The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has recantedauthorising a purported letter by his Chief of Staff, SanusiRikiji, in which the leadership of the House purportedly confirmed an amended National Assembly Condition of Service seeking service extension for top management staff including Clerk of the house.
The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has faulted the claimed peddle in some quarters that he was planning to dump the All Progressive Congress (APC) in a wave of heated politicking. Obaseki kicked against the claim during his meeting with the “Obaseki Mandate Group’ in Abuja on Tuesday, saying he was optimistic he will actualise his second tenure on the platform of the APC.
There are indications that there is ongoing rift among the pioneer executives members of the Yoruba World Congress (YWC) lead by Prof. Banji Akintoye, YWC is an umbrella body of about 100 Yoruba socio-cultural groups in Nigeria and the Diaspora. In a letter addressed to Akintoye, Deji Osibogun said he considered it worthy of quitting as the group’s Organizing Secretary to pave the way for others to contribute their quota to the development of Yoruba Land.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved a new policy structure on how elections are to be conducted during this coronavirus pandemic. The guideline known as Policy on Conducting Elections in the Context of COVID-19 Pandemic was made public on Thursday, May 21, in a statement issued by Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee.