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Faparusi cautions Fayose over continued attack on Buhari

Former member of the House of Representatives, Hon Bamidele Faparusi, has cautioned Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, over his continued attack on President Muhammadu Buhari. The chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) urged the governor to face governance and stop dragging the name of Ekiti in the mud. According to him, the governor’s attack on the President was becoming ... Read More »

Good Governance: Ambode targets Local Government Reforms

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Mondaypledged to embark on local government reforms with the aim of making the 57 local governments and local council development areas more responsive to the needs of the people. The Governor who made this known during a parley with members of the various Community Development Associations (CDAs), Community Development Councils (CDC) and other ... Read More »

Be good ambassadors of Lagos, Ambode tells pilgrims

…Assures on welfare, safety and security of state contingent Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday urged intending pilgrims from the State to this year’s Hajj exercise to be good ambassadors of the state just as he assured them of adequate welfare package. The Governor said this while declaring open a seminar for intending pilgrims held at the LTV ... Read More »

Rivers: Dakuku wins round 1 as tribunal rules out Wike’s default prayer

The Rivers State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Monday rejected another application by the state governor, Nyesom Wike, asking for the dismissal of the petition filed by the All Progressives Congress’ Candidate in the April 11, 2015 poll, Dr. Dakuku Peterside. Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party and the Independent National Electoral Commission had filed separate ‎applications ... Read More »

Abdulsalami Others’ meeting with Buhari was a call against dictatorship – Fayose

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said that the visit of the National Peace Committee led by a former military head of state, Abdulsalami Abubakar, to President Muhammadu Buhari should be taken as a warning against dictatorship. He said it was a tactful reminder to the president that he was not presiding over a military government. Speaking through ... Read More »

Community projects: Economic challenges won’t slow us down, Fayose assures

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has said despite the financial challenges facing the state government, his administration will not slow down the pace of the execution of its ongoing projects.This is just as former Dean, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Ekiti State University, Professor Fashina Abayomi Sunday, commended the governor for having the fore sight to meet the yearnings and ... Read More »

N3.8trn crude oil funds diverted by NNPC – APC

….Lists instances of looting, says no worthy leader will ignore such cases The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as spine-chilling and mind-boggling the massive looting of the nation’s treasury by public officials, saying nothing but the total recovery of the funds will be acceptable to all patriotic Nigerians. In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday by its National ... Read More »

Senators, Reps spend N13bn in two months

•Reps receive N17m each •Two months gone, no bill passed The nation may have spent about N12, 967, 600,000 in two months to maintain National Assembly members, who were inaugurated on June 9, it has been learnt. The 109 senators got N36.4 million each; the 360 members of the House of Representatives received N25 million each. The Senators and the ... Read More »

Ambode approves treasury single account for all government transactions

In an effort to efficiently improve on the processes of revenue generation and collection in the state and ensure proper accountability and transparency in all Government accrued revenues, the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the operation of a single account in the state effective from September 1, 2015. According to a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary/Accountant ... Read More »

N78.3m website: CACOL replies Fashola, insists on allegation

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders on Saturday took a swipe at the former Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, describing his administration as draconian and anti-people. The activist group was reacting to Fashola’s condemnation of its call on President Muhammadu Buhari not to consider the ex-governor for appointment for his alleged mismanagement of state funds. CACOL said the Fashola-led ... Read More »