30 May 2020
There won’t be red carpet reception for the former governor of Ekiti State, Segun Oni, when he returns to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says immediate past governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose.
20 Mar 2020
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.
20 Mar 2020
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.
12 May 2019
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.
1 May 2019
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…
21 Apr 2019
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),…
13 Feb 2019
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…
11 Dec 2018
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…
5 Sep 2018
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.
1 Sep 2018
The Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) Elders’ Forum has appealed to Segun Oni to withdraw the suit challenging the eligibility of the governor-elect...
18 Aug 2018
The remains of former Personal Assistant to former Gov. Segun Oni and a Commissioner in the Federal Character Commission (FCC), Bunmi Ojo was on Friday interred in his hometown Ido Ekiti, Headquarters of Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
14 Aug 2018
The Ado Ekiti State Police Command has pledged to do everything possible to arrest the killers of Bunmi Ojo, ex-aide to former governor Segun Oni. The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Caleb Ikechukwu, gave the commitment yesterday.He said no suspect has been arrested since the All Progressives Congress...