Category archives for: INTERVIEW

#OSUNDECIDES: Omisore Will Lose The Election His Deposit – Octogenarian, Pa G. O. Lawal

Omisore, Aregbesola and Akinbade

Honourable Gbadamosi Okunlola Lawal was a member of the old Oyo State House of Assembly between 1979 to 1983. He was elected under the platform of the defunct Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN). Honourable Lawal has been a progressive since 1952. He had a stint as the Chairman of Ikirun District Council between 1959 to […]

EXPOSED!!! Northern leaders can stop Boko Haram —Senator


The Chairman, Senate Committee on Special Duties, Senator Marcus Ikisikpo, in this interview with SUNDAY ABORISHADE, speaks about Nigeria’s security challenges, the 2015 elections and the misappropriation of ecological funds, among other issues What’s your view on the insecurity in Nigeria? The issue of insecurity in Nigeria is everybody’s problem and if you think that […]

#OSUNPOLL: Steer clear S/W , Yorubas know how protect their votes – Bolorunduro tells FG

Wale Bolorunduro

Dr. Wale Bolorunduro is the chairman, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola Campaign Committee in Ijesa North federal constituency and Osun State commissioner for Finance, Budget and Economic Planning. In this interview with kazeem akintunde, Bolorunduro speaks on the forthcoming gubernatorial elections in the state, defection of Senator Isiaka Adeleke from PDP to APC and other sundry issues […]

OSUN 2014: Rigging Must Be Resisted In Osun… Read more


Deputy Director, Bureau of Communication, Osun State, Mr. Sola Fasure, in this interview with Musa Odoshimokhe, speaks on the Aregbesola administration and preparations for the August 9 governorship election. What are the issues that will shape the August 9 election in Osun State? The election will be decided by the general condition in the country, […]

#OSUNPOLL: ‘Dont sell your destiny for rice and kerosene’ – Akinbade condemns ‘stomach infrastructure


The candidate of the Labour Party in the forthcoming Osun State governorship election, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade, on Sunday condemned the distribution of food, money and other gifts during election campaigns. Akinbabde accused the proponents of the practice, which has been termed ‘stomach infrastructure,’ of introducing a dangerous trend into the nation’s politics. He said good […]

Osun 2014: “…I can’t see Omisore winning the poll, I don’t think he can win…” – Fayose!

Ekiti state governor-elect, Ayo Fayose and Osun state governorship aspirant, Iyiola Omisore

If you’re wondering why Ayo Fayose didn’t extend his south-west campaign to Omisore/PDP in Osun, he made a comment on a popular radio interview in Ado-Ekiti where he shared is opinion on the possibility of the Osun governorship candidate under his party, PDP, winning the election. He said with all seriousness, “…I can’t see Omisore […]

Aregbesola: Why I’m Not Disturbed About Re-Election, Reels Out Administration’s Successes


Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State, in an interview with journalists in Osogbo, the state capital, said he nursed no worries about his reelection as he reeled out the successes of his administration being the basis of his confidence, amongst other related issues. Shola Oyeyipo brings the excerpts: With your election a few weeks away, […]

#OSUNDECIDES: Why I’m Disturbed about Ekiti Election – Aregbesola


“As a loyal APC member, I was disturbed, but as a head of a government that has worked so well with the people, I don’t even see the effect. I look at my engagement with the people, the products of my government which has not left any home unaffected positively, and I said if election […]

Latest On Edo Assembly Crisis:Crisis not fuelled by defection – Majority Leader


Mr Philip Shaibu, the Majority Leader, Edo House of Assembly, says the crisis in the Assembly was not fueled by the defection of four All Progressives Congress legislators. Shaibu told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Benin that what happened was contrary to the claims making the rounds. “The crisis was rather fueled […]

Ekiti Election: Ekiti people back to Egypt, says Falana


In this interview with OLUSOLA FABIYI, Lagos lawyer, who is also an indigene of Ekiti State, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), speaks on the outcome of the June 21 governorship election in the state. Were your surprised with the outcome of Ekiti governorship election? I was flabbergasted by the outcome of the results. Based on several […]

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