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Governor in trouble over N100b local govt cash

A state governor is in trouble for allegedly withdrawing about N100billion from his state’s Joint Local Government Account (SJLGA) under the guise of...

Okowa hails Emefiele’s reappointment as CBN governor

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, on his reappointment...

Kwara governor makes new appointment

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has approved the appointment of Professor Kenneth S. Adeyemi, as the acting Vice Chancellor of Kwara State University...

EXCLUSIVE: How Governor Ganduje Plans To Oust Emir Of Kano Sanusi

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has concluded plans to forcefully dethrone the Emir of Kano, Sanusi II over his refusal to help the incumbent governor...

Ex-Enugu Governor Sullivan Chime’s Wife Moves To Snatch Custody Of Their...

Clara Shime, wife of Sulivan Chime, former Governor of Enugu State, has asked the court to be allowed to take over custody of...

How I became Bauchi Governor-elect without godfathers, federal might – Bala...

The Bauchi State Governor-elect, Sen. Bala Mohammed, has said his victory at the just-concluded governorship election in the state was not as a...

BREAKING: APC Suspends Former Ekiti Governor Segun Oni Indefinitely

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Segun Oni, former Govenor of Ekiti State and immediate past Deputy National Chairman (South) of the...

Judge’s absence stalls Bauchi governor-elect’s arraignment

The absence of Justice Yusuf Haliru of an FCT High Court on Monday stalled the arraignment of the governor-elect of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed. Mohammed,...

EFCC charges governor-elect with ‘accepting gratification’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a criminal charge against Bauchi State governor-elect, Senator Bala Mohammed, at the High Court...

SERAP Asks Governor Dickson To Reject Life Pension Bill For Lawmakers...

 The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has written an open letter to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State to reject the proposed life...

EXCLUSIVE: APC Suspends Ondo Governor Akeredolu For Anti-Party Activities

Rotimi Akeredolu, Governor of Ondo State, has been suspended from the All Progressives Congress (APC) by the national leadership of the party, multiple...

New minimum wage: Nasarawa Governor-elect speaks on paying N30,000

Abdullahi Sule, Nasarawa State mom ml Governor-elect on Friday, pledged to implement the new minimum wage, after sworn in as the governor. He made...

You don’t need WAEC certificate to become president or governor —Keyamo...

Director, Strategic Communications of President Buhari 2019 Presidential Campaign, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has said that, based on the provisions of the Constitution, an...

Bauchi governor-elect, Bala Mohammed speaks as APC moves to upturn his...

Bauchi State Governor-Elect, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Saturday stated that he and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) were set to defend the victory...

BREAKING: PDP’s Fintiri Unseats Incumbent APC Governor Bindow In Adamawa

Ahmed Umar Fintiri, candidate of the peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has won the Adamawa State governorship election. To emerge victor, FIntiri polled a total...

Man Gets Death Sentence For Killing Ex-Deputy Governor’s Daughter – Channels...

 An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure, the capital has sentenced one Seidu Adeyemi to death by hanging.The defendant was sentenced for...

Jubilation in Osun as Tribunal declares Adeleke governor – Punch Newspapers

Olusola Fabiyi, Olalekan Adetayo , Sunday Aborisade, Ade Adesomoju,  Bola Bamigbola and Ademola Babalola There was jubilation across Osun State on Friday as the...

Rivers rerun: Wike rejects sole administrator, insists on Governor for the...

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has made it clear that the people of the state, will never have a sole administrator. Wike also...

Kogi elections: How governor Bello’s ADC allegedly blocked Lokoja road with...

Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, has explained that the ADC to Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello barricaded the Abuja...

Ogun governor-elect says he contributed to Daniel, Amosun’s electoral victories –...

Tunji Bosun, Abeokuta  Ogun State Governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun, has said that he was part of the process that led to the  emergence of...

