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Governor Fayose: Kayode Fayemi, Dayo Adeyeye have no relevance in Ekiti politics

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has described former Governor Kayode Fayemi and a former governorship aspirant, Dayo Adeyeye, as spent forces who cannot contest and win any credible election in the state.

Buhari and the June 12 saga

There are three aspects – the strategic, the political and the legal – to the Federal Government’s decision to replace May 29 with June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day, and to confer on the late Chief MKO Abiola, the highest honour in the land.

MKO Abiola children, Afenifere thank President Buhari over June 12

Hafsat Abiola-Costello, daughter of the late MKO Abiola, has hailed the declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by the Federal Government.

Ekiti shootings: Police dismiss trigger-happy cop

The trigger-happy policeman that released the shots that injured a former member of the House of Representatives, Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, and five others at a reception rally by All Progressives Congress for its governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has been dismissed from the Force.

Ekiti guber: Kayode Fayemi picks Adebisi Egbeyemi as deputy

Former Executive Chairman of Ado-Ekiti Local Government in Ekiti State, Chief Adebisi Adegboyega Egbeyemi, a lawyer, has been nominated as the deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State.

Osun SSG Moshood Adeoti joins governorship race

The Osun Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Moshood Adeoti, has joined the governorship race in the state with a promise to continue with developmental programmes of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.

2019: Afenifere aligns with ex-President Obasanjo to vote out President Buhari

Afenifere, pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, has aligned with former President Olusegun Obasanjo to ensure the exit of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 presidential election.

2019: Nigeria needs to be rescued – Ex-President Obasanjo

A former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday paid a visit to the leaders of the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, at the residence of the leader of the group, Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Akure, Ondo State.

Senator Omisore dumps PDP for SDP

The former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, on Saturday announced his exit from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and formally declared for Social Democratic Party (SDP).

Two women, 38 others listed by INEC for Ekiti governorship election

Forty candidates, including two women, have been listed by the Independent National Electoral Commission as candidates of various political parties for the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State.

Ten more political parties join coalition to challenge APC in Lagos

Ten more political parties have joined a coalition of 14 others to challenge the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 elections in Lagos.

Ex-President Obasanjo: How I met late Pa Adesanya

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday gave an account of how he met the late Pa Abraham Adesanya when he (Obasanjo) was about to contest for the presidency in 1999.

2019: Opposition parties in Lagos form alliance to challenge APC

Fourteen opposition parties in Lagos State have formed an alliance to challenge the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 elections.

Alliance for Democracy suspends party leaders in six states

The National Working Committee of the Alliance for Democracy on Wednesday suspended the state party executives in Oyo, Osun, Ogun, Edo, Akwa-Ibom and Anambra states.

APC, PDP have nothing new to offer Osun – AD aspirant

Ahead of the September 22 governorship election in Osun State, a governorship aspirant on the platform of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Mr. Femi Kehinde, has called on electorate in the state to get their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) and also ensure they participated fully in the election with the mindset to protect their votes.

Rep Lam-Adesina: I’m not dumping APC for any party

A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Dapo Lam-Adesina, has denied speculations that he is planning to defect from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Alliance for Democracy (AD).

Ekiti guber: Three clerics, 60 others to participate in party primaries

Barely 30 days to the conduct of party primaries ahead of the July 14 Ekiti governorship election, the number of interested persons in becoming the next state governor has risen, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

How Bola Ige, ex-President Obasanjo caused demise of AD – Ayo Adebanjo

Elder statesman, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, has accused former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, late Bola Ige of masterminding the death and presiding over the funeral of the Alliance for Democracy, AD.

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INEC: 353,262 registrants yet to collect PVCs in Ekiti

The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) said on Monday a total of 563, 051 Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) have been collected by registered voters in Ekiti State, 27 days to the governorship election.

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Donald Trump: US will not be a migrant camp

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Niger: Funds slow to come to anti-jihadist Sahel force

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Romelu Lukaku scores twice as Belgium ease to victory over Panama

Belgium laboured for large periods but still ran out comfortable 3-0 winners against Panama in Sochi.