Buni mourns victims of NAF airstrike, calls for investigation

September 16, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni, has commiserated with families of those who lost their lives in the unfortunate Air strike on Buhari village in Yunusari local government area of the state. In a statement signed by his director general press and media affairs Alhaji Mamman Mohammed said, although it could have been an accident or mistaken target, the government will join Read More

AGF Malami to state govs: No recoveries on stamp duty yet

September 16, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has written the 36 state governors to inform them that there have been no recoveries on stamp duty yet.  This was contained in a statement on Wednesday by his Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Jibrilu Gwandu titled, “Stamp Duty: No recoveries yet as Malami writes 36 governors.” Read More

APC national chair: Ex-Borno gov, Modu Sheriff, begins campaign, lobbies APC govs

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) planned national convention expected to hold before the end of the year, former Borno state governor, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff has embarked on state wide campaign, even as efforts are intensified to secure the support of the party’s serving governors. Aside Modu Sheriff, other national chairmanship aspirants include; former Gombe state governor, Senator Read More

Ebonyi group asks Umahi to tender apology over 2023 comments

September 13, 2021 Admin III 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has described as unfortunate and disappointing comment credited to the state governor David Nweze Umahi wherein he prayed and expressed a wish for God to give Nigeria another President like Muhammadu Buhari as his successor in 2023. The group demanded that the governor should apologise to Nigerians. In a statement Read More

Breaking: Sanwo-Olu signs VAT Bill into law

September 10, 2021 Admin III 0

Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has signed into law the state VAT Bill day after it was passed by the House of Assembly.  The governor signed the “bill for a law to impose and charge VAT on certain goods and services” at about 11.45am on Friday, after returning from an official trip to Abuja.  By this act, the Bill has Read More

FG wants attackers of firefighters in Kogi brought to book

September 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has condemned the reported attack on some firefighters and fire trucks by hoodlums in Kogi state, saying such act “is unacceptable and those responsible will definitely not go unpunished.” Controller General of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) Dr. Liman Ibrahim, has however has vowed that those behind the act described as ‘dastardly’ will surely be punished The Read More

Blueprint Publisher condoles Gov Bello, Etsu Nupe over Sarkin Sudan Kontagora’s death

September 9, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Chairman and Publisher Blueprint Newspapers, Alhaji Mohammed Idris Malagi, Kakaaki Nupe has commiserated with Niger state Governor , Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, Etsu Nupe and chairman Niger state council of traditional rulers , His Royal Highness, Alhaji (Dr) Yahaya Abubakar, Kontagora Emirate and entire people of the state over the demise of Sarkin Sudan Kontagora, Alhaji Saidu Namaska. The Kakaaki Read More

OAU dismisses another lecturer for sexual harassment

September 7, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The authority of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun state, has announced dismissal of another lecturer, Dr. Adebayo Mosobalaje, for alleged sexual harassment. This would be the second lecturer dismissed in the university for the same allegation.  A federal high court sitting in Osogbo, had convicted Prof Richard Akindele for sexual harassment and the university dismissed him in June 2018. A Read More

Breaking: Ex-Rivers state governor is dead

September 6, 2021 Admin III 0

Former military Administrator of Rivers State, Brigadier General Anthony Ukpo, is dead. Brigadier General Anthony Ukpo, a former information minister during General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida’s regime died Monday morning. Close ally, Leonard Anyogu, who is the secretary of the Ogoja State Creation Committee which was chaired by Ukpo, confirmed the former military administrator’s death. Details loading…

LG congress: Buni commends APC members for peaceful exercise nationwide

September 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni, has congratulated the party faithful, stakeholders and congress officials on the peaceful and successful conduct of the party local government congresses across the country. In a statement signed Sunday in Abuja, by his spokesman, Mamman Mohammed, quoted Buni as saying “Reports reaching my office indicate Read More

Financial autonomy: NULGE seeks God’s intervention

September 3, 2021 Sam Obinna Ibe, 0

Irked by reluctance of state governors to implement financial autonomy across the 774 local governments in the country the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has turned to God for intervention. The union made the call at prayer session, Wednesday, across all the local government areas on the directive of the national body. Speaking during the prayer session at Read More

LG congress: Let’s conduct peaceful exercise, Buni charges APC members

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Yobe state governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has urged members of the party to conduct themselves peacefully during the local government congress of the party holding Saturday across the country. Buni, through a statement signed by his spokesman Mamman Mohammed, Friday in Abuja, described the exercise as a family affair that should Read More