Prioritise welfare of citizens, Ajimobi tells Ogun governor-elect

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has advised  the  Ogun governor-elect, Mr  Dapo Abiodun, to prioritise the welfare of the people of his...

APC’s governor-elect thanks Gbenga Daniel

Ogun state governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun, has embarked on a thank you tour, visiting ex-governor Gbenga Daniel, the Director-General of Atiku Campaign Council who...

Imo governor-elect has no powers to issue directives to banks –...

Gibson Achonu and Chidiebube Okeoma Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said that the governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, has no constitutional powers to issue directives...

Lagos Ripe For Female Governor – Activist — Leadership Newspaper

An activist, Mr Gbenga Owoyele, says Lagos is ripe for a female governor, urging political parties and the electorate to work toward electing the...

Governor Okorocha responds to suspension by APC – Daily Trust

ADVERTISEMENT Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo State.

Tinubu ‘Has Positioned His Son To Become Lagos Governor In 2023’

The Free Lagos Movement says Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is positioning his son to become Governor of...

Oshiomhole, Edo deputy governor record highest votes for APC

By Alemma-Aliu Benin City – The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade...

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PDP is our tradition in Rivers State – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that there is no other political party in the state, saying that PDP remains a...

I’m not desperate to remain as governor – El-Rufai

…resist intimidation, PDP candidate tells supporters Ben Agande, Kaduna The governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El Rufai, has said that he...

Onnoghengate : Over 300 lawyers defy rain, block governor’s office in...

BY IKE UCHECHUKWU(CALABAR)Over 300 Legal Practitioners with Placards defied the rains in Calabar on Tuesday to protest the suspension of the Chief Justice...

Atiku-Obi campaign berates governor Obiano

The ATIKU-OBI presidential campaign organization, Anambra State chapter has described the continuous flattery of President Muhammad Buhari by the state Governor,...

I don’t need to join cult to be governor —Maku –...

Mr Labaran Maku, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, in Nassarawa State, says will not join any cult group just...

Be involved in electing next governor, group tells Oyo people –...

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja A socio-political group in Oyo State, the Oyo K’ajola Group, on Sunday called on residents of the state to be involved...

No PDP governor is secretly working for Buhari — Ologbodiyan

By Dapo Akinrefon Mr Kola Ologbodiyan is the National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP. In this interview, the PDP spokesperson dismisses...

Akwa Ibom governor approves stadium for Buhari’s campaign – Daily Trust

Akwa Ibom state governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has approved the use of Godswill Akpabio International Stadium for the flag-off of President Muhammadu Buhari’s...

Agbaje: I decided to run for governor because I couldn’t find...

Jimi Agbaje, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he decided to take another shot at the number one position in...

Buhari will win Taraba in 2019, says former acting governor

A former acting governor of Taraba state and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abubakar Sani Danladi, on Tuesday said...

Tahir, Ex-Adamawa Deputy Governor, Dumps Atiku For Buhari

Muhammadu Chubado Tahir, former Adamawa State Deputy Governor, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to lend support to President Muhamadu Buhari's re-election...

Kogi governor’s aide resigns – Daily Trust

The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state on New Media, Odaudu Joel, has resigned his appointment with immediate effect. The resignation...

BREAKING: Oyetola Sworn In As Osun Governor

Gboyega Oyetola, Governor of Osun State, has been sworn in as Governor of Osun State. The ceremony was attended by leaders of the All...

Tension in Akwa Ibom as five lawmakers shut Assembly, move to...

Patrick Odey, Uyo There was pandemonium and confusion at the resumed sitting of the of the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly Tuesday as the...

‘Akpabio maybe the last Annang governor’

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Jerry Akpan, has called on leaders of the Annang ethnic group to rise up...

Sokoto House of Assembly confirms Dan-Iya as new deputy governor ▷...

- Manir Dan-Iya has become the new deputy governor of Sokoto...

I have never earned a dime as salary since I became...

