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OGUN 2019: Political Parties Urge Tribunal to dismiss APM’s Petition Against Dapo Abiodun’s Election

John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – A political group under the auspices of League of Registered Political Parties, Ogun State Chapter has urged the state election tribunal to dismiss the petition of the Allied People’s Movement filed against the emergence of Prince Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as governor – elect in the last governorship election held in the state.  In a response to APM’s petition signed by eleven different political parties’ Chairmen in the state and dated 3rd May, 2019, the group had asked the tribunal to ignore the petition describing it as “not only frivolous, but also muck-raising against individuals who have diligently served, and are serving [Read]

Drama As Ogun Assembly Majority Leader Yinka Mafe Dumps APM Returns To APC Again

Few weeks after the 2019 general elections, Adeyinka Mafe, Majority Leader of the Ogun State House of Assembly, has defected from the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). APM is the party with which Ibikunle Amosun, Governor of Ogun State, attempted to actualise the governorship ambition of Adekunle Akinlade, who failed to secure the ticket of the ruling party. Mafe, who represents Sagamu 1 State Constituency in the Assembly, resigned from the APC alongside three other lawmakers in November 2018 to join Amosun’s APM. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Court Nullifies Adeleke’s Candidacy for Osun Guber Polls over Certificate Scandal [READ MORE] However, with Akinlade having lost the election [Read]

BREAKING: INEC Presents Certificate of Return to Ogun Gov-elect Dapo Abiodun, Deputy [READ MORE]

ABEOKUTA – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) today Thursday, March 28, 2019  presented the Certificate of Return [CoR] to Ogun State Governor – elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun and his Deputy Noimot Oyedele – Salako.  The CoR was presented to them by INEC’s Commissioner in charge of Ogun, Ondo and Lagos, Dr. Adekunle Ogunmola around noon. However, winners in the State House of Assembly – 26 of them, comprising 15 All Progressives Congress (APC) members and eleven others spread across the Allied People’s Movement (APM), African Democratic Congress (ADC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will collect theirs later in the day. Meanwhile, the governor-elect in his acceptance speech, titled [Read]

Election petition: Akinlade, Ogun APM, hire Adeleke’s lead counsel [READ MORE]

The governorship candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement in Ogun State, Adekunle Akinlade; and his party have hired Dr. Onyechi Ikpeazu, SAN, as their lead counsel for their petition at the election tribunal. Ikpeazu was the lead counsel for the Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the 2018 Osun governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke. Ikpeazu led Adeleke’s legal team at the Osun State Election Petition Tribunal, which eventually declared Adeleke winner of the September 2018 election on March 22, 2019. Ikpeazu, on behalf of Akinlade and the APM in the state on Tuesday, urged the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Ogun State to give an order mandating the Independent National Electoral [Read]

OGUN 2019: Akinlade Vows to Reclaim Mandate At Tribunal [READ MORE]

  Ogun State candidate of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in the last governorship election, Abdulkabir Adekunke Akinlade, has vowed to reclaim his alleged stolen mandate at the election petition tribunal. He also described the failure of Ogun West senatorial district to produce the governor for the first time after the March 9 poll as a temporary setback, and expressed confidence that he would eventually be declared winner of the election by the tribunal. He spoke at the weekend, during an inaugural lecture of the Forum of Ogun West Concerned Citizens Summit, in Ota, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state. Akinlade, who emerged second behind the winner of the [Read]

BREAKING: Adebutu Teams Up With Akinlade ‘TRIPLE A’ ahead of Ogun Guber Polls [SEE OFFICIAL LETTER]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that following the aftermath of the court ruling in favour of Senator Prince Buruji Kashamu, Honorable Oladipupo Adebutu of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has consequently directed all his followers to work with the governorship candidate of Allied People’s Movement APM, Honorable Abdulkabir Adekunle Akinlade (TRIPLE A) ahead of the forthcoming election on Saturday 9th March, 2019. [READ ALSO] OGUN 2019: Isiaka Urges Ogun Electorates Not To Be Intimidated [READ MORE] Below is the joint agreement signed by the two political gladiators to work together towards winning the guber poll come March 9 as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; [READ [Read]

Two Fight, Stab Each Other Over Akinlade’s Campaign Largesse in Ogun [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that two women, Oladunni Amodemaja and Folake Onibide have been arraigned before an Ogun State magistrate court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta for stabbing themselves over the largess given to them by the governorship candidate of Allied Peoples Movement in Ogun State, Abdulkabir Akinlade. The clash occurred in Itoku shopping complex, Abeokuta, the State capital over the sum of N50,000 dashed out by the governorship candidate during his campaign to the area. The duo who were arraigned before Magistrate Sam Obaleye on a four-count charge bordering on assault and unlawful damage pleaded not guilty. The Prosecutor, Insp. Olubisi Lawrence told the court that the defendants engaged [Read]

OGUN 2019: Bloody Thursday As APC, APM Supporters Clash in Abeokuta, Many Injured, Properties Damaged [READ MORE]

