Tag: Governor Murtala Nyako

EFCC Nab Nyako’s Son; Discover N15 Billion From His Companies

The son of former Adamawa state governor, Murtala Nyako has been arrested by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission. Abdul-Aziz Nyako, was picked up, Friday morning by operatives of the Commission, in Gombe State. His arrest comes two weeks after he and his father, former Adamawa state governor, Murtala Nyako were[Read More…]

Fintiri May Be Impeached As Speaker,Served With Impeachment Notice

Former Acting Governor of Adamawa state, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri has been served with an impeachment notice as the speaker of the House of Assembly. 17 of the 25 members of the Adamawa state House of Assembly are believed to be part of the plot to remove Fintiri who recently returned to[Read More…]

Court To Rule On Nyako’s Deputy Resignation Today, To Be Declared Governor If Court Rules In His Favour

Judgment is expected to be delivered today in the suit former Deputy Governor of Adamawa state, Bala Ngilari. The judgement is to be delivered by Justice Ademola Adeniyi. Ngilari had prayed the court to install him as governor, given his claim that he was improperly passed over for the position. In[Read More…]

Adamawa Governorship Election Holds October 11

The Adamawa Governorship bye election to elect a replacement for Muritala Nyako who was impeached last month would be conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on October 11 this year. THISDAY learnt last night that the Commission took the decision Tuesday after the Election Management Board (EMB) The[Read More…]

Now That You’ve Been Impeached, You Can Return To Us – PDP Tells Nyako

The Peoples Democratic Party has said the impeached Governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, is at liberty to return from the All Progressives Congress to the ruling party. Nyako, along with the governors of Rivers, Kano, Kwara and Niger states, had defected from the PDP, November last year, after several[Read More…]

APC Chairmen Defect To PDP In Adamawa

The All Progressives Congress chairmen in all the Adamawa State local government areas have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party. They defected less than a week after Murtala Nyako was impeached by the PDP-led state House of Assembly, sources in the state tell newsmen 16 commissioners who served under Nyako,[Read More…]

Tunde Leye: Senator Ex-Governor And His Pension

When I wrote my piece titled Bigger Entity Myopia. I never imagined that state governors and their deputies in Nigeria were as big a problem as recent events have revealed that they are. Let’s start with Northern governors. With much fanfare, the presidency announced and keeps announcing the commissioning of the[Read More…]

Governor Murtala Nyako Impeached

Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa state has been impeached. He was impeached after the state House of Assembly deliberated upon the report submitted by a seven-man investigative panel probing allegations of financial misconducts against him and his deputy. NewswireNgr had exclusively reported that the governor was to be kicked out by[Read More…]

Mustapha Atiku Abubakar: Murtala Nyako And His Dangerous Memo To Northern Governors

I read with great disappointment and sadness a memo written by Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa, which was addressed to his fellow northern governors. In a memo that can only be described as an outright attempt to acquire fame and score political points, the governor accused the Presidency of being[Read More…]

Alkasim Abdulkadir: Dear Vice Admiral Murtala Nyako, Boko Haram Is Clearly Documented In Nigeria

By Alkasim Abdulkadir I write you this letter with utmost due respect, the reason why I have refrained from using your civilian title is simple -as we say in Nigeria, once a soldier, always a soldier. Sir, I write you in connection with your profound memo directed at the governors[Read More…]