Outgoing governor of Osun state, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola in a series of posts on social media on Ftriday, has made some revelations about...

41 candidates jostle to become Lagos governor, 589 eye Lagos Assembly...

A check by a NAN Correspondent at INEC office in Lagos revealed that 589 candidates of different parties are also eying 40 seats...

APC crisis: You can’t stop me from becoming Imo governor –...

Uche Nwosu, a former Chief of staff and son-inlaw to Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has declared that the National Chairman of the...

Tanzania’s gay community ‘LIVING IN FEAR’ as governor announces homosexuality crackdown...

Mr Makonda said: “These homosexuals boast on social networks. Give me their names. My ad hoc team will begin to get their hands...

Again, former Bauchi governor defects to APC – Politics

The former governor of Bauchi state, Malam Isa Yuguda on Thursday announced his defection from the Green Party of Nigeria (GPN) to the...

Shocker! Kano Governor, Ganduje caught pants-down in another bribery video

By Anthony Ogbonna Watch video below: Another shocking video has emerged showing the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, in black Kaftan, collecting...

Canadian Governor-General, Payette, Ambode unveil Lagos Bio-Bank Lab

<!-- Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right),...

Canadian Governor-General inaugurates Lagos Biobank – Punch Newspapers

The Governor-General of Canada, Julie Payette, on Tuesday inaugurated a 4.5 million dollars Lagos Biobank for effective management of outbreak of diseases, research...

Buhari hosts Canada’s Governor-General – Punch Newspapers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday hosted the Governor-General of Canada, Julie Payette, at the State House, Abuja. The Presidency on its Twitter handle, @NGRPresidency said,...

Ambode, Canadian Governor General to open new biosecurity lab in Lagos...

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, will on Tuesday join the Governor General of Canada, Rt. Hon. Julie Payette, to inaugurate a new...

Breaking: Fayemi sworn-in as Ekiti governor

Former minister of Solid Mineral, Mr. Kayode Fayemi, has been sworn-in as the Ekiti state governor. Kayode FayemiFayemi, was a former governor...

Governor Ganduje speaks on ‘video showing him receiving $5 million bribe...

Governor Umar Ganduje has threatened lawsuit after a news website reported that he had been caught receiving at least $5 million in kickbacks...

Shehu Sani speaks on Buhari sending ‘Governor to deal with him’

Senator Shehu Sani has reacted to a statement by President Muhammadu Buhari stating that he did not send out letter to any Governor...

Governor Yari speaks on dumping APC

Governor Abdul’aziz Yari has reacted to report making the rounds that he has dumped the All Progressives Congress,APC following recent crisis in the...

Aside my wife, Buhari is my boss – PDP governor, Umahi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has said that he was not ashamed to call President Muhammadu Buhari his friend despite belonging to the...

My re-election will end political godfatherism in Adamawa – Governor Bindow...

- The governor of Adamawa state, Mohammed Bindow, has spoken has spoken on what he plans to achieve if he is re-elected...

Obaseki pleads presidential pardon for former old Bendel Governor, Late Prof....

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, said his administration is championing a plea for Presidential Pardon for the first Executive Governor of...

Femi Bamigboye: Saraki reacts to death of former Kwara Governor

Senate President Bukola Saraki, has reacted to the death of First Military Governor of Kwara State, Brigadier General Femi David Lasisi Bamigboye. The retired...

BREAKING: Former Kwara governor, Bamigboye is dead

First Military Governor of Kwara state, Brigadier General Femi David Lasisi Bamigboye is dead. The retired General died at the age of 78 in...

Bamigboye, first military governor of Kwara, dies at 78 – Punch...

The first military governor of Kwara, retired Brig.-Gen. David Bamigboye,  is dead. The younger brother to the deceased, retired Col. Theophilus Bamigboye,  confirmed the...

Yobe APC resolves crisis as Bukar steps down for Gaidam, endorses...

The simmering crisis in the Yobe State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been amicably resolved. This follows the adoption of the...

