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    Abati, Gbenga Kaka listed among Abiodun’s 23-man transition committee

Abati, Gbenga Kaka listed among Abiodun’s 23-man transition committee

Dapo Abiodun, governor-elect of Ogun state, has announced a 23-team economic transition committee, with Reuben Abati, former spokesperson to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, listed among the members of the committee.Remmy Hazzan, his spokesperson, issued a statement on Friday, saying that the committee will articulate Abiodun’s campaign manifesto, ensure robust engagement with stakeholders and develop a roadmap to guide its implementation.“Ogun State [...]

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    Adebutu enters power-sharing deal with Amosun’s candidate

Adebutu enters power-sharing deal with Amosun’s candidate

Although the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is making final preparations for the governorship election, two key political figures in Ogun state have agreed on how to share power and split contracts in the new government.Documents seen by TheCable showed how Adekunle Akinlade, governorship candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), and Ladi Adebutu, who lost the governorship ticket of the [...]

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    APC accuses Amosun of sponsoring attack on Buhari

APC accuses Amosun of sponsoring attack on Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the attack on President Muhammadu Buhari, Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, and other leaders at a rally in Ogun state were sponsored by Ibikunle Amosun, governor of the state.Aggrieved persons threw objects at the president after he raised the hand of Dapo Abiodun, the APC governorship candidate in the state, at the [...]

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    INEC declares Kashamu PDP guber candidate in Ogun

INEC declares Kashamu PDP guber candidate in Ogun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced Buruji Kashamu as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun state.The commission announced this in the final list of governorship candidates released on Thursday.Ladi Adebutu and Kashamu had been at loggerheads over the governorship ticket of the PDP in the state.The PDP is backing Adebutu whom it handed [...]

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    PDP insists Adebutu is Ogun gov candidate, asks INEC to obey court order

PDP insists Adebutu is Ogun gov candidate, asks INEC to obey court order

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has insisted that Ladi Adebutu remains its governorship candidate in the Ogun governorship election.The party asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare Adebutu as its authentic candidate and delist Buruji Kashamu who had been named as the candidate.Adebutu and Kashamu had been at loggerheads over the governorship ticket of the PDP in the [...]

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    A’Ibom PDP raises the alarm over ‘plot to arrest’ top members

A’Ibom PDP raises the alarm over ‘plot to arrest’ top members

The Akwa Ibom state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm over an alleged plot by the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) to frame up, arrest and detain critical stakeholders of the party throughout the electioneering season.The party said it has information that plans have been concluded to ensure that during APC rallies, buses branded as [...]

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    Kashamu to Adebutu: Let’s join hands to take Ogun from APC

Kashamu to Adebutu: Let’s join hands to take Ogun from APC

Buruji Kashamu, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun, has urged the party faithful to join hands to win the forthcoming poll.Kashamu called on the Ladi Adebutu camp to work with him for the party to regain power from the All Progressives Congress (APC).Adebutu and Kashamu had been at loggerheads over the governorship ticket of the PDP in [...]

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    Kashamu retains guber ticket as court strikes out Adebutu’s suit

Kashamu retains guber ticket as court strikes out Adebutu’s suit

A federal capital territory high court on Monday dismissed the suit filed by Ladi Adebutu to challenge the nomination of Buruji Kashamu as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun state.Kashamu, senator representing Ogun east and Adebutu had been at loggerheads over the governorship ticket of the PDP in the state.In the suit, Adebutu asked the [...]

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    Ogun PDP crisis: Court to decide Kashamu, Adebutu’s fate on Tuesday

Ogun PDP crisis: Court to decide Kashamu, Adebutu’s fate on Tuesday

The court of appeal sitting in Ibadan, Oyo state, has reserved judgement in the case between two factions battling for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidacy in Ogun state, till Tuesday.In the suit filed by the Ladi Adebutu faction of the party and heard on Monday, the group asked the appeal court to set aside the orders of the [...]

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    PDP to Kashamu: You are a clown on a journey to nowhere

PDP to Kashamu: You are a clown on a journey to nowhere

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described Buruji Kashamu, a senator, as a clown for "parading himself" as the party's governorship candidate in Ogun state.The leadership of the PDP had submitted the name of Ladi Adebutu, Kashamu’s rival, to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as its candidate.But Kashamu’s faction has continued its campaign, despite the fact that the party’s [...]

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    Ogun PDP crisis worsens as faction unveils Kashamu as guber candidate

Ogun PDP crisis worsens as faction unveils Kashamu as guber candidate

A faction of the Ogun state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has presented Buruji Kashamu as the gubernatorial candidate of party in the state.The development is coming after the party’s leadership submitted the name of Ladi Adebutu, Kashamu's  rival, to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as its candidate.Kashamu had vowed to fight till the end. The [...]

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    Ogun APC gov candidate picks UK-trained engineer as running mate

Ogun APC gov candidate picks UK-trained engineer as running mate

Dapo Abiodun, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state, has announced Noimot Salako-Oyedele as his running mate in the 2019 polls.A statement issued by his campaign organisation said Salako-Oyedele emerged after a "detailed screening of various qualified individuals" for the position.The statement said the 52-year-old is a professional with over 30 years of "proven records of [...]

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    Kashamu: Why I accepted to contest Ogun guber poll

Kashamu: Why I accepted to contest Ogun guber poll

Buruji Kashamu, senator representing Ogun east, says the overwhelming calls by stakeholders prompted his decision to run for the state's governorship election.Kashamu emerged governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun after Adeleke Shittu reportedly withdrew from the race.In a statement on Tuesday, Kashamu said he is ready to do his best to justify the confidence reposed in him.Austin [...]

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    Kashamu emerges Ogun PDP guber candidate — after Shittu’s ‘withdrawal’

Kashamu emerges Ogun PDP guber candidate — after Shittu’s ‘withdrawal’

Buruji Kashamu, senator representing Ogun east, is the new gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun state.Adeleke Shittu, who was initially named the governorship candidate, is said to have withdrawn for the senator.Austin Oniyokor, media aide to Kashamu, said Shittu notified the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of his withdrawal on Friday.Oniyokor said party stakeholders agreed [...]

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    Ogun PDP crisis: INEC rejects NWC list, accepts Kashamu’s candidates

Ogun PDP crisis: INEC rejects NWC list, accepts Kashamu’s candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has recognised candidates of the Buruji Kasahmu faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun state as contestants for the 2019 elections.In a letter dated October 25, Okechukwu Ndeche, the commission's acting secretary, told Uche Secondus, national chairman of the PDP, that the decision was based on a court verdict.The PDP had expelled [...]

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    APC: What Amosun wants is not in our constitution

APC: What Amosun wants is not in our constitution

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, resorted to self-help which is alien to its constitution.Lanre Issa-Onilu, spokesperson of the ruling party, said this in reaction to the crisis trailing the party in Ogun state.Amosun had kicked against the emergence of Dapo Abiodun as the governorship candidate for 2019, saying Abiodun Akinlade, his preferred candidate, [...]

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