Tag: former governor

Former Governor, Donald Duke says insurgents get their weapons from security operatives

A former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, has said that Boko Haram insurgents who have been responsible for most of the heinous crimes, get their weapons from the Nigerian security operatives – a situation which he believes needs to be looked into. Speaking Sunday, on Channels Television’s Sunday[Read More…]

Just In: Former Governor, Orji Kalu released from prison -EFCC wants immediate retrial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has vowed Senator Orji Kalu, whose conviction and 12-imprisonment for stealing N7.1bn from Abia State treasury was quashed by the Supreme Court on Friday, will face immediate retrial. NewsWireNGR reported that the Supreme Court ordered retrial of the case on the ground that[Read More…]

Former Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso Forced To Shelve Kano Visit

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Senator representing Kano Central has on Monday suspended his planned visit to Kano earlier scheduled for Tomorrow, Tuesday. Kwankwaso said the decision to shelve the visit followed the intervention of some well-meaning Nigerians. According to him, well-meaning Nigerians had called from home and abroad to give advice that mostly borders on the[Read More…]

Former Governor And Ex-convict, James Ibori Says Alameisegha Died for Niger Delta Emancipation

Former governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, yesterday paid a condolence visit to the family of his long time friend and political ally, late D.S.P Alamieyeseigha in Amassoma, Bayelsa state, saying the first Bayelsa executive governor died in the course of his attempt to emancipate the Niger Delta[Read More…]

Attahiru Bafarawa Donates N10m To Hausa Community in Ile-Ife After The Clash

Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, former Governor of Sokoto State has donated N10million to the Hausa community in Ile-Ife, Osun. Mr Yusuf Dingyadi, the Media Assistance to the former governor made this known in a statement in Sokoto on Saturday. Dingyadi said that the money was handed over to the Chief Imam[Read More…]

“Okonjo Iweala Begged Us To Save But We Sued Them” – Former Governor Peter Obi Says

Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, says Nigerian governors under the Goodluck Jonathan administration refused to save for a rainy day. Obi said Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, and Muhammad Sanusi II, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), begged the federal government to build its[Read More…]

“Everybody Thinks All Former Governors Are Thieves” – Senator Godswill Akpabio Cries Out

Godswill Akpabio, former governor of Akwa Ibom state and minority leader of the senate, says it is difficult for a former governor to be respected outside Nigeria “because everybody believes that all former governors are thieves”. Akpabio was speaking on the floor of the senate on Tuesday, during the deliberation[Read More…]

Former Governor Alao-Akala Defects To The Ruling APC

Newsdiary Online reports that the Former Governor of Oyo State,Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala, must have made the current CHairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Alhaji Ali Modi Sheriff, record his first disappointment in his bid to get back the party’s stalwarts who defected to other parties in recent times, into the PDP.[Read More…]

Wamakko Says Buhari Needs To Rule Beyond 2019, Former Governor Wants Second Term Mandate For PMB

Former governor of Sokoto State, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko yesterday said President Muhammadu Buhari needs to rule beyond 2019 to address the rot in the country. Speaking when he hosted students of Faculty of Law of the Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, Wamakko said four years would not be enough to[Read More…]

Breaking: Former Governor Danjuma Goje, Now Senator Forged Assembly’s Resolution To Collect N5bn Loan – EFCC Witness

A witness in the ongoing trial of a former governor of Gombe State and serving senator, Danjuma Goje, Shehu Mohammed Atiku has told a Federal High Court, Gombe that the ex-governor forged the Resolution of the House and collected N5bn (five billion naira) facility from Access Bank. “My Lord, the[Read More…]