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Sokoto Commissioner dumps PDP for APC

Sokoto State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Hajiya Kulu Haruna Abubakar, has reportedly resigned from her position. It was learnt that the commissioner did this as she announced her withdrawal from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to join forces with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the forthcoming 2023 general elections. Former presidential aspirant and a chieftain of ...

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Tambuwal’s Commissioner, top aides dump PDP for APC

The Sokoto State Commissioner for Careers and Security Matters, retired Col. Garba Moyi, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). This is contained in a statement signed by Malam Bashar Abubakar, Special Assistant, New Media, to Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC- Sokoto North) on Sunday in Abuja. This  is coming barely 24 hours after ...

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Gov Ayade fires four Commissioners, some political appointees

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, fired four commissioners from his cabinet. The announcement was made by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Christian Ita, in a statement on Monday in Calabar, the state capital. The affected commissioners are Mike Usibe (New City Development), Rita Ayim (Women Affairs), Asu Okang (Information), and Ntufam Etim (Climate Change). ...

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Wike sacks Commissioner, says he disrespects him

Governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike has explained why he sacked his Commissioner for Environment, Dr. Igbiks Tamuno. Recall that the Governor sacked the State Commissioner for Environment, Igbiks Tamuno. Speaking in a statement, through Kelvin Ebiri, his Special Assistant on Media, Wike directed Tamuno to submit all Government Property in his possession to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry ...

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Ondo State Commissioner for Integration and Special Duties is dead

Prof. Bayonile Ademodi, Ondo State Commissioner for Regional Integration and Special Duties is dead. Acccording to an official, Ademodi died on Saturday. Mr Donald Ojogo, the state’s Commissioner for Information and Orientation broke the sad news to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone interview on Sunday in Akure. Ademodi who was aged 60 was a professor of ...

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Umahi’s Defection: Commissioner denies resigning, says Ebonyi now connected to “national grid”

Sunday Inyima, the Ebonyi Commissioner for Water Resources says that the news circulating that he has resigned from  from Gov. David Umahi’s cabinet is not true, adding that he cannot resign on facebook. It will be recalled that the report of his purpoted resignation making the rounds on social media that he angrily resigned from the cabinet following Umahi’s defection ...

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27-year-old Commissioner: NANS urges other Governors to emulate Oyo Govt

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has commended the Governor of Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde, for appointing 27-year-old Seun Fakorede as commissioner. Mr Adeyemi Azeez, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the association, gave the commendation in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Friday. Azeez said that the appointment of Fakorede as the Commissioner for Youths ...

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Lagos Cabinet: Why Joe Igbokwe should have been made a full-fledged Commissioner- Analyst

A Public Affairs Analysts, Ayo Akinfe has said that Joe Igbokwe should have been made a full-fledged Commissioner where he can considerably depoly his wealth of experience as Lagos Government aspires to give the state a megacity status. Akinfe’s artcle, published in NigerianWatch reads: “Over the last 24 hours or so, Joe Igbokwe has been subjected to a lot of ...

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Tambuwal sacks Commissioner for Information for decamping to APC

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Tuesday sacked the Commissioner for Information, Mr Bello Muhammad-Goronyo, following his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Tambuwal’s Director-General, Media and Public Relations, Malam Abubakar Shekara, disclosed this in a statement in Sokoto. “Gov. Aminu Tambuwal has relieved Barrister Bello Goronyo of his appointment as Commissioner for Information with immediate effect. “The ...

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Why Lagos residents must support Sanwo-Olu- Commissioner

Abdulateef Abdulhakeem, Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, on Saturday called on the residents to support the APC Governorship Candidate,  Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who, he said, would build on Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode’s achievements. Abdulhakeem solicited the support at the first anniversary celebration of a political group called “Itesiwaju Eko Foundation”. The occasion held at Ejigbo, Lagos State. He urged Lagos residents, ...

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