Ex-govs, ministers refuse to surrender diplomatic passports

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja About three weeks after leaving office, former  governors, ministers and lawmakers have yet to return  their diplomatic  passports. According to the  law, holders of such  passports  are  required to return them to  the Nigeria Immigration Service at the expiration of their tenure. But findings by Saturday  PUNCH on Friday indicated that most of the […]

Press Release: Gov. Wike financed the ‘failed suspension’ of Omoyele Sowore – Engr. Biokpomabo

Rivers State: Gov. Wike financed the ‘failed suspension’ of Omoyele Sowore – Engr. Biokpomabo  …..alleges sinister attempt by Gov. Wike to scuttle AAC efforts to reclaim its mandate The Rivers State Chapter of Africa Action Congress says its attention has been drawn to a sinister attempt by the Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike to scuttle […]

How governors fuel insecurity in Nigeria –Ghali Na’Abba

Former Speaker, House of Representatives, Ghali Na’ Abba has said that the governors are responsible for the insecurity situation in the country. He spoke to WILLY EYA in this interview and expressed his fears on the future of Nigeria. Spokesman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo,  has however, asked Na’Abba to provide concrete evidence to back his claim […]

Ekiti Govt. reviews Fayose’s last minute recruitment of 2,000 workers

Supreme Court dismisses suit seeking Gov. Fayemi’s disqualification

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by former Ekiti State Governor Segun Oni challenging the eligibility of Governor Kayode Fayemi to stand as a candidate in the July 14, 2018 governorship poll. In a unanimous judgment by the apex court, Justice Amirul Sanusi dismissed the case on the grounds that it […]

Sokoto APC members-elect absent, as INEC presents certificates to Tambuwal, others

Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, presented certificates of return to Governor Aminu, Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State alongside his deputy and other members-elect of the state House of Assembly. However, all members-elect of the All Progressives Congress (APC) members-elect were conspicuously absent during the event held at Sultan Maccido Qur’anic […]

Niger guber poll: PDP drags Gov Bello, APC to tribunal

John Adams, Minna It is not yet Uhuru for the Niger State Governor-elect, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, as the main opposition party in the state, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has dragged him before elections petition tribunal over the outcome of the governorship election in the state. This is coming barely three days after the governor […]

Jubilation as Ihedioha receives certificate of return in Imo

Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri Imo State governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, on Wednesday was officially recognised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner of the 2019 governorship election in the state as he was issued a Certificate of Return by INEC. the move trigged wild jubilation as people followed his convoy singing and dancing, resulting […]

Abia guber election: Ikpeazu wins

Chuks Onuoha, Umuahia Abia State governor and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the 2019 governorship election, Dr Victor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has been announced the winner of the 2019 governorship election in the state. Making the declaration around 6.00pm this evening, the state Returning Officer, Prof. Francis Ozumba, the Vice Chancellor of University of […]

15 Imo guber candidates adopt Araraume

By Chinonso Alozie Fifteen governorship candidates of different political parties under the platform of Forum of Imo State Governorship Candidates, today adopted the state governorship flag-bearer of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume. The candidates led by Elder Chukwuemeka Allias of the National Interest Party, NIP, alongside 14 others stormed the campaign […]

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