Curious succession politics that produced Zulum
I asked you to “wait for the beauty of the succession strategy Zulum’s predecessor organised. I see hope”.
Northern governors at Aso Rock, condemn rising banditry, kidnapping
Apparently worried by the spate of insecurity, including banditry, kidnapping, insurgency and herders-farmers’ crisis, among others in their areas.....
Northern governors move to reconcile Ganduje, Sanusi in Kano
The outgoing chairman of the Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF), Kashim Shettima, at the weekend in Kaduna hinted of moves by the body to reconcile his Kano counterpart, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, and Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II. Responding to media reports that quoted him to have taken side in the Balkanisation of Kano Emirate crisis, Shettima maintained…
‘Ineffective legal system to curb criminality, cause of banditry’
The 19 Northern Governors have attributed the increasing level of armed banditry, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the north to the inability to codify criminal justice system in the region...
Shettima urges Ndume to drop Senate presidential bid
Borno State governor Kashim Shettima has urged Nigerian lawmaker Senator Ali Ndume to drop his bid to emerge as Senate president and respect the decision of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to support Ahmad Lawan. "I hail from the same state with the distinguished Senator Ali Ndume, and I appreciate the fact that politics…
I'll not award new contracts for incoming administration, says Shettima
Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has pledged not to award new contracts to prevent the incoming administration from...
Is the Senate a retirement home for ex-governors?
Towards his second and final four-year term in office, Maureen Chigbo and I interviewed Dr Chimaroke Nnamani, governor of Enugu State, for Newswatch magazine in 2007.
Buhari shuns meeting with Bauchi, Adamawa governors
President Muhammadu Buhari failed to see Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar and his Adamawa State counterpart, Jibrilla Bindow, when the duo visited the Presidential Villa yesterday.