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No fewer than five persons have been arrested by police in Ado Ekiti for allegedly distributing money to voters during the governorship election .
Omoyeni said he learnt that some political parties had been buying votes by giving money to voters openly but said he was confident of winning despite this because he was the best of all the candidates.
The people of Ekiti State will on Saturday queue behind their candidates for the governorship election scheduled to replace the incumbent Ayodele Fayose, whose tenure will end in November.
The controversy surrounding the governorship candidate of Mega Party of Nigeria (MPN) is yet to abate as one of the claimants, Dr. Sunday Balogun, has dragged the party to court.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ekiti State chapter, has threatened that it would not tolerate the eventual winner of the July 14, 2018 governorship election more than three months.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, and a former Senate President, David Mark, on Wednesday led a peace team to Ekiti State to reassure governorship aspirants of free, fair and credible primary.
The Senate’s Deputy Minority Whip, Biodun Olujimi, has expressed concerns over the continued exit of prominent members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Ekiti State to other parties, saying it may affect the performance of the party at the July 14 polls.
Ekiti state governor Ayo Fayose has constituted a council to coordinate the campaign for the July 14 governorship election, just as Social Democratic Party (SDP) has hit the state to galvanise aggrieved PDP members to wrestle power.
Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose said on Monday he has been having private discussion with potential governorship aspirants in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), telling them “to allow him seek God’s consent” on the choice of a successor.
Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has summoned an emergency meeting of stakeholders for a round-table parley to deliberate on the leadership crisis that factionalised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
A court bailiff, Aakoo Nwiyereka, has accused the member representing Ethiope Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr Lovette Idisi, of hiring thugs to attack him and his (lawmaker) younger brother.
The Secretary to the Osun State Government, Moshood Adeoti, has resigned his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.
Former Vice President and frontline Presidential aspirant on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said his interest in the 2019 presidential contest is not to achieve personal political ambition, but informed by need to help address the suffering and killings across the country.
The Special Representative of UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, says the conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria are becoming more sophisticated and deadlier.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday urged Pope Francis to sack an Australian archbishop convicted of concealing child sex abuse.
Jose Mourinho believes Cristiano Ronaldo's transfer to Juventus is going to make Serie A more appealing -- as long as other clubs continue to challenge their dominance.
Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion have announced the signing of forward Percy Tau from South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns.
The Chairman, Northern Senators Forum, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, says for Nigeria to move forward, Nigerians should think proactively and positively, to solve all the challenges of the nation.