Ondo 2020: APC flags-off campaign
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday in Akure officially flagged off the campaign of its candidate, Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, for the Oct. 10 gubernatorial election in Ondo State Speaking at the rally, the Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the party, Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe, urged people of the state not…
Factionalisation threatens APC Imo North bye-election
• Okorocha accuses Uzodimma of running APC in name, working with PDP men • You are not a party man, replies Uzodimma The unending feud within the political fold of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo State that pre-dates 2019 general elections has persisted without an end in sight. The feud initially degenerated…
Edo State and the gathering storm
Some years ago, I was among those invited by the US Consul General to his residence in Lagos for a cocktail party as part of the celebrations of the American Independence Day. I stood at the back of the open arena next to one of the officials of the US Consulate. I later got into…
Intrigues in Lagos APC over East Senatorial bye-election
• Alebiosu, Basorun confirm GAC’s support for Abiru Except there are last-minute changes or some intervention, former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Polaris Bank, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru, will be ratified as the sole and consensus candidate for the forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial bye-election on the platform of Lagos State chapter of All Progressives…
Race for new Japan PM starts after shock resignation
The race to succeed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe kicked off informally on Saturday, with several contenders announcing their plans to stand, a day after Japan's longest-serving leader announced his resignation.
Trump gets Republican nomination and claims election being rigged
President Donald Trump opened his bid for a second term after securing the Republican nomination Monday in typically combative, dark fashion with a claim that Democrats are working to "steal" the election that polls currently show him losing. Minutes after the party completed the formal nomination vote confirming Trump as the candidate on November 3,…
Lalong’s ex-chief of staff withdraws from Plateau senatorial by-election
Chief John Dafaan, immediate past Chief of Staff to Gov. Simon Lalong has officially withdrawn from the forthcoming Plateau South Senatorial by-election.
Lebanon a lesson and a hope
There was an election recently in Belarus. The incumbent had been president for 26 years and was seeking a 6th term to extend his life presidency. Everybody who had contested against him
Ondo State governorship election: APC inaugurates national campaign council
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated a 104-member national campaign council, headed by Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, for the Oct. 10 governorship election in Ondo State.