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Fayemi’s purported suspension, a joke taken too far

In his reaction to the purported suspension of Governor Kayode Fayemi by an unknown group, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Yinka Oyebode,  described it as a joke taken too far. Oyebode said the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a party is governed by laws, adding that members of the group cannot hide…

BREAKING: Ekiti APC crisis deepens as factional SEC suspends Fayemi, excos

The internal crisis rocking the ruling All Progressive Congress in Ekiti took a new dimension on Friday as some statutory members of State Executive Committee(SEC) suspended Governor Kayode Fayemi over alleged anti-party activities. According to the allegations against Fayemi, the SEC members said he worked against Edo APC candidate, Pastor Ize Iyamu and supported Godwin…

Fayemi, Other Purported ‘Suspensions’ A Nullity – APC

The National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the ‘suspension’ Governor Kayode Fayemi by a faction of the party in Ekiti State. The party in the statement signed on Friday by it’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena insists that Governor Fayemi remains the leader of the APC in Ekiti State….

My purported suspension a big joke, says Fayemi

Ekiti Governor Kayode Fayemi has dismissed his purported suspension by the State Executive Committee (SEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as “a joke taken too far.” SEC on Friday suspended Fayemi and the state executives for alleged anti-party activities. SEC members, including Senator Femi Ojudu and 10 others earlier suspended by the executives, accused…

Ize-Iyamu Did Not Ask Obaseki To Return To APC, Says Spokesman

A spokesman for the Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu Campaign Organisation, John Mayaki, on Thursday said reports that his principal asked Governor Godwin Obaseki to return to APC are false. In a statement forwarded to Channels Television via email, Mayaki suggested such reporting was a continuation of the media’s lack of news verification before publication. Some news…

Dissolution of APC NWC: Court declines to hear suit during vacation

A Federal High Court in Abuja has declined to resume hearing, during the ongoing vacation, a suit challenging the dissolution of the Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Justice Taiwo Taiwo held that the action did not qualify as an urgent matter which a vacation court should hear. The…

Ekiti APC suspends Ojudu, 10 others; “we are not leaving”-Ojudu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State on Thursday, suspended Presidential Adviser, Senator Babafemi Ojudu; son-in-law to Senator Bola Tinubu, Oyetunde Ojo; former governorship aspirant, Dr Wole Oluyede; Ayo Ajibade; and Femi Adeleye. However, Ojudu reacting to the indefinite suspension says he and his suspended colleagues are not leaving the party. He said his…

Buni, Bello meet Ize-Iyamu

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee (CENCPC) Chairman and Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni yesterday held a close-door meeting with the Edo State governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, in Abuja. Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello was also in attendance at the meeting, which took place at the Abuja residence of the…

The semiotics of the Edo governorship election

By Niyi Akinnaso A proper semiotic study of the recently concluded governorship election in Edo state throws up many interesting electoral signs. Some of the signs were symbolic (language, songs, dance, etc.), while others were iconic (pictures, images, videos, etc.). Yet other signs were hidden from view but had significant impact on the outcome of…

Buhari Must Hear This: APC is collapsing!

By Kola Amzat (FCA) SIR: Before 2019 general elections, APC was in firm control of Bauchi, Sokoto, Benue, Zamfara, Adamawa, Oyo and Edo states, and even to a reasonable extent, Sokoto. Tragically, and in inexcusable circumstances, it lost Bauchi and Adamawa to the opposition. This was the consequence of the unnecessary infighting occasioned by the…

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