Tag: governors

EditorMay 19, 2017

YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Governors: Ambode on the rise, as Fayose drops by 5

Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has risen ten places in the latest YNaija effectiveness ranking for governors. Ambode, has been very ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 11, 2017

Ayo Fayose retains top spot as Umar Ganduje drops 10 places | The latest YNaija Governors Ranking

The Kano state government has been in the news lately for all the wrong reasons. And you can’t separate the ...

AzeezMay 3, 2017

Presidency plans to arrest Ekweremadu, PDP ex-governors – PDP senators

by Azeez Adeniyi The Senate caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised alarm over plans by the Presidency ...

AzeezApril 28, 2017

Paris Club refund is not a favour to states, governors tell FG

by Azeez Adeniyi Governors on Thursday said the Federal Government should stop presenting the Paris Club loan refunds as a ...

AzeezApril 7, 2017

Make your security votes public, Dogara tells governors

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has asked state governors to publicise their security votes. He challenged the ...

AzeezApril 3, 2017

South East govs have finally summoned courage to demand Kanu’s release – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Monday hailed South-East governors for calling for the release of its leader, Nnamdi ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 28, 2017

Governors have no moral right to say Buhari has failed – Shehu Sani

by Dolapo Adelana Senator Shehu Sani has said state governors had no moral right to criticise President Muhammadu Buhari for non-perfomance. ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 23, 2017

The Thread: Governors are not the problem; it’s our broken system

Everyday, we learn something more shocking than the day before. It might be brutal killings by Fulani herdsmen, or sudden ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 13, 2017

PDP crisis: Gov. Dickson acted against the resolution agreed by Jonathan, governors – Makarfi

by Dolapo Adelana Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caretaker Committee Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has said Bayelsa Governor Seriake ...

EditorMarch 11, 2017

Rotimi Amaechi vaults into the top ten, Kemi Adeosun rises again | The YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Ministers

One of the biggest points of criticism Lai Mohammed has faced in recent times has been his handling of President Buhari’s ...

EditorMarch 4, 2017

Lai Mohammed makes a leap into the top 20 on the latest YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Ministers

Lai Mohammed cedes the bottom spot to Solomon Dalung, benefiting largely from his relative silence, confirming the saying that, if ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 2, 2017

APC NWC meets governors behind closed doors

by Dolapo Adelana The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is currently in a closed door meeting ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 16, 2017

Paris Club loan: We await EFCC’s investigation – Governors

by Dolapo Adelana State governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) say they are waiting for the ...

Isime EseneJanuary 30, 2017

Nasir el-Rufai drops 5 points to 28 in the latest YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for governors

We are back with the latest governors effectiveness ranking. This week Gov. Nasir el-Rufai made the lowest drop from number ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 26, 2017

Govs not planning to visit Buhari in London – FG

The Federal Government has debunked reports that governors will meet to discuss the health of President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja ...

Isime EseneJanuary 18, 2017

The YNaija Ranking: Kemi Adeosun remains the worst minister in Nigeria | See the latest YNaija Effectiveness Ranking

The movement on the YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for ministers this month is somewhat dizzying. Abubakar Malami, the Minister of Justice ...

RoqeebahJanuary 15, 2017

Still on the Matter: We slept on it but woke up to an Ajimobi that is still wrong, wrong, wrong

The last time students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology took to the streets to protest their being shut out ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 14, 2017

Omojuwa says EXACTLY what needs to be said about the Disgraceful Ajimobi 

When will Nigerian politicians learn that the whole idea of having a political position is to lead, not bully? Aggrieved ...

ToluJanuary 7, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: This is how the immunity removal bill died

Only few days ago, we had very high hopes about the removal of immunity bill sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, ...

Isime EseneJanuary 3, 2017

These are the best and worst Nigerian governors in 2016

It’s hard to compare state governors considering their peculiar circumstances – income disparity, insecurity, and varying stages of development. But ...

AzeezDecember 29, 2016

Senate begins process to remove immunity for President, governors

The Senate has started the process of amending section 308 of the 1999 constitution which gives the President, Vice President, ...

AzeezDecember 22, 2016

‘How Ibori made governors, senators from prison’ (WATCH)

Peter Nwaoboshi, a Delta State Senator has narrated how former governor of Delta State, James Ibori decided who became governor ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 20, 2016

Joel Ighosa Ighalo: The public servants who do not care [NEXT]

by Joel Ighosa Ighalo I’ve always wanted to talk about the nonchalance of public service workers, what you may call their ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 19, 2016

Name PDP governors supporting you, Makarfi faction dares Sheriff

The Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has decsribed as “a case of political hallucination” claims by Ahmed ...

ToluDecember 4, 2016

The Church Blog: Have you noticed something about the wives of Lagos State governors?

Has it occurred to you? Over 65-percent of the governors of Lagos since democracy’s return in 1999 have been Muslim, ...

AzeezNovember 17, 2016

Lai Mohammed urges governors to support ‘Change Begins With Me’ campaign

Minsiter of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has pleaded with governors to support the “change begins with me” national reorientation ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 15, 2016

Aziza Uko: Mimiko, the man I wish would lead Nigeria someday

by Aziza Uko No class of Nigerians suffers from prejudicial generalization like our political leaders. From classrooms, to newsrooms, to ...

AzeezSeptember 5, 2016

This is what Buhari will be doing in Edo on Tuesday

The Chairman, All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Anselm Ojezua on Monday revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari, would be in ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 7, 2016

Opinion: How Christianity and Islam is ruining Nigeria

by Oyeniran Abioje Nigeria has four principal enemies: egocentricism, Christianity, Islam, and ethnicism. Those are the obstacles blocking Nigeria’s way to ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 5, 2016

‘Fayose and Mimiko are far better than Ambode’ – PDP

The Lagos state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday, said that contrary to a recent poll by the African Leadership ...

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