Politics

Drama as Senate minority leader, Akpabio attempts ‘gate-crashing’ into APC caucus meeting

There was a mild drama at the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senate caucus meeting as the Senate Minority leader, Godswill Akpabio was stopped from gate-crashing into the meeting. The meeting which started close to two hours earlier and presided by Chief John Odigie Oyegun behind closed doors, left journalists and aides waiting at the balcony of hearing room 022. The ...

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Breaking… New speaker of the ondo state house of assembly, David oleyelogun has dumped the PDP for the APC.

    Oleyelogun is joined by his deputy, ogundeji iroju and two others Ayo arowele and Segun ajimotokin. This move is aimed at cementing their election as principal officers of the house. With the new addition, APC now has 9members with PDP having 17members

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       Fayemi, a bad loser seeking power through backdoor – Ekiti PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has described former governor of the State and Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi as a bad loser and day-dreamer, who always seeking power through the backdoor, saying; “This time around, he will never achieve his diabolical plot of perverting the will of the Ekiti people, which was clearly ...

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Ekiti to hold councilorship election April 8

The Ekiti State Independent Electoral Commission has fixed April 8 for the conduct of Local Government Bye- Election in the state. The election would hold in two wards: Agbado/Oyo ward 4 in Ikere Local Government and Igede Ward 3 in Irepodun / Ifelodun Local Government. There are 177 wards in the state.

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PDP crisis: Appeal Court stayed execution of judgment sacking Ekiti exco

Appeal Court in Ado Ekiti has halted the judgment of Federal High Court, Ado Ekiti, which sacked the Ekiti State Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), led by Chief Gboyega Oguntuase. In his ruling today, Justice Olanrewaju Belgore, who led two other justices of the Appeal Court granted the application for stay of execution pending the determination of ...

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‎Why I can’t join APC- Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has said he cannot join the All Progressives Congress (APC), even if he has to leave his current party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Fayose, who spoke at a gathering in Ado-Ekiti yesterday, said the practice of use and dump adopted by the leadership of the APC would not allow him contemplate moving into ...

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Fayose asks Nnamani to quit as Electoral Reform Committee Chairman – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, Mr Ayodele Fayose has called for the immediate resignation of former Senate President, Ken Nnamani as chairman of the Electoral Reform Committee and allow a non-partisan person to take over, saying “if the federal government is serious about electoral reform, Senator Nnamani, a card carrying member of the All ...

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Nnamani chides Fayose for ‘senseless criticisms’

The Senator Ken Nnamani-led Electoral Reform Committee’s maiden public hearing yesterday began in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Nnamani criticised Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose for “engaging in a brand of criticism that does not require intelligence to carry out”.

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Buhari’s enemies are within his presidency – APC Senator

An All Progressives Congress (APC) senator from Bauchi state, Isa Misau, says the enemies of President Muhammadu Buhari are within the presidency. Misau said this on Wednesday, while contributing to the debate on the refusal of Hameed Ali, comptroller-general of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), to appear before upper legislative chamber in uniform.

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Five PDP Governors​ Join Sheriff’s Camp

By Maxwell Adeleye At least five of the 11 governors in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are openly engaged with the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff leadership of the party. The gains by the Sheriff tendency in the party came as Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State asked factional chairman, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, to step down his claim upon the reality ...

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