The political 'war' between former governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko and his predecessor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, seems to have been put to rest at least for now as the two politicians on Sunday, May 2, exchanged banters to the admiration of many people inside a church in the state.
If recent events are any indication, the final winner of Anambra State's governorship election on November 6 may not be fully determined by party popularity. While the acrimonious primaries held by the three major political parties – the All Progressives Congress (APC), the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – have helped to enrich the profiles of political parties by attracting notable politicians desirous of the number one slot, the race, as it stands, may be largely determined by the character and integrity of the candidates.
In every rumour, it is said that there is an element of truth. The news of planned defection of former governor of Ondo state, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko went viral on internet on Thursday like a wildfire but it later ended as a mere speculation. The governor was said to have debunked the news as a mere rumour and insisted he is still in his Party, the Zenith Labour Party.
Today's Headlines:Why We Oppose Obiano's Proposed N60b Supplementary BDG, Court Frees Igboho's Aides
Anambra State chapter of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), at the weekend, restated its opposition to the N60 billion supplementary budget Governor Willie Obiano is seeking, insisting that it will not serve any useful purpose in the remaining few months of his administration. ZLP cited the several litigations involving Obiano’s faction of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and his desperate moves to impose a successor on the state, stressing that political activities are already depleting the state’s coffers.
The former chairman of Zenith Labour Party in Oyo state, Comrade Wole Abisoye has debunked the news making rounds that political family of Senator Rasheed Ladoja, a former governor of Oyo state has been polarised. Abisoye made this known to newsmen in Ibadan, Oyo state capital, saying Ladoja’s political family belonging to different political parties did not make the group polarised as some won’t think
Reports have it that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are lobbying Olusegun Mimiko, the former governor of Ondo state, to abandon the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP, which he founded in 2018 and join them.
The 2019 governorship candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) in Oyo State, Barr. Sarafadeen Alli and other chieftains of the party are preparing and perfecting plans to join the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State. The enlargement meeting held at a popular hotel around Mokola in Ibadan was geared towards fast track the modalities for their decampment and collapsing of their structure into that of Oyo APC. Former APC local government chairman and present Oyo State commisioner for Information,
Ondo Election: Akeredolu & Jegede Wins Their Polling Units, APC & PDP Dominates As Results Flows In This D-day is here as the people of Ondo trooped out in their numbers to vote for their preferred candidates who will pilot the affairs of the state for another four years. The election is fiercely contested by the incumbent Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu who is the flagbearer of the ruling party, APC and other candidates from the various political parties. There are two candidates that pose a great threat to Governor
Anambra Governorship Poll: Okonkwo Reveals Priority For Academic Consultations Before Taking Decision If Elected
The candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) in the November 6 Anambra governorship election, Dr Obiora Okonkwo, says he will not do anything without consulting academics if elected the governor of the state. Daily Trust reported that the ZLP governorship candidate made the promise during a Town Hall Meeting with the Nnamdi Azikwe University Community on the state of polity at the institution’s auditorium, Awka, on Wednesday, October 20.
Today's Headlines: PDP Fixes Date For National Convention, Okonkwo Azubogu Decries Poor Infrastructure In Anambra
The national convention of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) will take place on Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31, 2021. PDP Governors Forum Chairman, Aminu Tambuwal made the announcement on Friday in Abuja after the 40th national caucus meeting. The Sokoto Governor said the venue of the event will be determined by the National Executive Committee (NEC).
1. Rasheed Ladoja Rashidi Adewolu Ladoja (born 25 September, 1944) is a businessman who became governor of Oyo State in Nigeria on 29 May 2003 as a member of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). He was impeached in January 2006, but reinstated in December 2006. His term ended in 2007. Ladoja became a member of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) in December 2018. On 28 August 2008, Ladoja was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of non-remittance of the proceeds of sale
Update On Ondo Governorship Election 2020:More Results Flow In From Many Polling Units, Check It Out
Today being the 10th of October 2020, the people of Ondo state were given the opportunity to vote in who they want as their Governor. There are over 1.4 million registered voters in the state, and the state consist of 18 different local Governments. From reports, there are 203 electoral wards across all 18 local Government, and a total of 3,009 polling units in the state. The election is keenly contested by the Incumbent governor, Rotimi Akeredolu who is seeking for re-election under the All Progressive Congress
The candidate of the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP in the Ondo state governorship election has reportedly won his polling booth with a wide margin according to results announced at the end of voting in this Saturday 10th governorship election. Mr Agboola is the current deputy governor of the state. He had decamped to the PDP to purse his ambition. Upon his inability to secure the ticket he decamped to the ZLP where he is currently contesting at the polls. The Vanguard Newspaper (online) have this story. According
OYSIEC Chairman Allays Political Parties Fears on LG Polls, Says Peoples' Votes Will Count The Chairman, Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission ( OYSIEC ), Aare Isiaka Abiola Olagunju, has allayed the fears of political parties in the state on possibilities of not witnessing credible polls at the grassroots, saying that the commission is determined to change the narrative. Aare Olagunju who emphasized the need for the total involvement of members of the political parties and other key stakeholders' in the
As the collation of the results of the Ondo elections is on going , one event is leading to another. The vote casting has been concluded in all the polling units of the 203 wards within the 18 Local Government Areas in the state. Some results have been collated and announced on polling units basis as winners in those units / wards are jubilating half way, those at the other divide are having mixed feelings. The expectations of all the parties and their candidates are on the high side. It was reported that the
Rasheed Adewolu Ladoja, the former Governor of Oyo State, is no doubt a force to be reckoned with in the political arena of the country especially in the southwest. Ladoja is known to be a grassroot politician who is vast in playing politics of intelligence and knows his onion in the political terrain of the country.
Electorates in Ondo State today 10th, October 2020 go to the polls, to choose their desire person to governor the state for the next four years. The main battle of who may eventually emerges as the governor of the State is undoubtedly between incumbent Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress, APC; Agboola Ajayi, candidate of the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP and Eyitayo Jegedec candidateof the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The election has ended and result have being trooping in and coalition
Electorates in Ondo State today 10th, October 2020 go to the polls, to choose their desire person to governor the state for the next four years. The main battle of who may eventually emerges as the governor of the State is undoubtedly between incumbent Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress, APC; Agboola Ajayi, candidate of the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP and EyitayoJegedec candidateof the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The election has ended and result have being trooping in and coalition
The candidate of the Zenith Labour Party in the just concluded Ondo State election must be biting his finger now. He must be lamenting his poorly calculated defection from the All Progresives Congress to the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and later to the ZLP. He lost the election and came third far behind the winner Rotimi Akeredolu and the first runner-up Eyitayo Jegede. If Agboola Ajayi didn't leave the APC, he would be celebrating with his principal Rotimi Akeredolu right now because the two of them would
Image Credit Source: Daily Post On November 6, there will a governorship election in Anambra State. Getting prepared for the election, the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) has replaced Mr Uche Uwoli with Dr. Obiora Okonkwo as their governorship candidate and Jessie Balonwu as his running mate.