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May 11, 2018 1:03 PM Oyo PDP withdraws from Saturday’s LG election

The Oyo State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday announced its withdrawal from participating in tomorrow’s Local Government election in the state. PDP Chairman, Alhaji Kunmi Mustapha who announce this at the end of the party’s State Working Committee meeting held in Ibadan, directed its members to distance themselves from the Saturday’s 27

April 9, 2018 8:36 PM 2019: Fayose slams Buhari over declaration

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of reelection bid is an ambition that is dead on arrival. The governor stated that if Buhari is re-elected, he would kill the country. He called on Nigerians to show Buhari the exit door in 2019 by voting him out of office. According to him, Buhari’s declaration in the face of challenges 24

March 21, 2018 4:17 PM 2018: Osun LG Parliamentarian Urges Voters To Collect PVCs

The leader of the House, Irewole North Local Council Development Area (LCDA), State of Osun Parliamentarian Ademola Owoade has charged Osun citizens to ensure they get their Permanent Voter Cards. He also urged those who have just attained the age of 18 to register and collect their voter cards. Hon. Owoade make disclosure during the LCDA party organized 23

March 16, 2018 8:23 PM Ifeanyi Ubah declares interest to run in 2019

Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas, Ifeanyi Ubah, on Friday, formally declared his intention to contest the Anambra South Senatorial District election in 2019. Ubah disclosed that he would run on the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). The businesman spoke when he visited the party’s state Chairman, Chief Norbert Obi. He later publicly 24

March 9, 2018 3:40 AM Ekiti guber: Fayose pledges to support winner of PDP primary

ate Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has assured governorship aspirants on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state that he will support the winner of the party primary. Fayose also said he would create a level playing ground during the party’s April primary for the July 14 poll. He, however, reiterated his support for his deputy, Olusola 22

March 4, 2018 3:28 PM APC sweeps Edo LG election [Full list of winners]

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the 18 chairmanship seats in the March 3 local government election in Edo. Chairman of the Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC), Prof. Stanley Orobator, announced the results of the council polls in Benin on Sunday. Orobator said the exercise was rancor-free and that there was no reported 29

March 2, 2018 10:07 AM Crisis Hits Osun Accord Party

After its failure at the last local government parliamentary election in the state of Osun, crisis has hit the Accord Party as members of the party cut ties with its leadership. OSUN DEFENDER investigation revealed that the major rift between the members and the leadership of the party is the alleged despotic nature of its chairman, Segun Fanibe in managing 33

February 25, 2018 10:11 AM APC gets new chairman

Cross River State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Saturday elected Etim John as its new chairman. The National Working Committee (NWC), through Deputy National Secretary of the party, Victor Giedan, had announced the poll. John polled 56 votes to beat his only opponent, Dr. Mathew Achigbe, who polled 36 votes. The congress held at the state 24

February 21, 2018 7:52 PM Fayose storms INEC over Ekiti governorship poll

The Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose, Wednesday stormed the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for an interactive session with the Commission over the July 14 governorship election in the state. “I felt I should come and have an interactive session with INEC to share my ideas on the issue that has to do with INEC that is of concern 26

February 15, 2018 8:37 AM Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister Goes On Leave After Infidelity Scandal

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has revealed that ministers will be baned from sexual relationships with staffs under a new code of conduct to be enacted. Turnbull’s decision might be as a result of his deputy admitting to an extramarital affair with a staffer. Deputy Australian Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, a Catholic who campaigned on “family values 25