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‘The Leaders In This Country Have Failed, Me Inclusive’ – Benue Governor Samuel Ortom Says

Governor Samuel Ortom Samuel Ortom, the governor of Benue State Governor has attacked the Nigerian government, saying politicians and the political institutions have failed Nigerians. Ortom, was speaking on Wednesday August 12, during the International Youth celebration held at new banquet hall, Makurdi. According to Ortom, leaders including himself, have failed to lead the country properly, adding that the fight against corruption by the federal government was selective. “Let me say here that the leaders in this country have failed, me inclusive. It Is a big shame to us leaders,…

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Drama As Obiano Suspends 12 Traditional Rulers For Traveling With Arthur Eze To Abuja

Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano The fight between the governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano and billionaire oil magnate, Prince Arthur Eze has taken a different dimension, with the governor placing one year suspension on 12 traditional rulers who went on a trip to Abuja with Eze to see President Muhammad Buhari. A report by Daily Post revealed that the monarchs were alleged to have travelled with Eze to report Governor Obiano to the President, over his non conduct of local government elections in the state and other…

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Jubilation As Ondo Shows Off Official Amotekun Uniform During Passing Out Parade (Photos)

Ondo state governor inaugurates Amotekun in the state The South Western Nigeria Security Corps (Amotekun) has taken off in Ondo following its inauguration yesterday by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu at the passing out parade of the first set of Amotekun corps in the Ondo State capital, Akure, yesterday urged them to remain steadfast in protecting the people of the region. See more photos:

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Don’t Waste Lagos Funds On Edo, Ondo Elections, PDP Warns Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu The Peoples Democratic Party, Lagos State chapter, has cautioned the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu against spending funds belonging to the state on the upcoming governorship elections in Ondo and Edo states. This was contained in a press statement by the Lagos PDP’s spokesperson, Gani Taofik, titled ‘Resist wasting Lagos funds on Ondo” on Wednesday. In the statement, the party raised an alarm that there would “most likely be a diversion of Lagos funds into the APC Ondo state governorship contest”. It alleged that making Sanwo-Olu the Chairman of…

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Ondo Deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi resigns from PDP

Ondo State deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi, has resigned his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Agboola Ajayi defected from the APC to the PDP earlier this year due to his running battle with his principal and governor of the state, Rotimi Akeredolu. He contested for the PDP governorship ticket but lost to Eyitayo Jegede. Agboola confirmed his resignation in a statement released by his Special Assistant on Media, Allen Sowore. In the letter, he appreciated the national leadership and members of the party for their warm reception and acceptance…

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Sanwo-Olu meets boy in ‘mummy calm down’ video

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos governor, has finally met with Oreofeoluwa Lawal-Babalola, a little boy in the viral “mummy calm down” video. The governor met with the 4-year-old boy alongside his family at his office on Saturday. Oreofeoluwa had become an instant sensation on social media platforms after a video went viral of him in tears from his mum’s scolding while confidently telling her to “calm down” and give him a “last chance”. The video had attracted the governor’s attention and he requested to meet the little boy. It had also inspired…

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Kashamu: Your end will also come – Fayose tells Obasanjo

Former Governor of Ekiti State Ayodele Fayose, has condemned former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his official statement on the death of ex-Senator Buruji Kashamu. Kashamu, a governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election in Ogun State, died of COVID-19 complications on Saturday at the age of 62. Kashamu had faced extradition to the United States over alleged drug trafficking which was evaded until his death But in a message titled, ‘Letter of condolence,’ addressed to Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun, Obasanjo, who condoled with the family…

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Governor Obaseki Is A Liability And His Performance In Office Is Woeful – Governor Ganduje

Abdullahi Ganduje, Godwin Obaseki Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has described Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki’s performance in office as woeful. The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council for Edo governorship election, said this while answering questions from State House Correspondents in Abuja on Friday August 7. Ganduje described Obaseki as a liability to his new political party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and a blessing to the APC. He Said; “Your question is that we are contesting against a serving governor in Edo State. Yes, that…

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Sanwo-Olu rescues man from suicide attempt on Third Mainland Bridge

The executive governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has revealed that he recently rescued a man who wanted to jump at the Third Mainland Bridge, because he N500,000 debt. The governor made this known while speaking to journalists after he visited the Lagos Island Maternity Hospital, Broad Street and some other hospitals in different parts of the State, to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir with in-patients and health practitioners. Speaking on his response to a recent viral video of a boy begging his mother to calm down while punishing him for an offense…

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Buhari Was Shocked That Oshiomhole Disqualified Me From APC Primary – Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has revealed how President Muhammadu Buhari and lots of stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) reacted after Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the former National Chairman masterminded his disqualification from the party’s primaries. Obaseki said Buhari was shocked. Obaseki met with the President after his disqualification and later defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) few days after. He has emerged the party’s candidate for the September 19 governorship election. When asked what the President’s reaction was during their meeting, the governor said…

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Three Commissioners Resign From Governor Obaseki’s Government

Governor Godwin Obaseki Ahead of the governorship election scheduled to hold in Edo state in September, 3 commissioners have resigned from Governor Godwin Obaseki’s government The three Oil and Gas Commissioners in the Edo State Oil Gas Producing Area Development Commission (EDOSOGPADEC) who resigned are Prince Emmanuel Odigie, Alhaji Aiwanu Oshiomhole and Osamwonyi Atu representing Edo Central, Edo North Senatorial districts respectively and Orhionmwon. It was further gathered that one of the Governor’s Special Adviser, Hon. Bright Njor of the Ugbeka Ward 03 has also resigned his position. The Commissioners…

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Sanwo-Olu approves 46% fare increment for Lagos Bus Service

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved a 46% fare increment on bus managed  by the Lagos Bus Services Limited (LBSL). The new increase takes effect on 1st August 2020. This was disclosed by the Chief Executive Officer of LBSL, Mr Idowu Oguntona, in a statement on Monday, July 20, 2020, that was signed by Mr Afolabi Olawale, the Public Affairs Officer of the company. The LBSL boss said: “The approval to use the BRT corridor by the governor is to further give the commuting public a better…

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Ini Edo reappointed as special adviser to Governor Emmanuel

Nollywood actress, Ini Edo has been reappointed by Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State as special adviser on culture and tourism. Ini Edo made the announcement via her Instagram page over the weekend where she wrote that her goal is to attain great feats in the new era. She wrote: “Grateful to God and my Boss, His excellency, Gov Udom Emmanuel for the re appointment to serve in the tourism sector of our dear State. I look forward to great accomplishment and milestones in this new era,” the actress…

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Fidau: Ajimobi’s Family Knew I Was At The Gate – Oyo Deputy Governor Fires Back

Oyo Deputy governor, Olaniyan, barred from attending Ajimobi’s Fidau prayer. Credit. Premium Times According to The PUNCH, the Oyo State Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan, has said the family of the late Governor Abiola Ajimobi was aware of his presence at their Ibadan residence to attend the eighth-day Fidau of their late father. Olaniyan was denied access to the Oluyole Estate residence of the late governor on Sunday. The late governor’s family through a statement by Bolaji Tunji, media aide to the late Senator Ajimobi, had said the family was not…

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