POLITICS

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ONDO 2020: MASS DEFECTION LOOMS IN APC, PDP AS DEPUTY GOV DEFECTS

Findings revealed that some aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and People’s Democratic Party(PDP) have perfected plans to move to Zenith Labour Party, ZLP with the defection of Ajayi. The plan defection of political bigwigs from the two major political parties was to help A...

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ONDO 2020: AKEREDOLU HITS ZLP, DESCRIBES PARTY AS VEHICLE WITHOUT ENGINE

In what looked like a declaration of war with his friend of many years, governor Rotimi Akeredolu has hit at the Zenith Labour Party ZLP led by the immediate past governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko. Akeredolu described Mimiko’s ZLP like a vehicle without engine. ” They said they are coming with a th...

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EDO/ONDO: INEC UNDETERRED BY CONFLICTING COURT JUDGMENTS ON DEREGISTRATION

ABUJA: The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has disclosed of its resolve to focus on the forthcoming governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states in spite of Monday’s appellate court judgment to the effect that INEC has no powers to deregister political parties. INEC National Commi...

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OBASEKI: OSHIOMHOLE AND HIS BOY IZE-IYAMU INGRATES ― WIKE

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Monday reacted to a statement from the opposition camp, APC, which tagged Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki “an ingrate”. The Chairman of the National Campaign Council of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in his reaction said that; “Obaseki is not ...

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WHY I DIDN’T USE MILITARY TO OVERRUN 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS – BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari has told Nigerians that his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, could have used the military to overrun opposition states but instead chose to be impartial during the 2019 general elections. Buhari said this when governors from the Northeast met with him and the Vi...

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POLICE ARREST SUSPECTS IN ONDO, EKITI FATAL BANK ROBBERIES

The Special Tactical Squad of the Nigerian police has nabbed suspected members of a criminal gang alleged to have robbed three commercial banks in Ondo and Ekiti states in 2019 and this year. In a statement on Thursday, police spokesperson, Frank Mba, said the suspects killed some persons during th...

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BOKO HARAM: NORTHERN GOVS TAKE STAND ON MILITARY, LIST DEMANDS TO BUHARI

Boko Haram: Northern Govs take stand on military, list demands to BuhariPublished on August 9, 2020By Wale Odunsi North-East Governors Forum (NGF) has declared that it was not opposed to the Nigerian military and troops’ battle against Boko Haram. On Saturday, the forum urged the President Muha...

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TINUBU PLOTTING TO GET OBASEKI IMPEACHED – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Vice Chairman, South-South, Dan Orbih, has accused Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, of plotting to impeach the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki. Orbih made the allegation while linking Tinubu to the crisis in Edo S...

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BASEKI VS IZE-IYAMU – EDO HAS BECOME SYRIA, WIKE IS PUTIN, BABA IS TRUMP – SHEHU SANI

Shehu Sani, a former Kaduna lawmaker has likened the political crisis in Edo State to that of ‘Syria’ The crisis heightened on Thursday when security personnel invaded the State House of Assembly. The Speaker, Frank Okiye and the Deputy Speaker of the State Assembly were also impeached on the ...