Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Ondo: Akeredolu Meets Buhari, Demands Deputy Governor’s Resignation

The Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, was at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday, to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari. Akeredolu, who secured his second term in office by winning last Saturday’s governorship election, presented his Certificate of Return to Buhari. Speaking with State House correspondent afterwards, he called on his current deputy, Agboola...

Akeredolu Defeats Jegede Again, Re-Elected As Governor

Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has been re-elected as Governor of Ondo State on the back of a campaign in which he promised to provide composed and focused leadership marked by economic growth and improved security for people in the state. The incumbent governor, a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, swept to victory by winning...

Buhari Speaks Ahead Of Ondo Election, Tells Voters What To Do

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that all necessary measures have been put in place to ensure that the October 10 gubernatorial election in Ondo State is peaceful, transparent and credible. President Buhari also assured the electorate in Ondo of the provision of adequate security to forestall any breach of the peace by unscrupulous elements. In a...

APC, PDP Supporters Clash Ahead Of Ondo Election

A clash has ensued between the youths suspected to be supporters of the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party, six days to October 10 governorship election in Ondo State. Following the clash on Sunday, residents of Oba Nla, Oba Adesida road, Arakale, and Oja Oba areas of Akure, the Ondo State capital were...

Appeal Court Overturns Nullification Of Diri’s Election As Bayelsa Governor

A five-man panel of the Appellate Court has overturned a ruling which nullified the election of Douye Diri as governor of Bayelsa State. The court held that the Bayelsa Election Petition Tribunal acted outside its jurisdiction by nullifying the election of Governor Diri. In a unanimous judgment, the five-man panel of the court said the Advanced...

APC Suspends Ekiti Governor, Fayemi

The State Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has suspended Governor Kayode Fayemi. According to a statement released by the party on Friday, the governor was suspended due to “his numerous anti-party activities, especially his role in the recently concluded governorship election in Edo State which is contrary to the...

‘The Fight Is Over,’ Obaseki Extends Hand Of Fellowship To Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu

The re-elected Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has extended a hand of fellowship to leaders and members of the opposing party, All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. Obaseki while receiving his certificate of return on Tuesday at the INEC office in Aduwawa, Benin City, said the fight is over between him and his...

Edo 2020: Court Of Appeal Sets Up Panel For Election Petition Tribunal

The Court of Appeal of Nigeria has established the Election Petition Tribunal and also constituted a panel in respect of the Governorship Election conducted in Edo State. The panel was set up by the President, Court of Appeal of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Monica Dongban – Mensem. This was announced in a statement signed on Tuesday by...

Obaseki, Shaibu Receive Certificates Of Return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued certificates of return to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Phillip Shaibu. The National Commissioner, INEC in charge of Edo, Rivers, and Bayelsa, Mrs May Agbmuche-Mbu made the presentation on Tuesday at the INEC office in Aduwawa, Benin City, the Edo State capital. She commended stakeholders...

“Edo no be Lagos” By Dr. Izu Edesiri, Good Governance Advocate.

As is already common knowledge, the much anticipated Edo Governorship election has come and gone, with the winners and losers already known. God almighty, Governors Nyesom Wike, Ifeanyi Okowa, Seyi Makinde, PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, and other major Edo, national, and even international actors have also been widely applauded for their respective...

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