Former Kano State Governor Ibrahim Shekarau has described the “change” mantra of his party as a ruse. In an audio recording exclusively obtained by SaharaReporters, Mr. Shekarau said the APC is confused and has been lying to Nigerians about bringing change to their living conditions. “When Nigerians asked: ‘When are we going to see the change we… (0 comment)

Following the demolition of the popular Owerri market, Eke-Ukwu Owerri, in Imo State, the United Labour Congress (ULC) has called on Governor Rochas Okorocha to resign, while urging the military to investigate the soldiers responsible for the violent measures taken to forcefully evict traders from the market. At least three people, including a ten-year-old child,… (0 comment)

Former Ogun State governor, Mr. Gbenga Daniel, has accused his former political associate and Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Mr. Buruji Kashamu, of sending gunmen to kill him. The allegation was contained in a petition addressed to the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim K. Idris.                  … (0 comment)

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, and governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, SaharaReporters has learned, regularly violate security protocol at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA), Kano, whenever they are traveling. According to airport sources, the Emir always refuses to be screened when boarding flights and ensures that members of his usually… (0 comment)

Organized labor union leaders in Ondo State are at loggerheads with Governor Rotimi Akeredolu over his offer of a “fractional payment” meant to offset the outstanding salaries and arrears of civil servants in the state, Sahara Reporters has learnt. The union leaders, under the aegis of the Joint Public Service Negotiating Council (JNC) of the… (0 comment)

Sam Ewang,  a third person appointed as a member of the board of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Offences Commission (ICPC) has been found unworthy of the membership of the anti-corruption body on the account of his past as a corrupt former military administrator under a late military dictator, Sanni Abacha. Two other members Maimuna… (0 comment)

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and Sheriff Oborevwori, speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, have described former Governor James Ibori, an ex-convict who served a 13-year sentence in Britain for laundering state funds, as an impeccable leader who fought for resource control in the country. The two state officials lauded Mr. Ibori in separate statements released by their respective spokespersons to… (0 comment)

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has sent the list of commissioners to the House of Assembly for confirmation, SaharaReporters has learned. The nominees which mostly cut across the Local Government Areas of the state are to form members of his cabinet several months after he was elected as governor of the state. This was contained… (0 comment)

On coming to office, Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State unveiled his “transformation agenda,” toeing the line of similar moves by other southwest states, including Lagos and Osun, under the All Progressives Congress (APC). Shortly after 12:30 pm, at the old Liberty Stadium in Ibadan where he was sworn in on May 29, 2011, Mr. Ajimobi said: “I am… (0 comment)
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