Tag: Governor

Chinedu OkaforDecember 10, 2020

Maina follows in footsteps of NDDC’s Pondei, slumps in court

We are all, definitely, in pain – borrow your voice from Ayo Fayose. As the popular saying goes; “crime does ...

AzeezNovember 15, 2017

Use your magic hand to make Nwoye governor | Okorocha tells Buhari

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use his ‘magic’ to make APC’s Tony Nwoye governor ...

AzeezNovember 10, 2017

I wish Buhari will re-contest in 2019 | PDP governor Umahi says

Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi has said he wants President Muhammadu Buhari to re-contest in 2019. Umahi, who is a ...

AzeezNovember 2, 2017

EFCC detains former Benue governor, Suswam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday detained a former Governor of Benue, Gabriel Suswam. Suswam was detained over ...

AzeezOctober 5, 2017

Buhari appoints new CBN deputy governor

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mrs. Aishah Ahmad, as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. This was disclosed ...

ToluSeptember 14, 2017

[The Alausa Blog] Tinubu is technically still the governor of Lagos state and here’s proof

Okay! Okay!! No need for palpitations yet. Of course, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu is not the governor of Lagos state although ...

AzeezSeptember 9, 2017

Why I endorsed my deputy as next governor – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has explained why he endorsed his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, as his successor under the ...

AzeezAugust 15, 2017

My ambition to become governor is not a joke – Kcee

Singer, Kingsley Okonkwo popularly known as Kcee has said his decision to contest in the Anambra governorship election is not ...

EditorAugust 14, 2017

Guam threat: Governor Salvo expresses confidence in Trump

by Adedotun Michael The rhetoric surrounding North Korea in the last weeks has taken a new dimension as the Governor ...

AzeezAugust 3, 2017

Kcee launches 2017 Anambra governorship campaign

Singer Kingsley Okonkwo popularly known as Kcee has joined the race for the next governor of Anambra State. The “Limpopo” ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 27, 2017

House of Reps passes #NotTooYoungToRun Bill

Just like the Nigerian Senate, the House of Representatives has passed the Bill that reduces the age for election as ...

AzeezJuly 24, 2017

A good councillor would have done much better than Uduaghan as governor – Pat Utomi

Political economist, Prof. Pat Utomi has said former governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan left a sad legacy. Utomi said ...

EditorJuly 21, 2017

[YNaija 2019]: This 32-year-old Muslim running for governor in America may be a model for young Nigerians

by Usman Alabi “I’m relatively young, I’m relatively brown, and I’m relatively Muslim. And so to a lot of people ...

AzeezJuly 19, 2017

‘Governor forfeits diverted N500m, $500,000’

A governor has forfeited N500 million he allegedly laundered in a mortgage bank to the Federal Government, The Nation reports. ...

AzeezJuly 10, 2017

BREAKING: Supreme Court affirms Obaseki as Edo governor

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by the PDP challenging the election of Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki. ...

AzeezJuly 7, 2017

We won’t be harassed by a deputy police commissioner | Governors threaten showdown with Magu

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum has said it would engage in a “showdown” with the Chairman of the Economic and Financial ...

AzeezJune 20, 2017

Paris Club refund: ‘EFCC recovers N500m governor’s loot from mortgage firm’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered N500 million said to be part of the Paris Club refund, ...

ItunuoluwaJune 13, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Ambode presents 924.7m cheques to 1,438 beneficiaries of ETF Scheme

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, Tuesday presented cheques totaling N924.7 million to 1, 438 beneficiaries of the Employment Trust Fund ...

AzeezJune 9, 2017

Just In: Appeal Court affirms Obaseki’s election

The Appeal Court on Friday affirmed the election of Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress as the governor of ...

ItunuoluwaJune 7, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Parents of kidnapped school children stage protest at Ambode’s office

The parents of the kidnapped students of Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe, held a protest at the office of ...

ToluJune 5, 2017

Backstory: Why Dino Melaye and the APC will fight to see the end of Gov. Yahaya Bello in Kogi

“Well, like the good Napoleon said, NEVER INTERRUPT YOUR ENEMY WHEN HE’S MAKING A MISTAKE. It is a normal thing ...

AzeezMay 24, 2017

David Mark’s tenure as Senate President was a failure – Ortom

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has said the eight years tenure of Senator David Mark as Senate President was a ...

ItunuoluwaMay 23, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: LASG to review laws for print media organizations

Lagos State on Tuesday said it is set to review the existing Newspaper Law in the state to effectively regulate ...

ItunuoluwaMay 22, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Photos of Ambode,Tinubu at the 2017 Eyo Festival #LagosAt50

The Eyo festival 2017 was a beautiful, colorful celebration, as part of activities to celebrate the ongoing Lagos at 50 ...

ItunuoluwaMay 19, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Ambode commissions rehabilitation of inner roads in Epe LGA #LagosAt50

Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode commissioned the rehabilitated inner roads in the Epe Local Government Area Friday as part of ...

AzeezMay 19, 2017

I don’t regret the emergence of Wike as Rivers governor – Jonathan

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has said he does not regret the emergence of Nyesom Wike as Governor of Rivers State. He ...

AzeezMay 15, 2017

I will announce my intention for a second term myself, not through my appointees – El-Rufai

by Azeez Adeniyi Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai has said he will inform the electorate of his intention to run ...

AzeezMay 13, 2017

‘Governor caught with $3m Paris Club fund offers to refund $2.5m’

by Azeez Adeniyi The governor who was allegedly caught building a hotel with $3million from the London Paris club refund ...

AzeezMay 12, 2017

‘EFCC traces $3m Paris Club fund to governor’

by Azeez Adeniyi The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced $3 million of the London Paris Club loan ...

ItunuoluwaMay 8, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: “Politics should be about service”| Ambode graces the 33rd Synod Of The Anglican Diocese

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday emphasized the need for Nigerians to embrace selfless service to humanity, saying ...

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