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Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: Olu Falae’s kidnap experience will not happen in Oyo

Following calls for better security measures to tackle the spate of kidnappings across the country, especially in the Southwest region, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has assured the people of the State that the experience of the revered former Secretary to the federation and Afenifere leader, Chief Olu Falae, in the hands of bandits at his farm in Ondo State would not repeat itself in Oyo State.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: Oyo can’t pay N30,000 minimum wage

Governor Seyi Makinde took the oath of office alongside his deputy, Alhaji Rauf Olaniyan, on Wednesday with a declaration that the state could not pay the N30,000 minimum wage because of its lean resources.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde abolishes fees in Oyo schools

New governor of Oyo State, Mr. Seyi Makinde, has abolished N3,000 school fees in the state-owned secondary schools, which was introduced by the administration of the immediate past governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: Oyo can’t pay N30,000 minimum wage

In fulfilment of parts of his campaign promises, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday said he will donate his entire salary as governor to Teachers’ Pension Fund.
President Buhari participates at the signing of 2nd National Peace Accord in Abuja on 13th Feb 2019-6

Buhari vs Atiku: The inconvenient truth

One foreign newspaper said Nigerians have to choose between a former dictator and an alleged kleptocrat. Another one, The Guardian of London, was not so diplomatic. It said Nigerians have to decide between “a stingy rightwing dictator and an established thief.”

SDP: Only party renegades endorsed President Buhari – Jerry Gana

A former Minister of Information, Prof Jerry Gana, on Friday said only “renegade members” of the party took part in the Thursday meeting of the party’s National Executive Committee where the decision to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari was taken.

Olu Falae: I didn’t resign my position as SDP chairman

The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party, Chief Olu Falae, has denied resigning his position as the national chairman of the party.

Olu Falae resigns as SDP national chairman

Chief Olu Falae has resigned as the National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Election: Why SDP abandoned Donald Duke, Jerry Gana for President Buhari

The opposition Social Democratic Party (SDP) on Thursday formally announced its decision to support the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Election: Jerry Gana rejects ruling on SDP presidential candidacy, approaches Supreme Court

Piqued by the ruling of an Appeal Court headed by Justice Abdul Aboki in Abuja, which recognised Dr Donald Duke as the legitimate presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) ahead of next month’s poll, Professor Jerry Gana has vowed to take the matter to the Supreme Court.

Olu Falae: Let’s join hands to kick President Buhari out

National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Chief Olu Falae, yesterday, asked Nigerians to join hands to oust President Muhammadu Buhari by not re-electing him in the February election.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Election: SDP leaders to meet over Appeal Court judgement

The Social Democratic Party National Working Committee is to meet and review the Court of Appeal judgment that recognised former Governor of Cross River, Donald Duke, as the presidential candidate of the party in the forthcoming general elections.
Jerry Gana, former Minister of Information

Election: Jerry Gana accuses Olu Falae, Donald Duke of thwarting presidential bid

The fireworks bedevilling the Social Democratic Party (SDP), gathered momentum as Professor Jerry Gana accused the party’s National Chairman, Chief Olu Falae, of thwarting his presidential ambition.

In the name of democracy

If you are a lover of competitive democracy, you must have been worried by the pronouncements and demeanour of Alhaji Lai Mohammed, minister of information, on Friday. Lai, speaking in a very bitter tone, told State House correspondents that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), could spend as much time as he wanted in the US but he would be quizzed on his return over his role in the collapse of Bank PHB
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

2019: Olu Falae, others absent as Jerry Gana begins campaign

A former Minister of Information and legally recognised presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Prof. Jerry Gana, on Saturday launched his 25-page policy document which he tagged SWIFT.

Olu Falae: Shehu Shagari ruled without nepotism, tribal, religious sentiments

The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Chief Olu Falae, has mourned the death of former president, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, who died Friday evening at the age of 93.

2019: Jerry Gana defies Olu Falae, ready to begin campaigns

The Prof. Jerry Gana Presidential Campaign Team, known as G19, has dismissed the order of the National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Olu Falae.

2019: Olu Falae urges SDP members not to attend events organised by Jerry Gana

The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Olu Falae, has appealed to all members of the party not to attend any of the events being scheduled by Prof. Jerry Gana and his Presidential Campaign Committee.

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