Court Recognises Jegede As PDP Candidate for Ondo Governorship Election

Court of Appeal Setting in Abuja has declared Eyitayo Jegede As Peoples Democractic Party, PDP Candidate for the Ondo State Governorship Election schedule for Saturday, November 26, 2016. Justice Ibrahim Saulawa vacated the judgement of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on the 29 june which declared Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim as…

Kogi State Gubernatorial Crises; Fate To Be Known At Supreme Court

The death of Prince Abubakaru Audu, Governorship candidate at Kogi 2015 gubernatorial election has left the judiciary indecisive as matters like this is termed ‘precedence’. On the 21st November 2015, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC conducted Gubernatorial Election in Kogi State. APC scored 240,867 votes, whilst PDP came second with 199,514 votes, making a…

Adeuti emerges LP Ondo governorship candidate

Mr Taye Adeuti, on Saturday, emerged as the governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) for the Nov. 26 governorship election in Ondo State. Adeuti emerged with unanimous voice votes after the second aspirant, Mr Gbenga Ojo, withdrew his candidacy when both men were nominated as aspirants for the primary election. Adeuti, 63, from Idanre…

INEC accredits 44 observer groups for Edo poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accredited 44 observer groups for the September 10 gubernatorial election in Edo. The INEC Public Relations Officer in the state, Mrs. Prisillia Sule, confirmed this in a chat with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin on Saturday. Sule said the commission accredited 37 domestic observer groups…

We cannot shift Edo guber poll – INEC declares

…As sensitive materials arrive Benin City The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that the Commission will not shift the September 10, 2016, governorship election in Edo State because of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) taking place across the country and the West African sub-region that same day. Speaking to National Daily from…

I don’t know what’s called stress

–Cardinal Omolaja Odunbaku, a.k.a. Baba Eto Cardinal James Omolaja Odunmbaku, popularly called Baba Eto is one of the few audacious men of God who combine soul-winning with politics. The renowned prophet and evangelist is a Nazarene by birth, a prophet by calling and a politician by mandate. Ironically, Odunmbaku who is the founder and spiritual…

Former Ondo PDP LG Chairman Assassinated

ONDO, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former Caretaker Committee Chairman of Okitipupa local Government area of Ondo opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Evangelist Niyi Pirisola has been assassinated. The PDP Chieftain was said to be killed early hours of Friday, while returning home from a vigil. The late politician lived at Ilutitun, in Osooro area of…

Edo Poll: INEC Distributes PVCs’ ‘Morrow

The Edo State Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said yesterday that it would commence the distribution of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to registered voters ahead of the Sept. 10 gubernatorial election in Edo tomorrow. The commission’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mrs Priscillia Sule, who disclosed this in Benin yesterday , said the…

Don’t allow APC to use you, Edo PDP tells judiciary, police

Edo State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has urged the judiciary in the state, the police and the civil servants not to allow the All Progressives Congress, APC-led State Government of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole to use them against its members in the build-up to the September 10 gubernatorial election. The PDP, in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Mr. Chris Nehikhare, alleged that the APC has perfected a plot to…

Peterside and APC fantasy

As the October date for the rescheduled Rivers rerun poll is fast approaching, the ominous signals coming from certain politicians in the state leave much to be desired. The recent statement by the defeated All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the 2015 gubernatorial election in Rivers State, Dakuku Peterside, that the regime of Governor Nyesom…

Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu and Edo 2016

By  David Imafidon Adonri The gubernatorial election of Edo State is on September 10, 2016. Tempo of campaign has already escalated to feverish level. Worthy of note is that the contest is devoid of ethnicity. The two main contestants come from highly respected families in Benin City. As campaign rhetoric inundates the State which prides…

Ondo PDP crisis: Judge declines to hear Jimoh Ibrahim’s suit

A governorship aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Jimoh Ibrahim has suffered a set-back in his bid to have the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) accept him as the actual candidate of the party for the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state. Ibrahim was reported to have emerged as the winner of…