• APC leadership congratulates Akeredolu, calls on opposition to accept defeat

    APC leadership congratulates Akeredolu, calls on opposition to accept defeat

    Governor-elect, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu and Hon. Agboola Ajayi, deputy governor-elect of Ondo state have received congratulatory messages from the All Progressives Congress (APC), on their victory in last weekend’s Ondo State governorship election.

    Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, National Chairman of the party, personally signed a statement on behalf of the National Working Committee (NWC) and expressed gratitude to “the good people of Ondo State for their impressive turnout and peaceful conduct during the election.”

    Oyegun, equally thanked President Muhammadu Buhari and other party […]

  • Hillary Clinton blames defeat on FBI director James Comey

    Hillary Clinton blames defeat on FBI director James Comey

    Hillary Clinton has blamed FBI director James Comey for her surprise defeat in the US election.

    She pointed the finger during a conference call with her top campaign funders, according to two participants in the call.

    Mrs Clinton led in almost every poll before America selected Donald Trump as its 45th president, despite FBI director James Comey’s announcement 11 days before the election that he was once again investigating her private email server.

    But the former First Lady, who has kept a low […]

  • Jonathan commends Clinton for conceding defeat, says she showed great character

    Jonathan commends Clinton for conceding defeat, says she showed great character

    Immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, has commended USA presidential election candidate, Hillary Clinton, for conceding defeat to her rival, Donald Trump.

    Trump had yesterday emerged the winner of the fiercely contested US Presidential election.

    In a statement, the former President, congratulated Trump and wished the American people well in the choice of the Republican as President.

    Jonathan said, “I congratulate America’s choice, President-elect Donald J. Trump, and I also salute Hillary Clinton for conceding. Having taking this route myself, I know it takes […]

  • Jonathan saved thousands of lives by accepting defeat in 2015, says Dickson

    Jonathan saved thousands of lives by accepting defeat in 2015, says Dickson

    According to reports, the Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson on Thursday said only former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan should be thanked for conceding defeat in the 2015 presidential election.

    Governor Dickson said the decision made by Jonathan changed the political history of Nigeria.

    According to him, the call placed across to President Buhari by Jonathan averted anarchy.

    Dickson made these observations when Jonathan received the award of ‘Person of the Year 2015’ from the Leadership Newspaper.

    Dickson in a statement by his Chief […]

  • PDP will defeat APC with performance – Ekiti Speaker

    PDP will defeat APC with performance – Ekiti Speaker

    The Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon. Kola Oluwawole has said that the Peoples Democratic Party

    (PDP) in the state will defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the next general election with its performance in office.

    According to a statement by his Special Assistant (Media), Stephen Gbadamosi, the speaker made this statement while receiving some defectors to the PDP at a rally in Moba Local Government area of the state at the weekend.

    While receiving the defectors, led by […]

  • god of soccer was against us – Amuneke fires up over defeat to Sudan

    god of soccer was against us – Amuneke fires up over defeat to Sudan

    Emmanuel Amuneke, Flying Eagles coach, has claimed the ‘god of soccer’ was not on his team’s side, after they were beaten 4-3 by Sudan’s U-20 team on Saturday.

    Amuneke also stated that his boys, who had won the first leg 2-1, were not sharp enough and did not take advantage even after scoring first.

    “We are all disappointed,” Amuneke told sports newsmen. “The truth of the matter is that we were not able to qualify for the U-20 AFCON in Zambia. “Everybody […]

  • Martin O’Neill proud despite Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2016 defeat to France

    Martin O’Neill proud despite Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2016 defeat to France

    Ireland manager Martin O’Neill said he felt “disappointed but proud” after watching his side beaten 2-1 by France in the Euro 2016 round of 16.

    Ireland took the lead after only two minutes when Robbie Brady struck from the penalty spot, but two second-half goals from Antoine Griezmann turned the game around before Shane Duffy was sent off for a foul on the France forward.

    “The team have put absolutely everything into the games that we have played,” O’Neill told ITV Sport.

    “The […]

  • Amosun, Osoba can’t save APC from defeat in 2019, says Adebutu

    Amosun, Osoba can’t save APC from defeat in 2019, says Adebutu

    A House of Representatives member, Oladipupo Adebutu, has said the influence of both Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, and a former governor of the state, Chief Olusegun Osoba, would not save the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from defeat in the state in 2019.

    Adebutu, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, declared that his party was committed to reclaiming the state from APC in the next general elections.

    He spoke during the inauguration of his constituency office in Isara, Remo North Local […]