Politics

Attack on Tinubu shall be counterproductive for Yoruba Nation ~Fayose Warns

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has condemned the attack on Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, saying; “humiliation of Tinubu is as good as humiliation of the Yoruba race.” The governor said; “even though I am not a member of APC and I will never be, I have elected to stand in defence of the Yoruba nation once ...

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2019, PDP woes, cause of APC crisis – Dalung

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye The Minister of Sport and Youth Development, Mr Solomon Dalung, said the seeming crisis in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may not be unconnected with 2019 elections. Dalung said this on Thursday in Abuja while briefing newsmen after visiting the party’s National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, at the secretariat. According to him, most of the ...

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An Examination of how Tinubu Nominated Osinbajo and the goofing of John Paden

By Tunji Bello NOTHING strengthens deceit more than silence. And on an occasion like this, one often wonders why some people twist events and history in order to legitimize a mission. While ruminating over why this should be, it is not impossible to embark on introspection by thinking out so many possibilities that politics is replete with. This line of ...

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Ondo APC Crisis: I stand by my allegation against Oyegun, Others~Akinyelure

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye In an escalation of the crisis currently rocking the APC in Ondo State, the National Vice-Chairman of the APC (Southwest), Chief Pius Akinyelure has reacted to his National Working Committee (NWC) colleague and South-south counterpart, Mr Hilliad Etia’s claim that the party’s NWC never voted on the submission of the party’s governorship candidate to INEC prior to the 22nd September INEC deadline.  Blackface News reports that Eta had accused Akinyelure of ...

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Ondo APC Leader’s Alleged N40m Fraud: Parties Opt for Out-Of-Court Settlement

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye A Federal High Court in Lagos has adjourned till Nov. 3 and Nov.4 the trial of Taiwo Malumi, a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo South Senatorial District charged with N40 million fraud just as both parties are opting for out-of-court settlement. Malumi was arraigned on Aug. 10 by the Police Special Fraud ...

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INEC Presents Certificates of Return to Obaseki

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday in Benin, presented certificates of return to Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shuaibu, winners of Edo gubernatorial election. Dr Mustafa Muhammed, INEC National Commissioner in-charge of South-South zone, presented the certificates to the governor-elect and his deputy. In a brief remark, Obaseki said he dedicated his victory ...

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PDP caucus meets in Abuja

L-R: A former governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido with a former Deputy Senate President, Alhaji Ibrahim Mantu during the caucus meeting of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja on Wednesday…

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Lagos PDP wants FG to Reintroduce Option A4 Voting System

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye The Lagos State Chapter of PDP has called on the Federal Government to reintroduce the `Option A4 voting system in the country.   The Deputy Chairman of the party, Chief Ola Apena, made the call in an interview with the Blackface News in Lagos on Wednesday.   Apena, who was reacting to the allegation by a coalition ...

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Ondo 2016: INEC Distributes 1.2m PVCs

  By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye   The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ondo state on Wednesday, said it had distributed a total of 1,201,073 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to registered voters in the state. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, made this known at a stakeholders’ meeting in Akure. He said that 344,006 PVCs ...

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How Ondo APC primary was ‘rigged’, ~Pius Akinyelure

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) National Vice Chairman (Southwest) Chief Pius Akinyelure has explained how the party’s governorship primary was manipulated, culminating in the submission of Chief Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s name to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the party’s candidate.

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