On the surface all appears to be well, but a search reveals deep seated animosity that has suddenly polarized the PDP in Cross River State into North-South divide in the aftermath of the zoning of the governorship position to the Northern Senatorial District. A tug of war is raging silently between the two districts following the entrance of Chief Gershom Bassey, from the south, into the race despite his endorsement late last year of the decision by an enlarged caucus of the PDP in the state to zone the office to the North which is yet to produce a governor in the political history of the state.
Barely three months after scores of people were killed and properties worth billions of naira destroyed, the ancient city of Wukari in Taraba State again erupted in violent clashes and wanton destruction of properties Friday, which has claimed several lives. This is coming 24 hours after the state Acting Governor; Alhaji Garba Umar inaugurated a […]
Leader of the defunct Niger-Delta People’s Volunteer Force, Alhaji Mujahedeen Asari Dokubo has frowned at the recent comment by First Lady, Patience Jonathan that she would ensure Nyesom Wike become the next governor of Rivers State. The Activist vowed that any attempt to impose the supervising Minister of Education on the people of Rivers State […]
NIGERIA: Katsina State Governor will leave the state debt-free when he vacates office on May 29, 2015.
At a time when most Nigerian states are in debt and even owing salaries, one Governor is said to be leaving his successor a clean slate. Katsina State Governor, Ibrahim Shema will reportedly leave the state debt-free when he vacates office on May 29, 2015. This was revealed by former Chairman of the Economic and […]