Politics

Fayose warns Adesina: Don’t wake a sleeping lion

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has warned presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, not to “wake a sleeping lion”.

Reacting to Adesina’s latest piece, Fayose said that failure to heed his warning could attract consequences that Adesina would be unable to cope with.

The presidential spokesman was reported to have said that Buhari would have “dealt with” Fayose and Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike, over their “combative remarks” but chose to tolerate the duo as a father of the nation.

Akeredolu appoints two aides

The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has approved the appointment of Mr. Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs. Charity Thiti as Special Assistants on Special Duties and Women Mobilisation.

The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Olusegun Ajiboye, stated in Akure on Sunday that the appointments were to further strengthen the administration for optimum performance.

He said that the governor wished the appointees the best of luck in their new positions.

Ondo SSG, Ifedayo Abegunde, resigns

The Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his appointment.

Abegunde confirmed his resignation on Monday.

Although he did not give any reason for his decision, the former SSG said that he would make his next line of action known soon.

He informed the state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, about his decision in a letter dated July 6, 2020.

The former SSG thanked Governor Akeredolu for the opportunity given to him to serve the people of the state.

APC youths blame Fayemi over omission of Ekiti in ambassadorial list

By Valentine Amanze

Rapper, Kanye West, declares for America Presidency

Famous American rapper and a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump, Kanye West, has announced his bid to contest for the American presidency.

The rapper took to his verified Twitter handle to disclose that he would run for president in 2020 in an apparent challenge to Trump and his presumptive Democratic rival and former Vice President, Joe Biden.

He tweeted: “We must now realise the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States.”

APC crisis worsens, two groups claim party leadership in Niger

By Ummi Ismaeel,
Minna

Ebonyi governor, Dave Umahi, tests positive for COVID-19

The Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Appeal Court affirms Bello’s election as Kogi governor

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has affirmed the election of Mr Yahaya Bello as the governor of Kogi State.
A five-man panel of justices of the court upheld Governor Bello’s election in a judgement delivered on Saturday in the nation’s capital.
The court had dismissed the appeals filed by four political parties challenging the governor’s re-election in the November 2019 governorship poll.

INEC displays particulars of Obaseki, others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday in Edo State displayed the forms of the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Godwin Obaseki, and those of 13 others at its annex office, located at the former state secretariat of the PDP on Sapele Road in Benin.

PDP governorship aspirant seeks prayer for Ondo governor, Akeredolu

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Ondo State, Mr. Banji Okunomo, has called for prayers for quick recovery of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu from the Coronavirus infection.

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