Obaseki visits Buhari, says it will be immoral to return to APC

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Friday met with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.The governor however told State House correspondents at the end of the meeting that it would be immoral for him to return to the All Progressives Congress.Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party beat Osagie Ize-Iyamu[...]

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Obaseki won’t leave PDP; APC not a political party— Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State will not leave Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, after winning a second term in last Saturday’s governorship election on the party’s platform.He said “It is impossible,” but that “assuming it happens, so what? That is politics. There is nothing wrong if the[...]

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I’II announce my next plan soon, says Ize-Iyamu

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has said he will soon announce his next line of action after the declaration of Governor Godwin Obaseki the winner of the Saturday poll.Ize-Iyamu, who trailed the winner with over 84,000 votes, said he was still studying the results and he[...]

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Rig Edo, Ondo elections and face wrath of God, Secondus warns APC

NATIONAL Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus has warned the ruling All Progressive Congress against rigging the Edo and Ondo state elections fixed for September 19 and October 10 this year to avoid the wrath of God.Secondus gave the warning when he led other chieftains of the party to Akure, the Ondo[...]

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New fuel price: APC says government working for citizens

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to wake up to a new Nigeria where the government works for the citizens not for a few interests.Mr Yekini Nabena, the party’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary made the call in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.The statement was in response to[...]

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Edo 2020: We are only interested in free, fair, credible election – PDP

The Edo 2020 Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its only interest is the conducting of free, fair, credible and transparent elections in the state, by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Chief Dan Orbih, the Chairman of the PDP campaign council, said this in a statement in Benin on Saturday.Orbih said that[...]

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No going back on Edo, Ondo elections, says INEC

National Commissioner and chairman information and Voters Education Committee of the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, Festus Okoye, has said there is no alternative to the peaceful conduct of the governorship election in Edo and Ondo states.He said failure to do so will leave both states with constitutional logjam that would be difficult to resolve.At a[...]

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Tribunal quashes petition against Duoye Diri, affirms his election

Tribunal has Saturday quashed the petition submitted to it by mister Owei Woniwei of the Alliance for Democracy, against Senator Duoye Diri, saying that it lacks merit.In a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Owodunni, the tribunal held that the petition is incompetent and lacks merit. The Tribunal further held that the petitioner failed to prove[...]

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Ondo Decides: Ondo deputy governor formally defect to ZLP

The Ondo state deputy governor and the governorship candidate of the Zenith Labour Party ZLP, Hon Ajayi Agboola has warned the ruling Peoples Democratic Party to perish the thought of planning to rig the election.Ajayi spoke on Friday during his formal defection to the ZLP at the party’s Secretariat in Akure, the state capital.The deputy[...]

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Ondo 2020: Mass defection looms in APC, PDP as Deputy Gov defects

Findings revealed that some aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and People’s Democratic Party(PDP) have perfected plans to move to Zenith Labour Party, ZLP with the defection of Ajayi. The plan defection of political bigwigs from the two major political parties was to help Ajayi realise his governorship ambition in the new party.Recall[...]

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‘He is desperate’ – PDP reacts to Deputy Governor’s resignation

THE opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo state has reacted to the exit of the deputy governor and governorship aspirant of the party Hon Agboola Ajayi saying it’s of no effect to the party.In a statement in swift response to Ajayi resignation from the party, its Publicity Secretary, Kennedy lkantu Peretei in Akure said that[...]

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Ondo poll: Jegede seeks Obasanjo’s blessings

Eyitayo Jegede, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, has sought the support of former president Olusegun Obasanjo ahead of the October 10 poll.The former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in the state made this known on Saturday via Twitter.“Seeking support of the elders, the next 63 days[...]

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106 ADP members defect to PDP in Edo

Following the defection of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State from the ruling All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party, 106 members of the Action Democratic Party have also defected to PDP.The ADP defectors are from Egor, Ovia South West, and Ovia North East Local Government Areas of Edo.This is coming at a time[...]

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We’ve no differences to sort out in APC — Tinubu

The APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Thursday night declared that there were no differences to be sorted out at the party.Tinubu, also said, “there is no crisis in the party, hence, no fight to reconcile.”He made the declaration shortly after a closed-door meeting with Gov. Mai Mala Buni, Chairman of the APC[...]

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Alao-Akala heads Ajimobi’s APC reconciliation team in Oyo

The Deputy National Chairman (South), All Progressives Congress, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has inaugurated a peace committee to reconcile aggrieved members of the party in Oyo State.Ajimobi had earlier indicated his determination to reconcile aggrieved members of the party in the state in his maiden statement as the deputy national chairman of the party.The reconciliation committee,[...]

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Ondo 2020 : Kekemeke warns Akeredolu against provocative statement

As the governorship election is drawing near in Ondo State, the immediate former chairman of the state All Progressives Congress, Mr Isaac Kekemeke, has called on the state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, to promote unity in the party.Both the governor and the former chairman, as well as some other chieftains of the party, have declared[...]

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2023: I’m not plotting to take over from Buhari —Fayemi

GOVERNOR Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, has denied plotting to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.Fayemi, who spoke through his Senior Special Assistant on Public Communications, Segun Dipe, said he is not in the league of those working towards the next presidential election.He described as untrue, reports that he is working clandestinely towards[...]

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After Oshiomhole’s court order, APC names new officers

Following the interim suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of All Progressive Congress, APC by a federal High court in Abuja on Wednesday, APC names new officers.However, the outlines of a power play within the leadership of the party emerged on Wednesday evening as the National Working Committee, NWC, approved the nomination[...]

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Sacked Bayelsa dep gov-elect wants to commit suicide – Sylva

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says the Deputy Governor-elect whose certificate scandal cost the All Progressives Congress the Bayelsa State governorship seat, is on the verge of committing suicide.Sylva said this on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme on Monday.The governor-elect, David Lyon; and the deputy governor-elect, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, were sacked[...]

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