PDP loses its only state in south-west as Fayemi defeats Olusola

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is now fully in control of the south-west region as Kayode Fayemi, its candidate in the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti state, has emerged winner. Fayemi defeated Kolapo Olusola, the incumbent deputy governor of the state, who ran under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Unlike the last governorship election in…

PDP candidate Olusola Eleka cries foul in Ekiti

Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party is already crying foul about Saturday election outcome, alleging manipulation of results. In a statement, a spokesman of the candidate Lere Olayinka said ”We contested against security agencies” and alleged that plans were afoot to tinker with the results of the election. Olayinka…

Secondus: Buhari’s government will refund every kobo of Abacha Loot when we take over in 2019

Uche Secondus, national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s government of committing “mother of corruption” with repatriated Abacha Loot. He said this during a meeting with the state executive of the PDP ahead of a meeting with ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. Secondus castigated  the anti-corruption war of the president, saying the government…

Killings in Nigeria: Youth group chides Tambuwal over anti-Buhari comments

The Nigerian Youth Impact Movement (NYIM) has strongly frowned at the recent comment by Governor Aminu Tambuwal, accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of being responsible for the politically-motivated killings in Nigeria. Tambuwal, a former Speaker of the House of Representatives had stated that the killings across the nation boil down to failure of leadership, stressing that…

Galadima asks court to annul APC convention and declare him interim chairman

Buba Galadima, chairman of the “reformed” All Progressives Congress (R-APC), has asked a federal high court in Abuja to annul the convention of the ruling party and declare offices of the national working committee (NWC) executives “null and void”. He also asked the court to allow members of the R-APC preside over the affairs of…

Jerry Gana declares for presidency, says Nigeria may explode if Buhari returns

Former Minister of Information and one of the aspirants seeking Presidential ticket of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Prof Jerry Gana, has warned that Nigeria is facing an existential threat in the proportion comparable to the end of Biafra war. Speaking on Thursday while officially declaring interest to contest for the exulted position, the former…