GBOLUGA vs AKINTOYE: Tribunal’s Judgement negates Constitution -Ondo PDP heads for Appeal Court

GBOLUGA vs AKINTOYE: Tribunal’s Judgement negates Constitution -Ondo PDP heads for Appeal Court

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the judgment of Election petition tribunal that nullified the election of a member representing Okitipupa/Irele federal constituency, Hon Ikengboju Gboluga. The Party therefore vowed that it would challenge the Verdict at the Court of Appeal. In a Statement signed by its State Director of Publicity, Mr Zadok Akintoye, PDP said the tribunal’s judgement that sacked its lawmaker was at variance…

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UPDATE: Reactions Trail Removal of Okitipupa/Irele Federal Lawmaker

UPDATE: Reactions Trail Removal of Okitipupa/Irele Federal Lawmaker

By: Ade Adeleke Reactions have been trailing the judgment of the Ondo state Election petition tribunal sitting in Akure that nullified the election of a member representing Okitipupa/Irele federal constituency at the National Assembly, Hon Ikengboju Gboluga of the PDP. The court however declared the APC Candidate Albert Akintoye (aka S.O.T) the winner of the election. The federal lawmaker was removed over issue of dual citizenship. The court held that the lawmaker was ineligibility to…

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UPDATE: Tribunal Sacks Ondo Reps Member Gboluga, returns Akintoye

UPDATE: Tribunal Sacks Ondo Reps Member Gboluga, returns Akintoye

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state Election petition tribunal sitting in Akure today sacked member representing Okitipupa/Irele federal constituency, Hon Ikengboju Gboluga of the PDP. The court however declared the APC Candidate Albert Akintoye (aka S.O.T) the winner of the election. The federal lawmaker was removed over issue of dual citizenship. The three man panel headed by Justice Nuhu Adi directed INEC to withdraw his certificate of return and issue another one to the petitioner,…

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Use your Ministerial Appointment for Unity of Ondo APC -Akeredolu tells Alasoadura

Use your Ministerial Appointment for Unity of Ondo APC -Akeredolu tells Alasoadura

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN has advised the Minister-designate from Ondo state, Senator Tayo Alasoadura to use the opportunity of his appointment to unite and strengthen the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State for the challenges ahead. In a Statement on behalf of the governor, Donald Ojogo, Hon. Commissioner for Information and Orientation, believes that the confirmation of Alasoadura by the Senate would go a long way in bringing…

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N’Delta Youths back Gbajabiamila over Composition of House Committee on NDDC

N’Delta Youths back Gbajabiamila over Composition of House Committee on NDDC

By: Ade Adeleke A group of youths under the aegis of Concerned Niger Delta Youth Alliance (CNYA) has expressed support to the decision of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila to appoint a fellow youth as the Chairman House Committee on NDDC, Hon. Bunmi Tunji-Ojo. The group spoke through its National Secretary, Charles Ateke who lauded Gbajabiamila for the responsibility given to Hon. Bunmi Tunji-Ojo as the Chairman of House…

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OPINION: WHY IT’S ALWAYS BETTER TO VOTE OPPOSITION PARTIES INTO POWER

OPINION: WHY IT’S ALWAYS BETTER TO VOTE OPPOSITION PARTIES INTO POWER

WHY IT’S ALWAYS BETTER TO CHANGE LEADERS AND VOTE OPPOSITION PARTIES INTO POWER By: Zadok Akintoye It’s been 58+ years since independence and almost 20 years of unbroken democracy, yet we have not moved closer to our vision for a greater prosperous Nigerian nation. Most of us, in our deep thoughts and meditations wonder why our beautiful country is yet to become a global player and success amongst the committee of nations. The simple truth…

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Dualization of ‘Ever Busy’ Akure-Oda Road set to Commence -Ondo Govt

Dualization of ‘Ever Busy’ Akure-Oda Road set to Commence -Ondo Govt

By: Ade Adeleke All is now set for the dualization of ever busy Oda road in Akure by the Ondo state government. This is in continuation of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s commitment to make Ondo State roads complied with world approved standards. The commissioner for Works and infrastructure Hon Saka Yusuf Ogunleye announced this while speaking at the palace of Olojoda of Oda, where he briefed the Regent oba Abike Akosile on the need for the…

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NYSC provided platform for my Marriage with Betty –Governor Akeredolu

NYSC provided platform for my Marriage with Betty –Governor Akeredolu

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has hailed the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC for being instrumental to him marrying his wife during his service year and making him becoming a detribalised Nigerian. Akeredolu disclosed this when the NYSC management and corps members in the state made a surprise visit to his office in Akure to celebrate his birthday with him. The Governor said that without NYSC, he would not have been…

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PDP lauds Court for allowing Removal of LG Chairmen, Councillors in Oyo

PDP lauds Court for allowing Removal of LG Chairmen, Councillors in Oyo

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Oyo State Chapter has lauded the ruling of an Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan, which vacated the interlocutory injunction that prevented the state government from removing local government Chairmen and Councillors. A statement by the Publicity Secretary of the party, Engineer Akeem Olatunji, made available to newsmen on Tuesday indicated that the court ruling was in clear adherence to the dictates of the rule of law….

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SNAKE SAGA: 25 of 26 Lawmakers Make U-Turn, accuse Akeredolu of underfunding Ondo Assembly

SNAKE SAGA: 25 of 26 Lawmakers Make U-Turn, accuse Akeredolu of underfunding Ondo Assembly

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo State House of Assembly, on Tuesday accused Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of underfunding the lawmakers and the House. The lawmakers also made a U-Turn on Tuesday and rejected the claim that the Assembly members lied over the invasion of the Assembly by snakes. The Assembly in a communique signed by 25 out of its 26 members at the end of their meeting in Akure, insisted that the snake prevented its sitting…

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