ADC Names Adelegan as Governorship Candidate in Ondo State

                             A renowned Marketing and Public Relations Consultant, Prince Dapo Adelegan has emerged governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ondo State. Adelegan, who is also the 14th President of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce, emerged unopposed after other aspirants stepped down for him at the party’s primary that took place last Saturday at Solton… Continue Reading

Making Mockery of an Achiever, While Hero Worshipping Thieves…the story of Hon. Abass Adigun

                               When a people appoints their leader, most often, it is based on integrity, hardwork and mass appeal. On the local level, the people are versed enough in the character of a man or woman before presenting the person as their representatives.  Local politics therefore, is where leaders are formed, shaped and made ready for bigger… Continue Reading

Power Tussle: Amosun Knocks Out Gov. Abiodun Again

The current battle for Federal appointments and slots among political gladiators in Ogun State can be likened to that of a jungle, where only the fittest survives, and there are clear indications Amosun is taking the lead. The rivalry, as expected, is between the loyalists of Governor Dapo Abiodun and his predecessor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, who is not leaving any stone unturned to take charge of everything. Though during the… Continue Reading

APC dissolves National Working Committee

The National Executive Committee, NEC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has dissolved the National Working Committee, NWC of the party. NEC has also appointed the Yobe State Governor, Mai Malla Buni as the Chairman, Caretaker /Convention Committee Governor Buni, who was the former Secretary of the APC was sworn-in by the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami. President Muhammadu Buhari at the NEC… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Buahri backs Giadom as acting national chairman of APC

President Muhammadu Buhari has backed Victor Giadom, acting deputy national secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as the acting national chairman. Garba Shehu, spokesman of the president, disclosed this to state house correspondents on Wednesday. Also in a series of tweets on his Twitter  handle Garba Shehu further stated that:    

Police seal APC National Secretariat

Armed Police personnel sealed the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress on the orders of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday. The PUNCH gathered that the IGP had scheduled a meeting with some of the feuding members of the party for 1 pm. The Appellate Court sitting in Abuja last week upheld the suspension of the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole. Chief Giadom is laying claims to… Continue Reading

This Is Beyond Ridiculous…… By Babafemi Ojudu

In March 2020, just after the lockdown was in place across Nigeria, I squeezed my self and got some money together. Some friends of mine also rendered a helping hand . We bought 250 bags of 50kg rice, some semovita, wheat and spaghetti . We added 500 tubers of yam from my farm in Uke, Nasarawa State and took to Ekiti State. It was shared to people across the state… Continue Reading

Pastor Ize-Iyamu emerges Edo APC Governorship Candidate

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Monday emerged the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the September 2020 election,  Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma declared Ize-Iyamu winner of the direct primary election with a total of 27,838 votes to defeat Dr. Pius Odubu who scored 3,776 and Osaro Obazee who got 2,751 votes

Edo APC Crisis: Confusion Over Oshiomhole’s Fate As Ward, LG Chairmen Insist He’s Still Under Suspension

The executive committee of ward 10 in Etsako west local government of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state has lifted the suspension on Adams Oshiomhole as a member of the party.  Speaking at a press conference in Abuja, Emuakemeh Sule, secretary of the ward, 17 members out of 26 signed the resolution. However, in a swift response, APC Chairman in Etsako Ward 10, Mr. Oshawo Stephen, has dismissed… Continue Reading

APC NWC disowns Gaidom, affirms Ajimobi as acting national chairman

In a new twist to the crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress, the party’s National Working Committee has ratified Abiola Ajimobi as the Acting National Chairman. It also disowned Victor Giadom, insisting that his membership of the NWC ceased when he resigned to contest the Deputy Governorship position in Rivers State.  The APC National Vice-Chairman (South-South), Hilliard Eta, who addressed the media soon after Giadom left the party Secretariat, said… Continue Reading

Confusion! Hilliard Eta takes over as Acting APC Chairman, names Uzodinma Edo Primary Election Chair

The All Progressives Congress South -South chairman Hilliard Eta has also declared himself the acting national chairman of the crisis ridden party Eta-led National Working Committee also declared as vacant the office of the Deputy National Secretary of the party, Chief Victor Giadom and named Governor Hope Uzodinma as the Edo primary election chairman.

