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Senate Minority Leader: Presidency Can’t Blame National Assembly For Budget Delay

Senate Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi, has advised the Presidency to desist from playing politics with sensitive issues like the budgeting process.   Senator Olujinmi noted that a recent statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari, blaming the National Assembly for the annual delay in the passage of the Appropriation Act was not only unfortunate but only shows that the Executive arm is not saying the truth.   “The President himself in June this year expressed surprise during a meeting with the leadership of the National Assembly when he was confronted…

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APC Chairman, Oshiomhole, Explains Why He Was Quizzed By DSS

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has given an insight into why he was quizzed by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). The APC chairman travelled out of the country after he was interrogated by the DSS over allegations of collecting bribe during his party’s primary elections. Speaking during an interaction with editors in Lagos on Saturday, Oshiomhole said he “saw DSS only once and it was a conversation, not an arrest or detention”. He said: “The conversation centred around APC primaries. The…

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Corruption: PDP Raises Alarm As Oshiomhole Jets Out After DSS Grill

… I’ve No Hand In Oshiomhole’s Travails-Amosun The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), has called on the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) and International Police (INTERPOL) to help track down Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who is reported to have jetted out of the after hours of investigation by the Department of State Services (DSS), over alleged corruption charges. The party said Oshiomhole’s swift flight out of the country, at the heat of the investigation, is suspect and goes to confirm allegations that the Presidency is shielding…

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I Won’t Abandon Projects Inherited From Former Regime – Fayemi

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has assured the people that his administration will not abandon projects inherited from previous administrations in the State. Speaking in Afao Ekiti on Wednesday during his tour of The Gifted Academy built by the Ayo Fayose-led government, Dr Fayemi stated that though he may not agree with his predecessor on the rationale behind the establishment of some projects, abandoning those projects would amount to wasting the resources of Ekiti State. The governor who re-echoed his administration’s perception of governance in “the continuum frame” recalled…

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Senator Faseyi Harps On Unity, Peace Among Ekiti PDP Members

The member representing Ekiti North in Senate, Senator Duro Faseyi has harped on the need for all stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state to focus on issues that will engender unity and cohesiveness of the party rather than selfish interest. This is even as Senator Faseyi challenged his colleague representing Ekiti South in the Senate, Senator Biodun Olujimi to come out openly to tell the whole world her role in crisis rocking the PDP in the state popularly known as Fountain of Knowledge. Senator Faseyi spoke…

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Mid-Term Elections: Race Row Intensifies As Americans Vote Today In

………34m Already Voted Race-baiting allegations have mired the homestretch of the United States mid-term elections today, turning it into one of the ugliest campaigns in recent times. US networks have withdrawn President Donald Trump’s ad about a cop-killing illegal immigrant. Meanwhile, racist automated calls targeted prominent African-American candidates in Florida and Georgia. Control of Congress is up for grabs in Tuesday’s poll, which is being seen as a referendum on Mr Trump. His ability to govern in the final two years of his term will hinge upon the outcome of…

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OLUSEGUN MIMIKO: IN SEARCH OF A LEADER

Any serious discerning observer would know that for a long time, indeed for a very long time, there has been and still exists in Nigeria a search for a leader. Disciplined leadership is crucial to a Nation’s future and prosperity. Good Leadership is the difference between a Nation’s poverty and prosperity. It is the reason one country is successful and another country is failing. It is the reason why such countries as Dubai, Singapore, Macau, Malaysia and others that are not endowed enjoy prosperity, while the one that is greatly…

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2019: PDP Candidate Agbaje Picks First Bank Director As Running Mate

The Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje , has announced a lawyer , Mrs. Haleemat Busari, as his running mate . The law graduate from the University of Lagos is a Director on the board of several blue- chip companies. She was a director in Zain Nigeria Ltd ( now Airtel Nigeria , a leading telecommunications company) and a serving director in First Bank , Sierra Leone . A statement on Thursday by the Director of Media and Publicity of the Jimi Agbaje Campaign Organisation,…

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APC Crisis: Buhari Meets Oshiomhole, Tinubu, Gov Shettima, Ndume

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met behind closed door with National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Asiwaju Tinubu, who arrived at the State House at 3.56 p.m, was seen moving into the president’s office. The President’s meeting with the APC leader and Oshiomhole  came less than 24 hours after Buhari hosted aggrieved APC aspirants  to a dinner at the State House. Those at the dinner included the governorship, National and State Assembly aspirants…

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Kashamu-Backed Ogun PDP Says INEC’s Action In Order On Candidates

The faction of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) decision to recognise its candidates is in order going by a court order which recognised the faction as the authentic in the state. In a statement Chairman of the state PDP, Engnr Dayo Adebayo said that INEC only complied with valid and subsisting order on the true faction of the party in the state. According to the statement:”The attention of the Engr. Adebayo Dayo-led Ogun State Executive Committee of the Peoples…

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