Senate President Bukola Saraki on Friday paid a solidarity visit to Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom and commended him for his selfless leadership in the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is probing Senate President Bukola Saraki, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State and the Accountant-General of the state over how a N17billion bond secured by the State Government was spent.The anti-graft agency suspects that part of the funds may have been diverted into private use.The bond was intended tocover13 projects and loan refinancing package during the tenures of Saraki as governor and Ahmed,his successor.
Okon Bassey in Uyo Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Friday praised the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel for his maturity in the face of recent political development in the state, tasking him to be firm and ignore the defection of Senator Godswill Akpabio from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Benue State governor, Mr Samuel Ortom has been described as a failure. Former Lagos State Commissioner.
Security expert, Dr. Ona Ekhomu, has commended the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, over the administrative and operational measures announced to overhaul the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), following the directive of the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, saying his prompt action showed that government was responsive to the concerns and complaints of citizens.
The Rivers State Governor, Barr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has alerted the public on plots by some politicians to import thugs and cultists to negatively influence
A presidential aide, Sen. Ita Enang, has expressed concern over the National Assembly’s silence on President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for consideration of security agencies’ budgets ahead of the 2019 General Elections.
How Support For Saraki Divides Kano Electorate
Kano ‘tumbin giwa’ (Kano as big as the stomach of an elephant) best describes the sudden conversion of the political landscape, in the ancient city into a battle between those in support and those embittered with the embattled senate president, Bukola Saraki. The political warfare flagged off when hundreds of protesters marched to Kano State.
A tweet alleging that the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programme (SIP) is financing the activities of an online group, the Buhari New Media Centre (BNMC), created a storm on social media on Friday.