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Tag Archives: Governors

Revealed: APC Governors allegedly plotting to seize party’s machinery, install Buhari’s successor

There are strong indications that some All Progressives Congress governors are plotting to seize the control of the party as part of efforts to install President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor in 2023. Despite Buhari’s meeting with the APC governors on Thursday and his discussions with the party’s state chairmen on Friday, some governors were pressing ahead with the plot to remove ...

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APC Governors deliberate on how to improve media strategies

Governors Forum on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) have met to improve media strategies in  communicating government’s people-oriented programmes and projects to the citizens. The chairman of the forum’s Media Committee, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, said this at a news conference shortly after the committee’s meeting in Abuja. Sanwo-Olu, who was represented by his Deputy Governor, ...

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Fear of EFCC prevents Governors from organising flambouyant parties- Magu

Mr Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), has said that some state governors are afraid of holding flamboyant parties because of the commission’s monitoring eyes Magu, said on Monday during his working visit to the commission’s zonal office in Makurdi that some of the governors were now maintaining low profile. He said that the development was ...

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Just in: President Buhari meets APC Governors in State House

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with  All Progressives Congress (APC) state Governors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The agenda of the meeting, which started at about 3 p.m., was unknown as at the time of filing this report. The governors was led by the Chairman of the APC Progressives Governors, Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State. It was also ...

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Invasion of Gov Umahi’s residence a suspicious operation- PDP Governors’ Forum

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum has spoken against the recent invasion of Abuja’s residence of Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi. The forum made the condemnation in a statement issued by its Chairman and Governor of Bayelsa, Mr Seriake Dickson, on Sunday in Abuja. The forum described the raid as an attack on democracy. “It is assault on the ...

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Further analysis of list of Buhari’s ministerial nominees

Seven former governors and senators each are among the 43 ministerial nominees whose names were sent to the Senate for screening and confirmation on Tuesday. The former  seven former governors made the list are: Rauf Aregbesola (Osun), Niyi Adebayo (Ekiti), George Akume (Benue), Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers), Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom), Timipre Slyva (Bayelsa) and Babatunde Fasola (Lagos). However, the ex-governors ...

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South West Governors’ Forum blasts NEF for asking Fulanis to leave Southern Nigeria

Governors in southwest states, on Friday blasted the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) for asking persons of Fulani extraction, resident in the southern part of the country, to return to the north. According to the Governors, the statement is most unfortunate, divisive and retrogressive, The Nation reports. A statement personally signed by the forum’s chairman and the Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi ...

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IPDI to EFCC: Niger Delta Governors wicked, greedy, probe their reckless spendings

The Ijaw Peoples Development Initiative, IPDI, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to probe Niger Delta Governors over reckless spendings as regards 13 percent derivation that is given to the zone. IPDI’s National President, Comrade Austin Ozobo made the call in an interview with Daily Post in Warri, Delta State. “Corrupt leaders should be arrested and tried. ...

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‘Free’ revenue allocation made state Governors lazy, says industrialist

An industrialist, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, has said that the monthly federal allocation being shared by the federating states of Nigeria was responsible for many state being lazy to think outside the box. Ohuabunwa, the President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) made the allegation in an interview with newsmen while reflecting on the economic challenges the nation was facing. ...

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What’s wrong with these end-time governors?- By Reuben Abati

I believe we all have that one family member who thinks that he or she has the right to intrude into your schedule and order you around. When they call you, they won’t give up until you pick their calls. And these people, they can call you liked a hundred times. Send text messages. Whatsapp. Report you to the entire ...

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