Tag "Rashidi Ladoja"

    Ladoja: I was impeached because I told Obasanjo he wasn’t qualified for third term

Ladoja: I was impeached because I told Obasanjo he wasn’t qualified for third term

Rashidi Ladoja, former governor of Oyo state, says he was impeached in 2006 because he told former President Olusegun Obasanjo that he was not qualified for a third term in office.Elected in 2003 under the platform of the People Democratic Party (PDP), the former governor was impeached in January 2006, reinstated in December 2006 and his term ended in 2007.In [...]

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    Ladoja: Ballot box snatchers had a field day in Ibadan

Ladoja: Ballot box snatchers had a field day in Ibadan

Rashidi Ladoja, a former governor of Oyo state, says ballot box snatching was very common in some polling units across Ibadan, the state capital, on Saturday.Ladoja was speaking after casting his vote at his polling unit in ward 10, unit 013, located in Bodija, Ibadan.According to him, areas in Oja Igbo, Aperin and Iwo Road-- all in the state capital-- [...]

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    South-west PDP leaders adopt Adeniran as consensus candidate

South-west PDP leaders adopt Adeniran as consensus candidate

Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the south-west have endorsed Tunde Adeniran, a former envoy, as the consensus candidate for the zone.The decision to choose Adeniran was reached at a meeting convened by Rashidi Ladoja, one of the chairmanship aspirants.The meeting which held Abuja on Friday lasted until the wee hours of Saturday.Earlier Bode George and Jimi Agbaje, withdrew [...]

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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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    Alao-Akala to declare gov interest on Thursday

Alao-Akala to declare gov interest on Thursday

Former governor of Oyo state, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala will formally declare his bid to return to the Oyo state government house in 2015.Alao-Akala, who lost his re election bid to incumbent Governor Abiola Ajimobi in 2011, told journalists that he would make his intention known at a forum billed for the  watershed events centre in Ibadan, the state capital.Alao-Akala, an [...]

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