The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has once again witnessed another crisis that could cause the party to lose the 2023 general elections. The party held parallel state congresses in many states. Kano, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Abia, Niger, Osun, and Ogun state were the States affected.
Sokoto killing: CAN begs Buhari, NASS for state police The Christian Association of Nigeria on Friday commiserated with the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, the people and the government of Sokoto State on the recent killing of innocent people and destruction of property by bandits at the Goronyo Central Market in the state.
Actually, the People's Democratic Party (PDP) would want to struggle to claim Anambra State. The state would elect a new governor in next month barring any unforeseen circumstance. But the state isn't as important as two others in the country. Even the PDP may not be totally worried about the Anambra election.
Today's Headlines: Tension As Gunmen Attack Again; Soldiers Engage Gunmen In Shootout In Ekiti State
Tension As Gunmen Attack Again Gunmen suspected to be bandits have kidnapped the younger brother to the wife of former Governor of Zamfara State, Fatima Abdul Aziz Yari at their country home in Talatar Mafara Local Government Area of the state. Photo Credit: Dailypost The kidnapped victim, Auwalu nicknamed (Babson), was reported to have been kidnapped in his private house located in the Talatar Mafara low cost area at around 11:00pm, according to DAILY POST.
Many Nigerian youths will frown at the concept of using NYSC Corp members as security personnel, however, if the Nigerian government goes about it in the way Governor Fayemi of Ekiti state is proposing it, the residents of Nigeria will benefit from it in 3 ways. Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria
Today's Headlines: PDP Extends Sale Of Forms For Gov. Election, Confusion In Osun PDP Over Deputy N/Chair
Again, PDP extends sale of forms for Ekiti gov election The Peoples Democratic Party has further extended the closing date for the sale of nomination forms for the Ekiti State governorship election. The party had earlier slated October 14, 2021, as the closing date for the sale of forms.
Vice President Osinbajo was in Ekiti State earlier today for the third investment and economic development summit tagged Fountain summit 2021.Image credit: Google During the vice president's speech, he appreciated Governor Fayemi for his kind invitation to join him at the summit. He also acknowledged the warm hospitality of the Governor's wife, Erelu Bisi Fayemi.
. 153, 256kg of assorted drugs destroyed in Ekiti forest, others A fake police officer and a soldier suspected to be fake also as well as a youth corps member are among 663 drug traffickers and users arrested when operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency raided notorious drug joints in Lagos, Abuja, Benue and other parts of the country during which assorted illicit drugs weighing over 153, 256.876 kilograms were either destroyed or seized in the past week.
There is no doubt that Governor Seyi Makinde will have to face a lot of oppositions in the upcoming general election. Some members of his party (PDP) will try all within their possible best to make sure the governor doesn't return as the governor of Oyo state for the second time.
Residents of Ekiti State will troop out en masse on the 18th of June next year to elect a new Governor. The incumbent Governor, Kayode Fayemi will not be able to contest the election having served as the number one citizen of the state for two terms. Many Nigerians are looking forward to the election because it will serve as a pointer to how the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will conduct the 2023 general election.
Senator Dayo Adeyeye, the national chairman, Southwest Agenda for Tinubu (SWAGA) has said that 16 All Progressives Congress (APC) governors are solidly supporting the presidential aspiration of former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. Adeyeye, a former minister of works, disclosed this in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital on Thursday, October 21.
Could It Be That Yoruba Leaders Uniting To Achieve A Common Goal As Afenifere Leaders Visits Tinubu?
The South West leaders are united, they have rallied around a political steward, they want to push him as their consensus presidential candidate. To prove this, many political gladiators in the South have visited the house of Tinubu in Lagos since he arrived from knee surgery in London.
Igboho is a businessman not a terrorist, Lawyer replies FG Counsel to Chief Sunday Adeyemo also known as Igboho, the detained Yoruba nation agitator and activist, Chief Yomi Aliu has said that Igboho is a businessman and not a terrorist. He stated this in a statement made available to Vanguard in Ibadan on Friday while reacting to a statement made by the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, SAN.
The governor of Ekiti state, Governor Kayode Fayemi, has called on the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, to turn NYSC camps into security training grounds to recruit "willing and able" university graduates to join the military and the police. I have listed two reasons why the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, should do what Governor Kayode Fayemi said about NYSC Camps.
Kaduna state Governor, Gov. Nasir El rufai has recently recounted how sacking unqualified kaduna state teachers almost costed him re-election. The Governor, explained how he was willing to sacrifice his second term ambition in other to give the children from his state quality education. The Governor sought re-election for a second time in office in the last general elections and has two years to complete his tenure.
No fewer than five family members of a traditional ruler, Owalobbo of Obo-Ayegunle in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State, on Thursday. According to Kwara State Police Command, the traditional ruler's driver, security guard, his maid and his twice baby girls were said to have been the victims of the incident.
According to the report released yesterday, October 15, 2021 by THE NATION, gunmen have abducted the six- year- old twin daughters of Owalobo of Obbo Ayegunle, Ekiti local government area, Kwara State. Also the monarch’s driver, maid and security were abducted with the twins.
Ekiti state governor, John Olukayode Fayemi has recently aired his advice to the Nigerian President over the ongoing insecurity in the country. The governor has advised that the Nigerian President should turn existing campgrounds for the National Youth Service Corps into military training grounds where corp members can be trained for military duties.
The former governor of Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose rode on a commercial motorcycle popularly known as Okada to catch up with his flight in Lagos State. Ayodele who described himself as the man of the people and the voice of the voiceless was seen on top of a motorcycle with his security guard sitting at the back of the motorcycle while the former governor was sitting in the middle between his private guard and the Okada rider.
Governor of kaduna state Nasri El-Rufai has just disclosed that he almost lost his Re election bid in 2019 due to the fact that he sacked some teachers. Nasri El-Rufai said he tested some teachers and those who failed were sacked. El-Rufai disclosed this at the Ekiti state's fountain summit 2021 yesterday.