Tag: Governor

AzeezMay 6, 2017

Fulani herdsmen control 12 LGAs in Benue – Governor

by Azeez Adeniyi Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has said Fulani herdsmen have taken over 12 out of the 23 ...

AzeezApril 28, 2017

Amaechi had issues with Patience, not me – Jonathan

by Azeez Adeniyi Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said he has no issues with Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. Jonathan ...

AzeezApril 10, 2017

Obasanjo has indirectly confirmed Fayemi became governor through judicial fraud – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has said former President Olusegun Obasanjo has confirmed that Minister of Mines and ...

EditorApril 8, 2017

Governor Yari of Zamfara State is the worst Governor in Nigeria | The YNaija Effectiveness Ranking

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has had his position as the worst in Nigeria taken over by his colleague from ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 5, 2017

“I am too old to be governor” | El-Rufai says he should have been governor in his 40s (WATCH)

by Dolapo Adelana Kaduna Governor, Nasir El-Rufai Wednesday said he’s too old to be governor. The governor said this Wednesday ...

AzeezFebruary 1, 2017

Okorocha is an example of what a leader should not be – Obiano

Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano has described Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha as a “Motor park governor.” He said this on ...

AzeezFebruary 1, 2017

Obiano would have done better as a militant – Okorocha

Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha and his Anambra counterpart, Willie Obiano have continued their war of words as Okorocha on ...

AzeezJanuary 28, 2017

“How governor lost $10m bailout funds to mistress”

Security agencies are currently probing a governor for allegedly diverting $10 million bailout funds allocated to his state, which was hijacked ...

AzeezJanuary 17, 2017

Saraki transferred over $3m to foreign accounts as governor – Witness

Nwachukwu Amazu, a staff of GTB on Tuesday said Senate President, Bukola Saraki transfered over $3 million to foreign accounts ...

ToluJanuary 3, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: What ‘Man of the Year’? Senator Shehu Sani disagrees with Gov Obiano’s award

On 1 January, Anambra state Governor Willie Obiano emerged the Silverbird Man of the Year 2016. Governor Obiano won the ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 6, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: Saudi rolls out new rules for pilgrim | Buhari will punish corrupt cabinet members | Part-time legislators aren’t effective

From the papers this morning- a Tracklist PDP denies shutting official Twitter handle – YNaija  Konduga IDPs return home after ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 30, 2016

Opinion: Did Ganduje betray Kwankwaso?

By Auwalu Lawan Aranposu Immediately he was sworn in as Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje pledged to continue ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 28, 2016

Opinion: Open letter to Gov. Abdulazeez Yari

by Balogun Oluwalonimi Mayowa Your Excellency sir, The Governor of Zamfara State, and as well the Chairman of the Nigeria ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 26, 2016

The late 5: These are the stories that drove the conversation today

These are the top five news that drove the conversation today 1. FG, States, LGAs share N493.8 billion in Federal Allocation  ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 17, 2016

‘PDP caused this hardship we are all going through’ – Oshiomhole

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Tuesday, blamed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the current economic difficulties of Nigeria. Speaking ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 14, 2016

Eye on Ambode: A new helipad for LASUTH, training for 2,000 youth and more

Governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode is making giant strides in Lagos state. This week on Keeping an Eye on ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 14, 2016

According to the CBN governor, this is why the Naira is falling

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, on Saturday, explained that the Naira is depreciating against the dollar ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 8, 2016

Wike blames ‘false media propaganda’ for allegations of being a militant sponsor

Following the accusation from the Reform Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA) that he is a sponsor of the Niger Delta Avengers ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 6, 2016

Jude Ndukwe: Governor Mimiko to the rescue in Ondo state

by Jude Ndukwe It is no longer news that Nigeria’s economy is operating at a recession. With inflation rate currently ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 4, 2016

‘We have to work together’ – Wike tells police

Nyesom Wike, the Rivers state Governor, on Wednesday called on the state police command to remain neutral in the forthcoming ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 3, 2016

Court approves EFCC seizure of Fayose’s assets

An Abuja Federal High Court, on Tuesday, ruled on the case between the Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, and the ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 29, 2016

‘I don’t hate President Buhari…he knows I have been saying the truth’ – Fayose

The Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday, said that he will continue to criticize the President Buhari administration even ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 21, 2016

Zamfara state speaker, others, arrested for plotting to impeach governor

The Speaker of the Zamfara state House of Assembly, Sanusi Rikiji, was on Tuesday arrested by the Department of State ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 20, 2016

Opinion: The Buhari Electoral Crisis and the PDP Strategy

By Dele Awogbeoba  Background The PDP as a party had been instrumental to the economic renaissance of the Nigerian economy ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 19, 2016

Opinion: Victor Umeh – A dogged fighter at 54

By Michael Jegede Former national chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Umeh, will be 54 years old ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 19, 2016

Demola Olarewaju: Introducing the #EdoDisciples

By Demola Olarewaju The politics of Nigeria since the First Republic has been characterised by the same kind of political ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 19, 2016

‘They are posting police officers who have access to kidnappers, cultist to Rivers’ – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, on Monday, warned the Inspector General of Police against reposting corrupt police officers to ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 12, 2016

10 killed in Niger as Fulani herdsmen, farmers clash [DETAILS]

More than 10 people have been reportedly killed in a clash between suspected Fulani herdsmen and farmers in Bokuta village, ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 11, 2016

Opinion: Governor Ajimobi and the apology request

By Babajide Fadoju Failing in our responsibilities as parents, elders, seniors in collectively moulding our children into the great leaders of ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 10, 2016

Fayose raises alarm, says policemen deployed to Ekiti state to arrest PDP members

The Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, has raised alarm over the alleged plans to invade the state with police in ...

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