Tuesday July 07, 2020 12:24 AM

Politics

PDP gave gov Obaseki ticket because he has state funds to spend, ex- Commissioner

Ex-Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Edo State, Prince Kassim Afegbua says that Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) committed a big blunder for picking Governor Godwin Obaseki as its candidate for the state governorship election. He said it was wrong for PDP to concede the governorship ticket to Obaseki because he controlled state’s funds to finance the campaign. Afegbua queried PDP ...

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JUST IN: Gov Akeredolu appoints new SSG to replace Abegunde

Ondo Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has appointed Temitayo Oluwatuyi as the new Secretary to the State Government as a replacement to Ifedayo Abegunde, who controversiallyresigned hon Monday. The Governor disclosed this via his verified Twitter handle. “Today, I announced the appointment of Hon. Temitayo Oluwatuyi “Tukana” as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) to resume immediately following the resignation of ...

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JUST IN: APC establishes “APC-NEC Integrity Group”

As part of activities to reposition the  All Progressive Party, APC, the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee (CEONCPC) of the ruling party in the National Executive Committee (NEC) have formed APC NEC – Integrity Group. The group which emerged from the Non-National Working Committee of National Executive Committee (Non-NWC NEC) has also appointed it’s leaders and conveyed same in a ...

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JUST IN: APC National Vice Chairman, Abdulkadir passes away

A top member of the past National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress( APC), Alhaji Inuwa Abdulkadir is dead. Abdulkadir reportedly died in Sokoto in the early hours of Monday following a brief illness. The deceased, aged 54, was before his death, the National Vice Chairman Northwest of the APC. Confirming the death of the APC top notch, a ...

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Gani Adams is a confused traitor that can trade his kids for money- Tinubu’s support group

Bola Tinubu Disciples Organisation has come down hard on Gani Adams over his recent disparaging comments against Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The group’s coordinator, Hon. Agarawu Wasiu in a statement described Adams as an ingrate who is hell-bent on tarnishing Tinubu’s image. The statement reads “Our attention has been drawn to an ...

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Rivers APC Crisis: Senator Abe insists Aguma remains party state Chairman

A major stakeholder in Rivers All Progressives Congress (APC) and ex-Senator Magnus Abe, has affirmed that Mr Igochukwu Aguma remains the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers. In  statement issued by his media aide, Parry Benson, Abe alleged suspension of Aguma from office was in clear breach of a valid court judgment. A State High Court sitting ...

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Edo 2020: AAC fails to submit its nomination form- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accused  the African Action Congress (AAC) of not submitting its nomination for Sept. 19 Edo Governorship election. According to the commission, in spite of the access code provided, AAC did not make use of the dedicated portal designed for political parties for submission of nominations. Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, ...

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Impeachment proceedings against Akeredolu’s deputy may commence today

As a result of long political fracas  between the embattled Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi and his boss, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, the impeachment may begin as soon as possible. It was gathered that the impeachment proceedings against Ajayi might commence on Monday  the Ondo State House of Assembly chamber. This was sequel to the sudden recall of the ...

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Edo Poll: Ganduje led APC campaign council to be inaugurated today

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje led National Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the September 19 Edo State Governorship Election is expected to be inaugurated today. The National Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the party, Governor Mai Mala Buni, will conduct the ceremony slated for noon at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja. ...

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It is high time Buhari’s govt put gov Bello to test on his views about COVID-19- Analyst

By Emeka Omeihe Is there some information available to Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello on the corona virus COVID-19 pandemic that is not readily available to the larger public? Or is there anything he knows about the ravaging viral disease that is being hidden from the public by the authorities? These are some of the posers brought to the fore ...

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