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3 Shot Dead, Senator Escapes Death As Elections Turn Bloody The State House of Assembly bye-election in Ekiti on Saturday, March 20 turned violent and nearly claimed the life of a sitting senator.
We are one big family despite our ambitions.The southwest zonal congress has proven naysayers wrong that despite our ambitions, our love for Peoples Democratic Party is supreme.I congratulate my brothers, Ambassador Taofik Arapaja and Dr Eddy Olafeso, the Chairman elect and former chairman of the PDP in southwest zone.
The battle for supremacy between the former governor of Ekiti state Mr Ayodele Fayose and Senator Biodun Olujimi on Thursday took a different dimension as supporters of both parties engaged themselves in a fight. The incident which occurred at the PDP secretariat in Ajilosun Ado Ekiti left several persons injured as dangerous weapons were used freely by thugs of the gladiators. Pandemonium broke out in the area as residents, traders and other party members scampered for safety. The crisis is not far fetch f
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No fewer than Two Thousand residents of Ekiti state have received a minimum cash of Ten Thousand (N10,000) naira each, within the last 24 hours, through Cash Transfer System CTS made by the Senator representing the South Senatorial District, Mrs Biodun Olujimi. "I am sending money to as many people as I can across the 16 Local Government Areas before we can distribute food." Olujimi said. Olujimi, who implemented the cash transfer directly to the beneficiaries accounts, reiterated her commitment to unity an
Ooni of Ile Ife, Olugbon of Igbon, Senator Olujimi and other top individuals from Yoruba land have held a meeting over the case of Sunday Igboho. According to reports, The Olugbon of Igbon while talking to journalists said that the main reason for their meeting is to discuss about Nigeria but the monarch noted that they also discussed about the arrest of Sunday Igboho and how they can help him because the agitator is a bonafide Yoruba man.
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Politicking in Ekiti State continues to be a contemporary curriculum for all forms of partisan alliance or rivalry, and a lesson in context for patient dogs and fattest bones. The jabs and dalliance between former Governor Ayodele Fayose and Senator Abiodun Olujimi have grown to epic proportions—and continue to do so. ‘Persistent’ was one of the words used to describe the tiff between Fayose and Olujimi in the early days of their arguments. As the weeks dragged into months, ‘persistent’ became ‘
Confusion has continued to trail the ward congress of People’s Democratic Party( PDP) in Ekiti as the excercise was marred with accusations and counter-accussation from party leaders and stakeholders. The Nation gathered on Sunday that the camp of Senator Biodun Olujimi captured the party structure at the ward and local government areas after overrunning the caucus-led former governor Ayodele Fayose in the PDP’s ward congress held on Saturday. It was learnt that the aspirants from Olujimi’s camp coast
Senator Olujimi and Ex-Gov Fayose The struggle for leadership occasioned by political intrigues and machination has characterized the Ekiti State Chapter of the PDP for some time. Two groups: the Fayose's and Olujimi's have been at cold war over who leads the party in the state with the gladiators displaying different political expertise and acrobatism at one stage or the other to outsmart one another. Generally, position held or holding remains a paramount determinant factor of leadership succession in pol
Former Senate Minority Commissioner Biodun Olujimi has denied speculation that he intends to oust the Democratic People's Party (PDP) from the All-Progressive Congress (APC). Olujimi, who described the attack as "conspiracy theories" on the part of pranksters, said he was still a member of the PDP and would not release any protester by any of these crimes. . Speaking to reporters at Ado-Ekiti on Sunday, the PDP leader accused the presumption that it was the work of Gov in the past. The lawyer representing the
Chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State, Chief Bisi Kolawole has expressed his disappointment over the decision of the group led by Senator Biodun Olujimi to head to the Supreme Court to challenge the last Wednesday judgement of the Appeal Court, on the dispute over the Ward Congress of the party, saying the decision was against the peace process embarked upon by former Governor of the State, Ayodele Fayose. The Appeal Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti had on Wednesday, dismissed an appeal
A former Senate minority leader in Ekiti, Abiodun Olujimi, has predicted what will ruin the chances of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming governorship election in the state. Senator Olujimi said that until the leadership of the PDP at the national level deals with the issue of injustice, the state chapter of the party will remain doomed to failure, The Nation reports. Olujimi alleged that illegality that characterised the congresses in state and wards have ruined the Ekiti PDP. In light of
She was born in Omuo Ekiti, Ekiti state, Her education started in Our Lady of Apostles in Ibadan, Oyo State and then proceeded to Nigerian Institute of Journalism to obtain a Diploma in 1976. Biodun Olujimi also bagged degrees in Political Science and a Postgraduate degree in Public Relations and Marketing from the University of Abuja Abiodun Christine Olujimi is a Nigerian politician. She is a senator of the Federal Republic Nigeria representing Ekiti South constituency and minority leader of the Nigerian Senate.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has announced the suspension of the bye election in Ekiti state after broke out in two polling units.The violence has led to the death of at least three people, including a police woman.
Senator Abiodun Olujimi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), representing Ekiti South Senatorial District escaped death when hoodlums stormed to a polling unit in Omuo Ekiti to snatch the ballot boxes.
The recent electoral violence that erupted during the bye election in Ekiti East Constituency 1,Omuo Ekiti is one of such avoidable electoral violence.
Cryptocurrency ban has caused a lot of comments by the Nigerians after Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) placed ban on the currency. Some many people didn't support the ban because of the usefulness of the cryptocurrrency while a few people are in support of CBN. Today on Nigerian Senate twitter page, Senator Biodun Olujimi made it known that they cannot kill the cryptocurrency because they were not the one who created it. He said further that Nigerian youths are doing great business with bitcoin and they are getting