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The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) does not have to engage in violence to win the forthcoming elections, Co-chairman of its Presidential Campaign Council, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on traditional rulers in the country to use their positions as the closest to the grassroots to secure the country and ensure that forthcoming elections are peaceful.
Traditional rulers, in Ekiti State, have appealed to Governor Kayode Fayemi, to revisit their welfare packages, alleging neglect from immediate past administration.
Ahead of the inauguration of Dr. Kayode Fayemi as the new governor of the state slated for Tuesday next week, the outgoing Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Sunday departed from the state, urging the people of the state not to worry about him but to trust in God for a better future for him and the state.
Preparations are in top gear towards the inauguration of Dr Kayode Fayemi as new governor of Ekiti State as the outgoing governor, Ayodele Fayose, has finally left Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital on Sunday.
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday called on traditional rulers in Ekiti state to ensure unity among people of various ethnic groups residing in their domains.
The Oloye of Oye-Ekiti, HRH, Oba Michael Ademolaju, has hailed the strides made by the governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, in the education sector, calling them “epoch-making and encouraging.”
The Special Assistant to the Ekiti State Governor on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, has described the Special Adviser (Political) in the office of the Vice President, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, as “a scammer, who is only using his declaration to contest the July 14, 2018 governorship election to raise funds from unsuspecting members of the public knowing that he won’t even come near the All Progressives Congress ticket.”
A member of House of Representatives, Hon. Kehinde Agboola, has advised Ekiti State to replicate the succession plan in Lagos State by electing the Prof. Kolapo Olusola of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as the next governor in 2018 to continue with the lofty programmes, policies and projects put in place by the Ayodele Fayose administration.
Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti has inaugurated the reconstituted Council of Traditional Ruler with Oloye of Oye-Ekiti, Oba Michael Ademolaju, as the new Chairman.
Ethiopia has deployed soldiers against an armed faction of a recently-legalised opposition group that is robbing banks and attacking residents in the country’s remote west, the government said Wednesday.
Chelsea are open to offering former goalkeeper Petr Cech a role at the club after he retires from playing at the end of the season.
The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has asked the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit to freeze the bank accounts of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in February 16 presidential election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku have always opposed restructuring of the country.
The presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has again taken a swipe at both the ruling All Progressive Congress, (APC), and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), of playing politics with the plight of the Nigerian people, lamenting that Nigeria was now known as “the world capital of poverty.”
China’s trade with North Korea plummeted last year, data showed Monday, as harsh UN sanctions batter the nuclear-armed country’s economy.
The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has challenged northern elders to raise their voices against insecurity in the region “just as they did during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan”.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Bauchi, the Bauchi State capital on Saturday, for the Northeast All Progressives Congress presidential campaign.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Mr. Tonye Cole, has said that despite all entreaties, his rival for the party’s ticket, Senator Magnus Abe, has frustrated all efforts to amicably settle the crisis rocking the party.
Marcelo Bielsa has been reminded of his responsibilities by Leeds United, and the club's owner Andrea Radrizzani has apologised to Derby County counterpart Mel Morris over the spying scandal.