Aftermath of March 9 Governorship election; crisis rocks Lagos PDP, jimi Agbaje dumps the party.

Aftermath of March 9 Governorship election; crisis rocks Lagos PDP, jimi Agbaje dumps the party.

Michael Olanrewaju. Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is currently enmessed in crisis as a fall out of the loss of the March 9, 2019 Governorship and Legislative Assembly elections in which the party lose woefully to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The shimmering crisis between the PDP Governorship candidate, Mr.
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Emir of Ilorin mourns Etsu Pategi.

By kehinde Emmanuel, ilorin  The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman Kwara state Traditional Council, Alhaji (Dr) Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has expressed deep shock over the death of the Etsu Patigi, Alhaji Ibrahim Chatta Umar. The emir in his condolence message signed by the National Secretary of Shehu Alimi Foundation for Peace and Development, Mallam Abdulazeez Arowona,
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Ijesa blackout; Fadahunsi calls for calm, tells IBEDC to be more responsive.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo The Senator-elect for Osun East Senatorial District (Ife/ Ijesa land), Chief Francis Adenigba Fadahunsi has appealed to all Ijesa sons and daughters to be calm and peaceful.  In a press release by his media assistant, Sam-Segun Progress and made avail able to Spear Gists in Osogbo, Fadahunsi averred that meaningful development can
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Violent protests: Gov. Oyetola orders the shut down of 3 public higher institutions in Ijesa land.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. Oyetola shuts down College of Education, School of Health Technology and College of Technology Following the unwarranted destruction of public property by irate members of the public in Ilesa, Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on Monday night, ordered the closure of three higher institutions of learning. The Osun State College of Education,
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Visa racketeer suspect in EFCC net, arraigned.

Olu.Babalola,Ibadan. A suspected visas racketeer, Yomi Samson, was on Monday, March 18, 2019, arraigned before Justice Joyce Abdumalik of the Federal High Court 2, Ibadan, on a three-count charge bordering on possession of fake documents, obtaining money under false pretence and misleading an officer of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Samson (aka Becky
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Protesting irate youths against IBEDC attacks journalists destroy gadgets in Ilesa.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo No fewer than four journalists were on Monday morning attacked by suspected hoodlums during a protest organized by some youths in Ilesa against the disconnection of electricity in Ijesa zone of Osun community by the management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) over assault on its staff. The aggrieved youths had on
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Boundary dispute between Yakoyo and Moro brews tension in Osun.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. Boundary dispute between two sleepy peaceful communities of Moro and Yakoyo, in Ife North Local Government currently brews tension leading to communal clash as the former Chief of Army Staff, Genera Alani Akinrinade (RTD.) was accused of instigating violence . The two communities have been at loggerhead over boundary lines , which
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Sen. Adokwe drags Al-Makura to Tribunal, challenges his victory.

Samson Osuo, Lafia. The Senator representing Nasarawa South Senatorial District and Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recently conducted election, Suleiman Adokwe has gone to the Tribunal to challenge the victory of the state Governor Tanko Al-Makura. Adokwe who is the current Senator representing the district in the National Assembly contested with
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Gov. Sani-Bello charges 9th NASS members-elect to be loyal to party.

Tunde  Bolaji – Minna   The governor of Niger state,  Abubakar Sani-Bello has admonished all members of National Assembly-elect from the state to be good ambassadors of the state. He also charged them to  represent the state with renewed resolve to attract more socioeconomic development to the people of the state. This was contained in a
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Group tasks Kwara Gov-elect on good governance, accountability.

A group in Kwara, Elites Network for Sustainable Development (ENetSuD), has called on the Governor-elect, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to make good governance, transparency and accountability the hallmarks of his administration The Coordinator of the group, Dr Alagbonsi Abdullateef made the call on Sunday in Ilorin in the congratulatory message to the governor-elect and all the elected
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Building collapse: Gov. Oyetola orders integrity tests on weak buildings.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. Osun State will carry out integrity test on houses suspected to be weak to prevent building collapse. Governor Gboyega Oyetola gave the directive at the weekend, following last week’s collapse of buildings in Lagos and Ibadan. Supervisor for Works, Mr Remi Omowaiye, said on Sunday that the directive on integrity test will
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Osun, China to collaborate on mining, agric, ICT, others

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. The Republic of China has pledged to assist in lifting the socio-economic development of Osun state through collaboration in infrastructural development‎, education, agriculture, mining and commerce. Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Zhou Pingjian, gave the indication of his country’s readiness to work with the state government during his visit to Governor Gboyega Oyetola
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Gov. Oyetola congratulates Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun as capable helsmen.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has expressed confidence in the ability of Lagos State Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Ogun State Governor-elect Dapo Abiodun to perform to the expectation of their people. He described the two of them as “capable and able given their antecedent.” Governor Oyetola stated this in a message of
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Kwarans wants genuine change; APC chieftain,Wole Oke tells Gov.-elect.

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, Chief Stephen Wole Oke has called on the Governor-elect, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to effect genuine and positive change in the state. Oke, a former Leader in Kwara Assembly made the call on Friday in a statement issued in Ilorin. He said that with the declaration of
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