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I had a clear lead in fourteen local governments while the gap was very close in the six other council areas. It was however a shocker we got when INEC announced figures from the six council areas of Ogun Central Senatorial District and Ado-Odo/Ota more

30 Apr 2015 22:25 Opinion

Outgoing Nigerian President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has declared that if members of the crumbling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) remain committed to the vision of its founding fathers and work very hard, the party will return to power at the more

30 Apr 2015 00:00 News

Nigeria's leading opposition party - the All Progressives Congress (APC) took its campaign to London yesterday, emphasising on the need for a change in government at the centre, after 16 years of the current ruling party - Peoples Democratic Party more

25 Feb 2015 19:19 News

As Nigeria prepares for the rescheduled elections in March 2015, Trumpet conducts a poll to gauge the electorate's choice as the next President. more

18 Feb 2015 15:55 Opinion

I always take exception and umbrage at hearing that slogan "Ibadan ki sin eniyan le’meji...". (Ibadan people do not serve the same leader twice). What about other Oyo State people? It is as preposterous as it is denigrating. more

30 Dec 2014 00:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO

In Nigeria, nothing sells like unnecessary drama. Aminu Tambuwal who emerged from the clear blue and became the Speaker of the House of Representatives has decided, all on his own, to drop us in it again. more

13 Nov 2014 00:00 Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID

Yes, former Governor of Oyo State, Otunba Dr Adebayo Alao-Akala “stormed” Ibadan, the Oyo State capital recently, 4th September 2014, with thousands (I will actually say, hundreds) of his supporters (possibly rented-crowd or just plain deluded) more

9 Sep 2014 00:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO

That the Presidency will take more than a passing interest in the coming governorship polls in Ekiti and Osun in view of the 2015 election is expected. However, to profit from the state elections President Goodluck Jonathan and his team have to make more

12 May 2014 00:00 Ekiti

Meet the Ekiti State Governorship candidates for the June 21 2014 elections. more

1 May 2014 00:00 Ekiti

I first encountered Ayo Fayose quite a few years ago through a mutual restaurateur friend in South London. I think the man was known as Oluwayose back then, and I think he worked mostly as a cab driver around town. But even then, there was a more

10 Apr 2014 00:00 Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID 2 Comments

You were ruthless and politically ignorant and the result of your betrayal is evident today for all to see. You went down and took everyone down with you - you, who was once thought to be "Our Awolowo incarnate" more

19 Mar 2014 00:00 Opinion

A motion before Nigeria's upper legislative chamber moved by All Progressives Congress (APC)'s Senator Babafemi Ojudu representing Ekiti Central Senatorial district calling for the suspension of Minister of Interior, Comrade Abbah Moro and the more

18 Mar 2014 00:00 News

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the manner with which its National Executive Committee handled the exit of its former National Chairman - Dr Bamanga Tukur, shows that the Party will continue to win elections. more

17 Jan 2014 00:00 News

The National Chairman of Nigeria's crisis-ridden ruling political party - Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Bamanga Tukur, has finally resigned. more

15 Jan 2014 00:00 News

The National Chairman of Nigeria's crisis-ridden ruling political party - Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Bamanga Tukur, has denied reports in the social media claiming that he has resigned. more

14 Jan 2014 17:30 News

It is clear from the body language of some PDP leaders in Ogun State that appointments and contracts from Abuja are more important than electoral victory in the State. Currently, I do not consider myself an active member of the PDP, but being a more

13 Jan 2014 00:00 Opinion

There was an uproar in Nigeria's Federal House of Representatives when the Abubakar Baraje faction of the country's ruling party - Peoples Democratic Party paid a visit to the House. more

17 Sep 2013 23:45 News

We are dealing with such hideous and second rate characters in Nigeria’s public space, that they won’t even respect the truth. The prize for being silly in this regard must go to one Rotimi Fashakin. He is an arm-chair critic per excellence and a more

29 May 2013 00:00

Former Minister in Nigeria - Femi Fani-Kayode speaks on why he quit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) more

29 May 2013 00:00 News 2 Comments

In the midst of the controversy surrounding its registration with the Nigeria's electoral umpire, the Kwara State branch of newly-formed opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) has said that they will send the ruling Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) more

12 Mar 2013 00:00 Kwara

I assure the working class, farmers, professionals, intellectuals, students, and oppressed women of Ogun State for whom Labour Party was formed by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for the advancement and protection of their interests that I will more

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