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A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, has said a former National Vice Chairman (South) of the party, Chief Olabode George, remained the best candidate for the party’s national chairman..
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ebenezer Babatope, said former National Vice-Chairman of the party (South), Chief Olabode George, remained the best candidate for the party’s national chairman.
Two top contenders for the post of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national chairman, Chief Bode George, a former deputy national chairman; and Otunba Gbenga Daniel, a former governor of Ogun State; at the weekend exchanged hot words over their bids for the party’s top post.
The Ewi of Ado Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adeyemo Adejugbe, on Friday conferred the title of Apesin Apogun P’ote of Ado Ekiti on Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, as part of the ceremonies marking the 2017 Udiroko Festival of the community.
A group of Yoruba elders on Sunday blamed the socio-economic woes of the country on the 1966 military intervention, particularly the introduction of the unitary constitution in place of the 1963 Constitution.
The lawmaker representing Ogun West in the Senate, Buruji Kashamu, has said the dissolution of the Peoples Democratic Party executive council in the South-West by the party’s National Executive Council cannot stand.
The Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose on Monday described the senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Buruji Kashamu, as a blackleg in the Peoples Democratic Party, who connived with others in the Ali Modu Sheriff faction to destabilise the party for almost two years.
Fayose, who had earlier warned that the party should be wary of black legs infiltrating the meeting from the Ali Modu Sheriff group, said that it was high time the party got its acts together and consolidate it in order to leave the opposition position and return to government in 2019.
The anticipated reconciliation in the South-West zone of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) appears to be hanging in the balance as Senator Buruji Kashamu and his supporters in the zone shunned the zone’s stakeholders meeting on Monday.
Zimbabwe protest pastor Evan Mawarire appeared in court on Monday, and pleaded not guilty to the charge of trying to subvert President Robert Mugabe's government, his lawyers said.
The Bayelsa State Government has described the emergence of Daniel Doingoil popularly known as Idyl as the winner of the recently concluded singing competition, “The Voice Nigeria” in South Africa as an indication Bayelsa is not about militant activities.
Nigeria international defender Chidozie Awaziem post another fine performance for French side Nantes in their 2-1 win over Strasbourg in the French Ligue 1.
The head of Uber apologised Monday for “mistakes” made by the US ride-sharing app after London authorities refused to renew its licence, but still vowed to appeal the decision.
Member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have planned to review strategies for the strengthening of human capital.
Justice Kudirat Jose of a Lagos State High Court, Ikeja, on Tuesday sentenced a barman, Marvelous Chibueze, and his friend, David Oladimeji, to 25 years’ imprisonment for killing one Peter Madueke.
The Ogun government says it has increased the number of high networth individuals in its tax net from two to 45 and consequently generated over N500 million from them.
The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution on the importance of reforming UN peace keeping operations to ensure they become responsible, efficient and transparent with several other sub regions in the continent.
Nine elephants were electrocuted in a freak accident in Botswana after one of them knocked into an electricity pole and the high-voltage power line fell on them, a local official said Tuesday.
The Presidency has revealed why President Muhammadu Buhari did not speak on the activities of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) during his speech at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly.