‘All that Aregbesola’s administration achieved in 8 years’

‘All that Aregbesola’s administration achieved in 8 years’

A combined team of the Ministry of Information, Office of the Governor and the Directorate of Research and Strategy of the All Progressive Congress (APC), in Osun state have addressed a press conference on Wednesday where the achievements of the outgoing administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola were reeled out. The briefing was not only centred on the appraisal of Aregbesola’s administration, but was also used to clarify what they termed as rumours and lies and…

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Osun PPC lambasts BBC Yoruba, Channels TV for excluding 43 other candidates from guber debate 

Osun PPC lambasts BBC Yoruba, Channels TV for excluding 43 other candidates from guber debate 

The National Chairman of the Providence People’s Congress (PPC),  Mr. Benson Adetona has harshly criticised British Broadcasting Corporations (BBC) Yoruba and Channels Television for excluding his party and other 42 political parties from participating in the governorship debates they organised for candidates in the state ahead of Saturday election. The two news media had organised governorship debate for the candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress, People’s Democratic Party, Social Democratic Party, African Democratic Congress…

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Free yourselves from APC-inflicted misery by voting Adeleke, Saraki tells Osun people at PDP mega rally

Free yourselves from APC-inflicted misery by voting Adeleke, Saraki tells Osun people at PDP mega rally

The Nigerian Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has asked the people of Osun state to free themselves from the suffering that the ruling All Progressives Congress allegedly inflicted on them by voting the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Senator Ademola Adeleke on Saturday. Addressing multitude of PDP chieftains, members and supporters on Wednesday at its mega rally in Osogbo,  Saraki said the ruling party has performed woefully in his two tenure in office saying…

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WAEC confirms Senator Adeleke sat for May/April 1981 exams

WAEC confirms Senator Adeleke sat for May/April 1981 exams

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has confirmed that Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun state governorship election, sat for its examination in 1981. The council confirmed Adeleke’s participation in an affidavit deposed at an FCT High C in Bwari, Abuja, on Wednesday. Rasheed Olabayo and Oluwaseun Idowu, PDP members in Osun, had filed a suit challenging Adeleke’s candidacy on the grounds that the senator, “did not possess his…

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Why Fayose’s case is different from Adeosun’s – Kayode Otitoju defends EFCC, Buhari

Why Fayose’s case is different from Adeosun’s – Kayode Otitoju defends EFCC, Buhari

Senatorial seat aspirant for the Ekiti North Senatorial district on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and former Commissioner for Information, Sports, Culture and Social Development, Sir Kayode Otitoju, has said that there is a clear difference in the cases of former Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun and Governor Ayodele Fayose on the scale of the alleged crimes committed. He was reacting to comments from some quarters that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission…

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Osun 2018: Timi Frank exposes how INEC allegedly intends to rig election for APC

Osun 2018: Timi Frank exposes how INEC allegedly intends to rig election for APC

A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Timi Frank, has revealed an alleged plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to rig the forthcoming governorship election in Osun State. Frank, who recently left the ruling party for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, called on INEC to be fair to all political parties participating in the election. He said there was a grand plan by the electoral body in…

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Delta Governor, Okowa loses aide to gunmen

Delta Governor, Okowa loses aide to gunmen

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on Wednesday announced with sadness the tragic and untimely demise of his Special Adviser on Investments, Mr Sunday Ozege whose sad event occurred on Tuesday along the Benin bypass road. In a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, the Governor commiserated with the Ozege family of Ogume in Ndokwa West Local Government Area, describing the deceased as a very hard working and easy going man….

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Toyin Saraki makes demand from Buhari government

Toyin Saraki makes demand from Buhari government

Toyin Saraki, wife of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has demanded the immediate release of two abducted health workers held hostage by Boko Haram insurgents since March. She made the demand in her reaction to the killing of a midwife working with the International Committee of the Red Cross, Saifura Hissaini Ahmed Khorsa by the insurgents recently. Toyin described the murder of Khorsa as a tragedy for Nigeria and for the global community of midwives….

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Minimum wage: No going back on actions against FG – Organized labour

Minimum wage: No going back on actions against FG – Organized labour

The Organised Labour has said it will not change or extend the 14-day ultimatum it earlier issued the Federal Government to implement the new minimum wage. Labour said this while reacting to a directive by the Minister of Labour, Dr Chris Ngige, asking the New Minimum Wage Committee to adjourn indefinitely to enable him to make further consultation with the government. Ngige’s statement came at a time the committee was putting finishing touches to its…

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2019: Why we can’t respond to Terhemen Tarzoor – Gov. Ortom

2019: Why we can’t respond to Terhemen Tarzoor – Gov. Ortom

The Samuel Ortom-led Government of Benue State has given reasons it would not be exchanging words with a governorship aspirant in the State, Terhemen Tarzoor. Tarzoor had in a recent interview said that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was going to lose the 2019 governorship election in the state if it allows Governor Samuel Ortom to contest on its platform. EASTERN REPORTER newspaper on Monday morning, spoke with Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State…

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