Kano gets new Deputy Governor as Assembly confirms nominee

The Kano State House of Assembly has confirmed Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna as the new Deputy Governor of the state. DAILY POST had reported that...

Gawuna to become Kano deputy Governor

By Abdulmumin Murtala, KanoAlhaji Yusuf Gawuna, is before the Kano state Assemble and is being cleared to become the new deputy...

Ambode’s group scales down as governor looks to Osun for succour...

By Olasunkanmi Akoni•Group stages pro-Ambode rally in Lagos•Ambode at book launch asks: “Who am I to speak when the Jagaban has spoken?Supporters of...

How Zamfara Killings Are Driven By Governor Yari’s Unfulfilled Electoral Pact...

Several years' of concerted investigation into the systematic and wanton slaughtering of indigenes of Zamfara State has revealed how Governor Abdul'aziz Abubakar Yari's...

Angry APC supporters attack convoy of Zamfara governor

The convoy of Abdul’aziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state, was attacked in Gusau, the state capital, during the weekend.His convoy was attacked at...

Hurricane Florence: State of emergency declared by Georgia Governor for all...

He was acting on a recommendation from Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency officials (GEMA/HS).Hurricane Florence is expected to cause devastation when...

APC vs PDP: Gov Ishaku fires back at Oshiomhole for calling...

Taraba Governor, Darius Ishaku has said the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole...

I don’t know if I’m still in PDP – Former A/Ibom...

- A former deputy governor of Akwa Ibom state, Valerie Ebe, says she does not know if she is still a member of...

Ex-Delta Governor, Uduaghan formally joins APC, gives reasons

The immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan has formally announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to...

2 aides to Delta Governor dumps PDP for APC

Two Special Assistants to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and over 5,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state...

Iowa governor chokes up relaying call with Tibbetts’ mother

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds became emotional Friday discussing her telephone conversation with the mother of slain college student, and she urged residents not...

Angry Edo youths stone Governor Obaseki

Some youths in Edo State, yesterday pelted the state Governor, Godwin Obaseki, with stones at the Esan Central Local Government Area of the...

Fox News: Governor makes CRUCIAL point on ‘anti-fascist’ left after attacks...

A popular Tex-Mex restaurant in Houston, USA, served dinner to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, calling it an “honour” on Facebook.In response, left-leaning Houstonians...

BREAKING: Bayelsa Governor’s mother, GoldCoast Dickson dead

Mrs. GoldCoast Dickson, mother of Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson is dead. The 72-year-old died of breast cancer at the University of Texas M.D....

How former Kano deputy governor spent over N150m travelling al

Kano state Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje also expressed dismay over allegation of non-payment of entitlements by the former deputy governor, Prof. Hafiz...

Kano deputy governor resigns, dumps APC for PDP

Hafiz Abubakar, deputy governor of Kano state, has resigned.He is an ally of Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, the former governor of the state who...

Buhari gives Mama Taraba blessing to run for Taraba governor –...

news President Muhammadu Buhari has given his blessings to Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Alhassan, to contest in the 2019 Taraba...

Court stops lawmakers from impeaching Governor Ortom – Politics

The impeachment process initiated against Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom, has been halted by a Makurdi High Court.According to reports, the high court...

Senate President Saraki, Kwara governor quit APC, Tambuwal to follow– The...

• Senate President Saraki dumps APC, says cabal now in charge of govt • Atiku, Secondus, senators hail move Fred Itua, Romanus Ugwu and...

“Accept hardship as price for building a new Nigeria” – Osun...

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has implored Nigerians to not give up their hopes on the plans of President Buhari to build a...

Fire hits Osun governor’s office

Reports say that a section of Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s office in Osun, popular known as Bola Ige House, was on Monday razed by...

Ekiti Elections: US Consular General visits Governor Fayose

The US Consular General John Bray on Friday visited the Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose. The Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and...

