How Jonathan forced Akpabio to back down on scandalous pension law – PREMIUM TIMES

IT was pressure from President Goodluck Jonathan that forced the profligate Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, to back down on his scandalous pension law, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report. A flustered Mr. Akpabio had last week said following nationwide outcry, he was requesting the state assembly to immediately review the law, with a view […]

 Kano Gets New Emir Today

Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, on Saturday said Kano State Government will announce a new Emir of Kano on Sunday (today). Kwankwaso said this after receiving the emirate’s kingmakers at the Government House, Kano. The new emir will succeed Ado Bayero, who passed on in the early hours of Friday after an undisclosed ailment and was […]

Pension Law: We Must Submit to the Will of the People, Attorney-General says

By Itoro Douglas Akwa Ibom Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, Mr Ekpenyong Ntekim, says the state government decided to repeal the governor’s pension law 2014 in deference to public outcry.  Ntekim, who gave the explanation at a press conference in Uyo on Saturday, lamented that “the governor has become a victim of his honest intention.” […]

2014 World Cup Fixtures

Group A 12/06/14 22:00 Brazil vs Croatia 13/06/14 18:00 Mexico vs Cameroon 17/06/14 21:00 Brazil vs Mexico 18/06/14 18:00 Cameroon vs Croatia 23/06/14 22:00 Croatia vs Mexico 23/06/14 22:00 Cameroon vs Brazil Group B 13/06/14 18:00 Chile vs Australia 13/06/14 21:00 Spain vs Netherlands 18/06/14 18:00 Australia vs Netherlands 18/06/14 21:00 Spain vs Chile 23/06/14 […]