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Former Governor Gbenga Daniel and thousands of supporters on Sunday formally declared to jettison the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State.
An ex-Governor of Ogun State and Director-General of Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, Gbenga Daniel, said that his political supporters have pleaded with him to lead them to the ruling All Progressives Congress.
Nigeria has always had a history when it comes to combat sports. The towering legend of Dick Tiger was impossible to escape, Hogan ‘Kid’ Bassey held a featherweight title as far back as 1957, and in the last three decades the likes of David Izonritei, Ike Ibeabuchi and Samuel Peter have shaken up the heavyweight division.
Whoever came up with the wise saying that Nigerian politics is dirty deserves an award for perspicacity. I have just returned from that dirtied, muddled up, confused, uncertain, unpredictable zone of Nigerian life and society with truck loads of stories in my head and enough impressions in my mind to last me another life-time.
Former Governor of the state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, on Saturday called on gubernatorial candidates in the state to accept the outcome of the election in good faith.
The All Progressives Congress has won 11 of the 15 results from the local government areas in the Ogun State governorship election.
Former Governor of Ogun state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel (OGD), has delivered his polling unit for All Progressive Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Prince Dapo Abiodun.
A heavy security cordon was thrown on many of the South West states as voting and accreditation in the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections got underway in the zone.
Remo Stars Football Club will return to the Gateway International Stadium, Sagamu, for the first time this weekend since after they were hit with a stadium ban following the crowd violence that greeted their Match Day Three encounter against Bendel Insurance.
Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) forward, Ogwuche Mathias says the Sky Blue Stars will keep fighting hard to climb up Group A table.
The Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council, South, Gbenga Daniel, has said his party suspects foul play in the postponement of the general elections.
Many residents of Sagamu, Ogun State, have yet to come to terms with the news of the postponement of the Saturday elections.
The Sky Blue Stars are guests of the seven-time champions, Enyimba on Sunday at the Enyimba Township Stadium in Aba, Abia State as the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) enters match day eight (8).
Nigerian youngster Ossai Stephen Nosike over the weekend extended his goal tally in the on-going season to an impressive 18 with Grupo Desportivo Vilar de Perdizes.
The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has received five bids and proposals for the acquisition of the Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) and Afam Electricity Generation Company (Afam Power Plc & Afam Three Fast Power Limited) by prospective core-investors.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun says 2,500 registered voters are expected to take part in the supplementary election for Oriade Constituency in Osun State Assembly on March 23.
Italian authorities are treating the death of Imane Fadil, a Moroccan model who was a witness in former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s “bunga bunga” trial, as a potential murder case.
The minority leader of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Mr Peter Mbucho (PDP-Akwanga North) on Monday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Taraba government on Monday imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Jalingo, the state capital from Monday March 11, until further notice.
“INEC did not provide sufficient information on these cancelations, the specific reasons for them, and the precise local government areas affected. This undermines public confidence in the process.”
Barcelona full-back Jordi Alba has aired his shock at Zinedine Zidane's return to Clasico rivals Real Madrid so soon after walking away from the club.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who on Monday announced he is pulling out of a bid for a fifth term, is Algeria's longest-serving president and a veteran of the independence struggle who held on to power during years of ill health.
Imo governor Rochas Okorocha has not been recognised as a senator-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission.