• Governor Mimiko and INEC disagree over Ondo guber poll

    Governor Mimiko and INEC disagree over Ondo guber poll

    Ondo State governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, yesterday alleged plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig today’s governorship poll in the state in connivance with people he described, as “bigwigs” in the Presidency. He said that both the INEC and some top officials in the Presidency have perfected plans to rig the election.

    Addressing journalist at a press conference in Akure, Mimiko alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) was planning to rig the election with the aid of […]

  • How Atiku Abubakar’s Wife, Titi Was Defrauded of N918m by a Former Guber Aspirant

    How Atiku Abubakar’s Wife, Titi Was Defrauded of N918m by a Former Guber Aspirant

    Wife of former Nigeria’s Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, Mrs. Aminat Titi Abubakar on Friday told a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja how former governorship aspirant in Akwa Ibom State identified as Nsikakabasi Akpan defrauded her of the sum of N918 million.

    Giving evidence before Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye, Mrs Abubakar said: “I have never been inside a court before. Not even a police station in all my life. I am here because I want Justice.

    “All my investment and even profit is gone. […]

  • Imo lawmakers set to impeach Speaker over guber ambition

    Imo lawmakers set to impeach Speaker over guber ambition

    The rumoured governorship ambition of the Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly, Acho Ihim, has allegedly set him and a section of the lawmakers on a collision course.

    The lawmakers are demanding the immediate resignation or impeachment of the Speaker, who is also president of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Africa Region.

    But the media aide to the speaker, Mr. Ben Ilochuonwu, has dismissed the alleged plot by some lawmakers to impeach the speaker over his ambition to succeed Governor Rochas Okorocha […]

  • PDP calls for postponement of Ondo guber poll

    PDP calls for postponement of Ondo guber poll

    National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the postponement of the November 26, Ondo State governorship election.

    In a statement yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, the committee stated that rescheduling the election would enable the Supreme Court to give a ruling on the controversy concerning who is the authentic candidate of the PDP in the election.

    The opposition party noted that the postponement of the poll was imperative, especially as the Independent National […]

  • Ibrahim submits court papers declaring him guber candidate to INEC

    Ibrahim submits court papers declaring him guber candidate to INEC

    Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Global Fleet, Mr Jimoh Ibrahim, yesterday, submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the court papers declaring him the authentic candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State.

    Ibrahim’s lawyers went to the INEC headquarters yesterday to formally submit the case documents to the electoral body.

    The Global Fleet boss belongs to the former Borno State governor, Modu Sheriff’s faction of the PDP.

    But, on Friday, the Abuja division of […]

  • Governor Oshiomhole and APC guber candidate, Obaseki, pictured eating corn during a campaign yesterday … See more photos

    Governor Oshiomhole and APC guber candidate, Obaseki, pictured eating corn during a campaign yesterday … See more photos

    Edo state governor Adams Oshiomole and APC governorship candidate in the state’s governorship election in September, Godwin Obaseki, pictured eating corn during their election campaign in the state yesterday June