Sevilla beat Inter Milan to win record Europa league title

Sevilla beat Inter Milan to win record Europa league title

Europa League kings Sevilla won the tournament for a record sixth time thanks to victory over Inter Milan in a thrilling final in Cologne. The drama started when Sevilla defender Diego Carlos fouled Romelu Lukaku for an Inter penalty – and ended when Lukaku deflected Carlos’ bicycle kick into his own net. It means Inter Milan’s wait for a trophy will tick over into a 10th year at least. Lukaku gave the Italian side an…

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Ondo 2020: What INEC did on final list of Candidates, running mates, 4 parties affected

Ondo 2020: What INEC did on final list of Candidates, running mates, 4 parties affected

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final list of nominated candidates for the Ondo State governorship election slated for October 10. A statement by National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, disclosed that four political parties that earlier made valid nominations have substituted their candidates. INEC made changes on the candidates of the ZLP as the state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi and Engr Gboye Adegbenro are now the…

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Ekiti Assembly removes Council Boss over Fayemi’s presidential ambition

Ekiti Assembly removes Council Boss over Fayemi’s presidential ambition

The Ekiti State House of Assembly today directed the Chairman of Ikere Local Government, Mr. Femi Ayodele to step aside for investigation on an alleged disregard for extant regulations. This followed allegation that Mr Ayodele was responsible for circulating Governor Kayode Fayemi’s campaign posters for the 2023 presidential election on line. The campaign posters was designed with the logo of the All Progressives Congress and picture of Governor Fayemi. The Chairman, House Committee on Media…

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How APC, ADC supporters engaged in bloody clash in Ondo, as Adetimehin, Adelegan react

How APC, ADC supporters engaged in bloody clash in Ondo, as Adetimehin, Adelegan react

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Few hours to the Saturday’s local government election in Ondo state, many supporters of both the All Progressives Congress, (APC) and the Action Democratic Congress, (ADC) were injured in a fracas that occurred in Ondo West local government area. The clash was not unconnected with the local government elections scheduled for Saturday, August 22. A total of 10 political parties are participating in the election, while about 15 vehicles were destroyed in…

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Reps member Adefisoye lauds SDP supporters for dousing tension in Idanre

Reps member Adefisoye lauds SDP supporters for dousing tension in Idanre

The Deputy Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Army, Hon. Tajudeen Adefisoye has appreciated SDP supporters for making the sacrifice that has led to the dousing of political tension in Idanre. The SDP federal lawmaker who represents Idanre/Ifedore federal constituency also appreciated SDP supporters for the love consistently shown to the party in Idanre and other parts of Ondo State. In a press statement that was issued on Friday, August 21, 2020, by Oluyemi Fasipe,…

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Deji of Akure orders closure of markets for two days

Deji of Akure orders closure of markets for two days

PRESS RELEASE CLOSURE OF MARKETS AND SHOPS IN AKURE TO OBSERVE AHEREGBE AND AMOLE FESTIVAL The Palace wish to notify the residents of Akure and its environ that all Markets and Shops in Akure will be shut on Monday 24th August, 2020 and Wednesday 9th September, 2020. 2. The closure becomes necessary as part of the age long tradition in observing the annual Aheregbe and Amole Festival. 3. The Palace wish to inform residents that…

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Ondo LG polls: Court sacks APC candidate

Ondo LG polls: Court sacks APC candidate

Less than 48hours to tomorrow’s local government election, an Ondo state High Court sitting in Akure yesterday annulled the emergence of Bolawaji Ekun as the councillorship candidate to represent the All Progressive Congress (APC) for ward 5, Ipe- Akoko in Akoko Southwest local government of the state. The judgement was made in a suit between Daodu Adeniyi Olasunkanmi versus All progressive congress (APC) numbered Ak-38-2020. The claimant’s lawyer Adesanmi Afolabi prayed the court to grant…

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Ondo 2020: Ajasin’s Daughter drags Akeredolu to court

Ondo 2020: Ajasin’s Daughter drags Akeredolu to court

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday ordered the transfer of one of the two suits challenging Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s nomination as governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming October 10, 2020 election, to the Lagos division of the court for hearing. The suit was filed by Mrs. Olajumoke Anifowose, one of the aspirants who jostled with Akeredolu and others for APC’s governorship ticket in the July…

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