Tag: governors

Isime EseneOctober 17, 2014

Today’s Daily Brief: IBB’s son joins Niger gov race, Presidential taskforce chairman joins Rivers gov race, PDP govs meeting with Mu’azu ends in deadlock, and more

We deliver your news brief for Friday, October 17, 2014.   Mohammed Babangida, son of former military President, Gen. Ibrahim ...

June 24, 2014

Femi Falana: The President cannot sack governors

by Femi Falana, SAN It is high time the attention of Nigerians are drawn to Sections 180,188 and 189 of ...

June 8, 2014

Simon Kolawole: Governors and their juicy pensions

by Simon Kolawole The first is that governors and their deputies are, without any questions, enjoying too much at our ...

June 5, 2014

Olusegun Adeniyi: Clark, Adoke and Presidential powers

by Olusegun Adeniyi So for Clark and fellow travellers to suggest that President Jonathan can suspend three governors from office ...

March 29, 2014

2 governors will die before 2015 ends – Soul E prophesies again

by Zara Mustapha It appears singer, Soul E is not backing down anytime soon on his new vocation of supernaturally ...

March 5, 2014

Who rocked the ‘galala’ dance better, Fashola or Peter Obi? (LOOK)

by Adeola Balogun The recent ‘deportation’ from Lagos of some citizens of Anambra ruffled many feathers around the country especially ...

February 28, 2014

Bukola Saraki: Jonathan must prove to Nigerians he can defeat Boko Haram

by Bukola Saraki The first, leadership, lies squarely in the hands of the President. President Jonathan says the situation will ...

January 21, 2014

Opinion: The wider implications of Nigeria’s anti-gay law

by Jaye Gaskia But there are even much wider implications for this law. It means that dissidents, who are involved ...

January 17, 2014

Tunde ‘Leye: The anti-Gay Law is popular, yet wrong

by Tunde Leye I do not agree with being gay. I have been approached by men for romantic dalliances thrice ...

January 2, 2014

It gets worse: Another 2,300 PDP members decamp to APC in Kaduna

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The list of ‘defectors’ never stops this time with a record breaking exodus again in Kaduna involving ...

December 26, 2013

Opinion: End game for the Jonathan Presidency

by Lekan Sote After denying some of the allegations, disclosing some positive actions he has taken, and spattered some of ...

December 25, 2013

Opinion: Neither the PDP nor the APC are Nigeria’s problem

by Enenim Ubon APC,PDP or any other party is NOT Nigeria’s problem, the individuals therein are. We should “look(well) before ...

December 21, 2013

REPORT: APC set to woo Obasanjo today

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to woo the amiable former Head of State today to ...

December 19, 2013

PDP begs Tambuwal to sack 37 defecting House of Reps members

The Peoples Democratic Party has appealed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, to help sack the 37 members of ...

December 17, 2013

Governors gather support for plan to impeach Jonathan

by ‘Jola Sotubo The movement for the impeachment of President Goodluck Jonathan has begun to gain momentum as some governors ...

December 9, 2013

Defecting governors maintain stance, turndown president’s overtures

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Sokoto State governor, Governor Aliyu Wamakko has insisted that his defection along with the five other governors from ...

December 9, 2013

PDP crisis: Bamanga Tukur may be shown the way out

It has emerged that the embattled national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur may be on ...

December 4, 2013

G5 Governors: Tambuwal meets with Buhari, Tinubu, others

by Adeola Balogun Some stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday had a meeting with the governors who crossed ...

December 4, 2013

Hakeem Baba-Ahmad: ASUU strike – Mr. President, please look closely, you have no last card to play

by Hakeem Baba-Ahmad There is evidence around that President Goodluck Jonathan is toughing up his mien. He is not heeding ...

December 1, 2013

Amanze Obi: At last, the G-7 governors step out

by Amanze Obi No doubt, the Baraje group within the PDP tried its hands on relevance outside the umbrella of ...

November 21, 2013

Reps move to legalize foreign accounts for president, govs, others

by Adeola Balogun The Nigerian House of Representatives is preparing to pass a law which will allow the president, the ...

November 15, 2013

3 pastors, 3 governors: See the new list of top 10 private jet owners in Nigeria

by Chi Ibe The good guys at Encomium have put up their list of the ‘top 10 private jet owners ...

November 14, 2013

Opinion: Death of Festus Iyayi- When does the sacrifice to the Nigerian Government end?

by Ogaga Ifowodo Given the immediate circumstances of this tragic event, I call on the Kogi State Attorney-General to bring ...

November 7, 2013

Opinion: Why the APC should be wary of G-7 governors

by Ado Umar Muhammed As for the dialogue with the president, I wonder why the governors are still unable to ...

October 25, 2013

Dimgba Igwe: Stella Oduah should spare GEJ and tender her resignation

by Dimgba Igwe In the face of the prevailing national outrage, can Ms Oduah save Jonathan the misery of sacking ...

September 27, 2013

Opinion: A critical assessment of the EFCC journey so far

by Segun Dada  Ever since, the corruption trials have not gone beyond the plea stage, some for as long as ...

September 20, 2013

Opinion: The right to contest – GEJ and the Constitution

by Babayola Toungo If Goodluck Jonathan and his horde of Gulaks have honour (though I doubt they have) he shouldn’t ...

September 18, 2013

Opinion: The totalitarian tendencies of my president

by Olu W. Onemola  On the flip side, what will it mean for us if our President does not get ...

September 16, 2013

Ijeoma Nwogwugwu: Time to stop toying with the PIB (Part 2)

by Ijeoma Nwogwugwu As it stands, badly needed reforms for the industry have been conveniently put on hold over the ...

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