Zamfara governor sacks all special advisers

The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, on Saturday announced the sacking of all his special advisers with immediate effect. The governor’s decision was contained in a statement by the acting Secretary to the Zamfara State Government, Kabiru Balarabe. “It is hereby notified for general information that His Excellency, the Executive Governor, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, MON, (Barden Hausa, Shatiman Sokoto) has relieved all Special Advisers … Continue reading Zamfara governor sacks all special advisers

Records show pressure by Trump, allies on Arizona officials not to certify election results

Maricopa supervisors have aggressively defended their county’s vote count and say fraud or irregularities did not affect the outcome. Newly released records show the top Republicans in Arizona’s largest county dodged calls from Donald Trump and his allies in the aftermath of the 2020 election, as the then-president sought to prevent the certification of Joe Biden’s victory in key battleground states. The records — including … Continue reading Records show pressure by Trump, allies on Arizona officials not to certify election results

Kwara APC Crisis: We Were Warned Not To Support Gov AbdulRazaq, It Was After He Emerged As Candidate That We Knew We’ve Entered One Chance, Says Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Saturday in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, took a swipe at Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq and his supporters over the recent leadership crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. The minister literarily drew the battle line with the governor when he openly criticised him and lamented that “We were warned about his choice … Continue reading Kwara APC Crisis: We Were Warned Not To Support Gov AbdulRazaq, It Was After He Emerged As Candidate That We Knew We’ve Entered One Chance, Says Lai Mohammed

El-Rufai: At 62, I am too old to be Nigeria’s President

…I have been suspected to have nursed presidential ambition for 15 years Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has disclosed that he does not have presidential ambitions, saying that at 62 he is too old to lead Nigeria. El-Rufai said he has suffered presidential ambition suspicion for 15 years, a situation which he said has made some people paint him in a bad light, including calling … Continue reading El-Rufai: At 62, I am too old to be Nigeria’s President

PDP To Matawalle: Your Statement Confirms APC Is Behind Insecurity

…Urges Tinubu To Speak to Facts on Defection. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the confession by Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle, that he joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) in order to get the Federal Government to end insecurity in his state, reinforces public stance that the APC and its government are responsible for the banditry, terrorism, and kidnapping ravaging that state. Governor Matawalle, … Continue reading PDP To Matawalle: Your Statement Confirms APC Is Behind Insecurity

Matawalle’s Defection Violates 2019 S’Court Judgement, Says APC Can’t Have Gov, Senators, Reps – Marafa

Senator Kabir Marafa, a leader of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State has described the defection of Governor Mohammed Bello Matawalle to the APC, from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as a violation of the Supreme Court judgment, which declared that the APC had no candidate in the 2019 governorship election in Zamfara State. The lawmaker of the Eight Senate in an … Continue reading Matawalle’s Defection Violates 2019 S’Court Judgement, Says APC Can’t Have Gov, Senators, Reps – Marafa

Southern Governors To Meet In Lagos On Monday

Southern governors will on Monday converge in Lagos for a meeting, following the recent one held last May 11, 2021, in Asaba, the Delta State capital, which focus was on recent happenings in the polity and security concerns in the country and particularly in their domain. Tribune Online gathered that the planned meeting, which is to be hosted by the Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, … Continue reading Southern Governors To Meet In Lagos On Monday

Xi Jinping says China won’t be bullied on 100th anniversary of Communist Party

The party is able to celebrate this anniversary because it “received something very rare in history: a second chance,” one China expert said. From rockets to rappers, Beijing is rolling out the red carpet to celebrate 100 years of the Chinese Communist Party on Thursday. President Xi Jinping presided over a massive invited-audience of thousands in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, the site of pro-democracy demonstrations in 1989 that ended in bloodshed, … Continue reading Xi Jinping says China won’t be bullied on 100th anniversary of Communist Party

Joe Igbokwe’s Family Members Disown Him

The Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Drainage and Water Resources, Joe Igbokwe, has been disowned by his family members. In a statement obtained by IGBERE TV, the Igbokwe Royal Family of Nnewi condemned the unpatriotic, Igbo-hating, and self-serving political actions of Joe Igbokwe, who was recently seen celebrating the arrest of the Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. … Continue reading Joe Igbokwe’s Family Members Disown Him