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Ignore PDP, Gear Up For Rerun, APC Charges Osun Voters

The All Progressives Congress Campaign Council for the Osun State Governorship Election has urged the party’s members in the areas where the state’s election rerun will be held on Thursday to ignore the ranting of the PDP and turn out en masse to vote for the ruling party.   In a statement in Abuja by the Chairman of the Council’s Media Committee, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Council said the threat by the PDP to challenge, in court, INEC’s declaration of last Saturday’s election as inconclusive is nothing but sheer bravado,…

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Osun: Oyetola Denies Rift With Aregbesola, Commends Electorate  

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Candidate in Osun State, Alhaji Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola, has denied there is rift between him and the state Governor,  Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, over last Saturday’s election. Oyetola described insinuations in some quarters to that effect as “irrational and present only in the imagination of detractors out to create disaffection within the APC camp ahead of Thursday’s Governorship Rerun”. He said Aregbesola is the model of the governorship project and a dogged driver of good governance continuity, saying he has at all-time provided responsible leadership….

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2019: Return To Wards For Direct Primaries, Shettima ‎Tells Borno APC

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has told All Progressives Congress stake-holders in the state, comprising ‎his deputy, national and state assembly members, state, local government and ward executives of the party, all past and serving government officials as well as party chieftains to return to respective wards and “massively mobilize party members” to fully take part in Thursday’s direct primaries.   Speaking  while swearing-in caretaker chairmen of the 27 local government areas for a term of six months which was attended by majority of stakeholders including national and state…

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Osun: Omisore Thanks SDP Members, Supporters

The candidate of the Social Democratic Party in Osun State gubernatorial election, Iyiola Omisore has expressed appreciation to members and supporters of the party for believing in him and the party. “On the 22nd of May 2018, I took the bold decision to seek for election to the Office of Governor of Osun state under the platform Social Democratic Party (SDP).  The past four months have been very exciting.  I am delighted that our message of good governance and dignity has reached every corner of the state. “Over the past…

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Ex-Kaduna Gov, Makarfi, Denies Anointing Aspirants 

The attention of Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi has been drawn to rumours going round to the effect that he has anointed some aspirants for some offices, including the governorship ticket of the PDP in Kaduna State.   We wish to make it very clear that the distinguished has not anointed anybody. Senator Makarfi’s only preference is for the party to win all available positions in the forthcoming elections.   This is the more reason why he still encourages the coming together of all the aspirants with a view to forging…

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Turn Of Kwara North To Produce Governor, Say Elders

Elders of the Kwara North Senatorial District in the All Progressives Congress (APC) have said it is now the turn of the zone to produce the next governor in the state. The elders made this known at a press conference addressed by the leader, Sen Mohammed Inuwa Ahmed in his house in Ilorin on Thursday. Sen Ahmed lamented that since the return to civilian rule in Nigeria, Kwara North has not produce a governor, whereas, Kwara Central occupied the position for 12 years and South will be eight years by…

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VP Osinbajo Directs NEMA To Supply Building Materials For Niger IDPS

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to supply building materials for resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons from Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger state. He gave the directives when he visited the IDP’s camp in Zungeru Central Primary School in Wushishi Local Government Area of the state. The vice president also directed NEMA to build and rehabilitate resettlement sites for the victims to enable them return home and continue with their lives and farming activities “I am here to see for myself the flood…

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Kano Gov, Ganduje, Swears In Gawuna As New Deputy Governor

The new Deputy Governor of Kano State Alhaji Nasiru Yusuf-Gawuna has been sworn-in on Wednesday at a ceremony presided over by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. The ceremony took place at the Coronation Hall, Government House Kano, attended by thousands of supporters. The governor called on the new deputy governor to be transparent, loyal, sincere and dedicated in the discharge of his duties. “You are advised to abide by the oath of office to be transparent, prudent, ensure probity and justice, and contribute your quota to the development of the state and…

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APC Will Overhaul Governance In Kwara, Says Chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Kwara has promised to overhaul everything about governance in the state come 2019. State chairman of the party, Hon Bashir Bolarinwa made this known on Wednesday in Ilorin in an address delivered at the Governorship aspirants’ parley with members of the party. This is the first time that governorship aspirants were made to present their manifestos to the members of the public in the state. According to the chairman, the governorship aspirants’ parley was a clear departure from the I dash you; “Mo fun…

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NYSC Redeploys 329 Corps Members On Marital, Health Grounds, Says Official

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has redeployed no fewer than 329 corps members posted to Ogun State to other states on marital or health grounds, having completed their orientation exercise. The NYSC State Coordinator in the state, Mrs Josephine Bakare, said this on Monday, at the formal closing ceremony of the orientation programme, which began on Aug. 28 at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Sagamu. Bakare said that the redeployed corps members were part of the 2,134 NYSC 2018 Batch “B’’ Stream II, who had just completed their orientation…

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