Fayose, Falana trade words over Abuja N1bn property

Kamarudeen Ogundele and Oladimeji Ramon The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has criticised human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), over the allegation by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), linking the lawyer to a N1bn property on Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja. Fayose said it was embarrassing, shameful, disgraceful that […]

PDP and Fayose’s Bid for the Presidency – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Jideofor Adibe | Nasarawa, Nigeria | Nov. 28, 2107 – That the whistle for 2019 has long been blown is not in doubt. While many of the people in the (now rejuvenated?) PDP with rumoured presidential ambitions seem too scared to throw their hats into the ring, Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose took the […]

Is it war or elections? 21,000 policemen, water boats, copters to be deployed for Anambra election

Olalekan Adetayo The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said about 21,000 policemen would be mobilised for the governorship elections coming up in Anambra State on November 18. He added that water boats and helicopters would also be used. The Police boss disclosed this to State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on […]

Fayose: Why I want to be president (Can’t pay salaries in Ekiti & you want to be president)

The Ekiti governor said zoning formula produces incompetence because through zoning, political parties throw out considerations for merit and performance. He said his declaration against the zoning formula of his party was in line with the party’s democratic disposition by which it had allowed other members to do so in the past. “Going down memory […]

No more secrecy in governance – el-Rufai warns govt. officials

From: Sola Ojo, Kaduna Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State, in Kaduna, on Tuesday, said with the technological breakthrough in the world today, there was no more secrecy in governance. He then called for the need for government officials to be conversant with their respective areas of responsibilities. The governor stated while inaugurating the steering committee on […]

DAFINONE: Niger Deltans should demand better performance from their govs

*Dafinone The economy is import-driven. How do we reverse that trend? The economy is import-driven because we do not manufacture a   significant number of items we consume locally. To reverse that trend, we need to produce more of our consumption locally and the easiest thing to start with would of course be agricultural produce where […]

Fayose absent as governos with Buhari

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – GOVERNOR of Ekiti State Ayodele Fayose was conspicuously absent as governors met with president Muhammadu Buhari at the PresidentiPresidential Villa Abuja. The meeting which started immediately after President Buhari finished the Friday Jumat service had in attendance the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike […]

Oduah threatens to withdraw from Anambra gov race

Sen. Stella Oduah, an aspirant in the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra State, has threatened withdrawal from the race, alleging irregularities in Peoples Democratic Party’s  build-up to the primary election. Oduah made this known while briefing newsmen on Friday in Abuja. She said that the Ward congress of the party held on Wednesday to elect […]

I’m happy Buhari has returned, Fayose says

Leading critic of the Nigerian president and chairman of the opposition governors’ forum, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti Monday said he was happy that President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country. Fayose, a People’s Democratic Party governor, however, said the president needed to start working immediately on repositioning the country. “We are happy that […]

2019: My son not interested in governorship – Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has ruled out the possibility of his son participating in the governorship race in Kwara in 2019. He said at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja that it was untrue that his son was being groomed as the next governor of the state. According to […]

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