Just In: APC Suspends Governor Fayemi Of Ekiti State

The State Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has today suspended the Executive Governor of Ekiti Kayode Fayemi. This was revealed in a report by Channels TV. Referring 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 provisions of Article 21 (A) (ii) of the APC constitution.” The party claimed that Governor Fayemi also hosted PDP member, Mr Femi…

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FG Wins As Court Restrain NLC,TUC From Embarking Electricity/Petrol Hike Strike

-Adewale Adetoyese The Federal Government has on Thursday won at the National Industrial Court, Abuja, as an order of interim injunction restraining the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), their officers, affiliates, and privies from embarking on any strike was granted. TellAfrica gathered that the order as granted by Justice Ibrahim Galadima, also restrained the NLC and TUC from halting work in whatsoever form as planned from Sept.28 or any other subsequent date pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice. The Court…

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Ondo 2020: Akeredolu, Jegede, others to debate as Ondo Diaspora Organisation Unveil Platform

-Adewale Adetoyese The Ondo State Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu who is equally the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and his counterpart from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Eyitayo Jegede are set to partake in a governorship debate organized by the Ondo State Diaspora Organisation in Europe. According to a statement signed by Gbemisola Bisi-Taiwo Esq. Chairman, Ondo State Diaspora Organisation Europe, on Wednesday, the motive of the debate is to equip the people of Ondo State with respect to having full knowledge of candidates seek who…

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BREAKING NEWS: Obaseki Wins Edo Polls

God win!” The people of Edo Isaac Daniels The incumbent Governor of Edo State returns re-elected. Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won as he defeated, the All Progressive Congress, APC, candidate, Pastor Osegie Ize-Iyamu, in the State governorship, held on Saturday 20 September 2020 in Edo State. The results as announced by INEC, saw Obaseki winning in in all the LGAs, with 307,857 votes, while his closest contender, Ize-Iyamu got 223,622 votes. The results were announced today from INEC office, in Benin City, the Edo State capital.

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Tinubu Begs Edo People To Reject Obaseki

-Adewale Adetoyese Obaseki doesn’t deserve your votes, reject him” Bola Ahmed Tinubu A leader of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Bola Tinubu, has called on Edo State voters to reject Governor Godwin Obaseki who is the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, noting that he does not deserve a single vote in Saturday’s election. TellAfrica gathered that Tinubu said this in a sponsored broadcast on TVC on Tuesday. The former governor of Lagos State said, “He (Obaseki) does not deserve any democratic ballot paper. Don’t vote for him, I appeal…

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Nigeria, Gradually Becoming A Failed, Divided State & Poverty Capital Of The World

The former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has said Nigeria is slowly becoming a failed, divided state, and the poverty capital of the world. Mr Obasanjo who said he has never seen the country in such a bad state, blamed the current state of the country on poor management of the nation’s diversity. He made this statement in Abuja at a consultative dialogue attended by various socio-cultural groups including Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum, Northern Elders Forum, Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo and Pan Niger Delta Forum, Punch Newspaper reports. While he warned against the…

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Okun People Writes NASS, Demand Constitutional Review

-Adewale Adetoyese “Zone us to South-West” The Okun community, Kogi State. Members of Okun ethnic nationality in Kogi State has written to the National Assembly, demanding relocation from the North-Central geopolitical zone to the South-West. TellAfrica gathered that the demand was contained in the memorandum sent to the Senate Committee on the review of the 1999 constitution, under the aegis of Okun Development Association. They also wanted a separate state which would be made up of the Okun people and the core Yoruba speaking part of Kwara State. The memorandum,…

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More Than 5000 Card Readers Burnt In Ondo INEC Inferno

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said no fewer than 5000 card reader machines were destroyed in a fire that razed down its Akure office in Ondo State on Thursday evening. Our correspondent gathered that INEC Commissioner in charge of Information and Voters Education, Festus Okoye, who spoke with journalists at the scene of the incident disclosed that the fire affected the Information and Communication Technology section of the commission, saying over 5100 card readers had been burnt in the inferno. He explained that about 1000 card readers delivered to…

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Ondo 2020: Akeredolu Makes Election Promises As He Was Welcomed By The Oluoke Of Okeigbo.

ONDO 2020: WE WILL MAKE OKE-IGBO A LOCAL COUNCIL WITHIN ONE YEAR” Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu “Mr Governor, despite the COVID 19 pandemic, our people still troop out en masse to welcome. This is a sign of our love for you. “Our community, before now, lacked portable water; our roads are abandoned; our school infrastructures are blot on the landscape; our health centres were in moribund; but today, everything is receiving attention from the Akeredolu led administration. “We used to have a problem of insecurity here, especially in our farms, but…

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Fire Guts INEC Headquarters In Ondo Ahead Of Gubernatorial Poll

Adewale Adetoyese Fire catches INEC headquarters in Ondo ahead of gubernatorial poll. Ahead of the forthcoming gubernatorial election, fire from a yet to be identified source gutted the Ondo State Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday. Our correspondent S’Teller gathered that the fire destroyed some items in a section of the office. When newsmen visited the scene, security operatives cordoned off the premises. The Resident Electoral Commissioner of the state, Dr Rufus Akeju, could not be reached as of the time of filing this report as calls…

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