In Ebonyi, Umahi sacks Chief of Staff in major cabinet reshuffle

June 30, 2020 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state, Monday announced a major cabinet reshuffle. He sacked Chief of staff Dr. Emmanuel Offor Okorie, and appointed him as the chairman of Ebonyi Broadcasting Corporation (EBBC) board. The change in position of some of the positions in his cabinet was contained in a radio announcement by the Secretary to the State Government (SGF) in the Read More

Happening now: Buhari presides over virtual FEC meeting

June 10, 2020 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Those in attendance are the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha; the National Security Adviser (NSA), General Mohammed Babagana Monguno (Rtd.); and the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Read More

Oil firms deliberately destroying Niger Delta environment – Bayelsa gov

June 6, 2020 Joy Emmanuel 0

Bayelsa state Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has lamented what he described as the deliberate despoliation of the Niger Delta environment by oil companies operating in the region. Governor Diri who expressed displeasure over the decade-long environmental injustice in the region, said the situation was worsened by the unfair derivation sharing formula of the federal government to the oil producing states, Read More

Sponsored! THE APPOINTMENT OF PROFESSOR IBRAHIM AGBOOLA GAMBARI, CFR, AS CHIEF OF STAFF TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, GCFR

June 2, 2020 Editor 0

The Leadership and Members of the Nigerian Political Science Association (NPSA) heartily congratulate our distinguished and resourceful professional colleague, Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, CFR, on a well-deserved appointment as the Chief of Staff to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Members of the NPSA are pleased with this critical appointment and hereby congratulate the Federal Government for this Read More

Abba Kyari: My editor at The Democrat

June 1, 2020 Haliru Sarki Kende 0

The demise of the erstwhile Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari Mallam Abba Kyari is like a stone dropped into a pool of water that would keep some ever widening ripples. The encomiums and accolades showered as tributes on this erudite writer would possibly stand as reference for several decades.           I dashed into the newsroom to submit my Read More