ENI AKINSOLA: CELEBRATING AN UNCOMMON MEDIA ICON

ENI AKINSOLA: CELEBRATING AN UNCOMMON MEDIA ICON

Enisan Akinsola was born on April 13th 1969 to His Royal Highness, the Olu of Igodan-Lisa, Oba Paul Akinsola and Olori Comfort Akinsola of Igodan-lisa, in Okitipupa Local Govt Area of Ondo State. After his primary, secondary and A’level education, Akinsola entered the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in 1991 and bagged a B.Sc in International Relations in 1997. Akinsola the Comrade and Activist During his University days, Eni Akinsola was an active student union…

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2019 RESULT: FG TACKLES ATIKU

2019 RESULT: FG TACKLES ATIKU

BEING THE TEXT OF THE PRESS CONFERENCE ADDRESSED BY THE HON. MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND CULTURE, ALHAJI LAI MOHAMMED, IN ABUJA ON THURSDAY, 11 APRIL 2019 Good morning gentlemen, and thank you for honoring our invitation to this press conference 2. As you must have noticed in recent times, posters bearing the picture of former Vice President and the presidential candidate of the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, with the inscription: ”THE PUKKA, H.E. ATIKU ABUBAKAR,…

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NUJ, OPMAN Congratulate Journalists Appointed by Fayemi

NUJ, OPMAN Congratulate Journalists Appointed by Fayemi

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), zone B (South west) has described the appointments of the former chairman of the union in Oyo and Ekiti States, Messrs Wale Ojo-Lanre and Tai Oguntayo respectively as worthy development which will further brace journalism profession in the South West geo political zone. The union noted that the two professionals who had served as Chairmen of their councils at different times have the potentials to develop…

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Akeredolu Orchestrated Mega Party’s Petition against me At Tribunal – Boroffice

Akeredolu Orchestrated Mega Party’s Petition against me At Tribunal – Boroffice

By: Ade Adeleke The Senator representing Ondo North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Professor Ajayi Boroffice has dismissed a media report linking Governor Rotimi Akeredolu as the person responsible for the settlement of the legal tussle between the Mega Party of Nigeria (MPN) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). MPN had filled a petition at the Election Petition Tribunal against INEC for alleged omission of its logo on the ballot paper used for…

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Fayemi Makes 75 Appointments in One Day, ex-NUJ Chair now SSA Media

Fayemi Makes 75 Appointments in One Day, ex-NUJ Chair now SSA Media

By: Ade Adeleke In a bid to further enhance service delivery, Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has approved appointments into some commissions and agencies of government. The Governor also approved the appointment of some Senior Special Assistants and Special Assistants with specific assignments. Former Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in Ekiti state, Akogun Tai Oguntayo is among the Senior Special Assistant. He will be SSA on Media. They are: TEACHING SERVICE COMMISSION…

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Rep-Elect: Courage As An Asset Of Small Alhaji

Rep-Elect: Courage As An Asset Of Small Alhaji

By Debo Adepelumi It has often been said that it takes a great deal of courage to stand up to one’s enemies, just as much courage is also required to stand up to friends alike. No young man has been seen in recent time to have demonstrated raw courage in the face of stiff and monumental oppositions like Alhaji Tajudeen Adeyemi Adefisoye, popularly known as ‘Small Alhaji’. The young man is now the House of…

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INEC picks November 2 for Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls

INEC picks November 2 for Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls

By: Sunshine Truth The Independent National Electoral Commission, yesterday fixed the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States for November 2nd 2019. INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Voter Education and Information, Mr Festus Okoye, announced this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. The statement, which was shared on the verified Twitter handle of INEC revealed the schedule and timetable of activities for the governorship election in the two states. Part of the statement read,…

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Unpaid Entitlements: Ex-Mimiko’s Deputy drags Akeredolu to Court

Unpaid Entitlements: Ex-Mimiko’s Deputy drags Akeredolu to Court

By: Ade Adeleke A former Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo, has sued the State Government and Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu over alleged non-payment of his outstanding emoluments and monthly pension arrears. Oluboyo, through his counsel, Mr. Olu Ogidan, in the suit, asked the court to compel the government to pay his gratuities and pensions running into several millions of naira. Oluboyo, who was a deputy to ex-Governor Olusegun Mimiko from 2015 to 2017,…

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Ondo 2020 poll: We’re Okay with Akeredolu -APC leaders

Ondo 2020 poll: We’re Okay with Akeredolu -APC leaders

By: Ade Adeleke The battle of 2020 governorship election in Ondo state is now hot in the political circle, as some Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State have converged on the government House, Alagbaka, Akure to pass a vote of confidence on the state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN. The Leaders unanimously on Sunday night gave Akeredolu a pass mark particularly on massive infrastructural developmental, water and sanitation, Industrialization, workers welfare…

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Ondo North Seat: Mega Party Drops Petition against Boroffice’s Victory

Ondo North Seat: Mega Party Drops Petition against Boroffice’s Victory

By: Ade Adeleke The Mega Party of Nigeria yesterday confirmed that it has withdrawn its petition filed at the election petitions tribunal sitting in Ondo State against the winner of the senatorial election in Ondo North, Senator Ajayi Boroffice of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Specifically, the party which had earlier filed the petition against the Independent National Electoral Commission and the winner of the senatorial election in Ondo North, Senator Ajayi Boroffice, said it…

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Why Buhari Still Delaying Actions on new Minimum wage

