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Oshiomhole, Kano and Kogi state Governors reportedly on US Visa ban list

Former governor of Edo State and ex-National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, is reportedly among top Nigerians slammed with a visa ban by the United States Government on Monday February 14. According to a report by Sahara Reporters, Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, and Kogi governor, Yahaya Bello, are reportedly among those affected […]

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Any broadcast that insults President, Governors and Senators will be sanctioned – NBC

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has announced that it will henceforth sanction broadcast stations over messages that “insult” Nigerian leaders and elders. In the letter dated August 3 and signed by Chibuike Ogwumike, the zonal director of the NBC Lagos office, broadcast stations were warned against such messages from guests during their programmes. Ogwumike who […]

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Repentant bandits told us one of the Northern governors is the commander of Boko Haram in Nigeria- Southern Kaduna statesman, Obadiah Mailafia says

As Nigerians continue to search for a lasting solution to the lingering crisis in Southern Kaduna, a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN and a stakeholder in Southern Kaduna, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, has said that he and other stakeholders in the region have had conversations with some of the repented bandits […]

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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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MURIC demands impeachment of state governors who permitted congregational Sallah prayers despite warnings from FG

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called for the impeachment of some state governors who went ahead to conduct congregational Sallah prayers on Sunday May 23 despite the Federal government’s warning against such practice. Recall that the Federal government last week, made several appeals to state governors not to approve congregational prayers for the Eid […]

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Imo assembly passes law which stops former governors and speakers from receiving pension and other entitlements

Imo state House of assembly on Thursday May 21, repealed the 2007 pension act which effectively stripped ex- governors, their deputies and ex- speakers of their pensions and other entitlements. Some lawmakers who spoke in support of the executive bill titled “A bill for a law to repeal the Imo State governors and Speakers Pension […]

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Senate approves HND as minimum qualification for president and state governors

The Nigerian Senate has approved Higher National Diploma (HND) as the minimum qualification for citizens seeking to be president or governors. The bill which proposed the certificate as the minimum qualification for president and state governors, and Ordinary National Diploma (OND) as the minimum qualification for those contesting for state and federal legislative seats, passed […]