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July 22, 2018 1:26 AM Osun 2018: Ademola Adeleke Is PDP’s Governorship Candidate

The Senator representing Osun West, Senator Ademola Adeleke has won the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship primary election in the State of Osun. Adeleke won the keenly contested election by scoring 1, 569 votes to beat his closest rival, Akin Ogunbiyi who polled 1, 562. Only 7 votes separated the two of them while Nathaniel Oke polled 3 votes 14

July 21, 2018 7:34 PM Dino Melaye reacts to Police invitation for questioning

The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, has said he will honour the invitation extended to him by the police. He disclosed this in an interview with Channels Television on Saturday, a day after the police accused some persons in his convoy of attacking their personnel in Kogi State. The Kogi lawmaker, however, described the claim 15

July 21, 2018 6:26 AM Osun guber: DSS speaks on investigating Adeleke over certificate scandal

The Department of State Services, DSS, has denied reports that a governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke is under investigation for certificate scandal. This is coming after a socio-political group in the state, Renewal Youth Movement, on Wednesday challenged Senator Adeleke, who is one of the governorship 18

July 20, 2018 6:31 PM PDP speaks on Kwankwaso dumping APC

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano State, Senator Mas’ud El-Jibrial Doguwa has said the party is expecting Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso to join the party soon. He said consultations were still on to convince the former governor to dump the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and return to his former party ahead of the 2019 general 19

July 20, 2018 7:19 AM Assassination attempt: How I alerted DSS, Kogi CP before attack – Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West District has revealed that he sent a letter seeking protection from the Department of State Services, DSS, before the alleged assassination attempt on him. Melaye on Thursday escaped another assassination attempt on his way to Isanlu in Yagba East local government council to commission some projects 17

July 20, 2018 6:16 AM Dino Melaye: Fani-Kayode reacts to assassination attempt

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the alleged assassination attempt on Senator Dino Melaye. DAILY POST reported that the Senator on Thursday ran into trouble on his way to Isanlu in Yagba East local government council to commission some projects. The Senator representing Kogi West met roadblock with heavy truck shortly before 17

July 20, 2018 6:12 AM Osun guber: Fani-Kayode reveals aspirant he is supporting

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has announced that he is rooting for Senator Ademola Adeleke ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary this Saturday. In a tweet on Thursday, Fani-Kayode expressed confidence that Adeleke will be a good Governor. “I wish Sen. Ademola Adeleke the best in Saturday’s congress which will elect 18

July 19, 2018 7:59 PM Dino Melaye escapes assassination attempt in Kogi

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west district at the National Assembly Thursday allegedly escaped another assassination attempt on his life as unknown gunmen allegedly open fire on his car. The Senator, who arrived Kogi State on yesterday, was in his constituency to commission over 143 projects scattered across the seven local government areas 17

July 19, 2018 2:35 PM 2019: Ben Bruce recommends new pattern of voting

The Senator representing Bayelsa East in the Senate, Ben Murray-Bruce, has recommended a new pattern of voting ahead of the 2019 general elections. The lawmaker wondered why Nigerians cannot vote by text since there are over 100 million phone lines in the country. Tweeting on Thursday afternoon, he suggested that to end vote buying as was widely reported 20

July 19, 2018 1:32 PM BREAKING: Oyewumi Withdraws From Guber Race, Endorses Adeleke

One of the frontline gubernatorial aspirant under the platform of Peoples democratic party (PDP), Akogun Lere Oyewumi has stepped down his ambition and endorsed the guber ambition of Senator Ademola Adeleke. Dr. Oyewumi, made the declaration today, at an enlarged meeting of his campaign organization. Oyewumi, who boasted of 1,200 delegates going into Saturday’s 16