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September 21, 2017 3:26 PM The Lava Jato investigationsThe parting shots of Brazil’s chief prosecutor

Rodrigo Janot’s departure comes at a pivotal moment for the crusade against corruption LIKE a sheriff in one last gunfight, Rodrigo Janot hoped to end his career in a blaze of glory. On September 14th, three days before the end of his term as Brazil’s chief prosecutor, he accused the country’s president, Michel Temer, of obstructing justice and of racketeering 19

September 20, 2017 8:15 AM My ambition as governor can only be stopped by the court

A governorship aspirant on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform in the forthcoming poll in Anambra, Ifeanyi Ubah, said only the court could stop his ambition. He alleged that the party’s primary election conducted to pick its candidate for the poll, was fraught with irregularities and that the party leadership had refused to address his complaints 13

September 16, 2017 1:22 PM Anambra guber poll: PDP Appeal Panel upholds Obaze’s candidature

Abuja – The National Caretaker Committee (NCC),of Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), has upheld the Primary Election that produced Mr Oseloka Obaze as the party’s flag bearer for the Anambra governorship election scheduled for Nov. 18. The PDP Head of Publicity Division, Chinwe Nnorom, disclosed this in a statement issued on behalf of the Caretaker Appeal 16

September 15, 2017 6:19 PM Governor’s aides join Adeyeye’s campaign

Some loyalists of Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose have moved to the camp of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant, Prince Dayo Adeyeye. Among those who dumped the governor are: former Commissioner for Public Utilities, Mr. Deji Adesua; former factional House of Assembly Speaker, Dele Olugbemi; and a Special Assistant, Alhaji Musa Kanga 15

September 15, 2017 5:20 AM EKITI 2018: Adeyeye accuses Fayose of plotting to sell PDP

Ado-Ekiti—Former Minister of Works and National Publicity Secretary, Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has said the imposition of the Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Prof Kolapo Olusola as the sole candidate of the PDP for the 2018 governorship poll, was part of the plot by Governor Ayodele Fayose to sell the party 18

September 15, 2017 5:20 AM Fayose’s anointed candidate hits ground running

Ekiti State Deputy Governor Kolapo Olusola has been making moves to get more support as the “adopted candidate” of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for next year’s governorship election. He has kicked off a subtle campaign with a prayer session and royal blessing from the monarch of his hometown. ODUNAYO OGUNMOLA reports. Although other aspirants are still 20

September 13, 2017 1:17 PM Anambra poll: Governorship position not zoned to north, Its alien – G32

The Assembly of Anambra Youth Groups under the G32 has rejected the attempt by some politicians in the state to introduce the idea of zoning into the forthcoming governorship elections in Anambra, saying such idea is as alien to the people as it is anti-egalitarian, the system familiar with ndi Anambra from time immemorial. The group who condemned and refuted 21

September 13, 2017 4:40 AM Why We Resisted Attempts To Disqualify Buhari In 2015 Poll – Outgoing CJ

* CSOs Rate His Govt Low On Open Governance Abuja – Justice Ibrahim Auta, the outgoing Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, on Tuesday revealed why the court resisted attempts to prevent President Muhammadu Buhari from contesting the 2015 general elections. Auta stated this on Tuesday in Abuja at a special court session to usher in the 2017/2018 legal 35

September 12, 2017 1:12 AM Nwoye: Abuja APC chieftains plot election annulment

There is a plot in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to annul the Anambra State governorship primary election which House of Representatives member Tony Nwoye won. It was learnt that some influential members of the party in Abuja, known as “Abuja Forces”, were unhappy that Nwoye secured the ticket. The forces include some members of the party’s National 17

September 11, 2017 11:03 PM Ekiti poll: PDP and politics of endorsement

The crisis in the Ekiti State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has deepened, following the endorsement of Deputy Governor Kolapo Olusola as governorship candidate for next year’s election by Governor Ayo Fayose and his supporters. Other aspirants are spoiling for a showdown with the governor, ODUNAYO OGUNMOLA reports. The endorsement of Ekiti State of the Deputy 22