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Adeleke emerges PDP gov candidate in Osun

Senator Ademola Adeleke has emerged the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate for the September 22, 2018 Osun State governorship election. Adeleke, a serving Senator representing Osun West Senatorial District in the Senate, scored 1,569 votes to defeat Akin Ogunbiyi with 1,562 votes who came second. Others candidates who contested in the governorship primary were: Alhaji…

2019: Why I declared early -Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said he made his intention to contest the 2019 Presidential Elections known early in order to douse rising speculations and give the party, All Progressives Congress (APC), enough time to prepare for the polls. President Buhari, who received members of the Buhari Support Group Centre (BSGC) at the State…

Nigeria to host 73rd meeting of APU in October

Nigeria will in October host the 73rd Meeting of the African Parliamentary Union (APU), in Abuja. The Secretary-General of the APU, Mr. Nzi Koffi, disclosed this during a meeting with the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, and the leadership of the National Assembly, in Abuja. Saraki, according to a statement by his…

Gov Umahi quits PDP for APC

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, South East Nigeria has reportedly decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to join the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. In a move that smacks of surprise, especially since only a few days ago the governor dismissed speculations that he was leaving the PDP, Governor Umahi May be quitting…

Gov Ortom quits APC, says, ‘I’ve been given red card’

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State may have quit the All Progressives Congress, APC, for good going by his stand that he had been given “red card” in the party. Governor Ortom, who spoke at the investiture of the Special Adviser of the Bureau of Local Governments and Chieftaincy Affairs, Jerome Torshimbe, indicated that the…

Saraki seeks closer partnership between Executive, Legislature

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday, called for closer partnership between the executive and legislative arms to ensure effective governance in the country. Saraki, who made the call in his speech at the opening session of the 1st National Assembly Open Week (NASSOW) in Abuja, according to a statement by his…

I will laugh last, Fayose tells Presidency

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose has told the Presidency not to rejoice yet, as he will have the last laugh. Fayose asked Buhari to bury his head in shame for using the police, army, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and INEC to snatch the mandate given to Olusola and deliver it to Fayemi…

Ekiti election: PDP rejects Fayemi’s victory

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the outcome of Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti state. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the keenly contested poll. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the opposition PDP said: “The…

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