In Plateau state, Quan’pan LG boss impeached, deputy sworn-in

August 6, 2020 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The suspended executive chairman of Quan’pan local government council, of Plateau state, Hon. Isaac Kwallu, has been impeached by the council’s legislative arm. Followed his impeachment, his deputy Hon. Abdulmalik Yusuf Haruna was sworn –in as substantive chairman, by the state Governor Simon Lalong on Wednesday. Blueprint reported that the duo of Isaac Kwallu of Quan’pan and his counterpart Hon. Read More

Revealed! How Wike rescued, relocated ex-NDDC MD Nunieh to gov’t house

July 16, 2020 Editor 0

A trending video on social media has revealed how River state Governor Nyesom Wike stormed the residential house of former acting Chairman of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr Joi Nunieh, stopped a detachment of police officers from arresting her, and later relocated the fiery ex-official to the government house in Portharcourt. A detachment of Police officers had laid siege Read More

Drama as Police commissioner stops deputy gov from leaving govt house

June 21, 2020 Editor 0

There was unexpected dramatic inside Ondo state Government house in Akure, after the state’s Deputy Governor Agboola Ajayi was allegedly stopped from going out by the state commissioner of police, Salami Amidu Bolaji.  The commissioner of police who was seen in viral video having an argument with Ajayi at the government house gate, was said to have mentioned alleged defection plan by the deputy Read More

Breaking – Alleged fraud: Nasarawa gov sacks SSG

June 8, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

Nasarawa state Governor Abdullahi Sule, Monday, sacked the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Tijani. A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary Government House administration Hamza Gayam, said the governor wish the former SSG well in his future endeavor. “The executive governor of Nasarawa state Engr. Abdullahi Sule, has approved the relieve of Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Tijjani, as SSG from Monday June 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

Breaking: Nasarawa lifts ban on worship centres

May 19, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Nasarawa state government Tuesday, announced the lifting on the ban on Mosques and Churches for a period of two weeks. This was part of the resolutions arrived at during the stakeholders’ meeting at the government house Lafia, the state capital. State Commissioner for Information, Tourism and Culture,  Comrade Dogo Shammah, said the review was part of measures put in place Read More

Breaking: Ganduje locks down Kano over Coronavirus

April 14, 2020 Editor 0

Kano state Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has locked down the state as from Thursday April 16. Ganduje who announced during a meeting with religious leaders Tuesday evening inside Government House, Kano. Details loading…

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Kebbi: Bagudu partners USADF, launches $10m enterprise investment drive

February 13, 2020 Editor 0

Kebbi State Government (KBSG) Monday hosted a delegation from the United States Africa Development Foundation (USADF) and the US Embassy on Monday, inside Government House, Birnin Kebbi. During their meeting, USADF/KBSG enterprise investment Programme was officially launched. During the ceremony to kick start implementation of the program which will catalyse into the disbursement of the $10m joint counterpart funding of Read More

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Put politics aside, let’s face governance- Fintiri urges Perm Secs

May 30, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Adamawa state governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has urged permanent secretaries in the state especially those that worked against his emergence to put politics aside and join him in the task of making Adamawa work again. The governor this said Thursday in Yola while receiving permanent secretaries who paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House. He assured them of Read More

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National Sport Festival: Lagos, FCT, 34 States yet to approve funds 

November 28, 2018 Administrator 0

With barely a week to the kickoff of the 19th National Sports Festival virtually all the thirty-Six states of the Federation including the Federal Capital Territory are yet to approve funds for athletes to participate in the festival as several of the States are busy with the 2019 elections. The 19th edition of the National Sports Festival is scheduled to hold from Read More

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By-election: Ahmed, PDP raise alarm over security situation

November 14, 2018 Administrator 0

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state has raised concern over security situation in the state ahead Saturday’s by-election in Oke Ero/Irepodun/Ekiti/Isin federal constituency of the state. The alarm comes at the heel of an earlier allegation by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of importation of political thugs and ammunition into the state by All Progressives Congress (APC). The party State chairman, Read More

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Masari commends journalists for promoting peace in Katsina

October 29, 2018 Administrator 0

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state has commended practicing journalists for promoting peace and unity in the state. The governor stated this over the weekend when he received the leadership of the state correspondent’s chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ) at Government House, Katsina. According to him, the practicing journalists in Katsina state were wise enough for Read More

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Akwa Ibom APC alleges evil ‘plans’ against Akpabio, Ekere

October 11, 2018 Administrator 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Akwa Ibom State chapter has alleged that the PDP-led state government has finalized smear campaign aimed at discrediting Senator Godswill Akpabio and its governorship candidate, Nsima Ekere. A statement by its state Publicity Secretary, Nkereuwem Enyongekere, who raised the alarm yesterday, said the APC got wind of the evil plots after Governor Udom Emmanuel and Read More

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How I escaped kidnap – Gulak

October 3, 2018 Administrator 0

time (2015) will be more this time. “Keep your gunpowder dry, we will mobilise you with the necessary logistics when the time for the governorship primary comes. If they are making kurukere moves, tell them that they will be disgraced. We are on the ground here. “Nobody is going to kill anybody, if you have the love of Ogun State, Read More

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Saraki abandons independence celebration for Kwara PDP crisis

October 3, 2018 Administrator 0

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki yesterday abandoned the 58th Independence anniversary celebration for an emergency trouble shooting trip to Ilorin, the capital of Kwara state . Saraki who as number three citizen in the country arrived Abuja on Sunday morning from Ilorin for the ceremony, rushed back to Ilorin twelve hours to the celebration. He left precisely by 9:30pm on Read More

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Borno APC aspirant denies defecting to PDP

October 1, 2018 Administrator 0

One of the major contenders for the gubernatorial ticket of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Borno state, Alhaji Idris Mamman Durkwa has said that he is still in the race. Durkwa, who reacted to a statement credited to him on Sunday morning to the effect that he has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and has even been given Read More

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US warns Nigeria over looming population explosion

September 28, 2018 Administrator 0

The United States Deputy Chief of Mission in Nigeria, Mr. David Young has tasked the federal government and other stakeholders to plan ahead for the challenges of population explosion expected to double to 400 million in the country by 2050. Speaking in an interactive forum with members of the Sir Kashim Ibrahim Fellows at Kaduna state Government House, the envoy Read More

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Group gives pass mark to Abubakar on education

September 25, 2018 Administrator 0

The Congress of Nigerian Eligible Voters has applauded Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi state for his various intervention programmes in the education sector. The organization made the commendation yesterday during a solidarity rally to the governor at Government House, Bauchi. Speaking during the rally, leader of the congress, Comrade John Ngene Offia said education programmes introduced by the governor such Read More

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Kaduna senatorial aspirant Usman cautions supporters against violence

September 25, 2018 Administrator 0

Reject godfatherism, Wike tells Ambode Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike, has advised his Lagos state counterpart, Akinwunmi Ambode, to resist any further imposition and oppression from a godfather. Governor Wike, who was reacting to Ambode’s alleged ordeal in the hands of his Godfather and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, further admonished him to resist Read More

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Plateau violence: Troops parade 17 suspected killers

June 28, 2018 Administrator 0

Seventeen persons suspected to be involved in the recent carnage that occurred in some parts of Plateau state, were yesterday paraded by Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) of the Nigerian Army. Violence broke out in some parts of the state on Saturday, leading to the death of about 100 persons, believed to have been killed by suspected herdsmen. The arrests came Read More