Tag: Governor

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Mazi EmekaJuly 6, 2016

Over 9,720 ghost workers found on Kogi state payroll

More than 9,720 ghost workers have been discovered in the payroll of Kogi state government, says a committee on staff ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 5, 2016

The CBN is not interfering in new exchange rate regime – Emefiele

Governor of the  Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, on Monday, said that the apex bank is not interfering in ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 4, 2016

Just In: Abuja court refuses to ‘un-sack’ Abia state’s Ikpeazu

A Federal High Court in Abuja has declared that it would not set aside its previous judgement sacking Okezie Ikpeazu ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 3, 2016

According to Uche Ogah, this was why the court confirmed him governor of Abia state

Monday Ubani, the legal representative to the Abia state Governor-elect, Uche Ogah, over the weekend, said that his client filed ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 2, 2016

Abia PDP war: ‘Uche Ogah wants immunity to escape 12 criminal charges’

As the controversy surrounding the Abia governorship position deepens, the state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has accused his opponent, Uche Ogar, ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 1, 2016

Oshiomhole extends olive branch to his ‘younger brother’

Despite insinuation that Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state had failed to back his Deputy, Pius Odubu’s, quest to emerge ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 1, 2016

Abia governorship: ‘INEC took the right step’

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP), on Thursday, praised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and President Muhammadu Buhari for the ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 30, 2016

Journalists hate us, they portray Osun as a famine-stricken state – Aregbesola

Osun state governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on Wednesday said his government will not be distracted by unfair media reports targeted ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 27, 2016

‘I’m still Governor’ | Ikpeazu vows to challenge sacking by High Court

Following the judgement of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordering his sack, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has ...

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Mallam YeroJune 24, 2016

I am ashamed of Fayose – ‘PDP Chairman’, Sheriff

Factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff says he’s “ashamed at the way and manner” Ekiti State ...

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Mallam YeroJune 21, 2016

‘I’m under investigation, it’s normal… I did it to my predecessor’ – Ex-governor

Former Governor of Niger State, Aliyu Babangida, is unperturbed by the decision of his successor, Sani Bello, to investigate his ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 20, 2016

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Aregbesola and his politics of hijab distraction

The illiterate governors in Nigeria have made the governors’ office a jabbering tool of all sorts. The charmingly idiotic debate ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 7, 2016

Opinion: Who will save Imo from Governor Okorocha?

by Kenneth Uwadi In the face of misgovernance in Imo I am at lost at the fanfare exhibited by the ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 5, 2016

Fayose’s not a prophet of doom, yet predicts ‘doom’ for Buhari’s government

The Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Sunday, prophesied that the Nigerian economy will eventually improve but it will be ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 4, 2016

‘Ambitious’ Wike gets the nod for another multi-billion naira loan

The Rivers State House of Assembly, on Friday, granted the request of Governor Nyesom Wike to borrow N12 billion from ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 2, 2016

Opinion: Governor Ortom, God has done his part, do yours

By Frank Ijege In order commemorate the Democracy day celebration for this year, the governor of Benue state decided to ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 1, 2016

Opinion: The essential Okezie Ikpeazu; one year after

By Sam Hart Power, they say, corrupts and absolute power is supposed to corrupt absolutely. Whoever coined that phrase has ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 26, 2016

Herdsmen desperately beg Fayose

Following the Ekiti State Governor’s eye-for-an-eye tack in handling the Fulani Herdsmen crisis, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 25, 2016

6 things you should know about the construction of 4th Mainland Bridge

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of a 4th Mainland Bridge in Lagos was signed on today by ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 24, 2016

Fayose loves attention as well as ‘beans and ponmo’ (PHOTOS)

Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose is a sucker for attention, and from recent events- beans and ponmo as well. So ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 23, 2016

Buhari goes on with the rest of his plans for today (PHOTOS)

Although he cancelled his pre-planned trip for the most surprising reason, President Buhari didn’t put a stop to his other ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 19, 2016

Lagos state to transform Oshodi into…

“The Oshodi you see today will be a thing of the past in the next 15 months, as a world ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 17, 2016

Economic woes: Niger State stops sponsorship for pilgrims

Faced with several economic difficulties, the Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, on Monday announced that the state government will ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 17, 2016

Opinion: Dr Mimiko, achievements do the talking, not the printed lies of government

by Orukotan, Ayomikun Samuel The Federal Republic off Nigeria still lacks human capital- a key resource to her growth and ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 15, 2016

“We are not planning on attacking Enugu” – Fulani community

The Fulani community in Enugu state, on Saturday, assured the people of the state that they are not planning to ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 14, 2016

The governor of Kogi has been spending, spending, spending – in 9 highlights

The new All Progressives Congress Governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello has been hailed as one of the youngest for ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 14, 2016

Flashback: 2011, when Lamido Sanusi predicted this turn of events

Former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, who later became a whistleblower before ascending to the ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 13, 2016

Hard to believe, but on fuel subsidy removal, El-Rufai is asking for “patience and calm”

Following the sharp increase in fuel price and the removal of fuel subsidy, the Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 9, 2016

Rochas Okorocha says God has told him something very important about 2019

Governor of Imo State and the chairman of All Progressives Congress Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha has declared that he has ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 6, 2016

‘Stone PDP politicians… like Satan is stoned in Kaaba’ – Gov. Shettima

“The politicians who left us to our troubles in the last five years only to come back when peace has ...

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