The latest in the series of vile attempts to undermine the Afenifere worldview is the ill-fated palace coup attempt staged the other week in Akure. Certain political dramatis personae
24 Sep 2020
Mercifully, the war drums fell silent in Edo State on Saturday. In place of war drums, it was undisturbed victory songs, rejoicing and dancing. On the streets and in the village square. The fear of an Armageddon dissolved, thanks to the police high command’s disinterestedness, but purely professionalism this time. The voters displayed enthusiasm and…
27 Jul 2020
The governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in the 2019 general elections in Oyo State, Oyedele Hakeem Alao, yesterday, threatened to sue Governor Seyi Makinde if he goes ahead to access the N100 billion bond.
4 Jan 2020
Founding national secretary of Alliance for Democracy (AD), Dr. Udenta Udenta, has stated that Nigeria cannot be restructured under the current political atmosphere.
2 Dec 2019
Lagos State governorship candidate of Alliance for Democracy (AD) in the 2019 election, Chief Owolabi Salis, has expressed belief in the judicial system, adding that the truth cannot be suppressed.
21 Aug 2019
The Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has resumed hearing of two petitions filed by Alliance for Democracy (AD) governorship candidate, Chief Owolabi Salis, and his Labour Party (LP) counterpart, Ifagbemi Awamaridi.
17 Jun 2019
An Ikeja Election Petitions Tribunal on Monday dismissed a petition filed by the Alliance for Democracy (AD) and the Labour Party (LP), challenging the victory of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governorship election was held on March 9 this year. The Chairman of the tribunal, Justice T. T.…
20 May 2019
The gubernatorial candidate of Alliance for Democracy (AD), Owolabi Salis and his Labour Party (LP) counterpart, Professor Ifagbemi Awamaridi, have asked the Lagos State Attorney General to investigate Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s voter card. They alleged that Sanwo-Olu, who stood for the election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was declared as winner…
13 May 2019
The Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Obafemi Hamzat has lost his father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat. He was until his death on Sunday the traditional ruler of Afowowa Kingdom in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State. He was aged 86. According to a family source who pleaded anonymity, his remains would be buried on…
26 Apr 2019
Gubermitaorial candidate of Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Lagos State, Chief Owolabi Salis, and the party yesterday filed a petition at the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ikeja to stop the swearing-in of Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as governor on May 29. Prof. Ifagbemi Awamaridi of the Labour Party (LP)…
23 Apr 2019
It is no longer speculation. The 2019 general elections have come and gone. The outcomes are also here with us. Excerpt in some states where the outcomes of the exercise are still being contested, those who won in the process are already bracing up for the challenges of their victory. Also, the Southeast voted. The…
12 Mar 2019
Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Lagos has rejected the result of last Saturday’s election declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in which All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, emerged as winner. But the AD’s governorship candidate, Chief Owolabi Salis, alleged that the exercise was marred by irregularities, intimidation, double voting and collation…