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PDP BOT chairman supports Ruga programme

Sen. Walid Jibrin, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged Nigerians to embrace the establishment of Rural Grazing Areas (RUGA) programme of the Federal Government.

Nine injured in bloody clash among hoodlums in Ibadan

About ten persons were reportedly injured in a fresh bloody clash among some hoodlums at Sasa, area of Ojoo, Ibadan in the early hours of Friday, leaving many properties looted, and destroyed.

Nnamdi Kanu: Fulani Jihadist are seriously working to take over Yoruba land

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Tuesday made a wake-up call to the Yorubas, saying that Fulani Jihadist are seriously working to take over Yoruba land.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

Yoruba youths mock Afenifere faction for misleading Nigerians over VP Osinbajo’s comment

A Yoruba youth group has mocked the breakaway faction of pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, for deliberately trying to mislead Nigerians by quoting Vice President Yemi Osinbajo out of context.
President Buhari receives in courtesy visit Leaders of Afenifere in State House on 25th June 2019 6

President Buhari: Why I suspended Justice Onnoghen

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja met with the leadership of the Afenifere, where he explained why the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, was suspended before his voluntary retirement on May 28.

Yoruba group backs Senator Ndume’s for senate president

The group made this known in a statement signed by their secretary Ismail Olarenwaju and made available to newsmen in Osogbo yesterday.

We’ll miss lone PDP member in Lagos Assembly – FESTAC residents

Some residents of FESTAC Town, Lagos State have expressed disappointment over the defeat of Dipo Olorunrinu, representing Amuwo-Odofin Constituency I in the Lagos State House of Assembly.
The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, has said the party would resist any attempt to rig the forthcoming general elections in the state.

Lagos election: Jimi Agbaje promises equal opportunities for residents

The Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Jimi Agbaje, on Thursday promised to give all residents equal opportunities in the state if elected.

Sola Oke: President Buhari implementing Obafemi Awolowo’s philosophy of governance

Olusola Oke, Southwest Zonal Director of the 2019 All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council, has declared that President Muhammodu Buhari is implementing the philosophy of former Premier of the defunct Western Region, Obafemi Awolowo.
Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prosecute those who wasted $16billion on electricity.

APC chair Oshiomhole blasts ex-President Obasanjo as party campaigns in Oyo, Osun

In Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, the ruling party’s chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, used the campaign to blast ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo.
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Prince Isiaka defends ex-President Obasanjo, tasks INEC on credible polls

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) governorship candidate in Ogun State, Prince Gboyega Isiaka has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to show fairness and probity in the conduct of the general election.
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Elections: PDP warns Asiwaju Tinubu for attacking Atiku Abubakar

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Campaign Organisation, PPCO, has reacted to an attack on the image of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu.

Osita Okechukwu: Only Igbo can deny themselves presidency in 2023

The Southeast heard yesterday what it should do to have a shot at the Presidency in 2023 – support the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.

PDP: Presidency, APC hawking with 2023 presidency

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organization (PDPPCO) has accused the Presidency and the All Progressive Congress (APC) of hawking the 2023 presidency to secure votes for next year’s election.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

2019: Afenifere endorses Muhammadu Buhari for second term

A Yoruba pan socio-cultural and political group, Afenifere, on Thursday endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo for re-election.

Ooni: Fredrick Fasehun a fealess nationalist

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, on Saturday, mourned the late founder of Oodua Progressive Congress, Dr. Fredrick Fashehun, describing him as a “true pan-Africanist, a fearless nationalist and a committed Yoruba patriot.”
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, Nigeria was in Ile-Ife on Friday to congratulate the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II and his queen, Silekunola Ogunwusi (Yeyeluwa) on their wedding which took place recently. 9

Ooni of Ife: Willie Obiano my long time friend

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, Nigeria was in Ile-Ife on Friday to congratulate the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II and his queen, Silekunola Ogunwusi (Yeyeluwa) on their wedding which took place recently.
Scores of Enugu residents on Saturday, expressed joy, as the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, named former governor of Anambra, Mr Peter Obi, his running mate for the 2019 presidential election.

Kayode Ajulo: Picking Peter Obi will not make Yorubas vote against Atiku Abubakar

Kayode Ajulo, lawyer and rights activist on Tuesday said the Yoruba people will not vote against Alh. Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election because Vice- President, Yemi Osinbajo is also in the race.

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