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January 19, 2018 7:10 PM Kwankwaso defies threats, vows to visit Kano

A former Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has vowed to visit the state despite threats by the opposition to stone him. There were claims in some quarters that Kwankwaso, a senator, was visiting in order to intimidate his opponents and the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje. A commissioner in the state reportedly urged supporters to stone the senator 17

January 19, 2018 3:44 PM Just In: Court Nullifies Ajimobi’s Installation Of 21 Kings

An Oyo State High Court presided over by Justice Olajumoke Aiki on Friday declared the review of the 1957 Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration and other Related Chieftaincies in Ibadan land by the Justice Akintunde Boade Review Commission, which was set up by the Oyo State Government, as unconstitutional, illegal, null, void and of no effect. The commission 17

January 19, 2018 2:43 PM Benue killings: Lalong, El-Rufai, others in Benue over incident

Some members of the Northern Governors Forum, on Friday arrived Benue State to condole with people of the state over the killings allegedly perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen. The forum led by its Chairman and Governor of Borno State, kashim Shettima were received by the State Governor, Samuel Ortom in Makurdi, the state capital. The delegation also have the Kaduna 19

January 19, 2018 10:23 AM Isokan South LCDA Clears Land For Secretariat, Staff Quarters Construction

The Council Management Team, Isokan South Local Council Development Area (LCDA) has cleared and graded a sizeable plot of land at Orita-Ijebu in Ikoyi, the headquarters of the council. Speaking at the ceremony which took place at Orita-Ijebu, Ikoyi, the council Executive Secretary, Prince Wasiu Oyelami stated that the land would have a twin project of Council 16

January 19, 2018 7:43 AM 2019: Makarfi better presidential candidate – Abubakar Sidi

Alhaji Abubakar Sidi, a former FCT Coordinator of the Goodluck Jonathan 2015 Campaign Group, has declared former PDP National Chairman, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi as the best candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Sidi in a statement on Thursday said Makarfi’s previous achievements ranging from as a governor to senator made him a good material for the presidency 14

January 18, 2018 6:16 PM Kwara Governor, Ahmed dissolves cabinet

The Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed has dissolved the State’s executive council with immediate effect. A statement by the Governor’s Secretary, Isiaka Sola Gold noted that,19 commissioners, 16 Special Advisers, seven Senior Special Assistants and eight Special Assistants were affected by the dissolution. According to the News Agency of Nigeria 18

January 18, 2018 3:03 PM Just In: Kwara Governor, Ahmed Dissolves Cabinet

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has dissolved the state executive council with effect from 18th January 2018. Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Isiaka Gold, who made the announcement in a statement issued in Ilorin, the state capital on Thursday, said Special Advisers, Senior Special Assistants and Special Assistants are also affected 20

January 18, 2018 11:52 AM Former APGA chairman, Victor Umeh sworn in as Senator

Victor Umeh of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) who won last week’s senatorial elections in Anambra state has been sworn into office as the senator representing Anambra central. Willie Obiano, governor of Anambra state, and members of the state House of Assembly were in the upper chamber to witness the swearing-in of Umeh on Thursday. In December 20

January 17, 2018 2:01 PM EFCC releases former Plateau governor, Jang on bail

A former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, who was detained for questioning by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been released on administrative bail. Mr. Jang was earlier probed by a committee set up by his successor, Simon Lalong, claiming the former governor misappropriated billions of naira. A media aide to Mr. Jang, Clinton 20

January 16, 2018 7:34 PM I never said I contributed to El-Rufai’s campaign fund – Jonathan

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has distanced himself from a report quoting him as saying that he contributed to Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai’s campaign fund. The ex-President, in a statement issued by his media aide, Ikechukwu Eze, described the report as fake news fabricated by some mischievous elements. The statement reads: “Our attention 15