Osun poll: Adeoti denies alleged defection to APC, thanks ADP supporters

Osun poll: Adeoti denies alleged defection to APC, thanks ADP supporters

TIMOTHY AGBOR,  OSOGBO The candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in just concluded Osun state governorship election, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti has denied speculation that he was planning to return to his former party, All Progressives Congress. Adeoti said he would remain in ADP and actualise his aim of governing the state. The former Secretary to the Osun State Government made this known in a statement he signed and released to journalists in Osogbo on…

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Buhari’s using security agencies to suppress other tribes – ACF chieftain Abdulrahman

Buhari’s using security agencies to suppress other tribes – ACF chieftain Abdulrahman

A National Executive Committee member of the Arewa Consultative Forum, Mohammed Abdulrahman, tells TOBI AWORINDE that President Muhammadu Buhari may not achieve balance in the appointments of his security chiefs before the 2019 elections When asked what he think of the predominance of northerners among the security chiefs in the country as the election year approaches He said: The 2019 elections will be inconclusive because the blood flowing in Nigeria is beyond what God permits. God does not even permit…

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Lagos APC governorship primary, allow a level playing field for the contestants – Osinbajo

Lagos APC governorship primary, allow a level playing field for the contestants – Osinbajo

Contrary to the impressions created by a photograph that shows the Vice President with Sanwo-Olu, Osinbajo is neutral in the election.  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has not endorsed Babajide Sanwo-Olu in the Lagos All Progressives Congress governorship primary scheduled for Monday. According to a statement by Osinbajo’s office, Osinbajo yesterday attended a meeting of the Lagos State General Advisory Council, GAC, where he had been invited by the elders on the council. Before the meeting, the…

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Tribunal dismisses PDP’s application to recount the July 14 Ekiti State governorship ballot

Tribunal dismisses PDP’s application to recount the July 14 Ekiti State governorship ballot

The Ekiti Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed an application by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the recount of ballot papers used in the July 14 poll. PDP and its candidate, Olusola Kolapo are challenging the outcome of the election in court. The respondents in the matter are Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Congress (APC) and Kayode Fayemi, the winner of the election. Ruling on the application, the Chairman of the three-member tribunal, Justice Bolaji Belgore, declared…

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ỤMỤ NWAANYỊ AFRỊKA NA NTUTU ISI HA

ỤMỤ NWAANYỊ AFRỊKA NA NTUTU ISI HA

Ọ dị ka ụmụnwaanyị Afrịka aka hụ ntutu nke ndị ọcha n’anya karịa ụdị nke Chukwu nyere ha. Nke a bụ maka na ọtụtụ ụmụnwaanyị Afrịka na-eji akụrụngwa dị iche iche a na-akpọ ‘Relaxer’ na Bekee wee na-ete n’isi ha ka o were gbatịa dị ka nke ndị ọcha. Ọtụtụ ndị mmadụ ajụọla ihe kpatara ha jiri hapụ ọmarịcha ntutu Chukwu nyere ha jiri akụrụngwa kemịkal na-ete na ya. Ha jirichaa kemịkaal ahụ, ha arịgọọ…

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I DON’T SHARE IN THIS

I DON’T SHARE IN THIS

The outcome of Osun has brought one thing — national pessimism. We’ve lost faith in our democracy. We’ve realised that it is a fraudulent charade. That it does not, in actuality, exist. . Those with whom I spoke about the election did not allow me to say Jack Robinson before screaming the utter worthlessness of the PVC. Buhari would win anyway. If one defeats him in a free and fair exercise, could one also outplay…

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2019: Why PDP should involve Davido in presidential campaign – Omokri

2019: Why PDP should involve Davido in presidential campaign – Omokri

Reno Omokri, the former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has advised Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to appoint popular singer, David Adeleke, otherwise known as Davido as member of its presidential campaign council. Omokri gave the commendation on Saturday in a post on his Twitter page, noting that the decision will secure victory for the party in 2019 presidential election. According to him, Davido would be the best for the position irrespective of who gets the…

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I’II protect your mandate jealously, make my govt inclusive, Oyetola assures Osun people 

I’II protect your mandate jealously, make my govt inclusive, Oyetola assures Osun people 

TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO The Governor-elect of Osun under the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has promised to run a government which would be inclusive and participatory without prejudice to race,  religion, ethnicity and ideology. Oyetola made the promise while delivering his acceptance speech shortly after his announcement as Governor-Elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). He said he had accepted the ideology of his party and that his government would…

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