Friday, September 20, 2019

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    Daniel asks Abiodun to probe Amosun

Daniel asks Abiodun to probe Amosun

Gbenga Daniel, former governor of Ogun state, has asked Dapo Abiodun, incumbent governor of the state, to probe projects implemented during the administration of Ibikunle Amosun.The former governor said this when members of the Heritage Club of Ijebu hosted Abiodun at the Awujale palace in Ijebu Ode.He alleged that the money spent on the projects during Amosun's administration was 20 [...]

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    You are ignorant of what a failed state is, Gbenga Daniel replies Amosun

You are ignorant of what a failed state is, Gbenga Daniel replies Amosun

Gbenga Daniel, former governor of Ogun state, says Ibikunle Amosun, governor of the state, is ignorant of what constitutes a failed state.In a statement issued on Saturday on his behalf by Steve Oliyide, his media consultant, Daniel described Amosun as a liar whose words should not be taken seriously.Speaking at a press conference in the state, the governor had alleged [...]

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    I’ll never abandon Atiku, says Gbenga Daniel

I’ll never abandon Atiku, says Gbenga Daniel

Gbenga Daniel, former director-general of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, says he will never abandon the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate.Daniel, two-term governor of Ogun state, had resigned his membership of the PDP on Saturday and announced that he was quitting partisan politics.After the announcement, Daniel said his supporters were urging him to lead them to the All Progressives Congress (APC).Commenting on [...]

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    I’ve quit partisan politics, Gbenga Daniel insists

I’ve quit partisan politics, Gbenga Daniel insists

Gbenga Daniel, former director-general of Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, has denied joining the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).Daniel, two-term governor of Ogun state, had resigned his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and announced that he was quitting partisan politics.On Sunday, he told reporters that his supporters were mounting pressure on him to lead them to APC.“Basically, they said [...]

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    Army as credible partners in deepening democracy

Army as credible partners in deepening democracy

BY DAVID ONMEJENigerians with discerning minds clearly knows the irretrievable commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari to the peace and security of Nigeria. It is no longer a matter of conjecture that the President’s resolute focus on safeguarding the lives and property of Nigerians has demonstrably moved into the stage of proactive measures and actions whenever there are signs of threats [...]

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    Atiku has been invited for his US visa, says Gbenga Daniel

Atiku has been invited for his US visa, says Gbenga Daniel

Gbenga Daniel, director-general of Atiku Abubakar campaign organisation, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate has been asked to come for his US visa.There have been reports that Atiku has not been able to visit the US over an alleged criminal case against him, a claim he has denied on several occasions.He recently said his visa application is "going [...]

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    Gbenga Daniel: Atiku will give SGF slot to south-west

Gbenga Daniel: Atiku will give SGF slot to south-west

Gbenga Daniel, director-general of the campaign of Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 presidential poll, says the position of secretary to the government of the federation (SGF) will go to the south-west if Abubakar wins.Daniel said this during an interactive session with reporters in Lagos on Sunday.He said decisions on major offices were being [...]

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    Gbenga Daniel, Orji Kalu… high profile Nigerians ‘affected’ by FG’s travel ban

Gbenga Daniel, Orji Kalu… high profile Nigerians ‘affected’ by FG’s travel ban

The travel ban placed on some prominent Nigerians by President Muhammadu Buhari affected mostly chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), according to The Nation.They include 13 former governors, a former acting governor and seven ex-ministers who served under the previous administration.Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, had announced that at least 50 Nigerians being probed for alleged corruption have been placed [...]

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    Wike, Okupe, Gbenga Daniel — six winners and losers of PDP primary aside Tambuwal, Atiku

Wike, Okupe, Gbenga Daniel — six winners and losers of PDP primary aside Tambuwal, Atiku

The last time ex-Vice-President Atiku Abubakar faced President Muhammadu Buhari in a political contest was in 2014 when he lost the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Buhari who not only won the general election but also made history by being the first Nigerian politician to unseat an incumbent president.But having secured the presidential ticket of the [...]

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    ‘We can’t do without south-west’ — PDP begs aggrieved chairmanship aspirants

‘We can’t do without south-west’ — PDP begs aggrieved chairmanship aspirants

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it needs the full support of its members in the south-west to effectively execute its plan to regain political power in 2019.Seriake Dickson, chairman of the party's national reconciliation committee (NRC) and governor of Bayelsa state, said this when he led members of his committee to the region on Thursday.The committee visited the south-west [...]

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    How they stand: Two former govs, one ex-envoy — the eight people battling to lead PDP

How they stand: Two former govs, one ex-envoy — the eight people battling to lead PDP

In less than 24 hours from now, members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will elect new leaders  to take over from the Ahmed Makarfi-led caretaker committee.Eight contenders – all from the south – are gunning for the position of the national chairman.From the south-west are Rasheed Ladoja, Segun Aderemi, Jimi Agbaje, Tunde Adeniran, Taoheed Adedoja and Gbenga Daniel; while from [...]

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    I’m the most qualified to correct mistakes of PDP, says Gbenga Daniel

I’m the most qualified to correct mistakes of PDP, says Gbenga Daniel

Gbenga Daniel, former governor of Ogun, has said he's the most qualified person for the role of national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Daniel said he plans to change the narrative of the PDP and correct its mistakes as the chairman.The former governor harped on the need for a more focused, disciplined and reinvigorated PDP, adding that realising such values [...]

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    I don’t care if you exist, Kashamu replies Gbenga Daniel

I don’t care if you exist, Kashamu replies Gbenga Daniel

Buruji Kashamu, senator representing Ogun east, says he does not care if Gbenga Daniel, former governor of Ogun state, exist.He described the allegation which Daniel levelled against him as a “hoax”.Daniel had written to Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police, alleging that Kashamu sent thugs to assassinate him in his Abuja residence.He had also accused the senator of trying to [...]

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    Kashamu sent assassins after me, Gbenga Daniel writes IGP

Kashamu sent assassins after me, Gbenga Daniel writes IGP

Gbenga Daniel, former Ogun state governor, has accused Buruji Kashamu, senator representing Ogun east, of attempting to assassinate him.In a letter written to Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police, Daniel said thugs allegedly sent by Kashamu invaded his Abuja residence in search for him.He alleged that the thugs, who were five in number, had attempted killing one of the policemen on [...]

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    Interesting times are here

Interesting times are here

Around July, a friend told me that later this year, a book on President Muhammadu Buhari would be published and it will contain some ‘revelations’. Since he is not resident in Nigeria, I probed him further on his source of information and he merely said he would not tell me. He added, however, that the book would define Buhari’s relationship [...]

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    Wheelchair-confined son of Gbenga Daniel opens foundation for physically challenged

Wheelchair-confined son of Gbenga Daniel opens foundation for physically challenged

'Debola Daniel, son of Gbenga Daniel and chairman of Kresta Laurel Limited, has begun a foundation to press for equity and fairness for physically challenged individuals in Nigeria.In a statement released on Friday, Adebola reiterated the need to end discrimination against people living with disabilities."I was born into a very comfortable home, with both amazing parents and without a disability. However, [...]

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