Tinubu appoints Former Benue State Governor as SGF
After several weeks of speculation, President Bola Tinubu today announced George Akume as the New Secretary to Government of the Federation.
Akume was the governor of Benue state from 1999-2007, then moved to the senate from 2007-2019.
He got appointed as the minister for special duties in 2015, and now the SGF.
In another news, the speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila got appointed as the Chief of Staff.
Oshiomhole Retracts Statement Against Benue State Governor
The erstwhile National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress; Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has now officially retracted the comments he made against Governor Samuel Ortom in 2018, a case that the government sued him for one billion naira.Oshiomhole, in his retraction, said he acted based on information he had, which he has now found to be false and baseless.Recall that Governor Ortom had felt deeply aggrieved by the APC chieftains’ statement and had dragged him to co...
Police Charges Former Imo State Governor For Fraud
The Nigeria Police authorities have commenced the criminal trial against a former governor of Imo State, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.In the charge marked CR/993/2020 and dated September 23, 2020, the office of the Inspector-General of Police accused Ohakim of fraud and false information.The former Governor was equally accused of using the name of the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, SAN, to...
Former Senator Appoints as New Olubadan
Just three days after the demise of the late Olubadan, the Olubadan-in-Council have endorsed the nomination of Dr Lekan Balogun as the next Olubadan of Ibadanland.The Council also denied that a legal tussle could scupper the succession to the Olubadan throne.The Osi Balogun of Ibadanland, High Chief Tajudeen Ajibola, stated these at a briefing by the kingmakers on Wednesday.According to Ajibola, the kingmakers resolved that Dr Balogun is next in line to ascend the t...
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