Tag: Commissioners

AzeezOctober 2, 2017

Arrest of our commissioners is a show of lawlessness – Ekiti govt

The Ekiti State government has described as unconstitutional, the arrest of two of its Commissioners by the Economic and Financial ...

AzeezAugust 4, 2017

Fayose recalls 6 sacked commissioners

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has recalled six out of the remaining 10 sacked commissioners. The governor earlier dissolved the ...

EditorJune 26, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 26th of June

Read the full stories and analyses on YNaija: Wike explains why he sacked all his commissioners I did not tweet ...

AzeezJune 24, 2017

Rivers governor Wike sacks all commissioners

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has sacked all his commissioners. His special assistant on electronic media, Simeon Nwakaudu announced this ...

AzeezJune 23, 2017

Amaechi’s wife didn’t extort us | Ex-Rivers LG chairmen, commissioners blast Wike

Some former local government chairmen and commissioners in Rivers State have debunked claims that wife of Rotimi Amaechi, former governor ...

AzeezJune 17, 2017

Abia governor Ikpeazu sacks commissioners, SSG, special assistants

Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has sacked his commissioners, special advisers as well as senior special assistants and the SSG. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 15, 2017

Ortom appoints new SSG, sacks 4 commissioners

Benue Governor, Samuel Ortom, has appointed Tony Ijoho as the new Secretary to the State Government. According to the Special ...

ToluOctober 22, 2016

Eye on Ambode: Woman gets instant employment, Lagos students get bursary award and more

We’re back with the Eye on Ambode series and as usual, we will be taking you through some of the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 19, 2016

Just In: Ambode sacks 3 commissioners

Governor of Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday sacked three commissioners, The Punch reports. The affected commissioners are commissioners for Tourism, Mr Folorunsho ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 24, 2016

Lagos to increase IGR to N50billion monthly by 2018

The Lagos State Government on Sunday announced its readiness to massively reduce dependence on federal allocation and increase the Internally ...

AzeezJuly 16, 2016

18 Police commissioners promoted to AIG position – They are

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of some senior officers of the Nigerian Police Force. This was contained ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 8, 2016

4 months after being sworn-in, Kogi governor holds first SEC meeting (PHOTOS)

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state appears to have overcome the bickering and disagreements that has trailed him like a plague since ...

Janeth JOctober 19, 2015

Oba of Lagos attends swearing-in of commissioners by Ambode (PHOTOS)

Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, swore-in commissioners and special advisers into office on Monday. The ceremony was done at the ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 21, 2015

Guess what happened while you were in traffic? Ambode dropped his commissioners list

Lagos state governor, Akinwumi Ambode, has sent the list of his commissioners to the State House of Assembly for screening. Ambode ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 15, 2015

‘Boy go slow’ is waiting for Tinubu to help him appoint commissioners – PDP

The Lagos state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has described Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, as ‘boy go slow’. PDP says the ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2015

3 reasons why Governors are yet to appoint Commissioners

Since governorship elections were held in 29 states in April of this year, majority of the states are yet to have ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 9, 2015

Governor Oshiomhole sacks 4 commissioners

Adams Oshiomhole, the governor of Edo State, has sacked 4 commissioners. The termination of the appointment of the commissioners was ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 7, 2015

Diplomatic passports withdrawn from former governors, ministers, others

Former Nigerian public office holders have been ordered to with immediate effect, surrender official and diplomatic passports issued to them ...

Janeth JJune 25, 2015

Ortom tenders names of 13 commissioner nominees to assembly

Governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom has sent the names of 13 commissioner nominees to the House of Assembly for ...

Janeth JJune 9, 2015

El-Rufai reduces Kaduna commissioners

The new government is hit by the economic crisis happening in the country and as such begins to make different ...

October 23, 2013

Kwara governor dissolves cabinet, advisers sacked

by Adeola Balogun   Joining the cabinet reshuffle fever that has been sweeping round the country, the Governor of Kwara ...

October 7, 2013

Akpabio sacks 3 commissioners, “wishes them success in future endeavours”

by Oge Okonkwo According to reports, three commissioners and a special adviser have been dropped during  a minor cabinet reshuffle ...

December 2, 2012

Opinion: Do state governments need commissioners?

by Tonnie Iredia Commissioners are neither appointed nor retained in Nigeria to do any meaningful work. Instead, they are essentially ...

March 6, 2012

“There are still enormous tremendous challenges ahead of us”- INEC boss tells new Commissioners

by Lekan Olanrewaju The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega has sworn in five newly appointed Resident Electoral ...

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