2018: Resist monetary inducement, ADC chair, Oyinlola urge Osun voters as Akinbade gets party’s flag

2018: Resist monetary inducement, ADC chair, Oyinlola urge Osun voters as Akinbade gets party’s flag

The National Chairman, African Democratic Party (ADC), Chief Ralphs Okey Nwosu has urged electorate in Osun state to to resist monetary inducements in the September 22 governorship election in the state.    Nwosu gave this charge on Wednesday while presenting the party’s flag to the governorship candidate of ADC in Osun state, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade at WOCDIF Event Centre in Osogbo. He said he was aware that some politicians from the opposition parties have started stockpiling money to…

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Transfer: Four Arsenal players who have failed to impress Unai Emery revealed

Transfer: Four Arsenal players who have failed to impress Unai Emery revealed

New Arsenal boss, Unai Emery, is yet to have be won over by four Arsenal players he inherited from Arsene Wenger. Emery has already brought in the likes of Lucas Torreira, Sokratis and Bernd Leno. And according to The Sun UK, the Spaniard still hasn’t been convinced by Shkodran Mustafi, Calum Chambers, Rob Holding and Konstantinos Mavropanos. The former Paris Saint-Germain manager has already allowed Chambers to leave on loan to Fulham. With just one…

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Transfer: Sarri gives final update on Hazard’s move to Real Madrid

Transfer: Sarri gives final update on Hazard’s move to Real Madrid

Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri, has revealed that the issues with Eden Hazard has been resolved, after several discussions with the player. According to Sarri, the Belgian will remain at Stamford Bridge, after positive talks in the past days. The 27-year-old returned from an extended break earlier this week, following Belgium’s run to the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup. Hazard scored the winning penalty, as Chelsea ended their pre-season with a shootout victory over Lyon…

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Transfer: Ousmane Dembele makes final decision over Arsenal move

Transfer: Ousmane Dembele makes final decision over Arsenal move

France forward, Ousmane Dembele has finally decided that he will reject any approach from Arsenal so as to remain at Barcelona for another season. Dembele has been linked with a move away from the Catalan club. He was reportedly concerned with Barcelona’s decision to sign Brazilian winger, Malcom at the end of last month. The 21-year-old endured a difficult first season at Camp Nou after he was signed from Borussia Dortmund for £135.5 million last…

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SERAP reacts to PDP lawmakers drinking whiskey in National Assembly

SERAP reacts to PDP lawmakers drinking whiskey in National Assembly

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has reacted to reports of lawmakers elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) drinking alcoholic beverage in the National Assembly during yesterday’s siege. Babafemi Ojudu, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters on Wednesday, claimed that PDP lawmakers were inside the National Assembly lobby holding a meeting and drinking whiskey while operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) barricaded the entrance…

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Full text of what Saraki, Dogara said at world press conference

Full text of what Saraki, Dogara said at world press conference

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara have restated their condemnation of the invasion of the National Assembly complex by men of the Department of State Services (DSS). A joint statement they issued Wednesday at a world press conference said they will continue to fight for the advancement of democracy in the country. Read full text of their joint statement below: 1. It is a matter of record that…

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BREAKING: Six Kano lawmakers dump APC for PDP

BREAKING: Six Kano lawmakers dump APC for PDP

Six members of Kano State House of Assembly on Wednesday announced their defection from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The decamped lawmakers represent Gwarzo, Gwale, Gezawa, Rogo, Madobi and Bichi Local Government Areas of Kano state. Eastern Reporter reported on Tuesday, that a former special adviser attached to the Deputy Governor’s Office at the state Government House, Hafiz Ahmed Bichi, who is among the 10 Senior Special Advisers…

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Saraki hosts world press conference, commends Osinbajo for dismissing DSS DG

Saraki hosts world press conference, commends Osinbajo for dismissing DSS DG

Senate President Bukola Saraki this morning addressed a World Press Conference over the invasion of the National Assembly by DSS officials. Saraki condemned the siege laid by the DSS, saying it’s “an assault on democracy.” “It is a matter of record that yesterday, lawmakers and staff of the National Assembly were prevented from entering the National Assembly Complex by heavily armed security agents of the Department of State Services (DSS). All entries to the Complex were blocked. …

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Saraki addresses world press conference, vows to continue fighting injustice, impunity

Saraki addresses world press conference, vows to continue fighting injustice, impunity

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Wednesday addressed a world press conference where he stated that despite risk to personal safety, he would continue to fight injustice and impunity in the country. He said the barricading of the National Assembly by DSS operatives yesterday was one of the many instances of undemocratic practices perpetrated by the Federal Government. In his words, “Despite risk to personal safety, we shall continue to fight injustice and impunity to defend…

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How Buhari is making Saraki a hero – APC chieftain, SKC Ogbonnia

How Buhari is making Saraki a hero – APC chieftain, SKC Ogbonnia

A presidential aspirant under the All Progressives Congress, Dr. SKC Ogbonnia, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of turning the Senate President, Bukola Saraki into a villain. Ogbonnia said Buhari turned Saraki into a villain by failing to live up to the expectations of those who voted for him in 2015 and creating a “void” which the Senate President has stepped in to fill. In a statement he signed and sent to DAILY POST, the APC…

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