• How I withdrew N16.7bn cash for former Governor Jonah Jang – Plateau government cashier tells panel

    How I withdrew N16.7bn cash for former Governor Jonah Jang – Plateau government cashier tells panel

    A former cashier has told a probe panel of enquiry how he withdrew N16.7 billion cash for former Plateau State governor, Jonah Jang.

    Yusuf Pam, a former cashier attached to the office of the Secretary to the State Government, told the panel that he withdrew the N16.7 billion based on “executive directive from the former governor”.

    He told the commission that he was given security backup to withdraw the cash, and disclosed that each withdrawal was “usually a maximum of N150 million, which […]

  • Throwback photo of former governor Donald Duke & his daughter, Xerona

    Throwback photo of former governor Donald Duke & his daughter, Xerona

    Former Governor of Cross River state Donald Duke celebrated his 55th Birthday yesterday, and his daughter Xerona shared this throwback photo of them both.

    Former Governor of Cross River state Donald Duke celebrated his 55th Birthday yesterday, and his daughter Xerona shared this throwback photo of them

  • Former Governor Ikedi Ohakim’s son, Obia and wife are expecting second child

    Former Governor Ikedi Ohakim’s son, Obia and wife are expecting second child

    Former Governor of Imo State Ikedi Ohakim’s first son, Obia and his wife Oby are expecting their second child. The couple, who got married in 2013 already have a 2-year-old son. The expectant mother and lawyer showed off her growing baby bump in latest Instagram photos…

    Former Governor of Imo State Ikedi Ohakim’s first son, Obia and his wife Oby are expecting their second child. The couple, who got married in 2013 already have a 2-year-old son. The expectant mother and […]

  • EFCC seals off former Governor Shema’s houses in Katsina

    EFCC seals off former Governor Shema’s houses in Katsina

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on Monday, sealed off 3 houses belonging to former governor of Katsina state, Ibrahim Shema.

    The houses are in three different written boldly on its walls,” EFCC Under Investigation”

    The first house is located at Makera estate along Daura road, while the second was inside Barhim estate and the last in the Government Reserved Area, all in Katsina.

    The Present governor of the state, Governor Aminu Bello Masari, was said to have […]

  • EFCC seizes former Governor Shema’s passport over alleged N76bn fraud

    EFCC seizes former Governor Shema’s passport over alleged N76bn fraud

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has seized the passport of the immediate past Governor of Katsina State, Alhaji Ibrahim Shema, as part of investigations into the alleged N76bn fraud perpetrated by Shema.

    Shema was detained by the EFCC on Friday after he voluntarily walked into the head office of the EFCC.

    However, a source close to the ex-governor said that despite meeting the bail conditions, the anti-graft agency refused to release him.

    The source said, “You will recall that […]

  • EFCC declares former governor wanted over diversion of fund, others

    EFCC declares former governor wanted over diversion of fund, others

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday declared a former governor of Katsina state Ibrahim Shema wanted over diversion of fund, embezzlement amongst others.

    In a statement released by its Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, the Commission said, “The former governor is wanted in connection with a case of criminal conspiracy, inflation of contract, abuse of office, diversion of funds, and embezzlement running into billions of naira.”

    The statement further read, “The former governor ignored […]

  • EFCC probes former Governor Jonah Jang

    EFCC probes former Governor Jonah Jang

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is probing ex-Governor Jonah Jang following his inability to account for billions of naira belonging to the state.

    Plateau State government, in a petition to the EFCC, said it discovered financial discrepancies after studying the handover notes left by Jang.

    A source said: “Under Jonah Jang as governor of Plateau State, N2 billion was released by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for Small and Medium Scale (SME) businesses in Plateau State. The N2 billion […]

  • Delta government immortalises former Governor Felix Ibru

    Delta government immortalises former Governor Felix Ibru

    The Delta State secretariat complex in Asaba was, yesterday, named after the first civilian governor of the state, the late Felix Ibru.

    Also to be named after the deceased is the senate building of the Delta State University, Abraka, subject to approval by the institution’s Governing Council.

    Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, who made the disclosure at a valedictory session, held at Unity Hall, Government House, Asaba, described Olorogun Ibru as a “pioneer, visionary, accomplished professional, entrepreneur par excellence, astute politician and […]

  • Former Governor Ibru’s burial rites begin July 27

    Former Governor Ibru’s burial rites begin July 27

    Funeral rites for the First Elected Governor of Delta State, Olorogun (Senator) Felix Ovuodoroye Ibru, CON, has been announced by his family.

    In a release signed by Goodie Ibru, OON, there will be an evening of tributes on Wednesday, July 27 at the Federal Palace Hotel & Casino, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos from 4.00p.m.

    Service of songs will hold the following day Thursday, July 27 at Bishop Vining Memorial Church Cathedral, GRA, Ikeja, from 5.00p.m to 7.00p.m while on Friday, […]

  • Former Governor of Jigawa State Ibrahim Turaki shows off his pet Cheetahs (Photos)

    Former Governor of Jigawa State Ibrahim Turaki shows off his pet Cheetahs (Photos)

    Former Governor of Jigawa State(1999-2007) Ibrahim Saminu Turaki is pictured with his pet cats.

    Former Governor of Jigawa State(1999-2007) Ibrahim Saminu Turaki is pictured with his pet

  • Photos from former governor, Gbenga Daniel’s 60th birthday party

    Photos from former governor, Gbenga Daniel’s 60th birthday party

    Former Governor of Ogun state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, clocked 60 on April 6, but celebrated his birthday last weekend in Lagos. The gig was well attended by top dignitaries including Ekiti governor, Ayodele Fayose, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Pastor Itua Ighodalo,  Alao Akala, Ovation Magazine Publisher Dele Momodu and others were in attendance. See more photos below:

     

     

    Happy Birthday sir From Adelove