Politics

Alleged N4.7B Fraud: Ex- Oyo Governor, Rasheed Ladoja Knows Fate Tomorrow

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     A Federal Court sitting in Lagos has slated for tomorrow judgement in the charge preferred against Ex -Governor of Oyo State, Rasheed Ladoja and his former Commissioner for Finance, Waheed Akanbi. Justice Mohammed Idriss was said to have sent notice to the parties that the judgement will […]


N313.2M Fraud: Court Adjourns Arraignment Of PDP House Of Reps Candidate, Others Till Jan. 22

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has adjourned the rearrangement of a candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the House of Representative in the 2019 general election, Honourable Anthony Alaka, (a.k.a General) till January 22, 2019. Other defendants to be re-arraigned alongside Akala in the alleged N313.2 million fraud are; Saidi […]


2019: Lagos Commissioner Mobilises Massive Support For Sanwo-Olu

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. Abdul Hakeem Abdullateef has advised Lagosians to vote for Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), as Governor of Lagos State in the forthcoming 2019 election. The essence of the mobilisation is to ensure that the lofty, […]


PDP Bars BoT Members From Campaigning For Presidential Aspirants

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BoT) has barred members of the Trustees from campaigning for any of presidential aspirants on the platform. The decision not to show support for any of the 13PDP presidential aspirants was reached at a meeting in Abuja on Thursday, September 6, 2018. This was disclosed to […]


Labour Party Advises Aspirants To Wait For NEC, INEC Approved Dates For Congresses

  …Urges Aspirants To Stay Clear Of Embattled Fmr. Chairman, Deputy Secretary   Labour Party (LP) has directed aspirants willing to contest under the party to wait for National Executive Council’s (NEC) dates for congresses as approved by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in order not to fall victim to unscrupulous characters posing as […]


Ekiti 2018: ERO Appoints Activist As Media Spokesperson

    Ekiti Rebirth Organisation, (ERO) has named a journalist and human civil rights activist, Mr Gboyega Adeoye as the group’s spokesperson. ERO is the socio-cultural movement campaigning to see the Special Adviser on Political Matters to the President, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, emerge as the next governor of Ekiti State. In a statement at the […]


Hausa Communities Endorse Obaseki, Shaibu Ahead Edo Governorship Election

    The Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Mr. Godwin Obaseki and his Deputy, Hon. Philip Shaibu in Edo state governorship election got a boost from the Hausa communities in the state ahead of the September 10 governorship election. The Hausa communities in the Northern part of the state under the umbrella […]


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Edo 2016: Why We Must Not Allow The Aspirations Of A Few People Tear Us Apart

  It’s normal in politics that once a declaration is made, there must be those that will not be favourably dispose to it. This is unconnected to the reaction of a section of Edo people, when Governor Adams Oshiomhole declared support for the governorship aspiration of Godwin Obaseki. With the governor’s statement, though not even […]


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Ganduje Accuses NAFDAC, Police Of Shielding Criminals In Kano

Kano State, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has accused Police and officials of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in the state of conniving with and protecting criminals engaged in selling unwholesome products to the public. He spoke at the destruction of cartoons of chewing gum and wholesome drugs worth N100 million, […]


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Court Of Appeal Nullifies Akwa-Ibom House Speaker’s Election

Appeal Court sitting in Abuja has nullified the election of the Speaker of Akwa-Ibom House of Assembly, Mr Aniekan Uko, over failure to comply with provisions of the Electoral Act. The court panel of three judges presided over by Justice Moshood Oredola-Abdulrahman, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct fresh election in Ibesikpo-Asutan […]