Nigeria: Acting Governor to Succeed Suntai

The ruling party has began moves to make the acting governor of Taraba State, Alhaji Garba Umar, the state's substantive governor.

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Governor, Danbaba Suntai

  • Nigeria:  PDP Sets Up Committee Over Suntai's Absence

    Daily Trust, 28 May 2013

    The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has sets up a seven member committee to look into the continued absence of Taraba state Governor Danbaba ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Umar and Burden of Governorship (opinion)

    Daily Trust, 30 March 2013

    Functioning as an acting governor in Nigeria's complex democratic setting is such a demanding and challenging responsibility that requires the exhibition of an uncommon sense of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Danbaba Suntai - Who Will Bell the Cat? (analysis)

    Daily Trust, 17 May 2013

    On 25thOctober 2012, Mr Danbaba Suntai, the elected governor of Taraba State piloted a Cessna 208, 5N - BMJ, to a near fatal crash near the Nigerian Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Impeachment and Changing Game in Taraba Politics

    Daily Trust, 28 April 2013

    On Monday April 22, 2013, members of the Taraba State House of Assembly impeached Speaker Istifanus Haruna Gbana, his deputy Abel Peter Diah and the entire principal officers of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Governor Suntai's Condition Stable - U.S. Hospital

    Leadership, 20 May 2013

    Authorities of John Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore the United States yesterday confirmed that the governor of Taraba State, Mr. Danbaba Suntai, who sustained several ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  A Peculiar Case - Suntai, Garba UTC and Taraba (analysis)

    Daily Trust, 3 April 2013

    By the time you read this, injured Governor of Taraba State Danbaba Suntai should be in a rehab centre in the United States in hope that his recovery will be sure and quick. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Suntai's Health - Taraba May Drag Media Houses to NUJ Committee

    Leadership, 1 April 2013

    Taraba State Government is considering dragging some media houses to the ethics and disciplinary committee of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ). read more »