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25 Oct
Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Dimeji Bankole has blamed the overbearing influence of governors for the high turnover of legislators in the country.
22 Mar 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently receiving former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, and former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, who recently moved over to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). They were accompanied to the Presidential Villa on Monday by the Chairman, Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the APC,…
7 Jun 2019
" The best legacy President Muhammadu Buhari must leave for Nigerians, for them to remember him forever, is to ensure that the country reverses to parliamentary system of government.” Chief Alani Bankole, father to former House of Representatives speaker, Dimeji Bankole, said this in Abeokuta yesterday while commending Buhari for recognising June 12 as Democracy…
24 Mar 2019
Now that the National Assembly seats have been won and lost, there is frantic politicking across the geo-political zones, as Senator-elects scramble for principal offices in the 9th Assembly. The permutations put the South West at a vantage point, should the Deputy Senate be zoned to the region, with three major contending states— Ondo, Oyo…
3 Feb 2019
Former Speaker, House of Representatives and Ogun State Action Democratic Party (ADP) Governorship candidate, Dimeji Bankole has pledged not to betray the people of the state if elected governor.
2 Feb 2019
Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Dimeji Bankole has expressed concern about the worrisome situation of unemployment in the country and called for urgent steps to reverse it.
1 Jan 2019
The chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, on Monday December 17, 2018 announced that he has submitted 29 names of persons to the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) because they are banned from traveling abroad over pending corruption cases. Obono-Obla who disclosed this at the media…
7 Oct 2018
When Olusegun Obasanjo became Nigeria’s president in 1999, the people celebrated. After years spent under repressive military juntas, democracy was a welcome relief. Obasanjo, a onetime military head of state had gone through the same turmoils suffered by the average Nigerian within a space of three years, three months and three days. He also understood…
29 May 2018
Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, has praised the military for keeping away from the allure of political power. He disclosed this in a statement marking Democracy Day yesterday.
27 May 2018
The contest to have Governor Ibikunke Amosun’s successor in Ogun State is already unsettling not only members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), but camps of opposition parties in the state.
25 May 2017
The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State has taken a new dimension as some of the party’s members who are loyal to former Speaker of the House of Representatives...
2 Apr 2017
Lest we forget, the late Abubakar Audu (24 October 1947-22 November, 2015) was twice the Governor of Nigeria’s Kogi state. His first tenure was from January 1992 until November 1993 when democracy crashed again to ‘militicians’ led by General Sani Abacha.

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