His selection took place in Oke Idanre, the ancient town on the hills. The new Osolo triumphed over two other contestants
Senator Bamidele gave the hint in a statement made available to our correspondent.
I laughed my way through the book. If you knew Akande, you would probably guess why. He writes not only the way he talks; he writes just the way he is: direct, ruthlessly guileless and almost without a sense of danger.
The election which came three months after the Appeal Court judgement was like war. The PDP ruling at the Federal level did not want to lose Ekiti while the opposition ACN led and financed by Bola Ahmed Tinubu wanted to take Ekiti by all means.
Am I a bad citizen? I do not believe so. I just have not utilized my civic duty or responsibility to vote. Why? Because like many other middle-class citizens in Nigeria, I do not believe in party politics; I do not vote ACN, PDP, CPC, APC, SDP, but I believe in, no, I want actual solutions to the numerous challenges that beset us as a nation, and I will only vote for a candidate with solutions, not the party he or she belongs to.
According to one of his friends, Malam Salisu Maradun, the deceased died on Friday night after his return from a journey
In recent weeks the All Progressive Congress (APC) has been rocked with a tidal wave of defection of a founding member in Chief Tom Ikimi and the party’s 2011 presidential candidate, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu to the party Nigerians loathe but can’t vote out of power at the centre, the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP)
Ahead of its primaries for the October 11, 2014 governorship election in Adamawa State, the Peoples Democratic Party has granted waivers to some of the aspirants who just joined the fold of the party.
Aregebsola and candidate of the APC, the party in power in the state said two officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission were arrested in Obokun Local Government Area of the state attempting to divert sensitive election materials
The NHRC said: “We call for a public inquiry on the nature of ballot papers used. The Independent National Electoral Commission needs to regain dwindling confidence arising from reports that the ballot papers were programmed to favour the PDP
PDP National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh in a statement on Monday said the party was shocked and has remained grief- stricken since it received the news of the gruesome attack and killing of Nigerians pursuing their legitimate endeavors
Aregbesola held that the various conservative political platforms that preceded the Peoples Democratic Party have always been associated with agony, oppression, corruption and under-development
The statement said live ammunitions, matchetes, axes and stones were freely used in attacking faithful party members who were peacefully campaigning for Hon. Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, the Labour Party gubernatorial candidate
Belgore (SAN) made the announcement while addressing his supporters named MDB in Ilorin, Kwara State on Wednesday.
He said: “People have waited for long for the MDB group to make a pronouncement on our political future
The leadership of the APC had met with the leadership of the new PDP with the G7 Governors in attendance and announced merger at the end of the three hours meeting held at the Kano State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja
The leadership of the new PDP entered into a meeting with the leadership of the APC on Tuesday morning and by 11.45am, the meeting which started by 9.30 am ended with an announcement that the nPDP has merged with the APC
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar, gave the new date following a protest to her office that the September 24 date falls outside the mandatory 60 days to determine the election petition appeals
The PDP lamented that many of the deportees were unjustly arrested and detained for several months in detention centres before being deported
Ajumbe stated that the actions taken by the Lagos State Government are unequivocally unlawful and crude, noting that the Nigerian constitution explicitly allows for the freedom of movement in any part of the country
In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party
said in spite of recent media reports concerning the antics of some negative forces within INEC over APC’s registration, the emerging party’s leadership has no doubt that in the end, the electoral body will do what is right in accordance with the law