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June 23, 2017 1:47 AM I’ll build on Ajimobi’s legacies, says Akintola, guber aspirant

aspirant and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Chief Niyi Akintola (SAN), has pledged to sustain the enviable achievements of Governor Abiola Ajimobi if he wins the governorship election coming up in the state in 2019. Akintola spoke yesterday in Igboora, Ibarapa Central Local Government Area of the state, during a visit 16

June 23, 2017 12:50 AM APC governors back true federalism, restructuring

All Progressives Congress (APC) governors are backing restructuring and true federalism as a way out of the agitation for Nigeria’s break-up. The Progressives Governors Forum also said that the recent agitation by some ethnic groups was a reflection of the prevalent weak governance, economy and law enforcement. In an eight-page document containing the governors’ 16

June 21, 2017 4:45 PM 188,500 signatures submitted to INEC for recall of Melaye

Constituents of Kogi West Senatorial District on Wednesday submitted a petition to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding the recall of Dino Melaye from the Senate. Melaye, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), represents the district at the upper chamber of the National Assembly. Leader of the constituents, Chief Cornelius 16

June 21, 2017 1:22 PM BREAKING: More trouble for Dino Melaye as INEC receives 188,588 signatures to have lawmaker recalled

A report by The Punch says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has received 188,588 signatures out of the 360,098 registered voters for the recall of Dino Melaye from the Senate. The commission in Abuja on Wednesday, June 21, received six bags, which contained the signatures of 52.3% of the electorates from the zone and other petitions 18

June 20, 2017 11:38 AM BREAKING: Obanikoro finally dumps PDP, joins APC

A former Minister of State (Defence) and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Obanikoro announced his defection at a press conference in Lagos on Tuesday. He was received by a former chieftain of the PDP, Lukman Ajose, who recently defected to the APC. Obanikoro had earlier 19

June 20, 2017 4:38 AM RIVERS: Amaechi, Abe battle for APC’s soul

WILL the Minister of Transportation and leader of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi destroy his party or build it to victory in 2019? This has been the question on many lips since weekend when he removed some of his key associates from their positions as leaders of his caucus of the party in some local government 20

June 19, 2017 7:12 PM Senator Dino Melaye in big trouble as 188,580 electorates recall register

Following a recent move to recall Senator Dino Melaye who is representing Kogi West, a total of 188,580 electorate have signed the recall register form. Announcing the figure at the All progressives Congress state secretariat in Lokoja, the returning officer for the recall of the serving senator, Adamu Yusuf explained that out of 360,098 of the total 10

June 19, 2017 6:52 PM Melaye: Kogi West gathers 188,588 signatures for recall

•Exercise, a comedy —Yagba federal constituency THE crisis rocking Kogi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) continued on Monday with the collation of 188, 588 signatures of voters from Kogi West senatorial district for the recall of the senator representing the area, Dino Melaye. The collated signatures represent 52.3 per cent of the total 18

June 19, 2017 6:52 PM 187,580 sign Melaye’s recall list

NO fewer than 188,580 voters from Kogi West have signed the recall register form to oust Senator Dino Melaye from the National Assembly, it was learnt yesterday. The returning officer for the senator’s recall, Adamu Yusuf, claimed that of 360,098 of the total registered voters from the seven local government areas that make up the senatorial district 16

June 19, 2017 6:52 PM 188,580 Kogi West electorates on Melaye’s recall list

Indication appeared Monday that 188, 580 electorates from Kogi West have signed the recall register form to oust Senator Dino Melaye from the National Assembly. The returning officer for the recall of the lawmaker, Adamu Yusuf claimed that out of 360,098 of the total registered voters from the seven local government areas that make up the senatorial 21