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Ondo is not Rivers, Akeredolu Tells Wike

The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has lashed out at his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike of his allegations ahead of the forthcoming polls in Ondo State.
While urging Wike to exercise caution over his utterances, Akeredolu said that Ondo State is not Rivers where he can lord over anyone.According to Akeredolu, who spoke through his Commissioner for Information, Donald Ojogo, said the scheme by Wike to assume the role of godfather ahead of the poll will be resisted by the people of Ondo State.On Friday, during a breakfast programme on Channels Television, Wike had alleged that following the victorious outing of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Edo State, there is enormous pressure on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that the All Progressives Congress (APC) wins at all cost during the October 10 polls.While emphasizing the Wike’s “imperialistic approach is most unfortunate and very unbecoming,” Akeredolu said tactics cannot work in …
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Fani Kayode Says APC Can't Suspend Fayemi Because He Visited Him

A former Aviation Minister Femi Fani Kayode has said the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) cannot suspend the Ekiti State Governor Dr Kayode Femi because he visited him.
Fani Kayode revealed this in a facebook post on Friday.
In his words, he said "Governor Kayode Fayemi is a loyal member of the APC whilst I am in PDP. Accusing him of "anti-party activities" & attempting to suspend him from his party simply because I visited him to discuss national & SW issues is absurd.
" Is it "anti-party" to meet with a friend of over 30 years? Is it "anti-party" to try and find ways to enhance national unity and cohesion?
"Is it "anti-party" to apttempt to engender peace in our nation & to build bridges across regional, ethnic, religious and party lines? Is it "anti-party" to practice politics without bitterness? 
"We must accept the fact that talking to those thet we do not agree with politically is something that ou…

Sanwo Olu Flags off Construction of 250 Roads, Power Projects Across 377 Wards

•Interventions To Address Specific Challenges At Grassroots, Says Governor
•Gesture, A New Dawn In Governance - APC Chairman In keeping promises made during the electioneering, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, flagged off the execution of 377 state-wide projects across all wards in the State. The intervention, which was said to be first of its kind in the State, was initiated at the instance of the Governor. It will bring about the construction of over 250 roads and installation of 23 power projects across the State. Members of the State cabinet, All Progressives Congress Local Council chairmen, councillors and scores of party stalwarts, led by the State’s chairman of APC, Hon. Tunde Balogun, graced the flag-off ceremony held Adeyemi Bero Hall, Alausa. Sanwo-Olu said the intervention was initiated in response to the series of requests by the various communities across the State to address specific challenges. He said the execution of the projects would change the na…

Fani Kayode's Ghanaian Wife Says They Are Still Together

Mrs Regina Fani-Kayode (nee Hanson-Amonoo), the legal wife of a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, says the ex-minister has never abused her in their 23 years of marriage.
She said this during a telephone interview with The PUNCH on Monday in reaction to allegations that Fani-Kayode abused his estranged wife, Precious Chikwendu.Regina, who is a Ghanaian, said she got married to Fani-Kayode based on Ghanaian customs in 1997 and they subsequently tied the knot at the Apapa Registry in Lagos in 2002.
She said, “We have a beautiful daughter called Oluwaremilekun and both she and I are very proud of him. He has been a wonderful father and caring husband and he has never subjected me to any form of domestic abuse or treated me badly.“Reports in the media that we are divorced are fake and suggestions that I was treated in a bad way by him or subjected to any form of abuse at any time in the 23 years that we have been married are malicious and false.”When asked if she was awar…

What Obaseki Said About Tinubu, Oshiomole

Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, says his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, and All Progressives Congress stalwart, Bola Tinubu, pose danger to democracy in Nigeria.
The governor said this during an interview on Arise TV on Tuesday.Obaseki noted that Tinubu and Oshiomhole had no position in any party or any constitutionally-recognised public office and yet they go about trying to control those who have the backing of the Constitution.He said such people pose a threat to democracy.The governor added, “For us, the challenge with people like Oshiomhole and Ahmed Tinubu is that they change their style and attitude, they pose a big danger to our democracy because they are extra-constitutional players.“They have constituted themselves into what they say they are without any constitutional responsibility and trying to overlord themselves over people who have constitutional authority and if we allow them to continue in the mould they are, it will destroy our democracy and for me, it is stra…

PHOTOS: Tinubu Celebrates Wife @ 60

Pictures: APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu celebrating with his wife, Senator Oluremi Tinubu on the occasion of her 60th birthday ceremony, today.
Photo: Okanlawon Taiwo (Okon).

Survival Fund for Nigerians: FG Opens Portal Today

As the portal for the registration of prospective beneficiaries for the Survival Fund opens on Monday, the Federal Government has released the timetable for categories of businesses to register.A statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by the Project Delivery Office stated that the portal which opens at 10 PM, will have educational institutions as the first category of beneficiaries to register.“Nigerians interested in the Payroll Support scheme are to note that the site for registration will be open from 10 pm Monday, September 21, 2020. “In order to ensure a seamless registration process, the Project Delivery Office (PDO) has designed a registration schedule.“Registration for Payroll Support will start with educational institutions on Monday and will be followed with businesses in the hospitality industry on Friday, September 25 beginning from 12 A.M.“The portal will also be open to other categories of small businesses from 12 A.M., on Monday, September 28, 2020,” the statement said.The …