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The All Progressive Congress (APC) and ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Ekiti State, on Saturday, traded blames over the tragic murder of Mr. Bunmi Ojo, a former Personal Assistant to a former Deputy National Chairman APC, and former governor of the state, Segun Oni.
The Media Office of the Ekiti State Governor-Elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has commiserated with the family of the member of the All Progressives Congress, Bunmi Ojo, who was Friday evening killed by gunmen in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital.
Former Personal Assistant to ex-Governor Segun Oni, Mr. Bunmi Ojo and two others were on Friday’s night killed by unknown gunmen in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.
The South-west Zone of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has advised its members to close ranks, give room for internal reconciliation mechanisms and work jointly for the success of its gubernatorial candidate in the forthcoming Osun State gubernatorial election.
Ahead of the September 22, 2018 governorship poll in Osun State, the South West zone of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has mapped out strategies towards ensuring victory at the poll for the party’s candidate, Gbenga Oyetola.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate for the July 14 poll, Kolapo Olusola, on Wednesday, got approval from the election Tribunal sitting in Ado-Ekiti, state capital, to serve notice of Petition, and other accompanying processes it filed to challenge the declaration of All Progressives Congress (APC)’s John Kayode Fayemi as winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), by conspicuous pasting and courier services.
The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ado Ekiti on Monday granted the prayers of the All Progressives Congress to inspect election materials and results of the July 14 governorship election in the state.
The Ekiti Governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has hailed the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the July 14 governorship election, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, for going to the tribunal in the resolution of the dispute arising from the Ekiti election.
Hours after the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the July 14 Governorship election, Prof Kolapo Olusola, filed his petition against the winner, Dr Kayode Fayemi, calling for the nullification of the exercise, the Deputy Director General of the Kayode Fayemi Campaign Council, Hon. Bamidele Faparusi, has described the petition as an exercise in futility.
The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State, Prof Kolapo Olusola, yesterday filed a petition at the governorship election tribunal against the results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), insisting that he was the actual winner of the election.
The flagbearer of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), in the July 14 Ekiti State governorship election, Otunba Segun Adewale, has denied rumoured defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The immediate past Deputy Chairman, (South) of APC, Chief Segun Oni, has commended the Federal Government for recruiting more than 8,000 unemployed graduates of Ado-Ekiti state into the second batch of the N-Power programme.
Others being investigated include Lere Olayinka, spokesperson to the governor; Toyin Ojo, the state’s commissioner for finance; Oluyemisi Owolabi, the state’s accountant general.
Former Ekiti State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Owoseni Ajayi, has revealed that the PDP house started crumbling under Governor Ayodele Fayose because of his refusal to listen to advice and give room for reconciliation in the party.
Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has warned that the All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the National Assembly who defected from the party would regret their decisions, saying most of them would not be re-elected in 2019.
Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the campaign of the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari, says demographics have shown that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will win the 2019 presidential poll.
The Sokoto State Government on Saturday disbursed N14.68 million to 86 District Heads to purchase cows for orphans as Sallah meat in the state.
Governor Samuel Ortom has restated his call on the people of the state to assist the security agencies to fight crime through intelligence gathering.
The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the by-election for the Port Harcourt Constituency lll State Assembly seat held Aug. 18 in the State.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), on Saturday in Makkah, warned Nigerian pilgrims and their officials against displaying political symbols during the Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
Uncertainty reigned in Venezuela on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at halting the spiraling hyperinflation that has thrown the oil-rich, cash-poor South American country into chaos.
The Tilapia and Aquaculture Developers Association of Nigeria (TADAN) on Tuesday decried the exemption of Tilapia, a farmed fish species, from the federal government’s import prohibition list.
Goalkeeper Alisson’s commanding presence and skill on the ball are boosting the Liverpool defensive players’ confidence, Dutch centre-back Virgil van Dijk has said.
The Spanish season kicks off this weekend with La Liga entering a new era following the departures of Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta, and with Atletico Madrid posing a huge threat to the big two.
The National Emergency Management Agency on Saturday confirmed the death of another victim who was trapped in the building that collapsed on Friday in the Jabi area of Abuja, bringing the death toll from the collapse to three.
The Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Osun State chapter, Mr Jacob Adekomi, has said that the Governor Rauf Aregbesola administration has started paying full salaries to all categories of workers in the state.