Umahi sets up 21 man committee to evaluate EBSUS crises

June 10, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state Wednesday constituted a twenty one man committee to evaluate the problems bedeviling Ebonyi state university. Management of the institution had been on a loggerhead with trade union and students in the school for several months. Governor Umahi on Wednesday convened a closed door meeting of stakeholders of the state, management of the institution and the trade Read More

Breaking: In Bauchi, Gov. Bala Mohammed fires SSG, CoS, 21 Commissioners

June 9, 2021 Editor 0

Governor Bala Mohammed on Wednesday announced the termination of appointment of Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Sabiu Baba, and the Chief of Staff (CoS) Government House, Dr. Ladan Salihu. The governor also sacked 21 Commissioners and other appointees. This was disclosed in a statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media, Mukhtar Gidado. Details loading…

Umahi takes second dose of Covid-19 vaccine says no side effect

May 31, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state Monday took the second dose of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. He had alonge side his wife and Deputy Governor took the first dose in March 2021. A statement by his Media aide, Francis Nwaze said the governor was vacinated at the new Government House, Ochoudo Centenary City Abakaliki on Monday. The statement reads,”Governor David Nweze Read More

National dialogue‘ll end agitations – Ortom

May 24, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom, Monday, advocated for a national dialogue which he said is the panacea for various agitations in the country. Governor Ortom stated this at the Benue Government House, Makurdi, when he received participants of the Senior Executive Programme of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, during a courtesy call.The governor said the Read More

Breaking: Bauchi emirate suspends Reps member Abdullahi indefinitely over contempt

May 16, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The emir of Bauchi Alhaji Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu has suspended a member representing Bauchi local government in the Federal House of Representatives Yakubu Shehu Abdullahi who holds the traditional title of ‘Wakilin Birnin Bauchi’ indefinitely over disdain for the emir. This was announced in the suspension letter issued by the secretary Bauchi emirate council Malam Nasiru Musa Maidala which was Read More

Eid-el-Fitr: Zamfara first lady donates clothing materials, cash to 1,800 vulnerable women

May 11, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The wife of Zamfara state Governor, Hajiya Aisha Bello Mohammed Matawalle, has distributed clothing materials and cash to 1,800 vulnerable women drawn from three local government Areas (LGAs) of Zamfara central in order for them to celebrate the forthcoming Sallah. Speaking during the formal launching of the distribution at Government House Gusau Tuesday, Hajiya Aisha stated that 1,200 women were Read More

Geidam: Bala meets security agents over influx of people to Bauchi

May 3, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Following the influx of people to some local government areas of Bauchi state who fled from Geidam in Yobe state as a result of attacks by Boko Haram militants, governor Bala Mohammed on Monday met with security agencies and traditional rulers over security threats in the affected areas. Briefing journalists shortly after the security meeting at the government house Bauchi, Read More

Gov Buni pledges support to Damaturu federal polytechnic

May 3, 2021 Yusuf Y. Yusuf 0

Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni over the weekend assured of support to the management of Federal Polytechnic Damaturu to ensure effective promotion of technical education in the state. The governor, who was represented by his deputy, Alhaji Idi Barde Gubana, made the call while receiving the newly constituted presidential visitation panel by President Muhammadu Buhari led by its chairman, Read More

Protect Ijaw interest, Diri charges new INC leadership

May 1, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

Bayelsa state Governor Senator Douye Diri, has charged the newly elected executive of the Ijaw National Congress (INC) to protect the interest of the Ijaw nation at all times in order to reposition it among ethnic nationalities in Nigeria. Governor Diri gave the charge when the new executive visited him in Government House, Yenagoa, after the INC elective convention on Read More

Gov. Bello charges HYPADEC to tackle menace of flooding

April 29, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

The Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has charged the governing council of Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPADEC) to be proactive in tackling the menace of flooding affecting agricultural activities in the state. Governor Bello gave the charge Wednesday when the governing council of the HYPADEC led by its chairman, Barrister Joseph Terfa Ityau, paid a courtesy call Read More

2023 Gov’ship: Zone APC ticket to Oyo central, Fagade urges

April 23, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

All Progressives Congress (APC) Chieftain in Oyo state, Mr Abisoye Fagade on Friday asked the party to zone its gubernatorial ticket to Oyo Central Senatorial district in the interest of fairness, justice and political exigency. The APC Chieftain in a statement in Ibadan by his Personal Assistant (Media), Abiodun Alausa added that the party’s 2023 gubernatorial ticket should be conceeded to a competent and Read More

Wike calls for action on Ajaokuta, says it will give financial autonomy to Nigeria

April 20, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

Rivers state Governor Nyesome Wike have advocated for concerted action on the part of the federal government to revive the Ajaokuta Steel Company saying it would not only create employment for Nigerian youths but also make the nation financially strong. The governor stated this when he received Minister of State Mines and Steel Development Dr Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah on Monday Read More

