OSUN ELECTION AS THEATRE BY REUBEN ABATI

TUESDAY WITH REUBEN ABATI What is going on in Osun state right now is nothing short of political theatre. It is keeping us all entertained, but it has also turned so many observers into emergency lawyers. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the Osun Gubernatorial election of September 22 inconclusive and has ordered a supplementary election at seven polling centres in four local councils on September 27. Many Nigerians are taking a keen interest in the Osun election. This should not be surprising. Every election season in Nigeria, what…

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FORMER MINISTER DRAGGED TO COURT OVER 229MIL FRAUD

Alleged N229m fraud: Ex-minister, four others arraigned Punch Newspapers / Zovoe Jonathan / 1 hour ago A former Minister of Science and Technology, Abdu Bulama, and four others have appeared before the Federal High Court Damaturu on seven counts of criminal conspiracy and money laundering. Other defendants are Mohammed Kadai, a former commissioner in  Yobe State, Abba Gana Tata, deputy coordinator of Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation, Muhammad Mamu and Hassan Ibn Jaks. The defendants are being tried for criminal conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of N229 million. However, after their appearance, the court…

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MURTALA NYAKO’S SON EMERGES ADC GUBER CANDIDATE IN ADAMAWA

Murtala Nyako’s son emerges Adamawa ADC guber candidate Punch Newspapers / Agency Report / 1 hour ago Senator Abdul-Azeez Nyako, representing Adamawa Central Senatorial District, has emerged the African Democratic Congress governorship candidate in the  2019 general elections in Adamawa State. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Nyako recently defected from All Progressives Congress to ADC. Announcing the emergence of Nyako at the conclusion of the party governorship primaries on Monday in Yola, the Chairman of the Primaries Committee who is also the National Secretary of the party, Alhaji Baba Abdullahi, said Nyako, who was…

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OMISORE GIVES CONDITION FOR SUPPORTING PDP, SEE THE CONDITIONS

Olufemi Atoyebi, Femi Makinde, Osogbo The candidate of the Social Democratic Party in last Saturday’s election in Osun State, Sen Iyiola Omisore, has said that he will only pledge his support for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ademola Adeleke, in the Thursday’s rerun of the poll if the party satisfies his conditions. The election was declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday because according to the commission, the difference between the two leading parties, the PDP and the All Progressives Congress, was lower than the…

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WHY ALL PDP PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANTS ARE BETTER THAN BUHARI – DANKWAMBO

2019: Why All PDP Presidential aspirants are better than Buhari – Dankwambo A Presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ibrahim Dankwabo, on Monday declared that all aspirants jostling for the Presidency are better than President Muhammadu Buhari. Dankwabo said PDP Presidential aspirants had been well trained in the area of leadership by the opposition party to take over power from Buhari. He spoke at the Plateau State PDP secretariat during his visit to lobby the state’s delegates ahead of the party’s primaries scheduled for next…

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COURT ORDERS APC TO CONDUCT FRESH ELECTION FOR POST OF NATIONAL ORGANISING SECRETARY WITHIN 30 DAYS

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, ordered All Progressives Congress (APC) to conduct fresh elections for the office of National Organising Secretary (NOS) within 30 days. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba gave the order in a judgment on a suit filed by Sen. Osita Izunaso, the plaintiff and a contestant for the office of NOS in the recent APC elective convention. Izunaso had asked the court to determine whether the election into the office of National Organising Secretary of APC was marred by violence leading to the disenfranchisement of delegates from…

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PDP GOES TO COURT OVER OSUN GUBER RERUN

 AMOS DUNIA, ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday said it is heading to the court to quash the illegal declaration of the September 22, 2018 Osun governorship election as inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The party insists that the polls have already been concluded and results announced in all polling and the collation centers, thereby brought the exercise to its lawful conclusion and removing INEC powers to declare the election inconclusive. A statement by the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan said…

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KEMI OLUNLOYO OPENS CAN OF WORMS: LINDA IKEJI SLEPT WITH D’BANJ, BELLA NAIJA SLEPT WITH OKECHUKWU

Controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has spilled more details about how ”Linda Ikeji is the most wicked person in Nigeria’s entertainment industry”. This she did in a series of tweet revealing that Linda dated D’banj and lied that Uche Pedro of Bellanaija was sleeping with rapper Ikechukwu. Recall that Sholaye Jeremi, the alleged baby daddy of Linda Ikeji’s baby, Jayce Jeremi, released a statement denying that he is on social media. This he did to clarify multiple reports stating he was grateful to God on Instagram for the gift of a…

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FEMALE KIDNAP SUSPECT SAYS SHE HAS NO REGRET KIDNAPPING BORNO APC CHAIRMAN’S SON

A female kidnap suspect, Fatima Muhammed, says she has no regrets kidnapping the four-year-old son of Bukar Dalori, the Borno Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC). Fatima made this known when she was paraded before newsmen shortly after her arrest in Maiduguri on Monday “I committed the crime because I am in love with money. “I have no regrets over the crime I committed and even if it is my own child I will kidnap him for money. “I know he is the son of the APC chairman; I took…

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