Ajimobi’s Continuous Defence of Stolen Govt Property, Missing Cars a Celebration of Failure -PDP

The Oyo state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the immediate past Governor of the state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi to stop playing to the gallery with his defence of elements in his government who took away cars and other items belonging to the state. The party in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Engineer Akeem Olatunji, said that it was shameful to see Ajimobi describe the monumental theft of government property by some persons as a “mundane issue.” The statement read: “We read with serious consternation, comments…

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RECALL: What INEC said in 2017 about having a central database for 2019 election results

About four months after President Muhammadu Buhari was declared the winner of the 2019 presidential election, controversy continues to trail the election process. Mr Buhari was declared the winner of the February 23, 2019, general election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) having scored highest votes of 15,191,847 to defeat his closest rival, former vice president Atiku Abubakar, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 11,262,978 votes. Mr Abubakar and his party rejected the results saying they were manipulated. They argued that the results being announced do not…

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Kogi Gov Election: Dino is the least of my worries – Yahaya Bello

Ahead of his second term bid in office, Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, has said that Senator Dino Melaye’s governorship ambition is the least of his worries. Bello who spoke with newsmen at the Kebbi governor’s lodge in the Asokoro area of Abuja shortly after the Progressive Governors Forum on Sunday said Melaye has no quality that can make him dread his candidacy in the governorship contest. He reiterated confidence in emerging winner of the forthcoming governorship election in the state saying what people should be bothered about is the…

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REASONS DINO MELAYE MAY BECOME NEXT KOGI GOVERNOR – FANI-KAYODE

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, on Saturday said senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, may become the next governor of Kogi State. He said Melaye may end up as the next governor of Kogi State if he continues to praise God in public. The lawmaker had made the declaration last Saturday during a meeting of Kogi West PDP executives held at his country home in Aiyetoro Gbede, Ijumu Local Government Area of the state. His media aide, Gideon Ayodele, while making the disclosure said his boss…

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Atiku considers options as Elections Petition Tribunal slows down

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is weighing his options on how to get the Court of Appeal to proceed with the hearing of his petition, challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the February 23 presidential election. The hearing of the petition suffered a major setback on May 22 when the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, stepped aside from the tribunal’s sitting, after the judicial panel had delivered judgment in a petition in which Atiku…

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Gbajabiamila’s camp breaks silence on alleged conviction in US

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) has never been convicted anywhere, the Femi Gbajabiamila/Wase Campaign Team said on Wednesday. The Director General of the team, Rep. Abdulmumin Jibrin (APC-Kano) made this known at a world press conference in Abuja, NAN reports. The news conference followed series of reports claiming that Gbajabiamila was disbarred by the State Bar of Georgia in the United States of America for fraud and subsequently convicted. He said that in the last few weeks, the media had been washed with…

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Dino Melaye declares for Kogi governorship race

Senator representing Kogi west, Dino Melaye has joined the race to be the next governor of the state scheduled for November 16. Senator Melaye, reportedly made the declaration on Saturday during a meeting of Kogi West PDP executives held yesterday at his country home in Aiyetoro Gbede, Ijumu local government area of the state. His media aide, Gideon Ayodele, told reporters on Sunday that his boss made the declaration during the meeting which held at the residence of Gen. David Jemibewon (rtd), an ex-Service Chief. “The senator while soliciting the…

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Steer clear of Zamfara -Gov Matawalle Warns Criminals

The new Zamfara Governor Alhaji Bello Matawalle has warned armed robbers, kidnappers and other criminals in the state to repent or face the consequences of their actions. The governor gave the warning in his inaugural speech during his swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday, May 29, in Gusau. Matawalle said killing, kidnapping and destruction of people property must end, warning that his administration would not condone them. He said “I will be in touch with all stakeholders ranging from security chiefs, traditional and religious leaders in the state with a view of…

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I have informed the President I don’t want to return to his cabinet – Minister

The minister of state for agriculture and rural development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has said that he has informed President Muhammadu Buhari that he would not to return to his cabinet as minister. In an interview on Channels TV, the minister said he has resolved to contest for the governorship seat in Bayelsa state. Lokpobiri said he has learnt a lot under President Buhari and is ready to replicate all his lessons as governor. He said: “I met the president a few days ago and I told him that I want…

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“Anyone who said Melaye jumped out through vehicle window is a liar” -Prosecution Witness tells court

A Prosecution witness told an Federal Capital Territory High Court that Senator Dino Melaye did not jump out of a moving vehicle on April 24, 2018 A police driver with the inspector general of Police Special Tactical Squad, Inspector Abana Mallum, while testifying, said: “Anyone who said Melaye jumped out through the window, is a liar.” Melaye, who represents Kogi west senatorial district in the National Assembly, is charged before Justice Sylvanus Oriji, sitting in Apo,, by the police with six counts bordering on attempted suicide, attempt to escape from…

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