Senator Buruji Kashamu
9 Aug 2020
Former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Senator Buruji Kashamu, yesterday, died of complications from Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease in Lagos. He was aged 62.
17 Dec 2019
A declaration the other day that a convicted senator’s seat would not be declared vacant and the convict would continue to be paid his salary and emoluments
7 Jun 2019
Federal High Court, Lagos, has awarded a cost of N100,000 in favour of Department of State Services (DSS) and the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) against Senator Buruji Kashamu. According to yesterday’s ruling, Kashamu will pay N50,000 each to the two agencies for unduly delaying hearing of the application he filed to stop his…
15 Mar 2019
It was a battle fought on three fronts. Yet the March 23, 2019 governorship election in Ogun State ended as a fight between the incumbent governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and some stakeholders of All Progressives Congress (APC), the platform on which he secured the tickets to run the affairs of Ogun State in 2011 and…
3 Mar 2019
The March 9 governorship election in Ogun State will finally settle the quadrangle complexities that make the election very difficult to predict, despite the performance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
17 Feb 2019
The ugly incident that played out during the presidential rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abeokuta did not surprise many that have followed the political trajectory in Ogun State.
7 Feb 2019
Some civil society groups have expressed apprehension over reports that some political parties are plotting to cast a slur on the credibility of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies with the aim of discrediting the eventual outcome of the polls. Prominent among such organisations that have raised the alarm is the Coalition…
21 Dec 2018
Senator Buruji Kashamu, representing Ogun East, yesterday declared that he remains the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State.
9 Dec 2018
The defection of some core loyalists of Ogun State Governor,Senator Ibikunle Amosun to the Allied Peoples Movement(APM) and his open...
2 Dec 2018
There is unease in the parties as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) closes window of substitution of candidates for the 2019 governorship and state Assembly elections. The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has described the primaries as some of the “most acrimonious” in the nation’s recent history, resulting in…
6 Aug 2018
There were strong indications that the recent expulsion of Senator Buruji Kashamu, representing Ogun East senatorial district in the Senate, would bring to an end the protracted crisis bedeviling Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). It all began about a decade ago, when the former governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, failed to install…
24 Jul 2018
Two chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have reacted to the recent gubernatorial poll and primary election for the position in Ekiti and Osun states. The two prominent stakeholders are Senator Buruji Kashamu and Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi who contested the PDP gubernatorial primary in Osun State. Senator Ademola Adeleke was declared the winner of…