APC Launches Revenge After Akeredolu’s Victory, Expels Only Female Lawmaker Over Anti-Party

-Adewale Adetoyese The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has embarked on what seem like a revenge on some of its members, for their roles in the just concluded gubernatorial election in the state. Our correspondent S’Teller gathered that the party on Wednesday announced the suspension of Honourable Tomomewo Favour, the only female member of the Ondo State House of Assembly representing Ilaje Constituency II by the executive of her ward (Mahin ward IV). Her expulsion came on the heel of alleged anti-party activities before and during the…

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Oshiomhole Begs Ortom For Out Of Court Settlement Over Libel Suit

-Adewale Adetoyese A former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Adams Oshiomole, on Tuesday, pleaded for an out-of-court settlement in the N10bn libel suit instituted against him by Benue State Governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom. TellAfrica gathered that Ortom had filed the suit against the former APC chairman over his comments against him at a press conference on July 27, 2018, where he (Oshiomhole) accused the governor of having a hand in the death of two Catholic priests and other parishioners at Mbalom Community, Gwer East Local Government Area…

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Why We Can’t Congratulate APC Yet, PDP Replies Mai Buni

October 12, 2020 Press Conference Why We Can’t Congratulate APC Yet, PDP Replies Mai Buni” Kola Ologbondiyan The attention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been drawn to a press conference by the chairman of the contentious National Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governor Mai Mala Buni, wherein he begged the PDP to congratulate the APC over the outcome of the October 10, Ondo governorship election. It is indeed ludicrous and completely absurd that Governor Buni is begging for endorsement of the election in spite of…

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It’s Official! Akeredolu Re-Elected

-Adewale Adetoyese Ondo Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has been declared winner of the October 10, 2020 governorship election. INEC Returning Officer, Prof Idowu Olayinka, declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress(APC) winner with 292,830 votes. Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede polled 195,791 while Agboola Ajayi of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) scored 69,127 votes.

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Ondo 2020: Less Than 24Hrs To Election, APC Chieftain Seeks Akeredolu’s Disqualification Over Unlawful Nomination

Barely 24 hrs to the conduct of the gubernatorial election in Ondo State, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Kalu Kalu Agu , has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja, to stop the APC and its governorship candidate, Mr Olurotimi Akeredolu SAN from participating in the poll. Beside Akeredolu, the plaintiff also want two others to be prevented from upcoming elections in the country and they are the APC’s candidates; Mr Abiru Tokunbo and Mr Frank Ibezim contesting for Lagos East and Imo North Senatorial Districts…

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Ondo 2020: PDP Raises Election Fraud Alert, Warns INEC To Refrain

INEC SHOULD NOT COMPROMISE THE ELECTORAL PROCESS IN ONDO ELECTION.” Kennedy Ikantu Peretei We have it on good authority that, there is pressure on the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) to compromise the October, 2020 Gubernatorial Elections in Ondo State. We have information that the automatic transmission of results from the Polling Units using the Zpad is about to be abandoned in Owo and its environs to allow irregularities to be perpetrated in these areas. This move if allowed has capacity to precipitate crisis for an election that we are sure…

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Alpha Beta Saga: Oladapo Apara Exposes Jagaban Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Files Suit

Oladapo Apara, the former Managing Director of Alpha Beta Consulting, has filed a suit which allegedly purported that former Lagos State governor and national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, ‘suspiciously’ diverted N22,360,000,000 and $4,396,063 from the firm’s account to that of Vintage Press Ltd, publisher of The Nation Newspaper. In writ of summons marked LD/7330GCMW/2020 deposed at a Lagos high court, Apara, claimed that he owns 30 percent stake in the company and that the former governor reneged on certain agreements reached in the past about…

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Ondo 2020: Gubernatorial Candidates Sign Peace Accord

Candidates for the Ondo State governorship election billed for Saturday 10 October 2020 on Tuesday have signed a peace agreement. The peace accord signing ceremony was held in Akure, Ondo State capital. The candidates who signed the peace accord were Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Agboola Ajayi who is contesting under the banner of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP). The peace accord signing was facilitated by the National Peace Committee. In his address, the chairman of the Independent National…

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Church Goers Turn Back As Sporadic Gunshots Takeover Akure As APC, PDP Political Thugs Lock Horns

-Adewale Adetoyese Christians who were on there way to Churches had to turn back home as thugs took over some parts of Akure, the Ondo State capital on Sunday morning when hoodlums suspected to be from the camp the of All Progressive Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP attacked each other. TellAfrica gathered that sporadic shootings rented the air as motorists and passers-by scampered for safety during the fracas. With the busy Oba Adesida road deserted which also extended to Arakale axis of the city, those who were…

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I Get N12million Not N13m While You Get N900 Million Monthly, Ondo Deputy Gov Fires Back At Boss

-Adewale Adetoyese The Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr. Agoola Ajayi, has replied his boss, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu over claims that he earns N13million monthly. TellAfrica gathered that Ajayi, who is the governorship candidate of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) argued that he earns N12 million naira, noting that the governor gets a security vote of N750million naira and an imprest of about N150 million monthly. He was reacting to an earlier comment by Akeredolu claiming he (Ajayi) gets the highest running grant of N13m monthly. Ajayi in a statement signed by…

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