Victor Giadom takes over APC Secretariat, Cancels Edo Governorship Screening

The deputy national secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress Party Mr Victor Giadom has taken over the Abuja party Secretariat. Giadom explains that his taken over is based on a previous court order empowering him to do so and that he has the backing of the National Working Committee of the party. Also, the new acting chairman has also cancelled the screening of the party candidates for the Edo… Continue Reading

LAGOS GAC: OTUNBA BUSH, CARDINAL ODUNMBAKU MAKES LIST, OGBENI RAUF AREGBESOLA MEMBERSHIP TERMINATED

To further reduce the political influence of Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola’s in Lagos State, his name has been removed from the membership list of the Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC) of All Progressives’ Congress in the state. These development was as a result of the recent row which happened between the Interior Minister and the national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The membership of the… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, Resigns From APC

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has formally resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC). The governor announced this on Tuesday after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Obaseki, who has been at war with APC’S National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, was on Friday disqualified over issues relating to discrepancies in his academic credentials. The screening committee for the Edo State governorship primary of the APC also… Continue Reading

I won’t appeal outcome of unjust screening — Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said he will not appeal his disqualification from All Progressives Congress, APC, primaries, an act he described as “Oshiomhole’s rascality.” In a statement by Mr. Crusoe Osagie, Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Obaseki said: “We have watched the mockery of democratic process, which Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, is administering and superintending over in our great party the… Continue Reading

BREAKING: APC disqualifies Obaseki from Edo governorship election primary

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday announced the disqualification of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and two other aspirants from contesting the primaries of the party in the June 22 primary for the governorship election in the state. Announcing the disqualification at the party headquarters in Abuja, the chairman of the screening committee, Professor Jonathan Ayuba, said only three aspirants were qualified to contest for the primary. According… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Tinubu bans Aregbesola’s political group in Lagos as cold war worsens

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has dissolved all political groups in the state following a cold war between him and Rauf Aregbesola, his associate. The decision was announced at the meeting of the Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC) in Lagos on Tuesday afternoon. Aregbesola was accused of launching political groups in the state without the knowledge of Tinubu, who is regarded as the political leader…. Continue Reading

Democracy day: Lagos Assembly Speaker congratlates Buhari, Sanwo-Olu

The Speaker, Lagos House of Assembly and Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria, Rt. Hon. ( Dr.) Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa, has congratulated both President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on their fifth-year and first-year in office respectively. Obasa in his congratulatory message to mark May 29, 2020, the day President Buhari and Governor Sanwo-Olu were inaugurated to their respective offices for their fifth and first terms,… Continue Reading

Civil Societies debunk claims linking Shettima with $900m net-worth, as APC Chieftains vow to ruin his ambition in 2023

  A group of seven chieftains of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Borno state have resolved to unleash what they termed “devilish campaign” against a former Governor and now Senator Kashim Shettima. The chieftains are still aggrieved with outcome of the 2019 governorship elections in Borno and regrouping ahead of 2023. The President, Coalition of Civil Societies and Media Executives for Good Governance in Nigeria (COCMEGG), Comrade Omoba Kenneth… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Appeal Court orders stay of execution of order suspending Oshiomhole

  The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, on Monday, ordered the stay of execution of the Abuja High Court ruling that suspended Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC. The appellate court, in a ruling by a three-man panel of Justices led by Justice Yahaya Dattijo, also issued an interlocutory injunction restraining the Respondents from taking steps to give effect to the high… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Appeal Court puts off hearing in Oshiomhole’s appeal

The scheduled hearing in the appeal by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has been put off by the Court of Appeal, Abuja. The court had, last week sent notices of hearing to parties in the appeal. But, when parties got to court today, a panel of three Justices led by Justice Stephen Adah sat to hear other cases. The panel later rose, with a… Continue Reading

