Supreme Court says Trump will have to fight to keep secret his taxes and records

…The two cases involving Trump’s financial records will now go back to the lower courts. The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday gave President Donald Trump a chance to beat back House Democrats’ efforts to obtain his financial records but ruled he is not immune from Manhattan district attorney’s attempt to get his taxes. The Manhattan district attorney’s office wanted to obtain Trump’s tax returns as … Continue reading Supreme Court says Trump will have to fight to keep secret his taxes and records

We’ve served Ondo Deputy Governor impeachment notice, says Clerk

Clerk of Ondo Assembly, Mr. Adeyelu Bode, said Deputy Governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi, has been served notice of his impeachment signed by 14 lawmakers. The Clerk said the notice was served on July 7, the same day the lawmakers issued the impeachment notice and was received at the office of Ajayi. Among the allegations leveled against Hon Ajayi included gross misconduct, abuse of office with … Continue reading We’ve served Ondo Deputy Governor impeachment notice, says Clerk

Ondo 2020: APC seeks disqualification of two aspirants from Akeredolu’s home town

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State has called for the disqualification of two governorship aspirants from the area. The two affected gubernatorial aspirants are Chief Olayide Adelami and Prince Dapo Adelegan. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu hails from Owo Local Government Area, and it was speculated that he might be behind the action of the party leadership. While Adelegan is … Continue reading Ondo 2020: APC seeks disqualification of two aspirants from Akeredolu’s home town

Ondo Assembly suspend deputy speaker

The Deputy Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Iroju Ogundeji has been suspended. Ogundeji was suspended alongside another member of the House, Hon. Adewale Williams. The two lawmakers were suspended by the leadership of the House on Wednesday during plenary for unruly behaviour. The affected lawmakers were among the nine lawmakers who did not sign the impeachment notice against the embattled Deputy Governor … Continue reading Ondo Assembly suspend deputy speaker

Ize-Iyamu slams PDP for fielding Obaseki after describing him as failure

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Edo State September 19 gubernatorial election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has suggested that it a ‘shame’ for the People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) to field Governor Godwin Obaseki as its candidate, having previously condemned and sued the governor. In a statement released by Mr. John Mayaki, the Director of Communication and Media, Ize-Iyamu Campaign Organization, the … Continue reading Ize-Iyamu slams PDP for fielding Obaseki after describing him as failure

Magu: Odekunle did not speak for PACAC – Sagay

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has not issued an official statement on acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, its Chairman Prof Itse Sagay (SAN) said on Tuesday. He said the statement issued on Monday by a member, Prof Femi Odekunle, was his personal opinion and does not represent PACAC’s position. Odekunle’s statement read: “This is a preliminary … Continue reading Magu: Odekunle did not speak for PACAC – Sagay

Buhari appoints 11 judges for FCT High Court, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed 11 judges for FCT High Court. This was contained in a letter to the Senate seeking confirmation of the appointment. The letter was read out by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, at the start of plenary on Tuesday. They include Abubakar Useni Musa (Adamawa), Edward Okpe (Benue), B. Abubakar (Borno) M. Francis (Delta) and Jude Nwabueze (Delta). Others are Josephine … Continue reading Buhari appoints 11 judges for FCT High Court, others

Ondo: Governor calls for probe of ex-SSG for claiming to rig 2016 poll

Ondo State Governor Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu has urged security agencies in the country to probe the former Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Mr. Ifedayo Abegunde for claiming to have rigged the election that produced him as governor. Akeredolu, speaking through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Segun Ajiboye, said he was not aware that Abegunde rigged the election. ‘On Monday, July 6, 2020, the erstwhile … Continue reading Ondo: Governor calls for probe of ex-SSG for claiming to rig 2016 poll

Senate urges Buhari to name Ibadan Airport after Ajimobi

he Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to rename Ibadan airport after former Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi who died recently.   Senator AbdulFatai Buhari (Oyo North) moved the points, urging the Upper Assembly to immortalise the statesman. He also urged that a high-powered delegation be sent to commiserate with the family and the government and people of Oyo State. Members of the … Continue reading Senate urges Buhari to name Ibadan Airport after Ajimobi

106 ADP members defect to PDP in Edo

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has witnessed a large turnout from the Action Democratic Party (ADP) after 106 members of ADP defected in Edo state. Following the defection of Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo from the ruling APC to the PDP, political members from Egor, Ovia South West, and Ovia North East Local Government Areas of Edo also defected to PDP. The defections came as … Continue reading 106 ADP members defect to PDP in Edo