Ekiti PDP caretaker committee, Fayose disagree on return of Oni to party
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) caretaker committee in Ekiti State has disagreed with the former governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on the return of former Governor Segun Oni to the party. Fayose had last week said that there would not be red carpet reception for Oni in the PDP.
Olujimi welcomes Segun Oni’s return to PDP
The Senator representing Ekiti South at the National Assembly, Chief Biodun Olujimi has welcomed the return of former Governor, Segun Oni to the Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Segun Oni’s defection may alter permutations in Ekiti APC, PDP
In her 24 years of checkered political history, Ekiti State has produced four politicians who cannot easily be dismissed. They also have a huge stake in its future political permutations.
My supporters were treated like leprous people in APC, Oni alleges
Former Governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, yesterday said that his supporters across the 16 local councils of the state were treated like leprous people after he helped Governor Kayode Fayemi to win the 2018 governorship election.
Ekiti APC and Oni’s fate: A travail foretold
Where did the rain start to beat Segun Oni? Once considered the most influential figure in Ekiti All Progressives Congress (APC), Oni, a former governor whose tenure was terminated by the Appeal Court, which replaced him with the incumbent governor Kayode Fayemi in 2010, was the Deputy Chairman, South of the APC before bowing out to contest the primary of the party in May 2018.
Ekiti APC suspends Segun Oni for alleged anti-party activities
The immediate past Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Segun Oni, has been suspended indefinitely from the party. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Oni, who was also a former governor of Ekiti, was suspended over alleged anti-party activities. In a letter dated May 1, 2019, and addressed…
Oni vs Fayemi: Ekiti politics of survival, grudge
In her 23 years of checkered political life, the history of Ekiti State cannot be told conclusively without recounting the proper place of Segun Oni and Kayode Fayemi. It was their protracted legal battle for the governorship seat that led the state to doing off-cycle governorship election. For a period of seven years (2007- 2014),…
Appeal court upholds Kwara APC guber candidature
The Court of Appeal yesterday set aside an earlier ruling by the state High Court and upheld the nomination of Kwara State All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq. It argued that the state high court lacked powers to entertain any suit against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In a unanimous decision on…
Court dismisses Oni’s suit against Fayemi on eligibility, says governor validly nominated
The Federal High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti yesterday dismissed the suit filed by former Governor Segun Oni challenging the eligibility of the incumbent governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election. Oni, also an APC aspirant in the election, was challenging Fayemi’s eligibility on…
Oni group insists on direct primaries in Ekiti APC convention
The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) may be heading for a major crisis over the option of primaries to be adopted in the election of candidates for the 2019 general elections.