Tag: Governor

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November 23, 2013

ASUU lecturers secretly meet in Kano, aim for consensus agreement

The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, National Executive Council, weekend, met in Kano. The secret meeting,Vanguard ...

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November 22, 2013

Opinion: Gov. Ajimobi should give youth a chance before it’s too late

by Obisesan Matthew   The Youth contributed a large percentage of the votes which ensured Senator Ajimobi’s victory in 2011. ...

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November 20, 2013

Yemi Adamolekun: I believe I deserve better – do you?

by Yemi Adamolekun It is NOT a thing of pride that you can’t stay in Nigeria for more than six ...

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November 20, 2013

YNaija Editorial: ASUU, you are irresponsible

While we support the ASUU strike and their goal of improving our university education system, we have to also point ...

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November 19, 2013

You’ve got to see this: Gov. Amaechi does Davido’s ‘Skelewu’ like a pro (WATCH)

by Oge Okonkwo This hilarious video features Rivers state governor, Rotimi Amaechi reportedly  ‘dancing’ to the popular Skelewu song by ...

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November 17, 2013

#AnambraDecides: “INEC acted out a script” – APC gives reasons for calling for total cancellation

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has demanded a total cancellation of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra State based on the ...

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November 14, 2013

Is’haq Kawu Modibbo: Saraki and his dubious ‘election winning machinery’ in Kwara

by Is’haq Kawu Modibbo Those, like Bukola Saraki, who felt President Jonathan was a clueless weakling that can be used ...

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November 12, 2013

Opinion: How Governor Shema behaved like a street thug last week

by Ahmad B. Kaita It was quite unfortunate that governor Shema, supposedly a barrister, a globe trotter and frequent visitor ...

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November 12, 2013

“Deliver us o Lord, from Governor Wada”: Reactions to ex-ASUU president’s death in 7 shocked tweets

by Chi Ibe   Upon reports that the convoy of Kogi governor, Idris Wada was involved in the death of ...

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November 12, 2013

Opinion: Opeyemi Bamidele suffers from grandiose delusions

by Femi Macaulay Although, logically, it is possible that Bamidele could do even better, it is equally conceivable that he ...

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November 7, 2013

Opinion: Whatever happens, dont stop. Keep moving

by Ifeanyi Igbokwe Have you ever wondered where your state governor was twenty five years ago? He probably was like ...

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October 28, 2013

Opinion: A letter to my friend, Gov. Kayode Fayemi

by Dapo Thomas I can imagine how devastated ‘Oga’ (Tinubu) was when he was confronted with the reality of Bamidele’s ...

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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 ...

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October 13, 2013

Dele Sobowale: Death no! Not Tunji Okusanya!

by Dele Sobowale It is not fair, God; it is not fair. “Steel and death have made terrible ravages among ...

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October 8, 2013

Opinion: Who wants Governor’s Suntai’s job?

by Zayyad Muhammad The centre point of the entire crisis is acting governor Garba Umar— just like President Jonathan, Garba ...

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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 ...

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October 3, 2013

Sad news: Gov. Yuguda’s sister loses battle with cancer

by ‘Jola Sotubo Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State yesterday lost his sister Hafsat Yuguda Ibrahim to cancer. Hajiya Ibrahim ...

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September 25, 2013

Let’s talk energy: MI Abaga set for Google+ hangout with Fashola

by Oge Okonkwo On September 27 at 6pm, Lagos State ambassador for Energy M.I Abaga will be moderating as the ...

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September 23, 2013

The purge: Gov. Ajimobi dissolves Oyo cabinet

The governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has dissolved the state executive council. According to a statement issued by ...

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September 22, 2013

“I can’t believe what my eyes are seeing”: Nasarawa governor laments following deadly Ombatse cult attack

by ‘Jola Sotubo Residents of the communities affected by the recent unrest in Nasarawa State have told a story of ...

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September 14, 2013

How my father died – Late gov. Agagu’s son speaks

Mr Feyi Agagu, the first son of the late Dr Olusegun Agagu, a former governor of Ondo State, on Saturday ...

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September 12, 2013

So long, farewell: Kaduna State Governor, Mukthar Yero, sacks entire cabinet

by ‘Jola Sotubo The cabinet reshuffle fever going around has extended to Kaduna State  as Governor  Mukthar Yero yesterday sacked ...

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September 11, 2013

More governors, lawmakers set to join ‘new PDP’ – Gov. Nyako

by Tutu Akinlabi Amidst preparations for peace talks among warring factions of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), a major stakeholder ...

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September 11, 2013

Gov. Fashola inaugurates 7km Oshorun/Ibeshe road

Gov. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on Tuesday inaugurated and handed over Oshorun/Ibeshe road to the two communities of Ikorodu Local Government Area of the state. The ...

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September 8, 2013

Nairobi governor slaps female rep. after meeting with Pres. Jonathan (WATCH)

by ‘Jola Sotubo President Goodluck Jonathan recently concluded an official trip to Kenya and by all accounts it was a ...

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September 1, 2013

Taraba crisis: No! Suntai is not running a government by proxy – Governor’s camp tells Tukur

by Isi Esene Aides loyal to the ailing governor of Taraba State, Danbaba Suntai have warned the chairman of the ...

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August 31, 2013

Taraba crisis: Suntai’s political loyalists plot to impeach acting governor

by ‘Jola Sotubo The crisis in Taraba State escalated yesterday following an alleged plot to impeach the acting Governor, Garba ...

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August 28, 2013

Michael Orodare: Like Yar’adua like Suntai – We’ve been here before (Y! Politico)

by Michael Orodare …if Governor Suntai thinks his state of health is more important to him, than the politics, accolades ...

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August 22, 2013

Adaobi Okwy: That dramatic moment Gov. Peter Obi finally outdid himself (Y! Superblogger)

by Adaobi Okwy Like I said, I have many questions, but I just had to get these ones out and ...

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August 20, 2013

Opinion: Who will take over from Peter Obi?

by Okey Ikechukwu Speaking more seriously, the point needs to be made here that the business of taking over from ...

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