Ayo Fayose, the former governor of Ekiti State, claimed yesterday that the South-West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) congress held in Osun State last Monday was rigged. He claimed that dead and sick people were registered to vote in the election, which resulted in the election of party leaders in the zone. Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja, a candidate backed by Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, received 343 votes to become the PDP's South-West zonal vice chairman. Dr Eddy Olafeso, Fayose's own nominee, received 330
The Governorship Election in Osun State is fast approaching, The two Political Parties in the State have been putting their house in order ahead the 2022 Governorship Polls in the State. The Present Governor in the state, Governor Gboyega Oyetola is from osun central Senatorial district. Meanwhile, The Governor should come from osun West Senatorial district. Osun West Senatorial district was robbed Politically in the last Governorship Polls. Meanwhile, The Governorship election was controversial, the main reason
The new head of the PDP in southwest, Mr. Taofeek Arapaja, has a lot of work to do.He was elected as the national vice chairman for southwest on Monday in Osogbo.His victory has been portrayed as a new dawn for the People's Democratic Party, which has been struggling since 2015.
Sheikh Dawood Imran Molashan, The founder and national President of Jama’at Ta’awunil Muslimeen Located at Iwo, Osun State, Nigeria said Yoruba Muslims will vote for Bola Ahmad Tinubu in the general Presidential Election in the year 2023 if he's the only Yoruba man All Progressive Congress (APC) can nominate.
As President Muhammadu Buhari Tenure will end in 2023, APC will try as much as possible to remain in the power, while the People Democratic Party is finding all the possible means to return to power in 2023.The Formal Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has already gone around the country, to meet various PDP leaders and make them have one focus towards 2023.
OSUN 2022: Two politicians Whose involvements with APC will heavily affect PDP gubernatorial ambition
After initially emerging victorious in the last gubernatorial election, People's Democratic party (PDP) and most of Osun indigenes had thought they would experience change of fortune in the state, but the opposition and the ruling party seized the opportunity of being in the power to overturn the result and declared it inconclusive.
The southwest chapter of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) will elect its leadership next Monday in an election perceived to be capable of further dividing the struggling political party.The party has taken the backseat in the political stage of the region because of its inability to win more than one state out of six in the region.
This is the throwback photo of chief Bola Ahmed Tinubu, when he was the governor of Lagos State.This is the Throwback, photo of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, with his lovely wife, Oluremi Tinubu, at their traditional wedding in 1967.
During the last Edo State Governorship election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made a lot of mistakes that led to the downfall of the party and its flag bearer, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, who lost into the hands of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.It is not that Eyitayo Jegede was not good, he even tried to win over Akeredolu but his efforts proved abortive when the winner of the election was announced.
Opinion: Meet The APC Leader Who Can Mediate Between Oyetola, Aregbesola's Conflict Apart From Akande
The Crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress APC Osun state chapter is getting beyonds the expectations.The Crisis is getting beyonds what could be resolved easily.
Kidnap: Ekiti traditional council calls for troops’ deployment. Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers have called for deployment of troops in the state on Friday following the abduction of a monarch by unknown gunmen. The Chairman of the Coucil, Alawe of Ilawe Ekiti, Oba Adeniji Alabi made the announcement in a statement in Ado Ekiti on Friday In a reaction to the abduction of Oba David Oyewumi, the Obadu of Ilemeso and a foiled kidnap of Oba Adetutu Ajayi, the Elewu of Ewu Ekiti, the Chairman stressed
There is high tension within the People's Democratic Party (PDP) both at the national and the southwest region.The party goes to poll to elect its new leaders who will lead the party to wrest power from the dominating All Progresives Congress (APC).Two leading candidates have shown interest in the position and they are Mr. Eddy Olafeso, a former commissioner, and Mr. Taofeek Arapaja, a former deputy governor.
Governor Seyi Makinde has criticized Peter Fayose, for portraying him as a “deadly person" This is contained in a statement released by Taiwo Adisa, media aide to Governor Seyi Makinde. The governor warned the PDP member, Ayodele Fayose against making derogatory statements and false stories about the recently concluded conference held in Osun State. Governor Seyi Makinde maintained that the statement made by a member of the party Ayodele Fayose is very bad, wicked, and unexpected. This incident is coming barely
Ayodele Fayose, the former governor of Ekiti state, has faulted the the recent Southwest Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) congress.He said that the congress which was held in Osogbo, Osun state, was rigged and not transparent.He said that there were much intimidations manipulations, violence and counting discrepancies from the collation officer, Senator Chris Anyanwu.
According to reaching the desk of PACKET TRACER from Sahara Reporters, police apprehended about ten armed men in Ibadan, Oyo state.This arrest is coming few hours before the South-West zonal congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), about ten armed hoodlums mobilised from Ibadan.
Former Ekiti state governor, Peter Ayodele Fayose on Monday acknowledge Governor Seyi Makinde who is the present executive governor of Oyo State as his leader at the on going Peoples Democrat Party (PDP) Zonal Congress holding in Osogbo, the Osun state capital according to several reliable sources.
There are at least two mistakes that Seyi Makinde needs to avoid after the PDP congress held on Monday in the Osun State capital, Osogbo.The Oyo State governor needs to be more careful at this time more than ever.The election was keenly contested between Alhaji Taofeek Arapaja, who was a deputy governor in Oyo State and a former ambassador to Jordan, and Mr. Eddy Olafeso, who used to be the national vice chairman of the PDP (southwest).
Osun State Government under the governorship of Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola has started fresh round of recruitment into the popularly known Western Nigeria Security Network nick named Amotekun Corps in the state.
The death of human rights activist, Yinka Odumakin has been a great loss to the country most especially the Yoruba nation. Yinka Odumakin is a Nigerian politician and human rights activist born on 10th December 1966 in Osun state. He was well known because he fought for the rights of the Yoruba people and this made him the National Secretary of Afenifere, a Yoruba socio-cultural group. He attended St. Augustine Primary School, Ondo state for his primary education. He then proceeded to CAC Grammar School and
Edo Election; Lessons From 2018 Osun Election and Why the Future Holds unpleasant Surprises (OPINION)
(Opinion) America’s 16th President - Abraham Lincoln defined democracy “as the Government of the people, for the people and by he people”. Lincoln meant that for a functional democracy to be in place, the triplets of people involvement must all be wholly at work. This would form the bedrock, foundation and basis of this narrative. Writing about Nigeria always brings forth this mixed feelings that one may sometimes be left on the middle of a crossroad, if to continue or simply, change the topic and narratives