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Ondo 2020: Why Akeredolu Should Be Re-elected, By Buhari, Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have urged Ondo voters to massively choose candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Oluwarotimi Akeredolu in Saturday’s governorship poll. Buhari, who virtually addressed the crowd at the mega rally of the APC, said he has taken interest in the Ondo APC campaign. The President, who hailed governorship aspirants for accepting outcome ...

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Breaking: Two Federal Lawmakers Defect From PDP To APC

Two members of the House of Representatives, Ephraim Nwuzi from Rivers State and David Abel from Taraba State Wednesday defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The lawmakers announced their defection on the floor of the House as the lower chamber resumed plenary Wednesday in separate letters addressed to the Speaker of the House, ...

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By-election: Lagos PDP Must Retire Bode George To Win -Fayose

Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has advised the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State to send the former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George, on “political retirement”. This, Fayose said, would help the party to make progress and win elections in Lagos State. This is contained in a statement on Wednesday by ...

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Uduaghan, Ex-Delta Governor, Returns To PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta chapter, on Monday, commended the immediate past governor of the state, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, for returning to the party. The party, in a statement issued by its Publicity Secretary, Dr Ifeanyi Osuoza, described the move as ‘timely and a sort of homecoming’. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalled that Uduaghan, a two-term governor ...

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Ondo: Why I Didn’t Pick Akeredolu’s Deputy As Running Mate – Jegede

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, has given reasons for not picking Agboola Ajayi, the Ondo State Deputy Governor as his running mate. Agbola had defected to the PDP from the All Progressives Congress in a bid to secure a governorship ticket but was defeated by Jegede ...

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I’m Available, Open To Everyone. Alao-Akala Writes Oyo APC Members

Former governor of Oyo State, Otunbo Adebayo Alao-Akala, has pledged his commitment to the growth and advancement of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. The former governor spoke in a letter titled, ‘Oneness and progress: Our focus,’ dated September 21, and addressed to party members. Alao-Akala, who is the Chairman of the APC Elders’ Advisory Council in Oyo State, ...

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To Hell With Your Committee, We Won’t Appear, Ojudu, Tinubu’s in-law, Others Tell Ekiti APC

The Special Adviser to the President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu; an in-law to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Oyetunde Ojo; and the 10 aggrieved APC members in Ekiti State, have vowed not to appear before the disciplinary committee set up by the state chapter of the party. The aggrieved members made their position known in a letter written ...

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If Allowed, Oshiomhole, Tinubu Will Destroy Our Democracy – Obaseki

Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, has said former national chairman of All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole and a chieftain of the party, Bola Tinubu constitute a threat to Nigeria’s democracy. Obaseki fell out with Oshiomhole, his predecessor in office, in the build-up to the Edo governorship election. Oshiomhole, who was instrumental in Obaseki’s victory in 2016, became his antagonist. The ...

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Nigerians Believe Governors Are Corrupt, Thieves – Gov El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has said most people see Governors as thieves, corrupt and ineffective. The Governor said this in response to questions on why he believes being a governor is the worst job in Nigeria. He made the claims when he appeared on Channel Television’s Sunrise Daily programme. El-Rufai said that despite the recession people still expect ...

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Edo Election: Obaseki’s Deputy Speaks On Arrest, Fingers Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu

Phillip Shaibu, Edo State Deputy Governor, has spoken on his alleged arrest by security agencies. Shaibu said it is untrue that he was caught with illegal arms. His spokesman, Benjamin Atu, said this in a statement on Friday. He accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) former national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole of plotting to use federal might to intimidate him and ...

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