2023 Presidency: Obasanjo pledges support for Osinbajo

Olujonwo Obasanjo, son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has pledged to support Vice-President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) if he joins the 2023 presidential race. The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu, made this known in a Facebook post on Saturday. According to Ojudu, who works in the VP’s office, Olujonwo visited him on Friday to register his wish that the VP should run for President in 2023. “He too, like many others, came to register his wish and aspiration that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo throws…

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Police in gun duel with cultists in Ilorin, one killed, three injured

One person has been killed and three others injured in a duel between police operatives and gunmen suspected to be cultists in Kwara State. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the incident to Channels Television on Saturday in Ilorin. He explained that the faceoff occurred in Ilorin, adding that the police killed one of the suspects and injured two other members of the gang. A policeman, however, sustained an injury during the clash. More to follow…

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You are a Cheap Political Jobber – Dare Adeleke Blasts Deji Adeyanju over Statement on Makinde

The person called Deji Adeyanju, a well known activist by day and political jobber by night is again doing what he knows best, levering baseless allegations against political leaders with the hope of being invited to dinner at night. I would like to inform Adeyanju that the whole world now knows his modus operandi. To think that a man who makes his money from politicians and shady activism would not pick his victims carefully, shows how greedy he has grown in the Business of subtle blackmail.I would like to tell…

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Akure Bye Election: PDP Appoints Dare Adeleke Chairman, Screening Panel

The National Working Committee of Peoples Democratic party (PDP), has appointed former Southwest PDP Youth Leader and Chairman, Oyo Pacesetters Transport Company, Dare Adeleke as Chairman to serve on the Akure North/ Akure South Federal Constituency Bye-Election Screening and Ward Congress Appeal Panel.  A statement signed by National Organizing Secretary, Hon. Umar M Bature indicated that the party appointed Hon. Ayum Akindele as Secretary while Hon. Samuel Olayemi was appointed member of the committee.  The committee will consider appeals arising from the screening of all Aspirants of the party and…

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N544m Grass-Cutting Fraud: Ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal Floors EFCC, Wins in Court

Sacked Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal has floored the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as court declared evidences presented by prosecution witness in respect of the allegation of fraud levelled against him and others as “hearsay.” Justice Charles Agbaza of an FCT High Court, in his ruling today, January 28, said: “I have carefully examined the foundation of arguments for and against the admissibility of the evidence in dispute and found only two issues for determination. “The first issue is on whether the…

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2023: “Only those that support grazing reserves will get our votes” -Miyetti Allah

The National President of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Alhaji Bello Abdullahi Bodejo has said that his association was not going to support any presidential candidate from the south in 2023.  The leader of the Fulani socio-cultural association was reacting to the assertions by Southern and Middle Belt leaders who, after a meeting earlier in the month, declared that they would not support any presidential candidate from the North. Their reason was that power should rotate to the south in 2003. He stated that no Southern presidential aspirant would get the support of…

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