  It was bloody Thursday as loyalists of the All Progressive Congress APC clashed with the Allied People’s Movement (APM) Party yesterday afternoon around Elega, Ori Omi, Oke Sokori areas of Abeokuta in Ogun State. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that the APC loyalists allegedly damaged the campaign materials, buses belonging to the house of representative candidate of APM Honorable Mikhail Kazzim after they claimed that the bus crushed one of their loyalists in the state capital, Abeokuta same yesterday. Injured loyalist of Allied People’s Movement includes an aged woman who was battered during the clash. See more photos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; More Details Coming Shortly! [Read]

APC CRISIS: Amosun Takes Anointed ‘WhizKid’ Akinlade to Buhari for Endorsement Ahead of Guber Polls [SEE PHOTOS]

… As factional  state Secretariat Opens in Abeokuta for APC Guber Candidate, Dapo Abiodun  John Izabi,  Outgoing Ogun State governor and APC Chieftain, Senator Ibikunle Amosun on Sunday took campaign for his Anointed (APM) Guber candidate, Adekunle Abdulkadir Akinlade, popularly known as TRIPLE A to the Next level by visiting President Buhari  in the Aso Rock Presidential Villa for official endorsement.  The is coming after the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the state, Dapo Abiodun was taken to the president by another Chieftain of the party and former governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba as the authentic candidate for the party in the state which had thus led [Read]

2019: APC Will Lose Ogun Governorship Election – Amosun Insists [READ MORE]

    ABEOKUTA – Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has again stated that Adekunle Akinlade of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) will win this year’s governorship election in the state. Amosun also advised the federal government against deploying soldiers to the state for the polls, even as he assured that the elections would be free of violence in the state. He stated this Monday night at the New Year cross-over fanfare held at Oke-Ilewo in Abeokuta. The governor, who was re-elected in 2015 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and is running for the Senate on the party’s platform, is backing Mr Akinlade who moved to the [Read]

BUSTED! Ogun APM Guber Candidate, Akinlade indicted in Ogun Revenue Fraud [READ MORE]

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Governorship Candidate of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State for the forthcoming Gubernatorial Elections, Hon Adekunle Abdulkadir Akinlade (Triple A) is alleged to have been indicted in massive revenue scam during his time as the SSA taxation to the outgoing governor of the state, Senator Ibikunle Amosun in 2012. Investigations reveal how Hon Akinlade was involved in printing of car number plates outside the Ogun Internal Revenue Service (OGIRS) and printing state government receipts for such transaction without revenue remittance to the purse of the state government. [READ ALSO] 2019: APC Will Lose Ogun Governorship Election, Amosun Insists [READ MORE] An investigative panel set [Read]

Certificate Scandal: I Never Claimed To Have Gotten A Degree From OAU, says Ogun APC Guber Candidate, Dapo Abiodun [READ MORE]

  The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Ogun State, Mr Dapo Abiodun, has reacted to the certificate scandal hanging over his campaign, insisting the whole matter is down to mudslinging. During an appearance on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics, Mr Abiodun said he was not worried about the scandal. “There are no issues about my certificate,” he said, adding, “I never claimed to have finished from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University).” The APC candidate has faced allegations that he submitted conflicting educational qualifications to the Independent National Electoral Commission in 2015 when he ran for Senate and this year in his quest to become governor [Read]

APC CRISIS: Withdraw Ibikunle Amosun’s Senatorial Ticket, BMO Tells Oshiomhole, Party Leaders [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to withdraw the ticket of any party leader backing candidates in other political parties for the 2019 election. This comes against the backdrop of moves by a handful of state governors to have some of their political associates contest on the platforms of other parties next year. Recall that Governors Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state, Rochas Okorocha of Imo and Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, have vowed not to work against the APC governorship candidates in their respective States in favour of their preferred candidates. Governor Amosun, who is [Read]

2019: I’ll Support Akinlade With Everything I have – Amosun, says he’s Next Ogun Gov

  …says he’s next gov of Ogun State Gov Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state said the governorship candidate of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State, Hon. Adekunle Akinlade has his blessings to pursue his mandate under a new platform and shall do all he can to ensure his success in the coming Gubernatorial polls. Amosun, who said he was not the type to hide under a finger, disclosed this on Monday at a meeting with his loyalists, held at the Presidential Lodge, Ibara Housing Estate, Abeokuta. The governor reiterated his commitments towards ensuring Akinlade succeeds him in May 29, 2019; promising he would never work for Dapo Abiodun [Read]

2019: APC Crisis Deepens As Amosun’s Anointed Guber Candidate, Akinlade, Lawmakers, Others Dump Party

  As the race for the 2019 general elections hots up especially in Ogun State, Hon. Abiodun Akinlade, the preferred candidate of Ibikunle Amosun, the outgoing governor of Ogun state, has defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Allied People’s Movement (APM) alongside other Loyalists and state lawmakers. The defection of Akinlade, who represents Egbado south and Ipokia federal constituency of Ogun, was announced at the house of representatives on Thursday. Similarly, the Ogun Assembly Majority Leader, Adeyinka Mafe, Chief Whip, Idowu Olowofuja, Honourables Tunde Sanusi and Ganiyu Oyedeji also dumped the ruling party in the state for Allied People’s Movement (APM). In a related development, asides [Read]