BENIN—IMMEDIATE past National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has dismissed fears by Nigerians that the Osun State governorship election, which was declared inclusive by Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, may truncate the current democracy in the country.
The Edo State Government has described the viral pictures of Governor Godwin Obaseki, who was caught sleeping, while President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States of America, on Tuesday, as a mischievous campaign designed to smear his image.
Apparently indicating collapse of talks between the Federal Government and its representatives, organised labour comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and United Labour Congress (ULC), have directed workers to begin strike to demand a quick passage of a new minimum wage for workers nationwide.
National Chairman of the Grassroots Mobilizers for Buhari/Osinbajo (GMBO), Dr. Fatima Mohammed Goni, said the group has 150 reasons why President Muhammadu Buhari, deserves re-election in the forthcoming general elections.
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has distanced itself from inter party negotiations and conclusions reached by Senator Iyiola Omisore, its Osun State governorship candidate.
THE governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Senator Iyiola Omisore, after due consultations with his party leadership and members in all the 30 local governments in Osun State, has said that SDP is ready to work with the All Progressives Congress (APC), who has agreed to adopt its manifestos in forming a coalition government with SDP in Osun State.
Members of the party’s highest advisory organ, the Board of Trustees (BoT), rejected Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. Some of the 12 presidential aspirants have also thumbed down the venue, claiming the lack of impartiality of Governor Nyesom Wike.