Governor Obaseki Deserves Re-Election – says HoS

Edo State Head of Service (HoS) Anthony Okungbowa has said Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deserves re-election on September 19 following his commitment to developing the state.  Bisi Olaniyi, Benin He said re-electing Obaseki for another four years would allow him to consolidate on his achievements, thereby moving Edo State forward. Okungbowa spoke in Benin at the weekend as a special … Continue reading Governor Obaseki Deserves Re-Election – says HoS

Ize-Iyamu To Obaseki: Explain Whereabouts Of Your Commissioner Arrested Overseas

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, on Saturday challenged Governor Godwin Obaseki  to tell the public the whereabouts of  his commissioner who remains in detention overseas, following  his arrest last year in France for alleged  money laundering. By Bisi Olaniyi Ize-Iyamu also described as irresponsible Obaseki‘s decision to erect a digital billboard in the centre of … Continue reading Ize-Iyamu To Obaseki: Explain Whereabouts Of Your Commissioner Arrested Overseas

Impeachment: Ondo C.J. Declines Speaker’s Request To Set Up Panel On Deputy Governor

The ongoing move to impeach Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon Agboola Ajayi, has been stalled following refusal of the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Olaranwaju Akeredolu, to set up a seven-man investigative panel. By Osagie Otabor, Akure Speaker Bamidele Oleyelogun had written to the Chief Judge that impeachment notice has been served on Hon. Ajayi. A total of 14 lawmakers signed an impeachment … Continue reading Impeachment: Ondo C.J. Declines Speaker’s Request To Set Up Panel On Deputy Governor

PDP Knocks APC Over Alleged Plot To Rig Poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of sponsoring false reports on some online platforms purporting that the PDP was seeking to rig the September 19 election. From Gbade Ogunwale, Abuja The online report had alleged that former Senate President Bukola Saraki was mounting pressure on the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to help the PDP rig … Continue reading PDP Knocks APC Over Alleged Plot To Rig Poll

Ondo Speaker To C.J.: Set Up Panel To Investigate Deputy Governor

Ondo Speaker Bamidele Oleyelogun has asked the Chief Judge, Justice Olarenwaju Akeredolu, to set up a seven-man panel to investigate notice of gross misconduct levelled against the Deputy Governor, Hon. Agboola Ajayi. By Osagie Otabor, Akure A total of 14 lawmakers had signed an impeachment notice against Ajayi. Speaker Oleyelogun said the setting up of the panel was in line with section 188 (5) of … Continue reading Ondo Speaker To C.J.: Set Up Panel To Investigate Deputy Governor

This Is Where Hushpuppi Is Being Detained In U.S.

Suspected Nigerian Internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas, widely known as Hushpuppi, is being detained in a federal jail in Chicago, Illinois, officials have said.After he appeared in court on July, 3, Honourable Judge Jeffrey T. Gilbert ordered him detained at the Metropolitan Correctional Centre in Chicago, Illinois.Thom Mrozek, the director of Media Relations at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California, confirmed … Continue reading This Is Where Hushpuppi Is Being Detained In U.S.

PDP Calls On Magu To Step Down

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to step down. By Gbade Ogunwale, Abuja The call followed Monday’s quizzing of Ibrahim Magu over alleged infractions. In a statement last night by PDP spokesman Kola Ologbondiyan, the party urged President Muhammadu Buhari to show the genuineness of his war against corruption by allowing unhindered … Continue reading PDP Calls On Magu To Step Down

PDP Is Only Interested In Edo Treasury — Ganduje

The Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) National Campaign Council for Edo State Governorship Election and Governor of Kano State, Alhaji Abdullahi Umar Gabduje said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is only interested in Edo State treasury, hence the support for Godwin Obaseki. By Jide Orintunsin, Abuja He promised that come September 19, “Governor Obaseki will be humiliated and Governor Wike isolated”. Ganduje … Continue reading PDP Is Only Interested In Edo Treasury — Ganduje

More Support For Ex-Governor Seriake Dickson’s Senatorial Bid

Many supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the senatorial bid of ex-Governor Seriake Dickson. From Simon Utebor, Yenagoa Ekeremo is former Minister of State for Agriculture Heineken Lokpobiri’s local government area. Dickson is aspiring for the Bayelsa West Senatorial seat vacated by Deputy Governor Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo. The … Continue reading More Support For Ex-Governor Seriake Dickson’s Senatorial Bid

Fayose To Adesina: Don’t Wake A Sleeping Lion

Former Ekiti Governor Ayodele Fayose has warned presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, not to “wake a sleeping lion”. By Alao Abiodun Reacting to Adesina’s latest piece, Fayose said failure to heed his warning could attract consequences that Adesina would be unable to cope with. The Nation had reported the presidential spokesman said Buhari would have “dealt with” Fayose and Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike over their “combative … Continue reading Fayose To Adesina: Don’t Wake A Sleeping Lion