Tag: Governor

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August 15, 2013

READ: How Special Assistant to Benue governor slumped and died in Government House

  Tragedy struck in Benue on Thursday as a Personal Assistant to the state governor on Security, Patrick Gwar, slumped ...

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August 8, 2013

Ebonyi governor sacks environment commissioner

by Isi Esene Mrtin Elechi, the governor of Ebonyi state has ordered the immediate sack of the state commissioner for ...

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August 2, 2013

Opinion: Dikko, Dickson and the ‘judases’ in the PDP

by Uche Igwe As an aside, who are those supporting President Jonathan with political permutations and strategies? Do they really ...

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August 1, 2013

Opinion: Gov. Dakwambo and the burdern of leadership

by Junaidu Usman Abubakar  I make bold to say that, so far, the Governor has not been wasting the resources ...

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July 31, 2013

Okey Ndibe: Minna, Abeokuta and bankruptcy of the Nigeria project

by Okey Ndibe This architect of Nigeria’s misfortune appears to cherish some Nigerians’ proclamation that he was a much better ...

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July 24, 2013

Kayode Komolafe: Dangote and creative capitalism

by Kayode Komolafe It takes a genuinely anti-poverty president or governor to focus more on those policies that would democratise ...

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July 23, 2013

Opinion: Jonathan-Amaechi face-off and a vote for British re-colonization of Nigeria

by Obinna Akukwe  Goodluck Jonathan and his wife do not have any constitutional or moral right to limit the wide ...

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July 22, 2013

Opinion: Can the revolution just begin now?

by Olabode Emmanuel We need a change! A change in the way we think! A change in the way we ...

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July 22, 2013

Lateef Ibirogba: Rivers crisis and the lingering issue of state police

by Lateef Ibirogba A state governor, as the chief security officer of his state, in an ideal setting, ought to ...

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July 8, 2013

NGF crisis: Amaechi, Oshiomhole, Okorocha shun governors meeting

by Olaniyi Afolabi It appears there is a widening rift within the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), which was made glaring yesterday when ...

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July 8, 2013

Henry Boyo: The man ‘Fashola’ by Babatunde Fashola

by Henry Boyo “I funded my 40th birthday by myself; I am not quite sure I can do the same ...

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June 13, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: The power struggle in Taraba State

by Olusegun Adeniyi While one can only be happy about the miraculous recovery of the governor who, as we are ...

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May 31, 2013

Supreme Court verdict: “Oni and his jesters merely sought to distract us” – Gov. Fayemi

by Isi Esene The governor of Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi has lauded the judiciary for dismissing the petition of former ...

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May 17, 2013

Opinion: Jonathan, Amaechi rift and the looming impeachment

by Theophilus Ilevbare The presidency is set to bully Amaechi to either tow the line of Jonathan’s 2015 aspiration or ...

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May 15, 2013

Anarchy: Fulani herdsmen kill 11, raze houses in Kaduna

Gun men believed to be Fulani herdsmen, Tuesday, raided Zangang village of Atakar Chiefdom, Kaura local government area of Kaduna ...

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May 13, 2013

Action governor: Nasarawa gives N1million cheque each to widows of killed policemen

by NAN The Nasarawa State Government on Monday issued cheques of N1 million each to the widows of policemen killed ...

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March 31, 2013

Opinion: Who will call Governor Akpabio to order?

by Theophilus Ilevbare It is as reckless as it is feckless for Governor Godswill Akpabio to fritter away with zing ...

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March 4, 2013

Obama’s brother running for governor in Kenya accused of beating 2 of his 12 wives, seducing school girl (PICTURED)

President Obama’s half-brother accused of being wife beater Roy Abong’o Malik Obama standing for election in Kenya Dismisses wife-beating allegations ...

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February 21, 2013

Saraki: Good as governor, better as senator, best as…?

by Usman Gbadamosi As good as he was as governor, becoming a senator representing Kwara senatorial district and chairman of senate ...

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January 12, 2013

I’m not sleeping with a governor – Nollywood actress, Nuella Njubigbo (and then she releases these HOT? photos)

by Akan Ido With allegations and counter-allegations flying back and forth between actress, Nuella Njubigbo and popular blogger, Stella Dimoko ...

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December 11, 2012

N4 billion fraud: Former Kogi governor flees home to evade EFCC arrest

Efforts by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to arrest the former Kogi State governor, Abubakar Audu, ...

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December 11, 2012

My husband is coming back as governor in 2014 – Fayose’s wife

Wife of a former governor of Ekiti State, Mrs. Feyisetan Fayose, on Monday predicted that her husband, Ayo, would  return ...

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November 6, 2012

LOOK: Governor Fashola locked in a passionate kiss with wife, Abimbola (and we like)

by Isi Esene These public figures never cease to surprise us, yesterday, it was Jumobi Mofe-Damijo unleashing a butterfly tattoo ...

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October 31, 2012

Opinion: How opposition parties helped Mimiko win Ondo poll

by Sam Fatoyinbo The weapons that the oppositions used before and during the election were outright lies; half-truths; character assassinations; ...

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October 11, 2012

TICKER: Florida governor accidentally gives out phone sex number instead of meningitis hotline

Florida Gov Rock Scott sent thousands of Floridians to a dirty phone sex line when he accidentally gave out the ...

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September 30, 2012

Eye on Ondo: “My party is 70 per cent on ground in the state” – Gov. Mimiko

by Isi Esene The Ondo State governor, Olusegun Mimiko, has expressed his confidence in emerging victorious in the forthcoming gubernatorial ...

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September 20, 2012

Showdown: Amaechi halts payment of lecturers’ salaries over strike

by Stanley Azuakola If there’s anything to note about Rivers State Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, it is that the man ...

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September 8, 2012

Home of governor’s mother-in-law set ablaze in Damaturu

by Stanley Azuakola On Friday in Damaturu, Yobe State, men allegedly belonging to the Boko Haram sect burnt down the ...

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August 13, 2012

“Urgent Assistance”: Gov. Aliyu says ‘Yahoo Boys’ hacked into his email

by Stanley Azuakola Long before militants and Boko Haram, there was a time in this country when internet fraudsters (popularly ...

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July 29, 2012

‘I am a life saver, not a killer’: Reverend accused in Oshiomhole aide’s death fights back

by Isi Esene Investigations into the murder of Olaitan Oyerinde, an aide to Governor Adams Oshiomhole, who was killed in ...

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