenure of his or her principal in office, in the event of death or permanent incapacitation, to one fresh term of […]

Why Fayose was not among the 7 governors visiting Buhari in London – Presidency

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE presidency Tuesday exonerated itself from the selection of the seven governors that were chosen to visit President Mugammadu Buhari in London, saying that the selection was handled by the governors forum. The presidency also said that the non inclusion of the media team especially television or newspapers could be […]

Militants back IPOB to boycott Anambra guber election until inustices and Biafra is actualized

•Governor reads riot act Citing alleged perennial injustice to southerners, some Niger Delta militant groups have backed the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to boycott the November 2017 governorship election in Anambra State. Consisting the Concerned Militant Leaders (CML), Niger Delta People Democratic Front (NDPDF) and Rainbow Marabas Squad (RMS), the groups said it was […]

Former Taraba Governor Dambaba Suntai is dead

SaharaReporters has learnt that a former Governor Dambaba Suntai of Taraba State who survived an air crash at the Yola Airport in Adamawa State in 2012 has died. Suntai died at home where he was undergoing rehabilitation for brain injuries arising from the plane crash. A former commissioner of information in the state, Emmanuel Bello confirmed […]

Ortom to Mark: You’re telling lies, come to Benue let me clear you

Ortom to Mark: You’re telling lies, come to Benue let me clear you     The Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom has said that the Former Senate President in the 7th Senate, Senator David Mark is telling lies. Governor Ortom also asked senator Mark to come to the state for better clarification on his misconception […]

You Have Mortgaged the Future of Rivers People, APC Tells Gov. Wike

You Have Mortgaged the Future of Rivers People, APC Tells Gov. Wike  “No sooner Gov. Nyesom Wike was sworn in as governor of Rivers State than he embarked on indiscriminate borrowing at cut-throat interest rate from Nigerian commercial banks. The borrowing spree was carried out irrespective of the fact that the matter of the All […]

Southeast governors struggle to curb pro-Biafran agitations

Group charts way forward for eastern states   A fresh move to contain the agitations by pro-Biafra groups, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), was launched yesterday by governors of the South-East region.   The move, which will see the governors meeting with leadership […]

EFCC traces N500m Paris Debt money to Governor’s account, retrieves it

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has traced and retrieved a whopping sum of N500million found in one of Nigerian state governor’s account, thereby deepening the probe on the use of the N388.304billion Paris loan. The EFCC is probing how N19billion was illegally deducted from the London-Paris Club loan refund and how the money […]

Senator Dahiru seeks removal of Sokoto State Governor Tambuwal

The Federal High Court in Abuja will on March 10 give ruling on whether to allow or refuse an application seeking to amend an originating summon pleading for the removal of the Sokoto State governor, Malam Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, from office on the account that the primary election of the All Progressive Congress (APC) that produced […]

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