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PDP won’t welcome Ojudu, Adeyeye, says Fayose

Ekiti State former Governor Ayodele Fayose has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will not welcome the  Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu and ex-Minister of Works Senator Adedayo Adeyeye. Fayose said the opposition party would not welcome the duo into its fold, should they attempt to join the…

Edo 2020: Wike to head PDP’s campaign

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appointed the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to head its campaign council in the governorship election in Edo State. The party also appointed his Adamawa counterpart, Umar Fintiri, as the deputy campaign chairman. The PDP candidate in the election, Godwin Obaseki, won the primary…

Ondo gov’ship forms: APC generates N258m

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised N258.75 million from the sale of expression of interest and nomination forms to 12 governorship aspirants on the party platform. The APC had asked each governorship aspirant to pay N22.5 million, including N2.5 million for expression of interest form and N20 million for the nomination form. However,…

Ekiti APC stakeholders accuse Fayemi of arresting ward exco

All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in Ekiti State have accused Governor Kayode Fayemi of sponsoring the arrest of Legal Adviser of Ugeli/Arikun ward in Ikere Council Area of Ekiti State, Mr. Sanya Daramola. The stakeholders alleged Daramola was arrested on Thursday by Fayemi’s loyalists led by chairman of Ikere Council Area, Otunba Ayodele Femi after…

Ize-Iyamu seeks violence-free election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, yesterday called for violence-free campaigns, ahead of the September 19 election. He felicitated with Governor Godwin Obaseki on his 63rd birthday. Ize-Iyamu, in a statement to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin, wished Obaseki God’s blessings. He said: “By divine…

PDP Screens Ondo Deputy Gov, Eight Others

The PDP yesterday screened eight other aspirants jostling for the party’s ticket for Ondo State governorship election. The National Working Committee (NWC) also dissolved the South-west Zonal Caretaker Committee of the party and announced a new Caretaker Committee. The other PDP aspirants screened are Chief Eddy Olafeso, who until recently was the Deputy National Vice…

In Peace Drive, APC Caretakers Meet Tinubu, Akande, Others

The Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) thursday reached out to two leaders of the party in the South-west, Senator Bola Tinubu and Chief Bisi Akande, as part of efforts to resolve the crises in the party. The committee, chaired by Yobe State Governor, Alhaji Mai Mala Buni, first met with Akande at…

Ondo: Dogara-led panel screens 9 PDP aspirants

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) screening panel led by former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has screened all the nine aspirants seeking the party’s ticket ahead of the October 10, 2020 governorship election in Ondo state. The exercise which took place on Thursday, at the PDP National Secretariat in Abuja, lasted…

Court dismisses suspension suit against Oshiomhole

An FCT High Court has dismissed a suit filed against the immediate past Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole and three others. Justice Danlami Senchi dismissed the suit following an application for withdrawal and ordered parties to bear their respective costs. The court’s order followed an application by Oluwole Afolabi Esq seeking to…

Col Umar, Na’Abba, Agbakoba, Falana, Ezekwesili, others mull mega party

Eminent statesmen, civil society leaders comprising a former House of Representatives Speaker, Ghali Umar Na’abba; a former Military Governor of Kaduna State, Col. Dangiwa Umar (rtd); a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olisa Agbakoba; human rights activist, Femi Falana, among others, have unveiled a new political movement. The movement, which was launched…

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