Politics

Governor Fayemi’s Concession Of Defeat, A Political Stunt – Ayo Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor-elect, Mr Ayo Fayose, on Thursday in Abuja, said the concession of incumbent Governor Kayode Fayemi to defeat was a stunt aimed at eliciting public sympathy. Fayose told the News Agency of Nigeria that although Fayemi at the weekend conceded publicly and congratulated him, the governor had[Read More…]

Ndoma-Egba Accuses Tinubu Of Attempt To Malign Senate Leadership

The Senate Leader, Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba, on Thursday in Abuja accused Sen. Oluremi Tinubu (APC-Lagos) of attempting to malign the reputation of the leadership of the Senate. Ndoma-Egba raised a Point of Order under Order 43 of the Senate Standing Rules which bothered on a matter of breach of privileges[Read More…]

“Does A Governor Whom Everyone Said Did Well, Lose His Ward?” Ekiti Results Frightens Fashola

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), last night took another angle from the popular approval of the last weekend’s governorship election in Ekiti State, saying the defeat of his colleague, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, frightened him. Speaking with journalists after the meeting with the chairmen and vice-chairmen of 20 local[Read More…]

Nigerian Youths Demand 30% Elective Positions

Nigerian youth under the aegis of Nigeria Youth campaign are demanding 30 per cent elective and appointive positions in the country. Speaking yesterday in Abuja during the launch of its youth campaign website, campaign.ng, Founder of the group Comrade Uche Chuta said it was time for the Nigerian youth to[Read More…]

PDP Can Never Win Rivers State, We Are Not Ekiti — APC Boasts

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Rivers State Chapter, has dismissed as a fluke, last Saturday’s dislodgement of the party by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the governorship election in Ekiti State. “This development, which was unexpected, does not portend anything any danger for the APC in 2015, especially in[Read More…]

PDP’s Attempt To Oust 5 APC Governors Suffers Setback

A suit filed by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to declare the seats of five of its governors  who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been adjourns indefinitely. Presiding over the matter at a federal high court  in Abuja, Justice Gabriel Kolawole adjourned the case for want of diligent service by[Read More…]

“Ekiti State Elections Was Fraudulent” Osun Governor, Rauf Aregbesola Insists

Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, has said that the All Progressives Congress lost the Ekiti State governorship polls due to fraud but maintained that it was impossible to rig him out in the August 9, 2014 governorship election in Osun. Recall, incumbent APC governor, Kayode Fayemi had lost his[Read More…]

Gov-elect, Ayo Fayose Meets Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi and governor-elect, Mr. Ayodele Fayose met in the Governor’s Office in Ado Ekiti yesterday and promised to forge a unity among themselves and the people of the state with the setting up of a transitional committee. The committee was to draw up a report[Read More…]

Opinion: EKITI 2014, The Fall Of Arrogance From Power

 By Remi Oyeyemi The landslide defeat of the APC gurbernatorial candidate and incumbent governor of Ekiti state, Dr. Kayode Fayemi is a lesson in the importance of humility while occupying a public office. It is a lesson on the ephemeral nature of any position and indeed our lives on this[Read More…]

Ekiti 2014: National Orientation Agency Commends INEC, Congratulates Fayose

The Director General of the National Orientation Agency (NOA) Mr. Mike Omeri has commended the Independent National Electorate Commission (INEC) for living up to its pledge to conduct a free and fair election in the just concluded governorship poll in Ekiti State. The DG who was full of praises for[Read More…]