Governors

21 Former Govs, Deputy Govs Still Receive Salaries As Senators, Ministers

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No fewer than twenty-one senators and ministers who are presently receiving salaries from their states as former governors, deputy governors as well as ministers are at the same time collecting salaries and allowances as members of the National Assembly and ministers. This was disclosed by the Programme Director, African Centre for Leadership and Development, Mrs Read More

State governors draw battle line with NNPC over oil revenue

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The National Economic Council (NEC) has confirmed that the N526 billion and 21 billion dollars were under-paid to the federation account by some Federal Government revenue generating agencies between 2010 and 2015 including the NNPC. Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe state made the disclosure while briefing State House correspondents after the meeting of the Council, Read More

State Of The Nation: Governors Deceiving Buhari – Usman

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The Chairman of Nigerian Youth Support for Buhari, a group that fought for President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidacy in 2015, Alhaji Lawal Adamu Usman, popularly known as Mr LA, has given reasons there are persistent killings and bombings in the country. Usman who is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and prominent politician in Read More

2019: Ex-generals, Governors, Ministers Regroup To Battle Buhari

4 weeks ago Admin 0
Some prominent leaders from the North have assembled to kick President Muhammad Buhari out of office come 2019. The plan, according to elder statesman, Tanka Yakassai, is to produce a more credible and acceptable presidential candidate from the region. Some members of the movement are mainly retired military chiefs, former governors, ex-ministers, senators and other Read More

N-Power: Pro-Fayose, Buhari Loyalist’s Drama Shut Down Ekiti

2 months ago Admin 0
The forthcoming July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti State has taken an interesting dimension as many beneficiaries of the Federal Government N-power scheme in Ekiti yesterday campaigned for the Deputy Governor Olusola Kolapo Eleka ahead of the election. The governor had a few months ago promised many of the N-Power beneficiaries in the state permanent Read More

Buhari Appoints 6 Governors As National Food Security Council Members

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday named the governors of Kebbi, Taraba, Plateau, Lagos, Ebonyi and Delta States as members of the National Food Security Council. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, diaclosed this in a statement. Shehu said the council, to be chaired by the president, would Read More

Tinubu-Oyegun Rift: APC Governors Back Oyegun

3 months ago Admin 0
The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has said that the governors of All Progressive Congress, APC, has (have) backed the party’s National Chairman John Odigie-Oyegun over the rift with Chieftain Asiwaju Tinubu. Bello disclosed this to state house correspondents after their meeting with president Muhammadu Buhari when he met them at Aso Rock Presidential Read More

State governors endorse creation of state police

3 months ago Admin 0
Thirty-six states governors on Monday endorsed the creation of state police to address rising insecurity in the country. Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Abdulaziz Yari stated this during the National Security Summit organized by the Senate in Abuja. The Governor’s endorsement came days after the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo backed the creation of Read More

5 APC Governors Who May Not Return To Power In 2019

4 months ago Admin 0
As the race for the 2019 general elections moves nearer, a few governors who are serving their first term in control are looking forward towards holding their positions as governors. While a few governors are very sure persuading the electorates to return them to power in 2019, others may find it very tough to persuade Read More

PDP Governors,NWC Dump Atiku, Pick Sule Lamido For Presidential Ambition

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Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) on Sunday dumped former Vice President Abubakar Atiku who is warming up to run for President on the platform of the party come February 2019. Eleven governors of the PDP during Read More