Gov. Masari inaugurates transition committee

Governor Aminu Masari has approved the establishment of a “high-powered” transition committee to ensure a smooth transition to the state’s new administration. After winning the election, Dikko Radda of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will become the next governor of Katsina State. Muntari Lawal, Secretary to the Katsina State Government, will chair the 40-member committee, … Read more

Gombe LP’s gov candidate heads for tribunal – Punch Newspapers

The Gombe State Labour Party governorship candidate, Keftin Amuga, on Wednesday, rejected the March 18 election result declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The PUNCH reports that Muhammadu Yahaya of the All Progressives Congress, who is the incumbent governor, polled 342, 821 to defeat Muhammad Barde of the Peoples Democratic Party, who recorded 233,131 … Read more

Tinubu nominates APC gov, former commissioner into transition council

The President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has nominated two persons to the Presidential Transition Council (PTC). DAILY POST reported that President Muhammadu Buhari reserved two slots for the President-elect in the transition council. On Tuesday, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, who is also the PTC Chairman, Boss Mustapha, stated that Alhaji Atiku … Read more

Labour Party cuts gov nomination fees from N25m to 15m


The Labour Party on Tuesday announced that the cost of nomination and expression of interest forms for its governorship aspirants interested in contesting the off-season elections in Bayelsa, Kogi, and Imo states has been pegged at N15 million naira. The cost of the forms, which was formally pegged at N25 million was slashed to N15 … Read more

I will not stop dancing – Gov Adeleke to critics

The Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has vowed not to stop dancing despite criticisms. He revealed that his childhood dream was to become an entertainer. In an interview with News Central Africa, Governor Adeleke said he couldn’t achieve his dream because his father forced him to pursue an academic career. He said: “Music … Read more

EFCC asks Court to dismiss Gov. Yahaya Bello’s application

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, urged Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos to dismiss the application by Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, seeking to vacate the forfeiture order in respect of 14 properties and the sum of N400m. The court had, on … Read more

EFCC, Gov Yahaya Bello battle over 14 seized properties in court

Yahaya Bello, the governor of Kogi State.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged the Federal High Court in Abuja not to lift the interim forfeiture order it placed on assets linked to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State. The legal team of the governor, however, argued that the interim forfeiture order violates the constitutional immunity that shields him from … Read more

Diya: Gov. Abiodun takes over burial arrangements | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

The Governor of Ogun State, Mr Dapo Abiodun, on Monday said that the state would take over the burial of Lt.-Gen. Oladipo Diya, to give him a befitting farewell. Abiodun said this during his condolence visit to the family at the late Diya’s residence in 31 Adekunle Fajuyi St., GRA, Ikeja, Lagos State. The News … Read more

Arizona gov steps in; scheduled execution unlikely next week

Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis sent to your inbox Get our free Inside Washington email A vow by Arizona’s governor not to proceed with any executions amid lingering questions about the rights of death row prisoners appears to have paused a scheduled execution next week, even … Read more

Iyorchia Ayu worked for APC; Tinubu must reward him – Gov. Umahi

Gov. Umahi commissioning project in Rivers alongside Wike

Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, said Iyorchia Ayu, the Nationa Chairman of the PDP, worked for the victory of APC and Bola Tinubu during the 2023 presidential election. Umahi stated this in Rivers on Monday during the inauguration of the remodeled Community Secondary School in Okoro-nu-Odo, in the Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of the … Read more