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  • Buhari, Kwankwaso may clash over APC presidential ticket

    June 22, 2014 12:38 AM 12

    There are strong indications that the duo of former Head of State, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) and Kano State governor,Dr Rabiu Kwankwaso, may clash in a battle for supremacy over the presidential ticket of the main opposition, the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2015 general election. Investigation by the Sunday Tribune revealed

  • Edo: Public Outcry Against Face-off In Legislature

    June 22, 2014 12:18 AM 86

    FOR two weeks now, the Edo State House of Assembly has been crippled by crisis. It started with the defection of four of its members, all of the All Progressives Congress (APC) extraction, to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which swelled the number of PDP in the 24-member house from four to eight, and their subsequent suspension for taking

  • Observers Hail INEC's Conduct Of Ekiti Elections

    June 21, 2014 11:14 PM 8

    Election Observers monitoring the just concluded governorship election in Ekiti on Saturday said that there was tremendous improvement in INEC ’ s conduct of the poll . A total of 29 domestic and foreign observer groups were accredited by INEC for the elections. Dr Joe Okei- Odumakin , the President of Women Arise , a non- governmental organisation and accredited

  • APC govs’ movement restrictions criminal, unconstitutional —Wole Soyinka

    June 21, 2014 11:08 PM 9

    Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, on Saturday, in Lagos, described the recent prevention of some governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to enter Ekiti State by soldiers as a criminal and unconstitutional act, capable of derailing the nation’s democracy. Governors Rotimi Amaechi and Adams Oshiomole of Rivers and Edo states, were recently

  • As confab members move against corruption, rape of minors

    June 21, 2014 11:08 PM 15

    CLEMENT IDOKO in this report, writes that tackling endemic corruption in Nigeria, as well cutting the cost of governance, topped deliberations at the National Conference last week. Delegates unanimously greed the Federal Government needs to evolve draconian laws to tackle corruption, among other resolutions. AS the ongoing National Conference continues

  • Massive turnout in Ekiti election, as Fayose's supporters celebrate early lead

    June 21, 2014 10:16 PM 7

    WorldStage Newsonline—The litmus test Ekiti State’s gubernatorial election recorded massive voters turnout on Saturday amid heavy security provided by stern looking personnel drawn from the military, police, NSCDC, NDLEA and Department of State Security. The Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Victor Babayemi confirmed that more than 12,000 mobile

  • Soyinka Urges Military To Face Constitutional Roles

    June 21, 2014 8:46 PM 2

    Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka on Saturday called on the Nigerian Army to focus on their constitutional roles and not interfere with democratic process. Speaking at a press conference in Lagos on Saturday, Mr. Soyinka also condemned the stopping of some governors of the All Progressives Congress, APC, from attending a campaign rally in Ekiti State describing

  • Election Better Than Anambra’s, Says INEC

    June 21, 2014 8:25 PM 7

    DESPITE the massive deployment of security personnel in Ekiti communities, voters turned out in large numbers to exercise their civic responsibility Saturday. The Independent National Electoral Commission set 8am for the commencement of accreditation of voters. But as early as 7am, voters had arrived polling centres in many areas including Ado-Ekiti

  • Heavily Armed Security Personnel Man Election

    June 21, 2014 8:25 PM 2

    ONE fact that was obvious in the Ekiti governorship election was the massive turnout of voters, which became apparent as early as 7am. Voters started streaming into the polling centres even before most of the electoral officers arrived their beats with materials. At Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, which looked deserted the previous evening due to the restriction

  • APC Berates ‘Misguided Soldiers’ Over Arrest Of Party Leaders

    June 21, 2014 8:25 PM 9

    THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised alarm over the role of the military in yesterday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, following the arrest of its leaders by soldiers on the eve of the election. In a statement issued in Lagos yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said armed soldiers arrested the Director-General