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EFCC Arraigns, Ohakim, Nyako And Son Over Money Laundering


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Wednesday arraigned two former state governors, Ikedi Ohakim of Imo State, Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State and Nyako’s son, Abdul-Aziz, before the Federal High Court, Abuja on charges bordering on corruption, abuse of office and money laundering. Nyako and his son, a serving ... Read More »

EFCC Arrests Former Gov. Of Gombe’s Son For Stealing, Money Laundering


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a son of Murtala Nyako, Abdul-Aziz, in Gombe, Gombe State, barely two weeks after Nyako himself was declared wanted by the anti-graft agency. A statement from Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC’s Head, Media and Publicity said Abdul-Aziz was immediately flown to Abuja where ... Read More »

Newly Sworn-in Adamawa Governor Sacks Sacked Governor’s Cabinet


The newly-sworn in Adamawa Governor, Mr Bala Ngilari, on Thursday announced the dissolution of the State Executive Council and political appointees with immediate effect. A statement signed by his Chief of Staff, Alhaji Chubado Tijjani, said all affected office holders should hand over all documents and other government properties to ... Read More »

Adamawa: Nyako Confident Court Will Return Him To Office

Murtala Nyako-Judiciary

It has been forty days since Admiral Murtala Nyako (rtd) was removed from office, but the former Governor of Adamawa State has expressed hope that he will return to his post since his traducers did not follow the laid down procedure in ousting him. Nyako, who has already filed an ... Read More »

Adamawa To Probe Nyako Over State’s N82bn Debt


The Acting Governor of Adamawa, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, said Government had concluded plan to probe former Gov. Murtala Nyako over N82 billion debt profile. Fintiri announced this in a broadcast to people of the State in Yola on Tuesday. “We shall set up a judicial panel of inquiry to probe ... Read More »

Buhari Blames Jonathan For Nyako’s Impeachment


Former Military Head of State and leader of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) has blamed President Goodluck Jonathan for the recent wave of impeachment and impeachment threats on APC governors, saying this warned that the unconstitutional stance will plunge the country into anarchy. “Whether ... Read More »

Random Thoughts on Admiral Murtala Nyako’s Impeachment by Nkannebe Raymond


The ‘greatest’ news, although one that didn’t come as a surprise to many, especially members of the ruling PDP last week, was the Impeachment of retired real vice Admiral Murtala Nyako-the governor of former Gongola state and his deputy, Barr. James Bala Ngilari by the Adamawa State House of Assembly ... Read More »

Nyako, Al-Makura Architects Of Their Misfortune – PDP

Murtala Nyako-House of Assembly

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied reports that President Goodluck Jonathan and the party bigwigs were behind the removal of governor Nyako as well as the present ordeal of Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State. “I challenge the main opposition, All Progressives Congress (APC) and ... Read More »

Nyako’s Disappearance Sign Of Guilt – Presidency


The presidency has described the decision of former governor of Adamawa State Murtala Nyako to run out of the country following his impeachment by members of the House of Assembly last Tuesday, as a clear indication that accusations levelled against him were correct. Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to ... Read More »

Nyako Flees Nigeria For Fear Of Being Killed


Former Adamawa State Governor, Admiral Murtala Nyako, who was impeached from office last week has fled the country, reports Vanguard, citing sources. Nyako was said to have left Nigeria shortly after he was impeached by the state House of Assembly over alleged gross misconduct. Although the source close to Nyako ... Read More »

Why I Left The Presidency – Ahmed Gulak

A Gulak

The just sacked Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Political Affairs, Alhaji Ahmed Gulak has denied that his appointment was terminated due to his meddling in party politics in Akwa Ibom State which led to a face-off with the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, and Chairman of the Peoples ... Read More »

Nyako Lauds Jonathan’s Handling Of Security Council Meeting, Denies Being Condemned


Adamawa State Governor Murtala Nyako has dismissed reports he was condemned at last Thursday’s National Security Council meeting, held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, over his letter to northern governors, which alleged that the Federal Government was guilty of genocide in the North. Nyako, in his response during an interview ... Read More »

21 Days On; FG Vows To Rescue Abducted School Girls

National Security Counil Meeting

Twenty-one days after 230 female students of a secondary school in Chibok, Borno State were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists, with only 43 of them escaping so far from the terrorists’ den, an expanded National Security Council, yesterday, rose from an emergency meeting declaring that everything must be done to ... Read More »

Nyako Fires Back, Calls Jonathan’s Govt The Most Confused, Corrupt And Incompetent Regime Ever


The presidency and Adamawa State Governor Murtala Nyako have continued trading words over terror attacks in the state and the north eastern region. Nyako fired back at the presidency, following remarks by presidential aide, Doyin Okupe. He accused President Goodluck Jonathan of being incompetent. Speaking through his Director of Press ... Read More »

Nyako Unfit To Be Governor, Presidency Says

Nyako Murtala, adamawa Gov.-

The war of words between Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State and the Presidency continued last night on genocide in the North. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, slammed Nyako for daring to challenge President Goodluck Jonathan and said Nyako did not deserve ... Read More »

Nyako Slams Jonathan, Says Poor Leadership Responsible For Insurgency


Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, yesterday, slammed President Goodluck Jonathan for blaming insurgency in the North on governors, whom the president claimed failed to provide basic education for their people. Nyako described the President’s claim as unfortunate insisting that it was the poor leadership exhibited by the Jonathan administration that ... Read More »

How I Escaped Death – Gov. Nyako


Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, yesterday narrated how he narrowly escaped a gun attack on Friday, in Shuwa. He said it was by the grace of God that he escaped the bullets fired by some men close to a military checkpoint. The governor, who spoke through his Director of Press ... Read More »

Army Refutes Boko Haram Attack On Nyako’s Convoy, Kills 13 Terrorists


The Nigerian Army Friday refuted reports that Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State was attacked by terrorists and that more terrorists have been arrested while 13 of them died following a raid on their make-shift camp sited between Borno and Adamawa states. The army in a statement signed by Major ... Read More »

Nyako Fumes: Okupe As Empty As His Words, Gulak Ill-informed

Murtala Nyako , Adamawa State Governor

Adamawa State Governor Murtala Nyako said, yesterday, that his defection to All Progressives Congress, APC, was final and that there was nothing the Presidency could do to truncate it. Speaking through his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Mr. Ahmad Sajoh, Nyako accused two aides of President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed ... Read More »

Be Wary Of People Like Akpabio, Nyako Tells Jonathan

Nyako Murtala, adamawa Gov.-

Akwa Ibom State governor, Godswill Akpabio was yesterday slammed by the seven aggrieved governors of the People’s Democratic Party, yesterday, over his claim that the governors could face possible rebellion from their followers if they moved to the All Progressive Congress. Speaking to state House correspondents in Abuja after an ... Read More »