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Gunmen open fire on Borno state governor’s convoy

The convoy of Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state, was attacked by yet-to-be-identified gunmen at Baga, a town in the state, on Wednesday, July 29. According to reports, the Governor had gone to visit some Internally Displaced Persons camps when his convoy was attacked. “The governor went to Kukawa, and on his way to Baga […]

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Governor Akeredolu wins APC’s governorship ticket for Ondo state governorship election

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state, has won the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the state’s gubernatorial election scheduled to hold on October 10, 2020. Akeredolu who is seeking a second term in office, secured the highest votes in the state’s APC governorship primaries which held at Dome in Akure the state […]

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Benue governor’s wife and son test positive for COVID-19

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, his wife, Eunice Ortom and their son, have tested positive for Coronavirus. In an announcement made to newsmen by Mrs. Eunice Ortom on Friday, July 3, some of her staff also tested positive for the virus and have immediately gone into isolation. “Few moments ago this evening, I received my […]

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Ebonyi state governor, Dave Umahi and some of his aides test positive for COVID-19

Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi has tested positive for Coronavirus. The Governor confirmed this in a statement personally signed by him on Saturday, July 4. According to the governor, he and some of his aides had the test carried out on them and the result came back positive. He said presently they are not showing […]

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Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu tests positive for Coronavirus

Governor Rotimi Akeredelo, has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. The 63-year-old Ondo state governor announced this at a press conference in Akure, the state capital today June 30. ”I had malaria a few days ago and was treated. I did get over it and as at the time we had our party NEC and […]

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Former Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi, dies at 70

Former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has died. He was 70 years old. Ajimobi who has been in a coma and on life support, died of COVID19 complications in a hospital in Lagos state today June 25. The former governor was rumored to have died last Thursday, June 18 but his aides and family […]

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I have serious problem with Oshiomhole – Edo Deputy Governor, Philip Shuaibu

Edo state Deputy Governor , Philip Shuaibu has disclosed that he has a problem with the immediate past governor of the state Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who according to him became a dictator. Speaking on a Channels Television programme “Politics Today”, Shuaibu stated that he has no problem with the ruling party but with the suspended […]

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Governor Godwin Obaseki from participating in Edo PDP governorship primary

Justice Emmanuel Obile of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has struck out a suit seeking to bar Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, from participating in the governorship primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scheduled for Thursday, June 25. The judge struck out the suit following a successful out of court […]

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Some APC governors are supporting me – Governor Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki who was screened at the national secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja on Saturday June 20, has disclosed that he still enjoys the support of some All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors. He said the same certificates which he was disqualified for by the APC, were the ones he presented […]

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Former Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi reportedly in critical condition due to Coronavirus complications

Former Governor of  Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi is reportedly in a critical condition over Coronavirus complications. Abiola Ajimobi is reportedly battling the novel virus in a hospital in Lagos, according to Sahara Reporters. The publication adds that he’s in critical condition. Ajimobi has since remained in Intensive Care after he was rushed to a hospital […]

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We’ve pulled out from peace agreement with bandits – Governor Masari

Governor Aminu Masari has announced that his government has pulled out of the peace agreement they reached with bandits who have been killing and destroying properties owned by innocent residents of Katsina state. Though the Katsina State Governor said the peace agreement his administration reached with bandits in 2016 yielded positive results, he however added […]

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Ogoni women protest half-naked as they ask Governor Wike to release manager of demolished hotel who allegedly tested positive for Coronavirus (photos)

Ogoni women in Rivers State today staged a peaceful protest over what they termed the ”continuous detention” of the manager of Prudent Hotel that was demolished under the supervision of the state governor, Nyesom Wike, on May 10. The Rivers state government on Monday May 25, announced that Bariledum Azoroh , the manager of the […]

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Governor Wike Losses Special Adviser on Media,

Simeon Nwakaudu, the Special Assistant on Electronic Media to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has died. A statement from Paulinus Nsirim, the state Commissioner for Information, confirmed that Simeon died today Sunday May 17 at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (RSUTH) where he was being treated for an undisclosed ailment. The statement quoted […]

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Governor Sanwo-Olu increases Lagos health workers’ hazard allowance from N5,000 to N25,000

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has increased the hazard allowance of health workers in the state by 400 percent in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. The increment was made official in a circular signed by Hakeem Muri-Okuno, head of service in the state. It was further gathered that the increment is for the month of April […]

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Governor Ganduje sacks commissioner over ‘unguarded utterances’ against Abba Kyari

Governor Abdullahi Ganudje of Kano State has sacked the Commissioner of Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Mu’azu Magaji over his ‘unguarded utterances’ against the person of the late Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari. Engr. Mu’azu Magaji had described the late CoS as “non-ordinary citizen” who amassed so much power in his Facebook […]

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Governor Bala Mohammed attends crowded Juma’at service after recovering from Coronavirus (photos)

Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed was spotted in a crowded Juma’at service  Bauchi Central Mosque on Friday April 10. This is coming  barely 24 hours after he announced that he has recovered from Coronavirus. The Bauchi state Governor who spoke at the Mosque, thanked people of the state for their support, prayers and sympathy throughout […]

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Breaking: Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde tests positive for Coronavirus

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has tested positive for Coronavirus. He announced this on Twitter this evening. He becomes the third Nigerian governor to test positive for the virus after Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state and Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state.  

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Breaking News ; Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, tests positive for Coronavirus, goes into self isolation

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has tested positive for Coronavirus. The governor made the announcement in a statement he personally signed which was released to the media this evening. According to him, he took the test for the virus earlier in the week and would be going into isolation in compliance with recommendations of the […]

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Governor Makinde sacks aide who claimed Governor Sanwo-Olu’s coronavirus project as his

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Friday March 27 sacked his Special Assistant on Digital Media, Mr. Muritala Olajide Adigun after he claimed Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-olu’s coronavirus project as his (Makinde). Adigun had passed off the disinfecting machines Governor Sanwo-Olu brought in for fumigation of public places in Lagos as an Oyo State […]

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Governor Bala Mohammed’s friend tests positive for coronavirus as Bauchi state records second positive case

Bauchi state government has confirmed the second case of COVID-19 in the state. While disclosing this to newsmen, the state Commissioner of Health, Dr Aliyu Maigoro Mohammed, said the second case is a 62-year-old friend of the Bauchi governor, Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir, who has since tested positive for the virus. The Commissioner disclosed that so […]