INEC fixes September 27 for Osun Guber election re-reun

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed Thursday 27th September for the Osun gubernatorial election rerun to in the affected polling booths. According to INEC, all the 48 political parties will participate in the rerun election at the affected polling booths. This development was following the declaration of the Saturday’s election inconclusive. The Returning Officer said the declaration was because the number of cancelled votes was higher than the margin between the two top candidates. The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ademola Adeleke ‎scored 256, 698 while…

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Ekiti Govt accuses APC, Fayemi of attempts to assassinate Fayose

Ekiti state government has accused those holding power in Abuja of placing knife on the neck of democracy by unleashing terror on the peace-loving people of Ekiti State, including the Governor, Ayodele Fayose. A statement signed by the special assistant on public communications and new media to Governor Fayose, Lere Olayinka said attempt was clearly made to assassinate the Governor. “He only escaped being hit by the bullets and teargas canisters fired by the policemen by the whiskers. That was after the policemen had openly assaulted him. The armed MOPOL…

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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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Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele, five others shot in Fayemi’s rally in Ekiti

.. As PDP blames Ondo Gov, Fayemi for return of bloodshed to Ekiti. Former member House of Representatives, Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele and five others suffered gunshot injuries during an All Progressive Congress, APC gubernatorial election rally in Ekiti on Friday, June 1. This came just as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP accused, the Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu and the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi of invading Ekiti State with armed policemen and thugs, throwing the State that has been peaceful since the advent of…

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Ekiti Guber: PDP says; “APC defeat is certain”

.. Berates APC over incessant blackmail of heads of FG agencies 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 the persistent blackmail of heads of federal agencies in the State by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a sign that “the party is already smelling defeat in the July 14 election and now desperately lying against credible Nigerians, who may have refused to be compromised.” KOCO, which reacted to the APC’s…

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Diamond Bank sues APC chieftain, Fouad Oki, firm over unpaid N212m debt

In a bid to recover the debt of N212, 051, 898. 22 million, Diamond Bank Plc, has instituted a suit against a chieftain of All Progressive Congress (APC) Chief Fouad Ade Oki, before  a Federal High Court, Lagos. Joined as first defendant in the suit marked FHC/L/CS/134/2016, is Oki’s firm, Eko Akete Engineering and Construction Company. At the resumed hearing of the matter on Thursday, Diamond Bank lawyer, Ifeoma O. (Mrs.), when asked by the presiding judge, Justice (Professor) Chuka Obiozor, when the matter filed since 2016, has not been heard, told the…

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PDP alleges APC is funding Ekiti election with Abacha loots

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari led All Progressives Congress (APC) government of plotting to fund the July 14 governorship election in the State with part of the Abacha loots and funds from the country’s crude oil sales. The party, which described the 77-man campaign committee set up by the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the State governorship election as a “gathering of looters that will make the PDP victory in the July 14 election sweeter and memorable,” added that; “appointment of…

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