Fayose a street-type thug, says Presidency

•Victory a credit to Tinubu The Presidency yesterday described Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose as a “street-type thug” being mistaken for a “gadfly” by the media.. It added that the result of Saturday’s Ekit State governorship election won by All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Kayode Fayemi, proved that the PDP is irreparably broken and dismantled….

Coalition of political parties

The shape of competition for the 2019 elections is beginning to unfold with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) by a coalition of 39 political parties. Tagged: Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), the group is anchored around the Peoples Democratic Party PDP and a splinter group of the All Progressives Congress APC…

A native returns

SO, it’s all over. Kayode Fayemi, the donnish fellow with a guttural voice, will now return to the mound he vacated four years ago. Ayo Fayose, the governor as theatre, now retreats either to the shadow of oblivion or ignominy. And it was a long way coming. Like the words of T.S. Eliot in his…

Necessary restriction

•CBN’s suspension of cash withdrawals from overseas ATMs is a welcome decision   IT is hard to fault the decision by banks to suspend cash withdrawals from overseas Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) by Nigerian cardholders, save for account holders whose cards are linked to domiciliary accounts funded locally. Aside the sustained liberalisation of access to…

Olusola to challenge Fayemi’s victory in court

…says Fayemi’s victory ‘most audacious robbery’ Defeated People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Professor Kolapo Olusola, has vowed to challenge the victory of the governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, at the Election Petitions Tribunal. Olusola described Fayemi’s victory as “the most audacious electoral robbery of our recent history.” Addressing a news conference in his office on Sunday,…

Killings: Arrest and prosecute killer politicians, Lamido tells Buhari

Former Governor of Jigawa state and presidential aspirant under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Sule Lamido has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to name the politicians behind the incessant killings in the country and bring them to justice. Lamido was reacting to claims by the Presidency that it has the list of names of politicians…

APTECH opens ultra modern IT school in Kano

Former Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Sulaiman Abba yesterday in Kano said that the newly commissioned multi million Naira Aptech Computer Education Arena situated in the ancient City of Kano, will go a long way in addressing the educational challenges of Nigerians who are yearning to become future Engineers and professional  technologists  by imparting the needed…

You deserve to savour your victory, Obasanjo tells Fayemi

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday congratulated the Ekiti State Governor – elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on his victory at the Saturday Governorship election in the State, saying he “deserved to savour” his victory. Obasanjo who said he received the news of Kayode’s victory while in  transit to Beijing, China, added that the outcome of…