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Ekiti Election Witnesses Heavy Vote Buying as Eleka, Fayemi lead

Heavy vote buying characterised the ongoing governorship election in Ekiti State today as contenders engage in naked supremacy battle, using money to curry electorates’ favour for votes. The two major political parties in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressives Congress, APC are most visible in …

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2019: PDP Joins 30 Other Political Parties to Combat APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and at least 30 other political parties in the opposition, have come together , Monday to form a formidable front to wrestle power from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. The aligning political parties announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU and formation …

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The Return of ‘The Home Boy’

Ibrahim Kadafir Mshelia, pilot, airline and flight school proprietor storms Borno State and promises to create an upset in the 2019 governorship election Ibrahim Kadafir Mshelia is a pilot with assets that represent the yearnings of many Nigerians for those seeking political office. Beyond being an accomplished personality in the …

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Ekiti 2018: Elders Unite to Warn Against Rigging

Prominent leaders across Ekiti State have come together to issue a stern warning against any attempt to rig the coming Ekiti governorship election slated for July 14, 2018. The eminent elders, under the aegis of IGBIMO URE EKITI, a council of non partisan elders have therefore warned politicians jostling to …

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APC Congress: Bayelsa Peaceful, New State Exco Emerges  

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has again conducted peaceful State Congress without bloodshed and violence, leading to the emergence of a new State Executive Committee of the Party.   The Congress, which was held at the State Party Secretariat, was witnessed by the former governor, Chief …

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How Hoodlums Disrupted Ekiti APC Primary

  It started as a peaceful process. Or so it seems. Delegates had converged at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium in Ado-Ekiti, venue of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) governorship primary and all accreditation successfully completed. Midway into voting, the process suddenly became chaotic as thugs stormed the voting arena, smashing …

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My Mission is to Make Ekiti Work For All -Ojudu

    Senator Babafemi Ojudu is the Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters and a Governorship aspirant under the All Progressives Congress (APC). You were born about some six decades ago. How was growing up like in your own part of the country? It was fun for us …

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PDP Chairmanship: South-west Leaders Adopt Adeniran As Consensus Candidate

Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the south-west have endorsed Tunde Adeniran, a former envoy, as the consensus candidate for the zone. The decision to choose Adeniran was reached at a meeting convened by Rashidi Ladoja, one of the chairmanship aspirants. The meeting which held Abuja on Friday …

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Full Text : Why I Withdrew From PDP Chairmanship-Bode George

One of the nine aspirants who sought to lead the opposition party,  Olabode George, withdrew at the dying minutes citing unfair treatement meted to the Yrouba rcae.   Below is the full text of his speech at the press conference where he backed out of the race: Since the ancient …

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92 aspirants jostle for 23 positions as PDP convention start

Ninety-two aspirants have signified their intention to run for 23 offices in the Saturday’s national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party. Some of the offices to be contested are national chairman, deputy national chairman  (South), deputy national chairman  (North), secretary, deputy national secretary,  national legal adviser,  deputy national legal adviser,  …

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