Showing posts with label governor. Show all posts
Showing posts with label governor. Show all posts

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Nuhu Ribadu contesting For Governor On Platform Of PDP

Yesterday Nuhu Ribadu indicated interest in the Adamawa State governorship on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Ribadu, a fervent critic of the PDP for its corrupt excesses, joined a throng of prominent indigenes to collect the party’s Expression of Interest form for the party’s governorship primaries.
The former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has in the past 10 years criticized the PDP heavily.  After assuming control of the commission in 2004, he worked hard to indict or jail several of its members.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Ekiti State Deputy Governor's daughter's husband dies

The deputy Governor of Ekiti state, Professor Mrs Modupe Adelabu recently lost her son-in-law, Dr Oluwaseun Fasawe (pictured left). Late Dr Fasawe, a medical consultant & Chief Medical Director of Silver River Healthcare was married to the 1st daughter of the deputy governor, Dr Dolapo Fasawe ... (pictured right).

According to family sources, the late Dr Fasawe left for London on Monday May 19th for what was called corrective surgery scheduled for June 2nd. He reportedly started having difficulty in breathing on Thursday May 29th while in London and called a friend to notify him. The friend immediately called for an ambulance but sadly, while on their way to the hospital, he died. 

Sunday, June 8, 2014

FG grounds chartered aircraft of Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency on Sunday grounded the chartered aircraft of Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State.
The aircraft was allegedly grounded in Kano State when Amaechi paid a condolence visit to Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.
An online news medium, TheCable, reports that the state Commissioner for Home Affairs, Aminu Abdulsalam Gwarzo, told sympathisers who came to condole with Kwankwaso over the death of the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, at the Government House, Kano, that the aircraft was grounded by officials of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency on “orders from above.”

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Kano Emirate’s family gather to celebrate CBN governor Sanusi’s suspension

ChannelsTV reports that customers of the Kano emirate called Dabo Household Women Association gathered to celebrate the suspension of the CBN governor, Sanusi Lamido.
The Members of the Kano emirate called Dabo Family Women Association have gathered to celebrate the suspension of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s governor, Sanusi Lamido. 
Addressing a news conference at the Emir’s palace on Saturday, a family member, Hajia Binta Sanusi, said that the suspension was “an honour done to their son who served his country truthfully and was later rewarded with mischievous allegations”.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

President Jonathan Suspends CBN Governor Sanusi

President Goodluck Jonathan today ordered the suspension of Nigeria's Central Bank Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, weeks after the CBN Governor exposed the theft of at least $20 billion by officials of  Nigerian petroleum ministry.

 A press release issued by the spokesperson to the President, Reuben Abati explained that the CBN governor was suspended because of reports by the Financial Reporting Council claiming the CBN governor had engaged in "financial recklessness and misconduct". The release did not specifically name any particular financial crime but goes ahead to announce a replacement for Mr. Sanusi.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

UN, Syria reach deal on civilian evacuation from areas of Homs - governor

The United Nations and Syria have reached a deal to allow civilians to leave areas of Homs under siege for more than 18 months, the city's governor said Thursday.

"The governor of Homs, Talal Barazi, told (state news agency) SANA that a deal has been secured with the United Nations, under which civilians will be guaranteed an exit from the Old City neighbourhoods very soon," the agency reported. Russia's Foreign Ministry said earlier on Thursday that an agreement to allow in humanitarian aid was also under discussion.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

4 Killed, Many Injured By Ondo State Deputy Governor’s Convoy

The convoy of the Deputy Governor of Ondo state, Alhaji Ali Olanusi, was in a ghastly road accident in the state earlier today on Aponmu-Owena along Ondo road.

The accident reportedly killed four persons including a teenager traveling with a traditional ruler. A white Toyota Camry conveying a traditional ruler, the Osomakinde of Ife Tuntun in Osun State, Oba Taofik Olaposi was traveling from Osun state to Akure when it was caught in the over speeding convoy of the deputy governor.

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Video: Governor Suntai Admits He Is Not Fit To Return To Office.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Pix: Governor Babatunde Fashola presents four buses to Nigerian Prison Services

Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola on November 11th presented 4 buses to the Lagos Order of the Nigerian Prison Services. Pictured above presenting the recommendations to the Control of Prison, Lagos State Order, Mrs. Catherine Nkolika Ononye at the Lagos Home, Ikeja, yesterday.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Anambra State Governor, Obi Presents 1.5 Billion Naira Cheque To Schools

Anambra State Governor, Mr. Peter Obi, has presented a cheque of 1.5 billion naira to 150 public and private schools for infrastructural upgrade, under the State Education Programme Implementation Investment Project, SEPIP.
The presentation was made at the official launch of SEPIP, a World Bank project, which held at the Women Development Center in Awka.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Revealed: Governor Amaechi Hires Private Israeli Security Guards

It has been revelaed the Rivers State Governor, Romtimi Amaechi, has hired private Israeli security guards. Amaechi, who has been having a running battle with the Commissioner of Police in River State often times accusing the CP, Mbu Joseph Mbu of plotting to kill him and his political appointees although he has presented no shred of proof to back up his claims.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Kwara State governor sacks all his commissioners & advisers.

Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, this afternoon Wednesday October 23rd sacked all their state commissioners, his special advisers, senior special assistants, and special assistants. He basically dissolved his cabinet.  He then asked all of the sacked commissioners handy over their ministries with their respective permanent secretaries.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Microphone Blast Eliminates Afghan Governor At Eid Prayers

A bomb hidden in a microphone has killed an Afghan provincial governor as he made a speech at a mosque after Eid prayers in Logar, near to the capital Kabul.

Arsala Jamal was appointed by President Hamid Karzai, like all 34 provincial governors, and he was viewed as a close ally of the president, acting as one of his campaign managers in the 2009 election.

“This morning, governor Jamal was delivering a speech after Eid prayers when he was killed with a bomb planted in the microphone,” Logar provincial governor spokesman Din Mohammad Darwish. “The governor wished to speak and congratulate everyone on the occasion of Eid. At the least 18 others have already been wounded, including civilians and government employees.”
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Saturday, October 12, 2013

Governor Orji, Tells Police To stop Gov. Okorocha's Birthday Reception In Abia

The proposed civic reception in honour of Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, billed to hold today in Aba, the commercial nerve centre of Abia State, has been stopped on the orders of the state governor, Theodore Orji.

Abia governor who alleged that the reception was a ploy to launch the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state stopped the reception organised by rescue missionaries to mark the 51 birthday of Okorocha.

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Friday, October 11, 2013

Gunmen Abduct Cross River Deputy Governor’s Father And Uncle

Etubom Essien Cobham, the daddy Cross Rivers State Deputy Governor, Efiok Cobham, was on Friday morning kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Creek Town, Odukpani local government area, of the state. Cobham was abducted at about 1.00am in his house. The deputy governor's uncle, whose name couldn't be ascertained, was equally believed to possess been abducted by the kidnappers.
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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Ex-Plateau State Governor, Chief Solomon Lar, Dies - R.I.P

Report reaching us says first civilian Governor of old Plateau State and pioneer the National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Solomon Lar, is dead.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Nigeria Is Experiencing Financial Crisis, Says Edo Governor Adams Oshiomhole

The inability of the Nigerian Government to meet its financial obligations to state governments has been described as a recipe for national disaster which can lead to serious security challenges.  Making this assertion during a press briefing in Benin-City, Thursday, Edo State Governor, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, said the country was experiencing financial crisis as most states could not pay the salaries of their workers.

Following the Nigerian Government's inability to pay monthly allocation to states, Mr. Oshiomhole implored the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to pay into the Federation Account the over N2.3 trillion it was owing it.
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Cancer kills Bauchi Governor Yuguda's Sister

Bauchi State Governor Isa Yuguda's younger sister, Hafsat Yuguda Ibrahim, lost her long battle with cancer and passed away at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital, Bauchi.
Director General of the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF), Mr. Asishana Okauru, has issued a condolence message to the Yuguda family.

The message reads, in part: "We hereby condole with  Governor Isa Yuguda, the government and people of Bauchi State and the entire Yuguda family over the death of Hajiya Hafsat Yuguda Ibrahim, the immediate younger sister of Governor Yuguda, who died of cancer on Wednesday.


Thursday, September 26, 2013

Governor Babangida Aliyu Incites Army General Against President Jonathan in Coup Baiting

The real motives of the action of the 7 rebel PDP governors in factionalizing the People's Democratic Party, PDP is coming to light as the  Niger state governor, Dr. Babangida Aliyu yesterday reported the president to  the commander of Nigeria Army Corps Artillery, Kontagora Major General  Hussaini Salihu for not keeping to an alleged 'secret' pact to do one term.

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Friday, September 20, 2013

Photo: Benue State Governor Plays The Role Of A Best Man At A Cook's Wedding

Peter Anyiman an indigene of Benue State was lucky enough to have his State Governor as his best man at his wedding last Saturday. The Governor said Mr Peter is a very diligent man who deserves to be honoured. According to him, Mr Peter who is a cook, serving Catholic Priest, Rev. Father Michael Tumba in Abuja had demonstrated a true commitment to his duties for 18 years and deserved to be honoured. Just like a best man would do, he helped the groom to adjust his tie and also cleaned his face at intervals.


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