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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 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 21

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 30

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 20

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 19

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 18

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 29

October 21, 2017 3:50 AM Arewa Youth leader to Buhari: Anti-corruption war is losing steam

Alhaji Gambo Gujungu is the National President of Arewa Youth Forum, AYF, a powerful and vociferous group of young Northerners which influences policies and decisions in the region. What do you think should be restructured in Nigeria to make it a better, greater country? The issue of restructuring the Nigerian polity has always been a recurring decimal 51

October 18, 2017 5:58 AM Policemen, DSS official fight dirty in Emir of Bauchi’s palace

A fierce fight broke out yesterday between an Assistant Commissioner of Police ACP with the Bauchi State command and an official of the Department of State Services, DSS attached to wife of the Governor of Nasarawa State, Hajia Hajiya Mairo Al-makura. The incident happened during a courtesy call by the Northern Governors’ Wives Forum, NGWF, on the Emir of Bauchi 16

October 14, 2017 7:06 AM North East: Mischievous people twisting Buhari’s good intentions…. Presidency

Presidency has berated those it described as “ignorant and mischievous people” for twisting President Muhammadu Buhari’s well intended interface in the North-East region of Nigeria. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, while reacting to reports credited to World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim, lampooned those he said “specialize 18