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An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday adjourned ruling on an application for stay of proceedings filed by a former governor of the state, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala, and two others in an N11.5 billion fraud suit.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday re-arraigned a former governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, and two others in an Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan over alleged N11.5 billion fraud.
The Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has passed a vote of no confidence in the Zonal Chairman of the party, Dr. Eddy Olafeso, over his role in the last week’s plot to harmonise State Executive of the party in the state.
Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in 2015 elections in Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has declared that the visit of National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, to the state was a signal for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to pack their belongings out of the government houses.
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.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its guidelines for 2019 presidential primary election is not yet ready and it did not demand N12million for presidential aspirants to pick up forms.
Malawi’s ex-president Joyce Banda, who recently returned home after four years of self-imposed exile, on Monday said she was ready to run in next year’s presidential elections if nominated by her party.
Residents of Agoro Community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa on Monday berated the poor and slow response to an oil spill from shell’s oilfield in the area.
The bronze bust of Cristiano Ronaldo at Madeira Airport has been replaced with another one that presents a greater likeness to the Portugal captain.
Britain on Monday urged the UN Human Rights Council to reform its treatment of Israel, joining the United States in demanding an end to the body’s alleged bias against the Jewish State.
Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Vice–Chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), says conclusive investigation into alleged sexual harassment against a lecturer may not be possible if the victim fails to show up.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has won all the 23 chairmanship positions contested on Saturday in the local government area elections conducted by Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission, RSIEC.
The Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, on Wednesday, promised that trained Niger Delta Ex-agitators would be reintegrated through effective empowerment for development of the country.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Enugu has adjourned till a date yet to be determined, its ruling on the applications brought before it by Innoson Group and Guaranty Trust Bank.
The Nasarawa State Chapter of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring June 12 as the new Democracy Day in the country.