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INEC insists on Saturday, September 10 for Edo governorship polls; Observers kick

AGENE GODWIN ,Benin Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has confirmed that the Edo State gubernatorial election slated for Saturday, September 10, 2016, will hold as earlier announced. Addressing the press, the National Commissioner in charge of Voters Education and Publicity, Mr Soyebi Solomon, said the Commission does not take orders …

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Ondo primary: APC youth group faults EPY’s claims that Fayemi donated N700 million for Akeredolu’s election

A group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) youths under the aegis of the Progressive Youth League (PYL), has described as puerile and baseless allegations by a faceless group, Ekiti Progressives Youths (EPY) that Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, donated the sum of N700 million to …

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Lalong blasts Sango, PDP over alleged financial mismanagement, says allegations mere diversionary diatribe

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has ‎described the allegations of mismanagement of funds against his administration by the state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Damishi Sango, as a malicious, ridiculous diatribe and mere diversionary tactic employed by the opposition in the state to score cheap political …

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Edo elections will be determined based on personality; No difference between the parties – Akenzua

AGENE GODWIN, Benin Chairman, Benin Leaders of Thought (BLT) His Royal Highness, Ovbioba Edun Akenzua, the Enogie of Obazuwa has said that only the personal profile of the candidates jostling to succeed Governor Adams Oshiomhole will define the winner of next week’s governorship poll. Speaking with newsmen in his private …

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Protest at national headquarters, an attempt to scuttle our visit – Bauchi APC; Insists: ‘We know the sponsors’

From Ruth David, Bauchi Bauchi State chapter the All Progressives Congress (APC), has revealed that the protest held at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja was an attempt to scuttle the visit by the state APC leadership in the state. Disclosing this immediately after an emergency expanded state executive meeting …

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Bauchi Govt withdraws Daar Communication’s Right of Occupancy of its land; Station suspects political motive

From Ruth David, Bauchi Bauchi ‎State Government has withdrawn the Right of Occupancy of a land situated at Tirwun outskirts of Bauchi belonging to DAAR Communications, owners of African Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower. The letter to that effect, signed by the State commissioner of Lands, Alhaji Abubakar Tatari Ali, …

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