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For ‘Daring’ Him, Amaechi Threatens To Frustrate Abe’s Governorship Ambition

For allegedly daring and insulting him, Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, has threatened to frustrate Senator Magnus Abe’s supposed 2019 governorship ambition. Amaechi said this after boycotting a thanksgiving service organised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to celebrate the federal and state lawmakers elected on the party’s platform in the state. The minister boycotted the event to attend a meeting with the Ikwerre Chiefs and Elders’ Forum, where he claimed that Senator Abe, who represents Rivers…

Abe To Rivers Lawmakers: Time To Put Interest Of State First

Magnus Abe, senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District, has told lawmakers from the state to put the interest of Rivers first ahead of anything else. Abe said this on Saturday during a victory thanksgiving by federal and state lawmakers elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State. In a statement signed by Parry Saroh Benson, spokesperson to the senator, Abe stated that the people of Rivers State have a common destiny and heritage. "Now is the time to put the…

Buhari Charges Universities, Justify Government’s Investment In You

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged universities in the country to justify Federal Government’s investment in them by striving to raise standards. Buhari made the call on Saturday in Nsukka during the 47th Convocation of the University of Nigeria, for the conferment of postgraduate diplomas, higher degrees and award of honorary degrees to three distinguished Nigerians. He acknowledged that universities had the potential and responsibility of training the human capital to drive various government initiatives.…

Our Condition For Restructuring – Tambuwal

Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has said the north will only accept restructuring if “no state takes a disproportionate amount of resources”. Some APC governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), especially from the south-west region and other prominent Nigerians including former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar have been calling for a restructuring of the country. The development prompted the APC to set up a committee to look into the demands. Speaking at a conference in Kaduna on Tuesday, Tambuwal…

Despite B’Haram Attacks, Borno Gov Travels To S’East Over IPOB Crisis

Governor of Borno state, Kashim Shettima, has said that due to the threats posed on the nation by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) activities, he had to leave his state which was beleaguered by bomb explosions to handle the Biafra agitation. The governor who said this while speaking in Owerri on Monday night during a meeting with Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, said the threats posed by the Nnamdi Kanu-led secessionist IPOB to the nation’s survival are far bigger than those posed by Boko Haram. Shettima, who…

Northern Governors To Visit South-East Over IPOB

A delegation of Northern Governors Forum will pay a visit to the South East and South-South geo-political zones of the country. A statement by Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, issued by his spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, said that the visit was an effort to douse tension and promote peace and dialogue among all sections of the country. “The team, to be led by the Chairman of the Forum, Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno, will also have Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina and Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto. “Other members of the team…

Nigeria’s Unity Paramount To Economic Growth, Osinbajo Says

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has reiterated his stance that the unity of Nigeria is not negotiable. Speaking at the palace of the Emir of Gusau, Ibrahim Bello, as part of his one-day visit to Zamfara, Osinbajo said the unity of the country will transform to economic recovery and growth. According to the Acting President, the nation’s economy is moving towards becoming one of the 15 largest economies in the world, adding that the feat can only become a reality through “unity and hardwork”. He said: “Our…

Osinbajo Arrives Sokoto, To Pay 1-Day Working Visit To Zamfara

Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday arrived at the Sultan Saddik Abubakar III International Airport. Osinbajo, who was received by governors, Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto and Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi States, is expected to proceed to Zamfara State for a one day working visit. He is to commission across the states, projects executed by the Gov. Abdulaziz Yari-led government. The projects includes the Federal Government road linking Zamfara, Sokoto and Kebbi states which were executed under agreement for…