Edo 2020: Igali ecstatic as Diri hails team Bayelsa

April 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Bayelsa state contingent to the just concluded National Sports Festival (NSF), Edo 2020, returned to Yenagoa to a rousing welcome. The state placed third at the end of the festival with 56 gold, 55 silver and 58 bronze medals, a feat it achieved for the first time in its history at the festival. Receiving the contingent at the entrance Read More

Benue HIV-AIDS rate drops from 12.9 to 4.7%

April 15, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Coordinator North Central zone of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Mr Lawrence Kwaghga, Wednesday, stated that prevalence rate for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) has dropped from 12.9 percent to 4.7 percent in Benue state. Mr Kwaghga stated this when he paid a courtesy call on Governor Samuel Ortom at Read More

AESID to Police, DSS: Mop up illegal arms in circulation in Ebonyi

April 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has called on all the security agencies to urgently mop up all the illegal arms and ammunition in the hands of unauthorised persons, especially political thugs in the state. The association revealed that it has gotten information on how some top politicians have shared illegal weapons for some political thugs to Read More

Breaking: Scores flee as gunmen invade, set Owerri prison, police command headquarters on fire

The Nigeria Correctional Service headquarters along Okigwe road in Owerri, and the premises of the Imo state Police command headquarters were Monday morning razed by fire by unknown gummen. As early as 1am, sporadic gunshots were heard as far as adjoining streets including Mbari, Mbonu Ojike, Item streets, Okigwe and Whethral roads and other parts of Ikenegbu layout, thereby leaving Read More

Uzodimma sets up whitepaper on land use, rejig cabinet

April 2, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo state Thursday set up a committee for the full implementation of the state’s Whitepaper on Land Use and other Related Matters. The committee is to be chaired by the Commissioner for Lands and Physical Planning while the Commissioner for Housing will act as secretary. Other members of the committee are Commissioner for Works, General Manager, Read More

Osinbajo, 5 Govs to attend Tinubu’s birthday colloquium in Kano

March 29, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

The ancient city of Kano Sunday wore a new look in preparation for the hosting of a colloquium at the behest of  the Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress(APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahamed Tinubu slated to hold today at the Africa House, Government House Kano Our correspondent learnt that five APC governors were expected to add colour to the Colloquium which Read More

Matawalle receives Astrazeneca vaccine

March 23, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, 0

Zamfara state Governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle has Monday received his first dose of the Astrazeneca vaccine injection and formally flag- off the Covid-19 vaccination exercise in the state. Receiving the injection in his Office which was administered by the state Commissioner of Health, Alhaji Yahaya Mohammed Kanoma, Matawalle called on people under the age of 18 and above to ensure Read More

Matawalle awarded Kadimul Qur’an by Center for Qur’anic Reciters of Nigeria

March 23, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Center for Qur’anic Reciters of Nigeria has been given an honorary award to Zamfara state Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle as Servant of Qur’anic Knowledge (Kadimul Qur’an). Presenting the award to the Governor at Government House Council Chamber Gusau, the national president of the Center for Qur’anic Reciters of Nigeria, Gwani Aliyu Salihu Turaki said, the rationale behind selecting Zamfara Read More

Revealed! How gunmen attacked Ortom on his farm

March 20, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Gunmen believed to be Herdsmen militia Saturday morning reportedly attacked the Benue state governor Samuel Ortom on his farm. The herdsmen were said to have ambushed the governor at 11am at his farm in Tyomu, a suburb in Makurdi, the state capital located along Makurdi Gboko road. Narrating his ordeal to newsmen, at the government House Makurdi, governor Ortom said Read More

Bala, wife, deputy, clerics take COVID-19 vaccines in Bauchi

March 14, 2021 Najib Sani, Bauchi 0

Bauchi state governor Bala Mohammed, his wife Aisha Bala Mohammed, deputy governor Baba Tela, top government officials and clergymen were Saturday vaccinated against COVID-19 pandemic. They were vaccinated at government house during the first batch of the exercise. 150, 000 doses of vaccine were allocated to the state. Speaking shortly after being vaccinated, governor Bala expressed optimism that the vaccine Read More

Our current challenges predate Buhari administration – Utomi

March 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

Political economist and All Progressives Congress (APC) member, Prof. Pat Utomi, says Nigeria’s electoral process is fatally flawed and can at best only produce ‘criminals’ as leaders. Utomi, who was featured on AIT’s live interview, monitored by PATRICK ANDREW on Tuesday, also thinks the country is fast sliding into anarchy. Excerpts…. What would be your initial assessment of the state Read More

Security: Forum lauds Gov Bello’s efforts

March 11, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

The Niger State Development Forum (NSDF) has lauded Governor Abubakar Sani Bello for t his efforts he is putting up to overcome security challenges facing the state. The forum led by the Minister of State, Foriegn Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada, gave the commendation Tuesday in a visit to the governor at Government House, Minna. The minister said the group was Read More