Buhari apologises to Abiola’s family over June 12 annulment

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, June 12 apologised to the family of the late Chief Moshood Abiola for the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election which he won. President Buhari apologies as he performed the investiture of national honours on MKO Abiola and Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, candidates of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) that contested the election in 1993. According to Buhari, revisiting the annulled election was not an attempt to open an old wound but to put right what has wrongly been done. He said it was…

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Fayose raises alarm over alleged plot by Fayemi to implicate him, PDP leaders with murder

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has raised the alarm over alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi to implicate him and some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with murder. The governor alleged that a meeting was held in Isan-Ekiti, the hometown of Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the flag bearer of the APC in the July 14, 2018 governorship election where a certain thug popularly known as Agbara was assigned with the task of carrying out the sinister plot of…

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New MRO facility in Lagos would save Nigeria $90m annually- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that a new Maintenance Repair and Overhaul, MRO, facility with capacity for aircraft C-checks and other comprehensive levels of maintenance established in Lagos would save the country an estimated $90m annually. In his his Democracy Day broadcast on Tuesday, 29th May, 2018, President Buhari stated that the Transportation Sector continues to undergo a series of reforms in order to sustain the international best practices and ensure safety and security. He said the nation’s major airports have witnessed reconstruction of runways, installation of navigational equipment and…

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Bauchi State Deputy Governor resigns

The Deputy Governor of Bauchi state, Mr Nuhu Gidado, on Thursday tendered his resignation letter to Governor Mohammed Abubakar. The Deputy Governor said he had decided to serve only one term right from the beginning before he was elected to the position. He said he had recently discussed the issue with the Governor who did not object to that. Gidado noted that since he had decided to serve only one tenure, staying further will not do that resolve any good. The former Deputy Governor thanked the people of the state…

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Fayose accuses APC of plotting to use students of Oye University to rig

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of connivance with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig the July 14 governorship election in the State by using students of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) as INEC ad-hoc staff for the election, instead of youth corps members. The governor, who made this known while addressing journalists in Ado Ekiti, on Friday, described President Muhammadu Buhari comment that the Ekiti 2014 governorship election was characterized by “hanky panky”, as unfortunate, saying he was not…

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Ekiti people will reject APC, party of bloodshed, hunger, hopelessness; PDP replies Buhari

The Kolapo Olusola Campaign Organisation (KOCO), the campaign organization of the Ekiti State Deputy Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Prof Kolapo Olusola has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that the All Progressives Congress (APC) must win the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State as “wishful thinking”, saying; “Ekiti people will never allow their State to be added to the comity of States already infected with the plague of mis-governance by the President and his party.” The PDP candidate said it was appalling that a President, who…

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Fayose accuses Buhari’s govt of destroying National Assembly, Judiciary

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has lamented the destruction of the Legislative and Judicial arms of government by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, raising the alarm that “democracy in Nigeria is under serious threat, with the constitution appearing to have been suspended.” The governor said; “The once respected National Assembly and Judiciary have been so badly blackmailed such that for the first time in the history of Nigeria, functionaries of the executive arm of government now hold the two arms of government with contempt, treating them as if…

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Fayose: Ekiti APC is a house divided against itself, it will fail woefully on July 14

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the violence that marred today’s All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election in the State as shameful and a clear indication that “the APC will fail woefully in the July 14 governorship election because apart from its rejection be Ekiti people, the party has become a house divided against that can never hold.” Governor Fayose, who reacted through his Special Assistant on Public Communication and New Media, Lere Olayinka, said; “The whole world can now see the so-called progressives. Ordinary primary election,…

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Ekiti 2018: Ojudu Campaign condemns disruption of APC primary election

Ekiti Rebirth Organization (ERO), the campaign arm of frontline All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, has condemned the disruption of today’s All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary by thugs allegedly loyal to one of the aspirants, saying it represents the highest level of desperation in anybody’s quest for political office. “When they said they were going to cripple the state, we did not know what they meant was to attempt to forcefully hijack the ticket. Now that we know better, we assure they will meet stiff resistance…

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Nigeria: US Envoy assures of support in ensuring 2019 elections are credible, peaceful

.. Set to train 100 political reporters, editors The United States Consul General in Nigeria, Mr. John Bray has said that the U.S. Government is dedicated to supporting Nigerians in ensuring that the 2019 elections are transparent, credible, and peaceful. Speaking at the 2018 World Press Freedom Day on Thursday May 3 at Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, Consul Bray stated that Nigeria plays a vital role on the world stage. He observed that as the largest economy in sub-Saharan Africa, the country’s stability is crucial to the security and…

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