Category: Politics

Oyo female guber candidates promise improved life for citizens

Oyo female guber candidates promise improved life for citizens Female guber candidates

Two female governorship candidates in Oyo State have promised to focus on policies that will improve the live of people of the state if given the opportunity to serve in next political dispensation. Princess Bolanle Sariyu-Aliyu of the National Interest Party (NIP) and Rev. Mrs. Adenike Victor-Tade of the Advanced Allied Party, made the pledge […]

Hoodlum attacks Hakkem Alao, Oyo AD guber candidate

Hoodlum attacks Hakkem Alao, Oyo AD guber candidate Hoodlum attacks

The Oyo State governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Engr. Oyedele Hakeem Alao, narrowly escaped being hurt on Friday when hoodlums attacked his Oke-Itunu, Ibadan campaign office and damaged the passenger’s glass of his vehicle. Though the purpose of the attempted attack remained unknown, the Director-General of his campaign team, Mr. Ademola Adeniji, […]

Senate receives bill on state police

Senate receives bill on state police Nigerian Senate

By Ifeanyi Nwoko The Senate is set to receive for first reading, a Bill to alter the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and create state police. According to the order paper of the upper legislative chambers for Thursday, the bill is listed as the first item for presentation. In keeping to his promise […]

Ramaphosa promises to end attacks on foreigners in SA

Ramaphosa promises to end attacks on foreigners in SA Ramaphosa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed to end attacks on foreigners living in his country. Ramaphosa, who made the pledge during a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at Nigeria’s Presidential Villa in Abuja, linked the incessant xenophobic attacks in South Africa to criminal elements in the country. He told journalists after a meeting with […]

Gov’s seat not for ill-prepared – Oyo Ex-Speaker Onigbinde

Gov’s seat not for ill-prepared – Oyo Ex-Speaker Onigbinde Onigbinde

By Jide Jegede Notwithstanding his many enviable feats contained in the loud governorship campaign billboards conspicuously placed in strategic positions across the state, many youngsters would still want to ask ‘who exactly is Dr. Akin Onigbinde’. Their curiosity may not be out of place. Since the beginning of the current political dispensation in May 1999, […]

Ekiti APC guber primary: No petition against Fayemi – Appeal panel

Ekiti APC guber primary: No petition against Fayemi – Appeal panel

The appeal panel raised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to handle possible grievances against the party’s governorship primary election in Ekiti State at the weekend has concluded its assignment without receiving any petition against the emergence of Kayode Fayemi, former governor of the state and incumbent minister of solid minerals, in the exercise. The […]

Oyo LG polls: Ajimobi’s APC takes all

Oyo LG polls: Ajimobi’s APC takes all

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the elective positions contested for in the Local Government election held in Oyo state last Saturday. After the collation of the final results by the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC), the party’s candidates were declared winners in all the Chairmanship and Councillorship posts in the […]

Steer clear of LG election, congress, Ajimobi warns rival APC faction

Steer clear of LG election, congress, Ajimobi warns rival APC faction Town Planning

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Thursday warned his rivals in the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to stay away from the Local Government election scheduled to hold across the state on Saturday, The group, otherwise known as Unity Forum was also warmed against alleged attempt to disrupt the party’s Local Government […]

Ekiti 2018: Don’t vote for money, Ex Speaker charges APC delegates

Ekiti 2018: Don’t vote for money, Ex Speaker charges APC delegates

A former Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assemblies, Olufemi Bamisile, has urged the delegates billed to vote in the All Progressives Congress’s (APC) forthcoming primary election in the state to resist the temptation to be influenced by monetary inducement while casting their votes. Bamisile, also a governorship aspirant under the platform of the […]