We’ll Position Imo State As One Of The Most Developed By 2015 – Ihedioha

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, the governor of Imo State has promised to rebuild and reposition the state as well as make it one of the top three most developed state economies in Nigeria by 2025. Going by his inaugural speech, Ihedioha said he would transform Imo State into a modern ecosystem for education, agriculture, industry, tourism, culture, sports, human capital development, entertainment and science and technology. The newly sworn in governor, who is yet to receive any form of hand over from his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha also promised…

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“Together We Will Rebuild Imo”

We present to you, the inaugural speech of His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha when he was sworn in on May 29, 2019 in Owerri, the Imo State capital. Protocols: Ndi-Imo ndi Nwem, it is with great humility and gratitude to God Almighty that I stand here before you today, grateful for the trust and confidence you have bestowed on me and the Deputy Governor, Hon. (Engr.) Gerald Irona, by entrusting the leadership of our dear State to us at this auspicious time in our history. 2.It has been a…

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Emir Of Kano, Sanusi 11 Absent At Ganduje’s Swearing In

As a result of the raging crisis between Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State and Emir of Kano, His Highness Mohammadu Sanusi II, continues, there was no argument if the Emir would attend Ganduje’s inauguration. The news is that Emir Sanusi was conspicuously absent, expectedly. Recall that governor Ganduje, who against all odds won a re-election created four new emirates with first class emirs, a development many believe was targeted at curtailing Emir Sanusi’s powers in Kano Emirate. As at 10 a.m, the Sani Abacha stadium, venue of the…

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Buhari, 29 State Governors Sworn In For Another Four Years

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa The D-day is here. President Muhammadu Buhari, whose re-election is being challenged in court by Alhaji Atiku Abubarkar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will be sworn in today in Abuja. Across Nigeria too, 29 elected governors would all take oath of office to run the affairs of their different states for the next four years. Earlier today and as early as possible, even though the government would want the public to believe that Nigeria is safe, all roads leading to the Eagles Square venue of the…

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Prof. Osinbajo Says FG Will Deal With AMCON High-profile ₦5trillion Debtors

Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN in a handshake with the Board Chairman of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Dr. Muiz Banire, SAN; Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru, Managing Director/CEO, AMCON (standing 4th from right) with other directors, executive management and staff of AMCON when the Vice President hosted the AMCON Board and Management at the State House Abuja…at the weekend —————————————————————————————————————————————————— By Andrew Onyejuruuwa Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN at the weekend dropped the hint that the Federal Government would deal decisively with individuals…

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Kano State: Dichotomy Between Bsc., HND Abolished

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa As part of the developments marking the just ended Workers Day celebrations in Kano State, the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has abolished the dichotomy between the Bsc. and the Higher National Diploma (HND) holders. Ganduje made the disclosure at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano when he explained that the decision to abolish the dichotomy was part of his administration’s efforts towards boosting the morale of civil servants in the state. A good number of employers of labour in the country discriminate holders of HND, thus increasing…

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Rising Insecurity: Bandits Abduct Magajin Garin Daura, Shoots Police Inspector

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa As a way of further stating the obvious fact that Nigeria is indeed unsafe, gunmen visited the home town of President Muhammadu Buhari and abducted the Magajin Garin Daura, the District Head. As a matter of fact, the Katsina Police command said its patrol teams at Kusada Division intercepted and engaged the abductors in a gun duel that led to the shooting of one Inspector Muntari Maikudi attached to the Division. That shows how daring these daredevil kidnappers have become in the country. Recall that only recently…

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Disputed Presidential Election: Atiku, Buhari Disagree At Tribunal

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are having major disagreement over the implementation of the Court of Appeal order that INEC should grant the PDP access to materials they used during the presidential elections, which held on February 23, 2019. While INEC claimed that it had complied with the order, the PDP on the other hand has maintained that INEC had not obeyed the order. Recall that INEC had declared the incumbent Nigeria president, Muhammadu Buhari who re-contested on the platform…

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Imo State: Ihedioha Wants Commonwealth Support

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa Ahead of his swearing in on May 29, 2019, the Imo State Governor-elect, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, has asked the support and cooperation of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CEIC), in the United Kingdom. The Mbaise born governor-elect, who was at the council’s office in the United Kingdom, on a high-level strategic business meeting, said he was in the UK to discuss areas of cooperation and assistance to Imo State by the member-states when he assumes office. Describing the meeting as fruitful and forward-looking, he expressed optimism…

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Submit Your Handover Notes Buhari Directs Heads Of MDAs

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa With high probability that President Muhammadu Buhari may dissolve the Federal Executive Council (FEC) ahead of the May 29 terminal date of his first term in office news has it that Buhari has asked ministers and agency heads to submit their handover notes latest by Wednesday April 24, 2019. In a statement released by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Garba Shehu, said the president asked his appointees to come up with a comprehensive status reports on policies, programmes and projects…

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