Gov. Wike blasts Senate for confirming ex service chiefs as ambassadors

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has criticized the senate for the confirmation of the immediate past service chiefs as ambassadors. Wike, in a statement on Wednesday, stated that Nigerians are not happy that the same lawmakers who had called for the sack of the former service chiefs for the poor way they handled […]

Don’t set Imo on fire, state AA chairman admonishes Uzodinma

  Imo Governor Hope Uzodinma From George Onyejiuwa, Owerri The Imo State Chairman of the Action Alliance (AA), Ifeanyi Okponwa-Eze, has admonished state Governor Hope Uzodinma not to set the state on fire over the raging battle of supremacy between him those he considers his political enemies. Ex-Imo governor Senator Rochas Okorocha and his supporters had […]

El-Rufai my mentor with whom I’m well pleased, says Senator Sani

From Noah Ebije, Kaduna As Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai marks his 61st birthday on Tuesday, Senator Uba Sani (APC, Kaduna Central) has described him as an ‘exemplary, inspirational leader, dependable ally and mentor with whom I’m well pleased.’ In a birthday message on his verified Tweeter account, the senator, who is also the Chairman […]

Why I said herders should carry Ak-47 rifles for self defence- Gov. Mohammed

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has explained himself over a comment he made about Fulani herdsmen carrying Ak-47 rifles for self-defence. The governor made a clarification on Sunday in a statement issued by Mr Mukhtar Gidado, his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on media. The governor said that the primary objective of his comment was […]

Sanwo-Olu receives notes Jakande left for him before his death

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Three days after the passing of Alhaji Lateef Jakande, the late first Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday received two notes left for him by Jakande before his death. Sanwo-Olu led a delegation of top government functionaries in the State to the Fidau (Islamic funeral prayer) held for […]

Lagos 2nd Republic governor, Lateef Jakande, the man who laid State’s foundation, is dead

By Taiwo Okanlawon Second Republic governor of Lagos state, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande is dead. He was 91. Jakande, a former newspaper editor and publisher was governor between 1979 and 1983. He died at about 8am today, of old age. Burial arrangements are being discussed by the family, his son Deji, a former member of […]

Former Lagos State governor, Lateef Jakande, Dies

(NNP) Former Lagos State governor, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, has died. Jakande was the first civilian governor of Nigeria’s smallest (landmass) state at the return to democratic rule in 1979. He was in office until 1983.  He later became minister of works in Abacha’s regime. Jakande was a prolific journalist and author. His book titled “The […]

APC membership revalidation not meant to witch-hunt anybody – Governor Bello

 From John Adams, Minna Niger state Governor and National Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC) membership registration and revalidation exercise, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has assured party members that the ongoing party revalidation and registration exercise is not meant to favour or work against any member of the party. The governor also said that the exercise […]

COVID-19: Obiano shuts down Nnewi market over non-compliance with safety protocols

From Obinna Odogwu, Awka Anambra State Governor Chief Willie Obiano has ordered the immediate closure of Agbaedo Nnewi New Motor Spare Parts Market for one week over non-compliance with COVID-19 safety protocols. Commissioner for Trade and Commerce Mr Uchenna Okafor said in a statement that the governor had directed that the market be closed because both […]

Sanwo-Olu swears in 18 new permanent secretaries

By Lukman Olabiyi Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday sworn in 18 new permanent secretaries. The governor who charged the appointees on professionalism, held that their role as permanent secretaries is crucial to the success of his administration. He said: “you are the drivers of this administration’s T.H.E.M.E.S agenda in our ministries, departments, and agencies, which […]

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