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Tag Archives: Governors

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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Some Governors, Senators pushing for removal of Magu

Ahead of May 29 exit date, some governors, ministers, and senators are pushing for the removal of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu. They are mounting pressure on some Presidency officials to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to “ease out” Magu, TheNation reports. It was learnt that many governors are jittery about ...

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Breaking: Osinbajo meets Adamawa, Bauchi Governors behind closed doors in Abuja

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar and the Adamawa State Governor, Jibrila Bindow at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The two governors are seeking second tenure on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). But the governorship results of the March 9th elections in the two states were ...

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PDP celebrates Fayose, says ‘our governors have set the pace for others’

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, said the party is proud of its governors and the achievements recorded in their various states. Secondus made the expression in his remarks at the send-off ceremony organised by the PDP Governors Forum for the outgoing Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose on Sunday night in Abuja. Secondus said that Fayose ...

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APC Governors meet Buhari in Abuja, say ‘we are not jittery over emergence of Atiku as PDP Presidential Candidate’

Governors on the platform of the ruling-All Progressives Congress, APC, has advised the party to bring all warring factions together so as to have a united party capable of facing the challenges ahead. The Chairman of the Progressives Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha, gave the advice after a closed door meeting between five APC governors and President Muhammadu Buhari, at the ...

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Crisis after Primaries normal in a big, vibrant party like APC, say governors

Governors of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on the aegis of the Progressives Governors Forum, on Thursday said the party would come out stronger from the challenges that followed its Primaries in some states of the Federation. Some of the governors, who spoke separately to journalists in Abuja, after a closed door meeting with Adams Oshiomhole, the party’s National Chairman, ...

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