Fayose: Why I want to be president (Can’t pay salaries in Ekiti & you want to be president)

The Ekiti governor said zoning formula produces incompetence because through zoning, political parties throw out considerations for merit and performance. He said his declaration against the zoning formula of his party was in line with the party’s democratic disposition by which it had allowed other members to do so in the past. “Going down memory […]

No more secrecy in governance – el-Rufai warns govt. officials

From: Sola Ojo, Kaduna Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State, in Kaduna, on Tuesday, said with the technological breakthrough in the world today, there was no more secrecy in governance. He then called for the need for government officials to be conversant with their respective areas of responsibilities. The governor stated while inaugurating the steering committee on […]

DAFINONE: Niger Deltans should demand better performance from their govs

*Dafinone The economy is import-driven. How do we reverse that trend? The economy is import-driven because we do not manufacture a   significant number of items we consume locally. To reverse that trend, we need to produce more of our consumption locally and the easiest thing to start with would of course be agricultural produce where […]

Fayose absent as governos with Buhari

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – GOVERNOR of Ekiti State Ayodele Fayose was conspicuously absent as governors met with president Muhammadu Buhari at the PresidentiPresidential Villa Abuja. The meeting which started immediately after President Buhari finished the Friday Jumat service had in attendance the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike […]

Oduah threatens to withdraw from Anambra gov race

Sen. Stella Oduah, an aspirant in the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra State, has threatened withdrawal from the race, alleging irregularities in Peoples Democratic Party’s  build-up to the primary election. Oduah made this known while briefing newsmen on Friday in Abuja. She said that the Ward congress of the party held on Wednesday to elect […]

I’m happy Buhari has returned, Fayose says

Leading critic of the Nigerian president and chairman of the opposition governors’ forum, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti Monday said he was happy that President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country. Fayose, a People’s Democratic Party governor, however, said the president needed to start working immediately on repositioning the country. “We are happy that […]

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 […]

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