HOUSE OF TROUBLE:LAGOS ASSEMBLY REMOVES TWO PRINCIPAL OFFICERS, SUSPENDS TWO MEMBERS INDEFINITELY

Lagos State House of Assembly has unanimously removed two Principal Officers and suspended two members for misconduct. The Speaker of the House, Rt.hon.Mudashiru Obasa said the suspension is as a result of gross misconduct and insubordination as against Section 68,70, 4a,4b 2 and 3 of the Constitution in actions that can destabilize the House, ” as we all know, the Parliament is the heartbeat of every Democracy and its sanctity… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Court orders suspension of Oshiomhole as APC chairman

The FCT high court has given an order restraining Comrade Adams Oshomole from parading himself as the National Chairman of the ruling, All Progressives Congress, APC. By this ruling, the former Labor Leader and Governor of Edo State seizes to be the chairman, pending the outcome of various legal battles. In his ruling Hon. Justice Senchi Z. Danlami gave an order of interlocutory injunction restraining Comrade Adams Oshiomhole from parading… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Supreme Court nullifies Bayelsa governor-elect’s election, declares PDP winner

The Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, who were already preparing to be inaugurated into office. A five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to the All Progressives Congress’ candidates as the winners of the November 16, 2019 governorship election… Continue Reading

Dapo Abiodun: Six months of giant strides in Ogun State…… By Kunle Somorin

Many Nigerians would have failed to notice the highly significant event that happened in Ogun State shortly after the current state governor, Dapo Abiodun, assumed office. On the Lagos/Ibadan expressway, some pastors of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) had been kidnapped, but the governor was attending a retreat in Abuja. So, what did he do? He asked President Muhammadu Buhari’s permission to leave the meeting, got the president… Continue Reading

Oluomo will be far more purposeful than Gov. Dapo Abiodun….Segun Sowunmi

When the all-inclusive, now clearly cosmetic, slow to settle, uninspiring administration of HE Dapo Abiodun started, I had suspected that the idea was, perhaps, to cage all potentially divergent opinions and strong voices in Ogun. I have now become satisfactorily convinced that an awkward situation of catastrophic proportion is before all lovers of our dear state. I had penned a harmless note to encourage Mr. Governor and his bootlickers on… Continue Reading

Kogi election: Suspected thugs dressed in police uniform invade gov Makinde hotel

   Suspected thugs allegedly dressed in Police uniforms on Friday invaded Sutoria Hotel in Lokoja, where the Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, had lodged ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State. Makinde is in the state to give support to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Musa Wada, who is challenging the incumbent governor of the state, Yaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress. An eye witness told… Continue Reading

APC Govs To Oshiomhole: Call Emergence NEC Meeting Or Resign

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) took dramatic turn on Wednesday when APC state governors issued a threat to National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole to either convene an emergency meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) or resign his position immediately. Tagged ‘APC and our inconceivable organisational challenges: Urgent call to our leaders’, the statement signed by the Director General APC Progressives Governors Forum of (PGF), Salihu Moh. Lukman,… Continue Reading

Stop calling me “Your Excellency”… . …Sanwoolu

In the last five months that I have been privileged to exercise the mandate freely given to me by the great and hardworking people of Lagos State, it has come to my consciousness to review certain features of citizen-government relations which impede the genuine expression of the democratic spirit of our society and the meaningful exercise of the sovereignty of our people. The office of the Governor has been celebrated… Continue Reading

Appeal Court nullifies Senate spokesman Dayo Adeyeye’s election

The court also upheld the tribunal judgment declaring Peoples Democratic Party’s Senator Abiodun Olujimi winner of the Ekiti South Senatorial election held on February 23. The Independent National Electoral Commission had declared Adeyeye, who ran on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, winner of the National Assembly election. Olujimi approached the elections petitions tribunal, seeking declaration that she had the highest number of votes in the election. She… Continue Reading

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