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May 21, 2018 4:21 AM Dickson engages northern govs, leaders on restructuring, fiscal federalismThe Sun News

In pursuance of his clamour for the restructuring of the country, Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has intensified consultation with governors and leaders of northern extraction, across party lines. A statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Francis Ottah Agbo, yesterday, said Dickson visited the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai 22

March 1, 2018 12:31 PM Northern governors should build shops for Igbo traders – Omokri faults IGP Idris’ comment on ranching

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to a statement by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, urging governors to provide ranches for herdsmen. The Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Kpotun-Idris, on Wednesday, advised state governors to establish cattle ranches before enacting anti-grazing laws, to avert 23

February 23, 2018 6:59 AM Get a bulldozer to demolish Aso Villa – PFN spokesman chides El-Rufai

The National Publicity Secretary of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) Bishop (Dr) Emma Gospel Isong has condemned the pulling down of a building said to be used as a secretariat by a faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kaduna. Dr Isong, who spoke to DAILY POST on Thursday regretted the action of the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir 29

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 27

January 13, 2018 3:13 PM 2019: PDP attacks Northern govs for endorsing Buhari for second term

In its reaction, PDP maintained that the governors’ visit was borne out of fear of losing their positions and not due to loyalty and love for Buhari. PDP via its official Twitter handle, said: “Fear of job loss grips @elrufai, others. “The visit of @Elrufai and six other governors of the @APCNigeria to @Mbuhari asking him to run for 2nd term is self-serving 33

October 29, 2017 1:33 AM Nigeria’s unity is desirable, but don’t tell me it is non-negotiable –Gov. Dickson

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson made history when he drove to Aleibiri in Ekeremor local government area of Bayelsa State, the first time a vehicle would reach the community, thanks to the construction of Sagbama, Ekeremor, Agge Road. The governor took time off after the historic drive to speak on a number of national issues, including the failure of the Federal 45

October 28, 2017 5:41 AM Buhari’s government has done everything to destroy me, woo me —Dokpesi

Marine engineer turned media mogul cum politician, Dr. Raymond Dokpesi is a front-line candidate in the contest for the office of national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the forthcoming National Convention of the party. You recently met with President Jonathan on your consultations for the office of national chairman of the PDP. Is he backing 26

October 28, 2017 4:33 AM How exactly are Yoruba people suffering in this government? – Muyiwa Adetiba

An Afenifere chieftain gave an interview to a mainstream newspaper a couple of weeks ago in which he heaped all the so called suffering the Yoruba race was facing in Buhari’s government on one man. According to this chieftain, he had warned Asiwaju Bola Tinubu not to align with Buhari and lead Yoruba into what he inferred to be another northern domination 27

October 27, 2017 8:09 PM PHOTONEWS: Buhari, Northern governors meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday met with some Northern State Governors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The governors who met with Buhari include that of Kaduna, Nasir El-Rufai, Bauchi, Mohammed Abubakar, Nassarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura. Others are, Yobe Governor Ibrahim Geidam, and Yahaya Bello of Kogi State. Although the agenda was unknown 23

October 25, 2017 12:01 AM When Southern governors gathered in Lagos

A summit of Nigeria’s Southern governors convened in Lagos for the first time in 13 years was buoyed by the determination of the summiteers to look beyond tribe, tongue and political affiliation to the issues that limit the expression of their autonomy within the context of the Nigerian federation. Last Monday’s summit was the first gathering of governors 37