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Cross Rivers Governor Ought to Have Been Impeached – Buhari’s Special Assistant

Barrister Okoi Obono Obla, is the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Prosecution. He is  a human Right Activist and Anti-corruption crusader.He spoke to Emmanuel Ado,Host of Let's Talk and syndicated Columnist,on the anti - corruption war, the continued stay in office of David Lawal the SGF,the penchant of the Cross Rivers State Governor to travel without handing over to his deputy and the o ...

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Ex-Governor Bala Ngilari Of Adamawa Jailed five years

A High Court in Yola, Adamawa State has sentenced a former Governor of the state, James Bala Ngilari to five years’ imprisonment without the option of fine. He was found guilty of corruption charges filed against him in September 2016 by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The court presided over by Justice Nathan Musa, said that the prosecution had proven beyond reasonable doubt that Ngilari v ...

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BREAKING: DSS Arrests Ex-Governor Suswan Over ‘Incriminating’ Weapons, Others

Former Governor  Gabriel Suswan of Benue State has  been taken into custody for “investigation” by the Department of State Service, DSS an official statement said Sunday. A statement by Tony Opuiyo said Suswan has been “invited by the Service and presently helping in the investigations” into some “incriminating” items  including weapons found in  the boot of a car in Abuja. Read the DSS Statement below: The ...

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Niger Gov, Bello Begins Projects Inspection in LGAs

Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello on Tuesday began a state wide tour of projects inspection in all the 25 local government areas of the state. The governor kick started the tour in Wushishi Local Government area of the state, where he commissioned a clinic, primary schools and boreholes. He also inspected some on going developmental projects of the state government. The tour is expected  to o ...

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Akwa Ibom Governor, Champion Of Education – NOUN

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has commended the accomplishments of Akwa Ibom state governor, Deacon Udom Emmanuel, in the area of education, describing him as a champion of education. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu, stated this at the weekend during a brief ceremony for the relocation of the NOUN study centre to its permanent site in Uyo, the state capital. T ...

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2017: We Will Consolidate On Restoration Agenda – Gov Sani Bello

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has assured Nigerlites of his commitment to consolidating the Restoration Agenda of the administration through implementation of people-centred policies and programmes in 2017. Governor Sani Bello expressed optimism that the 2017 budget tagged Budget of Consolidation, and designed to build on the gains of 2016 budget, offers hope and pathways out of the  pres ...

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Governor Ahmed Bars TIC Chairpersons From Making Appointments

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has directed the new chairpersons of the Transition Implementation committees (TICs) to focus on the payment of salary arrears and increasing their Internally Generated Revenue, rather than making new appointments. Governor Ahmed gave the directive on Monday in his first meeting with the TIC chairpersons since their inauguration last week Stressing that the ...

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Kwara Governor Dissolves Local Government Councils

The Executive Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has approved the dissolution of the local government councils of Asa, Baruten, Edu, Ekiti, Ifelodun, Ilorin East, Ilorin West, Ilorin South, Irepodun, Isin, Kaiama, Moro, Offa, Oke-Ero, Oyun and Pategi. A statement by Alhaji Sola Isiaka Gold, Secretary to the Government of Kwara State said “the dissolution of the Local Government Councils, which ...

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Bauchi Governor And His Many Political Cynics, By Sani Muhammad Kabir

I bumped into a very exciting political story on Bauchi State last week. It was reported that the governor had appointed some media assistants on print, broadcast and new media. According to the online statement, the team is  tasked with the '“responsibility of showcasing and propagating the good work of the Governor of the State on social networks”. This is good news. If there is one governor who has been ...

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Ishaku Is The Most Tiv Friendly Governor, Says Aide

The ongoing agitation by some petitioners of Tiv extraction in Taraba alleging persecution has been described as unfair and unwarranted. Substantial number of Tivs are from Taraba state. But  some Tiv stakeholders from the state recently accused Governor Darius Ishaku of attempting to muzzle them and render them homeless. But in a swift reaction, Senior Special Assistant to the governor Public Affairs, Emma ...

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CBN Governor’s Wife, Margaret Rescued

Mrs. Margaret Emefiele, wife of the Governor of the Central Bank has been  rescued less than 24 hours after her abduction. She was abducted on Friday along Benin-Agbor road and the abductors immediately demanded a ransom of N100 million. But, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, immediately deployed the Intelligence Response Team and crack of detectives under his office to track down the adductor ...

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EFCC Declares Ex Governor Ibrahim Shema Wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has declared the former Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema wanted. EFCC announced this declaration  on its twitter handle on on Wednesday.The full text of the statement declaring wanted has also been posted on facebook.The statement signed by EFCC spokesman,Wilson Uwujaren said in part: “The public is hereby notified that Ibrahim Shema, a former gover ...

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