Imo deputy governor’s kinsmen want him to resign – Punch Newspapers

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The apex socio-cultural organization in Owerri zone, Olu Owerri, has asked their brother and embattled deputy governor of Imo State, Eze...

Ex-Deputy Governor Oluboyo: The travails of a bereaved

WHEN Khadijat Adenike Oluboyo joined the family of the immediate past deputy governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo and his wife Fatimat...

Decomposing corpse of Ondo ex Deputy governor’s daughter found under her...

Dayo Johnson Akure SIX days after declaring her missing, the decomposing corpse of the final year student of Computer Science and daughter of the...

Benue governor Ortom dissolve state executive cabinet

Governor Samuel Ortom has announced the dissolution of Benue State Executive Council ( SEC). A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government...

It’s Laughable To Link Me, Saraki To Offa Robbery – Kwara...

Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed speaks during an interview on Channels Television’s Roadmap 2019. Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has again faulted those linking...

Insurgency largely over in northeast – Borno governor

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has declared that the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast is largely over.According to the governor, the current...

Bauchi Deputy Governor, Katagum, Sworn In — Leadership Newspaper

The deputy governor of Bauchi State ,Arch Audu Sule Katagum has been sworn in following his screening and confirmation by State...

Bauchi: Abubakar swears in Katagum as new Deputy Governor

Governor Abdullahi Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State, Monday sworn in Arch. Aufu Suke Katagum as the new Deputy Governor of the State, just...

Bauchi gets new deputy governor

Bauchi State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed the Architect Audu Sule Katagum as the Bauchi state Deputy Governor. The confirmation was made...

California Pawnee Fire sparks USA Governor Jerry Brown to declare state...

Governor Jerry Brown declared the state of emergency on Monday, which will enable officials to receive more state resources to fight the fire...

[UPDATED] DSS Arrest Ex-Benue Governor, Suswam • Channels Television

 The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested a former Governor of Benue State, Mr Gabriel Suswam, over security issues in the state.The former...

Ex-Adamawa governor, Nyako loses wife

Former Adamawa State governor, Murtala Nyako, has lost his wife, Hajiya Zainab Murtala Nyako. Zainab Nyako passed on at the Federal Medical Center Yola...

Killers of Benue governor’s aide arrested

The Nigeria army has arrested three wanted militias who confessed to the killing of the Senior Special Assistant to the Benue state governor...

Bayelsa Deputy Governor visits oil spill site, raps Shell –

He spoke at one of the spill sites at Agoro community in Ekeremor Local Government Area following the leak of the SPDC River Ramos...

Adamawa Governor’s Chief of Staff, Jimeta, dies on Hajj trip –...

news Abdulrahman Jimeta, the Chief of Staff to Adamawa State governor, Jibrilla Bindow, has died on a Hajj trip to Saudi Arabia.In a report...

2019 is chat to lifetime- Ex-CBN deputy governor

A former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Presidential Aspirant of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), Professor Kingsley Moghalu has...

Zamfara Governor Resigns As Chief Security Officer Of State

Governor Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara State said he had dropped his responsibility as Chief Security Officer of the state as he had no...

My father never took a bribe – Ex-CBN Deputy Governor, Moghalu

Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu, has claimed his father never took a bribe in his 35...

APC reveals where it has placed Governor Okorocha

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has warned the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, against attacking the leadership of the party. The party also accused...

​​​​Ambode : Celebrating a ‘restless’ governor at 55

By Habib Aruna Prescient Nigerian observers who are watching what’s going on in Lagos State would rightly agree that hard work in the right...

Court Adjourns Trial Of Ex-Katsina Governor, Shema Till October • Channels...

 A Federal High Court sitting in Katsina on Wednesday adjourned the trial of the former state governor, Ibrahim Shema to October 15th and...

Okowa, a detribalised governor —Tidi

By Jimitota Onoyume WARRI—Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has been commended for his development strides in the state in the last...