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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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    ‘It’s a lie from hell’ — Ogun debunks rumours of Shonekan’s death

‘It’s a lie from hell’ — Ogun debunks rumours of Shonekan’s death

Taiwo Adeoluwa, secretary to the Ogun state government, has described as a "lie from the pit of hell", the reports that Ernest Shonekan, former head of interim national government, is dead.Adeoluwa debunked the rumour on Tuesday evening.He said Ibikunle Amosun, governor of the state, has spoken with Shonekan who reportedly told the governor that he is hale and hearty.Tributes have been [...]

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    Dapo Abiodun accuses Amosun of conspiring with monarchs to strip him of guber ticket

Dapo Abiodun accuses Amosun of conspiring with monarchs to strip him of guber ticket

Dapo Abiodun, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state, has accused Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun, of plotting to upturn the decision of national working committee (NWC) of the ruling party to recognise him as the guber candidate of the state.Amosun had lost out in his bid to have Abiodun Akinlade succeed him, though he has [...]

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    I’ll hand over to Akinlade in 2019, says Amosun

I’ll hand over to Akinlade in 2019, says Amosun

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says he will hand over power to Abiodun Akinlade, his preferred candidate of the All progressives Congress (APC) for the 2019 governorship election.The governor made this known in a statement by Adedayo Adeneye, the state commissioner for information.The national working committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had ratified Dapo Abiodun as the governorship candidate [...]

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    Osinbajo ‘didn’t influence’ Ogun APC primary

Osinbajo ‘didn’t influence’ Ogun APC primary

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is not responsible for the crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state, according to an associate of the vice-president.The Ogun chapter of the ruling party is currently engulfed in a crisis over the governorship primary election.While Ibikunle Amosun, the governor, backed Abiodun Akinlade, who was announced winner of a parallel primary conducted by the [...]

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    Ogun APC opposes NWC panel, declares Amosun’s candidate winner of guber primary

Ogun APC opposes NWC panel, declares Amosun’s candidate winner of guber primary

Adekunle Akinlade, an aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state, has been declared winner of the governorship primary election in the state.Derin Adebiyi, state chairman of the party, made the declaration after a parallel primary was conducted on Tuesday.Akinlade, lawmaker representing Egbada South/Ipokia federal constituency, is the preferred candidate of Ibikunle Amosun, governor of the state.While addressing [...]

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    Seven tips on staying safe during a flood

Seven tips on staying safe during a flood

Given the recent escalation of flood incidents in parts of the country, it is imperative to know how to stay safe.Here are a few tips:Never walk through moving water. This is the first rule of caution, don't be tempted. If you must walk through water, wherever possible, walk where the water is not moving. You can use a stick [...]

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