Just few hours back, the ongoing crisis rocking the Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) worsened as the party expelled former Governor Gbenga Daniel, House of Representatives member, Hon. Ladi Adebutu and factional chairman, Sikirullai Ogundele, from its fold.
According to reports, the party said the decision to expel Daniel, Adebutu, Ogundele and other was predicated on the need to rescue the state chapter from total collapse, following the alleged anti – party activities of the trio to […]
A former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, yesterday revealed the grouse which led to his rift with former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo since 2011.
Speaking on a radio programme, Podium, on Sweet FM, Abeokuta, Daniel said the choices of candidates to contest under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag in the state in 2011 ignited what appeared like a conflict between him and the former president.
He said: “I opined (during the 2011 election) that we should use one stone […]
A former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has revealed that the choices of candidates would contest under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP flag in the state in 2011 ignited what appeared like a conflict between him and former president, Olusegun Obasanjo.
Noting, however, that Obasanjo is his senior both in age and experience, the ex-governor revealed that whenever he is ready for Obasanjo, he would go and prostrate to the ex-president “and ask of what we are going to […]
I Rejected PDP’s Senate Ticket Because It Came With A Price- Daniel, As He Hints Kashamu Might Have ‘Bought’ It
A former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, said he opted out of the senatorial election last year because the ticket was offered him with a price tag.
Mr. Daniel made the disclosure Wednesday at a social media forum known as PenPushing Platform.
He said he considered the price tag for the slot as immoral, in view of the fact that he expected to go to the senate to serve the people.
In the build up to the 2015 general elections, there had […]
Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Former governor of Ogun State, Sunday declared that he has no pending case with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC).
He described as false reports that there is a pending corruption case against him at the anti-graft commission. A national newspaper reported, last week, that the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, had written to the ICPC Chairman, directing the reopening of corruption cases of 31 former governors.
Daniel was listed […]
The Reformers, an interest group within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Gbenga Daniel, former governor of Ogun state, will not let go of his bid to lead the party based on the relationship with Raymond Dokpesi, founder of DAAR Communications.
In a statement issued on Saturday, The Reformers said Daniel cannot relinquish the ambition because it is beyond him. The group advised Dokpesi to forget the alleged plan to convince Daniel to drop his ambition, and rather work with the former […]
Former Governor of Ogun state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has announced that he will no longer seek the chairmanship position of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at the national convention billed for August 17 in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital, but will be supporting High Chief Raymond Dokpesi for the post.
The two term governor stated this when he hosted Dokpesi and his team at Conference Hotel & Suites, Sagamu, adding that he has confidence in the ability of the media […]
Ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) national convention fixed for next month, to pick new set of national officers, the Lagos State chapter of the party and two different groups have endorsed the candidatures of former deputy national chairman of the party, Chief Olabode George and former Ogun State governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, for the position of National chairman.
Speaking at a press conference in Lagos yesterday, the state PDP chairman, Moshood Salvador said the Lagos PDP endorsed George because […]
AHEAD of the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, where a National Chairman would emerge, a group under the aegis of PDP New Era Wednesday asked the former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel to come out for the position and rescue the party from its present quagmire.
According to the group, it was greatly disturbed by the sudden turn of events that have brought the once strong and virile party down to its lowest ebb, adding that […]
Pictures from Gbenga Daniel’s 60th birthday party in Lagos last week
Pictures from Gbenga Daniel’s 60th birthday party in Lagos last
Former Governor of Ogun state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, clocked 60 on April 6, but celebrated his birthday last weekend in Lagos. The gig was well attended by top dignitaries including Ekiti governor, Ayodele Fayose, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Pastor Itua Ighodalo, Alao Akala, Ovation Magazine Publisher Dele Momodu and others were in attendance. See more photos below:
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