Filani charges christian youths to be David like in leadership 

By  Grandball Choice  The national youth president of World Soul Winning Evangelistic Ministry, WOSEM, an arm of Christ Apostolic Church, Pastor Tunde Filani has charge youths to be bold and take the mantle of leadership like David did in Israel. Speaking at WOSEM Shiloh International Conference Ground, at the Youth International Convention, 2018, with the theme: ‘The Making of Champions’ at Ilesha in Osun state, Filani held that everyone, young and adult should pay most attention to what they are being taught. Taking the readings from 1Samuel 17, David took…

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Akwa Ibom PDP loses deputy governor Moses Ekpo to APC

Pa Moses Ekpo, deputy governor of Akwa Ibom State has reportedly resigned, according to a tweet by @APCNewspaper and ibom.com.ng The resignation has not been confirmed officially by the PDP controlled Akwa Ibom State Government, but the APC organ said Ekpo, the oldest deputy governor in Nigeria, is heading to join Senator Godswill Akpabio into the All Progressives Congress. Both are political allies. Akpabio was a former governor of the state for eight years(2007-2015) and installed incumbent Governor Udom Emmanuel. BREAKING: @MrUdomEmmanuel Deputy, Pa Moses tenders resignation. To join @SenatorAkpabio in…

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Delta Women protest estimated billing by BEDC, barricades East/West road

From Grandball Joel Vehicular movement, yesterday was restricted for over six hours as women in a peaceful protest barricade the Ughelli axis of the East /West road over the continuous estimated billing by the management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC. Singing war songs, the women in their hundreds accuse the company of witch hunting consumers by giving them estimated bills even when there is no light for them to use. One of the protesters who gave her name as Patricia Ajagba said,  “For over two months now we have…

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Governor Aregbesola’s chief of staff wins Osun APC guber ticket

The Chief of Staff to the Osun State Governor, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has won the All Progressives Congress governorship ticket. Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, who acted as the Chairman of the APC Governorship Primary Election Panel, announced the result of the election on Friday night. Oyetola, who is from Iragbiji, Boripe Local Government Area, in the Osun Central Senatorial District won the highest number of votes in the primary . He polled 127,017 votes to defeat the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Lasun Yusuf; the Speaker of the…

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Duncan drums support for Uduaghan senatorial ambition

By Grandball Joel A legal practitioner and the administrator of Umeh Need Road an online forum, Chief (Barr) Duncan Afahokor, has thrown his weight behind the ambition of Dr. Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan for the Delta South senatorial election in 2019. Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, the immediate past governor Delta state has shown interest to vie for the Delta South Senatorial seat in 2019 general election, an ambition that has been greeted with wild jubilation from the people of the senatorial district. Speaking on his UNR facebook page, Chief Duncan disclosed that…

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Police deny assassination attempt on Senator Melaye, summon him

The Kogi State Police Command has summoned Senator Dino Melaye to report at the State Criminal and Investigation Department after his armed guards fired on a team of policemen on patrol duties in the state. A police sergeant was the victim of the shooting, the police said and is recuperating in the hospital. The Kogi Police Command asked Melaye to report at the SCIID office in the state capital, in the company of his armed guards, as investigation began on the shooting. According to the police, their statement, signed by…

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APC suffers loose as over 500 members decamp to PDP in Orogun

.. Okowa is keen on developing Delta state-Osawota From Grandball Joel Over 500 members of the All Progressive Congress, APC, have decamped to the family of the People’s Democratic Party PDP in Orogun, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state. Speaking on behalf the decamped persons, Chief Jamarson Ovuoraevwie said, “We are motivated by the developmental strides of the State Governor, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, and have promised to support his reelection bid. According to Ovuoraevwie, they decided to jump ship because the APC neglected them after working vigorously…

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Ekiti guber: Kayode Fayemi promises workers better welfare

The Ekiti State governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Sunday assured all the workers in the state that his administration would make their welfare a top priority and not pay lip service to it. Fayemi gave the assurance at a news conference held at the party’s secretariat in Ado-Ekiti. He promised to pay all outstanding salaries and assured the civil servants that their subsequent salaries would be paid as and when due. He also promised to turn around the fortunes of Ekiti and set a standard for other governors in the…

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APC’s Kayode Fayemi wins Ekiti guber poll

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday July 14, 2018 governorship poll, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has won the keenly contested exercise with close margin. He won in 12 out of the 16 local government areas of the state, to defeat the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof Kolapo Olusola, who won in four local government areas. The other candidates were far behind the two leading candidates. The APC defeated PDP in Ilejemeje Local Government after it polled 4,153 and PDP scored 3,937 votes….

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Ekiti people deliver Fayose’s comeuppance

The people of the politically significant State of Ekiti have spoken against their outgoing governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, who told them that the governorship election they just had was a referendum on President Muhammadu Buhari. He said candidates Kayode Fayemi and Olusola Eleka were pawns and that he and President Buhari were the actual contestants. In what observers said was the most intense, and a most angry campaign, the people gave their verdict: Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the one-time governor, declared persona-non-grata is now persona-grata again. President Buhari has won this…

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