S’Court Judgment,A Victory for Democracy – Akande-Sadipe

A member of House of Representatives, Hon.Tolulope Akande-Sadipe has described Friday’s judgment by the Supreme Court, as a victory for Nigeria’s collective democracy. The Apex Court had declared the sack of elected local governments chairmen in Oyo State by the state Governor, Engr.Seyi Makinde as null and void. In a statement made available on Friday by her media aide, Hon.Akande-Sadipe said the judgement was a landmark achievement which will further strengthen democracy at the grassroots. Akande-Sadipe, who represents Oluyole Federal Constituency congratulated the Prince Abass Alesinloye led ALGON, saluting the…

North central picks interest in APC  National Chairman position …..  as Gov Sani Bello hosts party stakeholders

North Central Zone has joined the race to contest the position of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). This was made known when APC stakeholders from the North Central paid courtesy visit to Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, who doubled as the Chairman North Central Governors Forum, at the Government House, Minna. Governor Sani Bello while explaining the journey so far by the party members from the North central zone since the inception of the party, said the zone should not be left out of the…

Gov Sani Bello appoints Etsu as State Internal Revenue Board Chairman 

 The Niger state Governor , Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has approved the appointment of Mohammed Madami Etsu as the Chairman, Niger State Board of Internal Revenue. A statement issued by Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG) disclosed that the appointment of Mohammed Etsu to the position was based on merit, proven credentials, personal integrity, and outstanding records of decades of experience. The SSG reminded the new Chairman of the policy direction of the present administration to improve the quality of life of the citizens of…

Kogi Govt expends N3b on pensions ,gratuity in 1st quarter,2021

Kogi state government said it has spent N2.9 billion in offsetting the payment of pensions and gratuity of pensioners in 2021. The payment which was expended in the first quarter of the year was in line with the New Direction government of Governor Yahaya Bello not to leave any section of the state neglected. This was made known by the state Commissioner of Finance, Budget and Economic planning, Mukadam Asiwaju Asiru Idris, while presenting the 2021 1st quarter Pensioners and Gratuity payment infortmation of the state. According to him, “Kogi…

Bello’s Trajectory, a Study for Politicians, Ezeife 

Former Governor of Anambra state and an elder statesman, Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife has joined the list of eminent Nigerians awed by the political trajectory of Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello. Ezeife described the governor as a young, vibrant, and enterprising politician whose track records of breaking political jinx have been legendary. Dr. Ezeife disclosed this on Saturday while playing host to the governor at his Abuja residence. ‘Even with my years and cultivated experience in politics, rarely have I seen the consistent traces of Yahaya Bello politically. He dares the…

Gov Sani Bello directs NSEMA to provide more relief materials to IDPs  …  says Govt working for their safe return back home 

Niger state Governor,Abubakar Sani has directed the State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) to immediately provide relief materials to the victims of Banditry attacks following influx of more displaced persons from Chiro, Kuchi and Guni to IDP Camp in Gwada. In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary Mary Noel Berje, the Governor said similar gesture should be extended to other IDP Camps in the state stressed that the urgent intervention was to alleviate their condition in this trying times. The Governor, while empathizing with the displaced persons, said security…

Nasarawa to introduce land reforms to remove bottlenecks in ease of doing business

Nasarawa State government said it was strategizing towards introducing key reforms in land administration, in a bid to remove bottlenecks in the ease of doing business in the state. This was made known when the state governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule met with stakeholders in land administration from the side of government, as well as members of the Nasarawa State Investment and Economic Advisory Council, at the Government House, on Monday. Engineer Sule pointed out that his administration recognised land as a major requirement when it has to do with access…

Kogi Govt seeks support for AFD rapid development in state ….   as Gov Bello meets French Ambassador,minister of foreign trade

Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Adoza Bello on Wednesday ably represented by the Hon. Commissioner of Finance, Budget and Economic Planning ,Mukadam Asiwaju Asiru Idris, was at the Nigeria Governors Forum’s  (NGF) meeting with the French Minister for Foreign Trade, Franck Reister which held at the NGF secretariat in Maitama-Abuja. The meeting was at the request of the French Ambassador to Nigeria, M. Jèrôme Pasquier to discuss subsisting support to states and also seek areas of priorities where collaboration can be consumated. It’s worhty of note that Agence Française De Développement(AFD)…

2023: North Central endorses Bello for Presidency. 

Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello’s bid to occupy Nigeria’s seat of power come 2023 continued to get unceasing boost, this time with the call by the North Central Chapter of “Operation One Nigeria” who has prevailed on the Governor to run for the presidency. The group argued that the North Central region deserves to be given that desired sense of belonging in the affairs of the Nation. The Group through its spokesperson Terwase Unyi amplified the call in a communique issued to press at the end of the group meeting…

2023: All persons seeking to be President must be Medically Certified, corruption free – CNPP

Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has urged Nigerian electorates to get ready to reject any presidential candidate, presented by any political party, who has unresolved corruption allegations against them in 2023. The umbrella body of all registered political parties and political associations also insisted that all persons seeking to be President must be medically certified and his or her medical test made public. The CNPP in a statement signed by its Secretary General, Chief Willy Ezugwu said that “this has become necessary if the country can win the war…