Posts Tagged ‘governor’

Mimiko freezes LGs' accounts, dissolves boards

Written on February 26th, 2009 by
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The Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, on Wednesday froze the accounts of the 18 local government councils in the state. The governor gave this directive in a statement made available to our correspondent by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr.... Read More | Share

Adams Oshiomhole Declared Edo State Governor

Written on November 11th, 2008 by
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Former president of the Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC) and Action Congress governorship candidate in Edo state, Comrade Adams Aliu Oshiomhole, has been declared the governor of Edo state. Oshiomhole was, today, decared the new governor by Justice Umaru... Read More | Share

Nigeria ex-governor denied bail in corruption case

Written on December 18th, 2007 by
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By Camillus Eboh KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - A Nigerian court refused bail on Monday to James Ibori, a former oil state governor who is accused of looting more than $80 million of public funds and trying to bribe police to stop investigating... Read More | Share

EFCC Arrest Ekiti Ex-Governor Ayo Fayose

Written on December 14th, 2007 by
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Former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayo Fayose has been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Sources told P.M.News this afternoon that he was picked up today by the EFCC operatives who will keep him in their... Read More | Share

Nigerian ex-oil governor Ibori arrested

Written on December 12th, 2007 by
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Nigeria's anti-corruption agency arrests former Delta State Governor James Ibori, on allegations of corruption.Read More: Read More | Share

Oil governor removed in Nigeria

Written on October 26th, 2007 by
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Oil governor removed in Nigeria Nigeria's Supreme Court has annulled April's election of the governor of oil-rich, violence-prone Rivers State. The court said current Governor Celestine Omehia had not been the legitimate candidate of the governing... Read More | Share

Nigeria annuls "not credible" state poll win

Written on October 11th, 2007 by
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A Nigerian court has nullified the election of Ibrahim Idris as Kogi state governor in a vindication for the opposition after polls in April that were deemed "not credible" by international observers. Hundreds of petitions are being heard across... Read More | Share

Abia gov reacts to false media reports, says there

Written on July 30th, 2007 by
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Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, says that some people are trying to cause disaffection between him and former governor Orji Uzor Kalu. Reacting to media reports in the past one week that Dr Kalu... Read More | Share

Court rules on Kalu

Written on July 26th, 2007 by
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Thousands of angry protesters on Wednesday besieged the premises of the Federal High Court in Abuja, demanding the immediate and unconditional release of the former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Kalu, from prison custody. The placard-carrying... Read More | Share

Nigeria arraigns former governor

Written on July 18th, 2007 by
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Abuja - Nigeria's anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Tuesday called Chimaroke Nnamani, two-term governor of Enugu State in the country's south-east, before a Lagos court on corruption charges. The agency alleged... Read More | Share

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