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The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has expressed great joy over his victory in the Saturday’s primary election. DAILY POST reports that Fayemi polled 941 votes to beat Oni, who polled 481 votes in the rescheduled Ekiti State APC primary election, which held on Saturday. Fayemi while giving his acceptance...

After spending less time in the UK than most Americans on vacation Tendayi Achiume, the UN’s inspector on racism, sparked fury after she definitively concluded Britain’s decision to leave the EU has made the UK “more vulnerable to racial discrimination and intolerance”. The 36-year-old took a swipe at Britons after spending a fortnight with victims of...

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has expressed great joy over his victory in the Saturday’s primary election. DAILY POST reports that Fayemi polled 941 votes to beat Oni, who polled 481 votes in the rescheduled Ekiti State APC primary election, which held on Saturday. Fayemi while giving his acceptance speech after being declared winner of the poll, stated that the victory was not just his, but a “collective victory for all the aspirants, the Ekiti people and for APC as...

Mr Draghi has thrown his weight behind French President Emmanuel Macron’s calls for a rainy-fund to solve the issue of crumbling Eurozone banks by offering them additional financial support. The fund would act as a kitty to bail out struggling banks who got into trouble by financial ineptitude. Mr Draghi said: “The people of Europe have come to know the euro...

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Congress committee for Enugu State, has dismissed reported claim of a parallel congress in the State on Saturday. DAILY POST recalls that most of the major stakeholders of the party, including former Governor of the old Anambra State, Senator Chief Jim Nwobodo and the Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria, Mr. Osita Okechukwu,...

The Prime Minister is said to be in favour of a “customs partnership” system after the split which would see the UK collect tariffs on behalf of Brussels. But it was reported yesterday HMRC is against the “incredibly complicated” idea, with one source saying officials from the Revenue had thought ministers were “having a laugh” when they heard the system...

The people of Enugu East Senatorial Zone of Enugu State on Saturday trooped out in their large numbers for a solidarity rally in support of the re-election of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. The people of Nkanuland through a motion moved by the former Minister of Power, Prof. Barth Nnaji, seconded by the former Military Administrator of Abia State, Col. Anthony Obi (rtd)...

The Prime Minister is said to be in favour of a “customs partnership” system after the split which would see the UK collect tariffs on behalf of Brussels. But it was reported yesterday HMRC is against the “incredibly complicated” idea, with one source saying officials from the Revenue had thought ministers were “having a laugh” when they heard the system was being considered. HMRC would ultimately be responsible for overseeing the collection and rebate of tariffs under the customs partnership plan. And now, tax bosses have...

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has dissociated itself from former president,Olusegun Obasanjo’s movement now African Democratic Congress (ADC). This was disclosed by Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, while speaking with Sun. Adebanjo said the group does not believe in Obasanjo’s movement owing to the fact that the former president...

Erdogan, who is seen as something of a tin-pot tyrant given to jailing his political enemies by many European nations such as Holland, is even tipped to meet the Queen during his three-day visit to the UK. Relations between London and Ankara are by far the warmest in Europe – many EU members openly boycott Turkey. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson praised the...

A group of concerned youths on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has declared that there was a ploy to manipulate results of the council polls that took place in 21 Local Government Areas of the state. A press statement issued by the Peoples Democratic Party and Coalition of Concerned Kaduna Youths, said, “The State government is using Security...

Richard Corbett boasted that the “numbers backing a new referendum…continue to grow” after five Labour MPs from the North-east endorsed a poll in a letter.  The Labour European Parliamentary Party leader was once dubbed by Sir Keir as “effectively a member of my shadow team”.  Sharing the letter he tweeted: “#Brexit: northern #Labour MPs demand...

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The immediate past chairman of Ado Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Mr. Deji Ogunsakin, has been announced as the running mate to the People’s Democratic Party’s governorship candidate, Prof. Kolapo Olusola. DAILY POST recalls that Prof Kolapo Olusola, on Tuesday emerged winner of the PDP governorship primary held in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. He polled 1,191 votes to defeat PDP’s former national spokesman, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, who garnered 770 votes from the primaries. Deji Ogunsakin was announced as the running mate by...

In a punchy intervention amid a Cabinet split over Britain’s post-Brexit customs arrangements, she restated her “mission” to take back control of our money, laws and borders when we leave the EU, insisting that we would “establish our own independent trade policy”. Mrs May has repeatedly said the UK will leave the single market and customs union but her...

The Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC), has on Friday announced that it will conduct election in 4,783 poling units and 5,260 polling points in tomorrow’s local government election in the state. OYSIEC Chairman, Mr. Jide Ajeigbe who made this disclosure during a press conference on Friday in Ibadan, the state capital also announced that 12 political...

Chuka Umunna is a staunch Europhile who is an advocate for a “people’s vote” on the final Brexit deal, which will also allow people to reverse the leaving process. The Labour MP said: “I would like to see us have a people’s vote on the Brexit deal. “I want 65million people’s voices to be heard in this given that there will not be – I don’t...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo that his concerns over the party have been extensively addressed. Obasanjo on Thursday warned Nigerians not to accept the call for forgiveness by the PDP, for allegedly taking the people for a ride. But in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan,...

Yesterday the Daily Express told how the Duke of Wellington, ringleader among the aristocracy in the battle against Brexit, receives thousands of pounds of annual handouts from Brussels for his 7,000-acre Hampshire estate. Now it can be revealed that Lord Heseltine, who supported all four anti-Brexit amendments in the Lords on Tuesday, has also been a beneficiary...

Leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Ekiti State has picked immediate past Chairman of Aso Local Government, Kazeem Deji Ogunsakin as the running mate to its Governorship candidate, Prof. Kolapo Olusola Eleka. The decision was reached on Friday after extensive consultations with various stakeholders, including the youths and the Muslim community in...

The Prime Minister’s former close adviser Nick Timothy yesterday floated the idea of extending the so called 21-month “implementation period” beyond its scheduled expiry date of the end of December 2020 as a “compromise” to solve the Cabinet row about which future customs model to adopt. Argued A meeting last week broke up with no agreement...

The local government congress of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo state, earlier slated for Saturday has been shifted to Sunday. The Congress Chairman, Alhaji Musa Halilu-Ahmed who disclosed this on Friday, informed that the shift became necessary following the clash of the congress with the local government election being conducted by the Oyo State...

The Labour boss has been accused of a “stitch up” and of trampling over local democracy by pushing a shortlist of solely hard-left candidates and rushing the selection process next week. The by-election was triggered when Corbyn-critic Heidi Alexander quit to take on a plush new role in Sadiq Khan’s office as his deputy. But instead of going down the traditional...

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has said the only way Nigerians will accept President Muhammadu Buhari is when he reveals the nature of his illness. Omokri, a staunch critic of Buhari’s government, however, congratulated the president on his return from the United Kingdom. The former presidential aide further explained that being a...

The little land-locked principality between Austria and Switzerland – which has a population of only 38,000 – straddles two separate economic spaces with conflicting standards on goods, just like post Brexit Britain and the EU. But Liechtenstein solves the tricky problem using a system of “parallel marketability”.  The pressure is on for the UK to look...

Former attorney general Dominic Grieve admitted he did not give the EU referendum in 2016 much thought as he branded his Brexiteer colleagues “fundamentally illogical”. Mr Grieve said: “This is a personal opinion and I have to stress that. But I think there is an argument, at the end of all this, for asking the public: is this what you really want?  “Because...