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Exposed: PDP Governors’ Secret Plot Against Ribadu

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu

Some governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party have begun moves to stop a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, from emerging as the party’s governorship candidate in Adamawa State. The governors, who were part of a meeting in the Akwa Ibom State Governor’s Lodge in […]

PDP Leaders In A Crucial Meeting Over Ribadu’s Governorship Ambition

PDP holds meeting over Ribadu

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party are currently meeting on whether to grant waiver to some governorship aspirants from Adamawa State, who recently defected to the PDP from the opposition party. Those who applied for the party’s waiver already are the former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, the […]

Edo APC Finally Reacts To Tom Ikimi’s Defection To PDP

Chief Tom Ikimi

The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Wednesday described the exit of a former leader of the party, Chief Tom Ikimi, as a “defection into the lion’s den.” The state’s Publicity Secretary, Godwin Erahon, who made this known in Benin, said the party was waiting carefully for the next political move of […]

Finally, Obasanjo Meets Jonathan Over Security Issues

OBASANJO

President Goodluck Jonathan and former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday met in Aso Rock Villa where they discussed the nation’s security challenge. Our correspondent gathered that the visit was on the invitation of President Jonathan. The visit came few days after the former president commended efforts of the Federal and Lagos state governments made to […]

Osun Poll: How Security Operatives Assaulted And Arrested Me Few Hours To The Election – Osun Attorney-General, Afolabi

Chief Wale Afolabi

STILL recuperating from the ordeal subjected to by the security operatives during the recently-held governorship election in Osun State, the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in the state, Chief Wale Afolabi, on Monday in Owerri narrated to journalists how he was arrested by some security operatives in the state and detained for some hours before […]

#OsunResult: Why APC should challenge Ife Zone election result – OSGF gives reasos

Osun-Election-result

A socio-political organisation, Osun Good Governance Forum (OSGF), has advised the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Rauf Aregbesola to challenge the result of the August 9, 2014 governorship election in Ife Federal Constituency before an Election Petition Tribunal. The group in a statement signed by its coordinator, Adebayo Abagun, said the number of votes […]

Osun PDP tears apart as Legal Adviser joins APC

Defection of PDP Legal Adviser-1

The fold of Osun chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has further depleted, as its Legal Adviser, Prince John Abolarinwa Abidoye, crossed over to the All Progressive Party (APC). Abidoye, as at the time of his defection on Tuesday, was the Secretary of PDP’s Legal Committee, compiling the party’s petition to be filed before […]

Asiri tu! How PDP Plans To Unseat Aregbesola Comes 2015 – Source reveals

APC again uncovers PDP's Plot to rig

Still suffering from the pains of losing to Governor Rauf Aregbesola in the August 9, 2014 governorship election in the State of Osun, some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Senator Iyiola Omisore have devised a new political strategy to unseat Aregbesola. The new plan, tagged: “Aregbesola’s 2015 Exit” was aimed at impeaching […]

EXPOSED: How PDP members attacked themselves over election booty…You need to how much alotted to each PU to induce voters

Fresh facts emerging have revealed how the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members are attacking themselves over the money released during the August 9, 2014 governorship election in the State of Osun and blaming the attack on members of All Progressives Congress (APC). It would recalled that the PDP had recently raised a false alarm, alleging […]

#OSUNOUTCOME: When God Is For Us …A MUST READ

We must appreciate God for our uniqueness that distinguishes us from the whole lot. The white man came and found us so; that is why they marginalized us and gave undue preference to the Northern and Eastern parts of the country, so that all political alliances that have ever been, got consummated between the duo. […]

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