Why Buhari Still Delaying Actions on new Minimum wage

By: Sunshine Truth The Presidency yesterday said that President Muhammadu Buhari had yet to sign the National Minimum Wage Bill just passed by the National Assembly into law, contrary to reports last week that he had done so. The Senate had on March 19 passed the bill, approving N30,000 as the new national minimum wage. By its action, the Senate concurred the earlier decision of the House of Representatives, which passed the bill before the…

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2019 polls: Ali Olanusi deceitful, worked Against our Candidates – Ondo APC

2019 polls: Ali Olanusi deceitful, worked Against our Candidates – Ondo APC

By: Ade Adeleke Reactions over the loss of Ondo state by the ruling the All Progressives Congress (APC) especially President Muhammadu Buhari are far from over, as the the state chapter of the Party on Thursday blasted a former Deputy Governor of the State, Alhaji Ali Olanusi for his outburst over the outcome of last general election in the state. In a Statement signed by Mr Steve Otaloro, APC Director of Media & Publicity in…

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Northern Senators back Boroffice to succeed Ekweremadu

Northern Senators back  Boroffice to succeed Ekweremadu

By: Sunshine Truth Senator representing Ondo North Senatorial district, Boroffice Ajayi, might grab the the office of Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly as elected Senators on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the northern part of the country have aligned with his aspiration. The APC has officially zoned the position of Senate President to the North East geo-political zone, but was yet to make categorical statement on the zoning…

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PDP disowns Segun Adewale as Lagos Party’s Chairman

PDP disowns Segun Adewale as Lagos Party’s Chairman

By: Ade Adeleke The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has disowned one Mr Segun Adewale who is parading himself as the party’s Chairman in Lagos State. In a statement issued in Akure and signed by Dr Eddy Olafeso, National Vice Chairman (South West) said Adewale is not a member of the PDP and he could not have been the Chairman of the party. Below is the full text of Press Statement: PRESS RELEASE SEGUN ADEWALE’S CLAIM…

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CAN should fight injustice in Ekiti, Southern Nigeria, not in National Assembly – MSSN

CAN should fight injustice in Ekiti, Southern Nigeria, not in National Assembly – MSSN

MUSLIM STUDENTS’ SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (MSSN) B-ZONE Headquarters: Ibadan, Oyo State. Wednesday, 3rd April, 2019. PRESS RELEASE WHEN WILL THE CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (CAN) STOP CRYING WOLF WHERE THERE IS NONE? Nigeria recently held its general elections into the offices of the President, National Assemblies, Governors and State Assemblies. The roles played by some notable individuals and groups especially the religious groups are already in the book of history and not the subject of…

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Ekiti Assembly sets to screen Fayemi’s Commissioners

Ekiti Assembly sets to screen Fayemi’s Commissioners

By: Ade Adeleke Ekiti State Governor, Dr KAYODE Fayemi has forwarded list of fourteen commissioner- nominees to the state house of Assembly for screening and confirmation. The Speaker of the Assembly, Mr Adeniran Alagbada, read the Governor’s letter at plenary in Ado Ekiti. The commissioner nominees include Dr Adio Afolayan, Dr Moji Yaya Kolade, Mrs Moji Fafure, Mr Emmanuel Foluso Daramola, Mr Folorunso Olabode, Mr. Bamidele Faparusi and Mr Gbenga Agbeyo. Others are Mr Olusoga…

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Oppositions move to unseat Boroffice, 2 Reps at Ondo Election Tribunal

Oppositions move to unseat Boroffice, 2 Reps at Ondo Election Tribunal

By: Ade Adeleke The 2019 National and State Houses of Assembly elections Tribunal Court sitting in Akure on Tuesday said it has received four petitions from dissatisfied candidates in Ondo state The Secretary of the Tribunal, Mr Livinus Ugwu stated this while speaking with newsmen in Akure. He said the first petition received was from a journalist, Mr Donald Ojogo of the All Progressives Congress APC challenging the declaration of Mr Kolade Akinjo sponsored by…

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Breaking: Go Ahead with announcement of Bauchi polls Result -Court orders INEC

Breaking: Go Ahead with announcement of Bauchi polls Result -Court orders INEC

By: Ade Adeleke The Federal High Court in Abuja, today gave the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, directive to proceed with the collation and announcing of result of the governorship election that held in Bauchi State on March 9. The court, in a judgment that was delivered by Justice Iyang Ekwo, dismissed the suit the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its candidate, Mohammed Abubakar, who is the incumbent Governor of the state, lodged to stop…

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Opinion: Unpatriotic Judicial Witch Hunt Of Patriotic Nigerians

Opinion: Unpatriotic Judicial Witch Hunt Of Patriotic Nigerians

By: Femi Adeniyi Law courts are globally presumed to be temples of justice where impartial judgements are dispensed. The least that could ever be expected from any government is to deliberately resort to using the instrumentality of law to discredit and blackmail perceived political opponents, as well as dissenting voices. News broke out early this year that Justice Walter, who has now been suspended as the Chief Justice of the Federation failed to declare his…

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Kano Gov Polls: CISLAC berates deliberate sabotage, inefficiency of Police

Kano Gov Polls: CISLAC berates deliberate sabotage, inefficiency of Police

By: Ade Adeleke The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has condemned in totality the open display of lawlessness and rascality involving indiscriminately massive deployment of hoodlums in the conduct of supplementary gubernatorial elections with resultant sabotage of electoral process and loss of lives in Kano state. “While an election constitutes a formal citizenry decision-making process by which a population chooses a credible individual to hold public office, we find it disturbing that citizens’ choices…

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