GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: HOW DICKSON WORKED FOR APC IN BAYELSA BY SYLVA

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson: he made APC victory possible The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr Timipreye Sylva has `thanked’ Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa for making it much easier for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), David Lyon, to win the Nov. 16 election. He disclosed this after presenting the Bayelsa Governor-elect, David Lyon, to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday. Sylva attributed the electoral victory of the APC candidate to what he described as “poor performance by the Bayelsa…

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SEE EARLY RESULTS FROM KOGI WEST SENATORIAL DISTRICT INVOLVING DINO MELAIYE AND SMART ADEYEMI

Dino Melaye vs Smart Adeyemi: Live Results from collation centre Daily Post Nigeria / John Owen Nwachukwu / 6 hours ago Results have started coming in from the Kogi West senatorial district in the battle between Senators Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Melaye and Adeyemi are engaged in a fresh battle of who occupies the Kogi West senatorial district after the former, who is the sitting lawmaker lost in court. The Court of Appeal declared the seat vacant when it upheld the…

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SEE APC’S REACTION TO COURT DISQUALIFICATION OF ITS DEPUTY GOVERNORSHIP CADNDIDATE IN BAYELSA

The All Progressive Congress in Bayelsa State has reacted to the court ruling disqualifying Senator Biobrakumo Degi-Eremiyon, running mate to the party governorship candidate, Chief David Lyon, as a travesty of justice. Publicity secretary of the party, Doifie Buokoribo in a statement Tuesday said, “The judgement occasioned a miscarriage of justice, is glaringly perverse and against the weight of evidence before the Court. We are totally surprised that the Court could despite the objections by our lawyers, go ahead to determine a weighty criminal allegation of falsification and fraud solely…

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EDO FORMER GUBER CANDIDATE, IZE-IYAMU PERFECTS PLANS TO DUMP PDP FOR APC, SEE HIS EXCUSES

BARRING any hitches, the former Secretary to the Edo State Government, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu will defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) any moment from now. Ize-Iyamu, the PDP candidate in the 2015 governorship election in Edo State who confirmed the move in a telephone interview with Tribune Online yesterday said that he decided to yield to pressure from his supporters who have persistently pleaded with him to “return home.” The former South-South zonal vice-chairman of the APC who is presently in Abuja…

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2023 PRESIDENCY: WHO WANTS TO CREMATE NIGERIA BY YINKA ODUMAKIN

By Yinka Odumakin THE lust for power seems to be bringing out a stupefying unreasonableness in some of our compatriots that is sure to become a source of disequilibrium for the fragile polity. This seems to confirm the aphorism that history repeats itself twice, first as a tragedy and the next time as a farce. It is already knocking at our political door. Since the governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, in 2015 suddenly became a merit campaigner for 2023 post-eight years of Northern hold on power, there has…

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EDO 2020: OSHIOMHOLE CANNOT STOP ME SAYS OABSEKI

Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, declared yesterday that the state does not belong to a few people, but to all residents, irrespective of gender. The governor stated this in Benin during the 2019 Edo Women Summit tagged “Delivering to our People: Next Level,” stressing that the state is making progress and that nobody can stop it. “We are not afraid of anybody and any noise you are hearing, ignore it. Politics has started and we are going to include women in our campaign, because you believe…

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INEC NOMINEE DECLARES LOYALTY TO APC BEFORE SENATE PANEL

 / Osarerin Osadebamwen And Taiwo Amodu – Abuja Osun state nominee for National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Raheem Muideen maybe having too many baggages that may not qualify him for the position of a Commissioner at the Commission. The Senate committee asked him to return back in two days for more interrogation on his qualification or otherwise for his job. Appearing before the Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), for his confirmation screening after his nomination by President Muhammadu Bihari, the 46-year-old academic told the committee…

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REAL REASON APC STAKEHOLDERS WANT OSHIMOMHOLE OUT: THE 2023 AGENDA

Temidayo Akinsuyi, Lagos Facts emerged on Monday on why some stakeholders in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) are demanding the removal of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party. Speaking with our correspondent, a member of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), who preferred not to be named, said those calling for Oshiomhole’s removal were doing so because of the intrigues associated with the 2023 presidential election. According to him, many of those behind the call were afraid Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the party, who is…

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EDO GROUP GIVES OBASEKI, DEPUTY 7 DAYS TO APOLOGISE TO OSHIOMHOLE

By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, have been given a week to apologise to All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole for their alleged role in last Saturday’s attack at Iyamho. The seven-day ultimatum was given by the Edo Peoples Movement (EPM) in a statement in Abuja yesterday. EPM, a group within the APC in Edo State, warned that the failure of the duo of Obaseki and Shaibu to apologise to the former governor as demanded will have consequences. It threatened…

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HOW OKOROCHA OFFERED ME 2MILLION DOLLARS TO ENSURE UCHE NWOSU GOT APC GUBER TICKET

 John Owen Nwachukwu A former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC governorship primary election committee in Imo State, Ahmed Gulak, has alleged that the immediate past governor of the State, Rochas Okorocha, offered him $2 million as a bribe to deliver a certificate of return to his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu. Gulak told Daily Sun that he rejected the bribe because of his integrity, adding that he would have collected after all without anybody dragging him to court. On what transpired between him and the former Governor now serving as…

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