Anambra: PDP hails Appeal Court judgment confirming Ozigbo

September 3, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it received with delight, the judgement of the Court of Appeal, which affirmed its candidate, Valentine Ozigbo, for the November 6, 2021, Anambra state governorship election. PDP in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, Friday thanked the judiciary for restoring peace and unity in the PDP as well as strengthening the Read More

Breaking: Appeal Court declares real PDP candidate for 2021 Anambra governorship poll

September 3, 2021 Admin III 0

Valentine Ozigbo has been declared the valid candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for November 6, 2021 Anambra state governorship election by the Court of Appeal in Abuja. Delivering the judgment on Friday, President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban- Mensem, who led a three- man panel of justices, held that the appeal filed by Valentine Ozigbo, challenging Read More

APC: Asaba court neither sacked me nor stopped LG congress – Buni

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Caretaker Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni, has said that neither the party nor him is restrained from conducting the nationwide local council congresses by the Asaba High Court of Justice. Some members of the party had dragged the party to court in Delta state. But Buni in a statement Thursday Read More

Make evidences of ‘Fulanisation’, Islamisation public, PGF boss challenges Ortom, others

September 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has warned against ethnic and religious profiling in the country, even as he challenged those who claimed to have evidences to make it public. The PGF specifically challenged the Benue state governor Samuel Ortom and others in the opposition Read More

Sule Lamido @73: Celebrating a political leader

August 31, 2021 Adamu Muhd Usman 0

Leadership is not an occupation, leadership is not an art of fraud and pride. Leadership is not yours or mine, leadership is an attribute of God, leadership is the will of God, leadership is the choice of God, and leadership is a trust. Leadership is a burden. Leadership entails alot of things. So, we must get faithful, courageous, selfless, liberal Read More

Pictures: Kogi govt procures Nigeria’s first hyperbaric oxygen treatment chamber

August 29, 2021 Admin III 0

The Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello, has procured Nigeria’s first hyperbaric oxygen treatment chamber to strengthen the state’s healthcare system and provide quality healthcare Services. The newly acquired equipment is hoping to strengthen the critical institutions and systems required to effectively provide affordable and quality healthcare service to the people. The governor, in a statement, signed by the Read More

2023 presidency: Bala Mohammed’s support group inaugurates BOT

August 29, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, the ‘Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed Vanguards’ (BAM-V), a support group of the Bauchi state governor who is currently eyeing the number one seat in the nation has inaugurated its Board Of Trustees (BOT) to be chaired by a former member of the house of representatives Honourable Abdulrazak Nuhu Zaki. The group inaugurated the board alongside Read More

Okowa charges Buhari to convoke national dialogue

August 27, 2021 Amaechi Okwara, 0

The Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Friday, called on President Mohammadu Buhari to convoke a national dialogue to dissect and seek panacea to various challenges facing the country. Governor Okowa made the call at an interdenominational thanksgiving service to mark the 30th anniversary of the creation of Delta state held at St. Peters Anglican Cathedral, Asaba. He said that Read More

@30: Lift Taraba to greater heights, Ishaku urges citizens

August 27, 2021 Andrew Ojih 0

Taraba state governor, Arc Darius Ishaku, Thursday called on sons and daughters of the state, irrespective of their political persuasions and religious beliefs to join hands in the task of lifting the state to its greater heights. Ishaku, in his message to mark the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the state, said the creation of the state 30 years Read More

Breaking: Stella Uduah dumps PDP for APC

August 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Minister of Aviation in the administation of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and a serving Senator, Princess Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi, known as Stella Oduah, has dumped the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). She was received at a brief ceremony in Abuja Thursday and admitted into the party by the Chairman of the APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Read More

Anti-Buhari’s comments: List your achievements to Nigerians, BMO challenges Ortom

August 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has described Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom’s latest comments on President Muhammad Buhari’s administration as rantings of a failed governor, even as it challenged the governor to list his achievements since 2015. According to the group, the latest attack is not unexpected, because the governor has a habit of launching unguarded verbal attacks on the Read More

Ogun seeks collaboration with NITP on urban development

August 24, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, has called for collaboration between the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) and the state, in the area of proper town planning and urban development with the view of espousing good governance and socio-economic development. Abiodun made the call when he played host to the national president of the NITP and other members of Read More

Yobe @ 30: Buni building on successes of previous administrations- Media aide

August 24, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The director-general press and Media Affairs to Yobe state Governor, Alhaji Mamman Mohammed has said the foundation laid by previous administrations in the state paved way for the success being recorded by Governor Mai Mala Buni’s administration of continuity, consolidation and innovation. He said “despite the Insurgency and economic challenges, the commitment of governor Buni’s transformation has been achieved ranging Read More