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6 Mar 2019
Defeat is not an option for Lagos State chapter of Alliance for Democracy (AD). The gubernatorial candidate of the party, Chief Owolabi Salis, maintains that if there was any time for AD to bounce back, it would be in the forthcoming governorship and state Assembly elections. Salis told The Guardian that his party would inflict…
13 Feb 2019
Some members of the Lagos State chapter of Alliance for Democracy (AD) have defected to the Action Democratic Party (ADP) and declared support for its gubernatorial candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi. The defectors, under the aegis of the G89 group, comprised the party’s stakeholders’ from Ikorodu, Somolu, Ajah, Epe, and Kosofe local government areas, known to be…
14 Jan 2019
Lagos State governorship candidate of Alliance for Democracy (AD), Chief Owolabi Salis, has described Lagos State governorship election as one between the powers that-be in the state and the people. Salis made the statement in Ifako-Ijaye, when he met members of Cherubim and Seraphim Church. He said the man being backed by the powers that-be…
26 Nov 2018
General Superintendent, Assemblies of God Nigeria, Rev. Chidi Okoroafor, says political parties in Nigeria do not have distinct philosophy. The cleric, who stated this in Abakaliki at the weekend, said what we see are simply platforms, or windows through which people get into office. Okoroafor, who was re-elected as the General Superintendent for another four…
23 Nov 2018
The only way for Lagos State to be rescued is for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to be voted out by the electorate in 2019. The state’s chapter of Alliance for Democracy (AD), the original platform upon which Bola Tinubu, who is currently a chieftain of APC, emerged as governor in 1999, made the…
13 Nov 2018
Alliance for Democracy (AD) governorship candidate for Lagos State, Mr. Owolabi Salis, has described the TraderMoni scheme of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as fraud. Addressing newsmen in Lagos yesterday, Salis said that the only way the APC candidate, Jide Sanwo-Olu, could win the next governorship election is manipulation by the Independent National Electoral Commission…
1 Nov 2018
Olisa Agbakoba, an activist and former president of the Nigeria Bar Association, is also one of the conveners of the Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM). In this interview with KEHINDE OLATUNJI, he examines the political processes leading to the 2019 general election and zoning, among other issues: Why has NIM been quiet lately? Before NIM came…
3 Oct 2018
Governorship aspirant of the Oyo State Alliance for Democracy (AD), Oyedele Hakeem Alao, has emerged the party’s candidate for the 2019 elections. In the party’s primaries held in Ibadan, Alao was unanimously elected after his rival failed show up for the election. Addressing newsmen after the primaries, Alao thanked the delegates, party leaders and members…
2 Oct 2018
A chieftain of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Mr. Akinkunle Caulcrick, has said the party is much alive and repositioned to takeover the governance of Lagos State next year, adding that what remains is for Lagosians to get their PVC and vote out the ruling party in the state. 
1 Oct 2018
The current political wrangling in Lagos State over who occupies the office of governor for the next four years is not entirely about Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. The issue is also not about Ambode’s relationship with his benefactor and demi-god of Lagos politics, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. It appears to be all about Tinubu’s political progression and…
19 Sep 2018
Just as the heat is on in Lagos State, three critical factors have been observed as possible determinants of how the gubernatorial election in Ogun State would play out.
9 Sep 2018
The Alliance for Democracy (AD) governorship candidate in Lagos State, High Chief Owolabi Salis, said bridging the gap between the poor and the rich in the health, education and housing sectors is the tool to measure how truly a government has performed.


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