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Inec Test Runs Bvas in Ekiti Ahead of Governorship Election

  The Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday, May 30, 2022 ran a mock exercise with the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) in Ekiti, ahead of the state’s governorship election. June 18, 2022, Ekiti governorship election will be the second governorship election where the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) will be deployed for the accreditation of voters as the BVAS has been deployed for the accreditation of voters in the Isoko-South 1 State Constituency bye-election in Delta State in September 2021. The BVAS meant to facilitates the accreditation of voters on election day was also deployed in the November 2021 Anambra governorship election, the February 2022 FCT Area Council Election and in the March 2022 bye-elections in Ondo, Cross Rivers, Jos and Imo States. Speaking to reporters during the exercise, INEC’s Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu said the exercise had been a success. “We said we are going to do a mock-test in a few local government areas to further test t

Ekiti Nullifies Installation Of Monarch, To Punish Perpetrators

  SHARE TWEET The Ekiti State Government has nullified the purported installation of one Stephen Ajayi as the Obanla of Ipao Ekiti in the Ikole Local Government Area of the state. The Deputy Governor, Bisi Egbeyemi, who said that the purported installation was done contrary to the laws governing the nomination, selection, and installation of kings in the state, said the full wrath of the law would be visited on those who performed the installation and the candidate who submitted himself for installation. Egbeyemi, according to a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Odunayo Ogunmola, titled, ‘Ekiti nullifies illegal installation of Obanla of Ipao’ stated, “ Since the purported installation is against the Ekiti State Chiefs Law, it is null and void and of no effect whatsoever. He stated that  “the illegal installation of Ajayi as the Obanla of Ipao Ekiti was carried out on November 12, 2021, and again on May 18, 2022, making it the second time such an action was performed without

Atiku Emerges PDP 2023 Presidential Flagbearer

  Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has been elected as the Peoples Democratic Party’s flagbearer for the 2023 presidential election. It will be the 75-year-old’s sixth attempt for the nation’s top job. He was also the PDP’s candidate in the last election in 2019, which he lost to President Muhammadu Buhari. To win the PDP’s 2023 ticket, Atiku had to beat the likes of Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel and former Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Before voting commenced on Friday at the primary election in Abuja, Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal stepped down for Atiku, a move that strengthened the Adamawa politician’s bid for the ticket. Mr Atiku scored 371 votes. His closest challenger, Wike, polled 237 votes. Saraki pulled 70 votes. Emmanuel (38), Mohammed (38), Anyim Pius Anyim (14), Mrs Tari Diana Oliver (1) and Sam Ohuabunwa (1) shared the remainder of the eligible votes.  

Bamisile defeats Fayemi candidate for EKITI APC Reps ticket

  A member of the House of Representatives, Femi Bamisile, on Friday, defeated Bumi Adenuga, the candidate of governor Kayode Fayemi, in the All Progressives Congress (APC) contest for the ticket of Ekiti South Constituency II. Bumi Adenuga is a serving member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly representing Emure Constituency. She reportedly had the backing of the state governor, Kayode Fayemi, in her bid to unseat the ranking member of the House. Mr Bamisile contested the last governorship primaries which produced Biodun Oyebanji, the current candidate of the APC for the June 18 governorship election in the state. He had fallen out of favour with the state governor after the primaries, for which Ms Adenuga was prompted to replace him. A total of 160 delegates filed out for the election at the Ode-Ekiti Civic Centre, for the primary election which lasted about three hours. The Returning Officer, Kunle Ajayi, said all 160 delegates voted for Mr Bamisile, while Ms Adenuga recorded zero

Gunmen invade APC primaries in Ekiti, disrupt Reps Constituency election

  Unknown gunmen suspected to be political thugs on Friday disrupted the All Progressives Party (APC) primary election for the House of Representatives at Ekiti Central Federal Constituency II. Correspondents of the NEWSFLASH NIGERIA at the venue of the election reported that the thugs who were supporters of politicians clashed. They used dangerous weapons including guns, cutlasses, knives and bottles, to fight and chase people away and destroyed the ballot box and papers. Delegates, party faithful, electoral officers, and security personnel were whisked out of the election premises following the outbreak of the violence which marred the election process. The contestants were incumbent lawmaker, Bunmi Ogunlola; former Chief of Staff to Governor Kayode Fayemi, Biodun Omoleye; and Dele Philips The presiding officer, Akin Alebiosu, was caught in the mayhem and had his head injured with stones and sticks. Ms Ogunlola, while describing what happened, said a personal assistant to one of the

Serving Ekiti Senator Loses Bid To Return To Senate

  Senator Olubunmi Adetumbi, on Saturday, lost his bid to return to the Senate and was defeated by former House of Representatives member, Cyril Fasuyi. The lawmaker lost his bid to secure the All Progressives Congress, APC’s ticket to run for the Ekiti Northern Senatorial District of the state. Results of the primary show Mr Olubunmi Adetumbi polled 85 votes to crash out against Cyril Fasuyi, who scored 111. two aspirants Oluomo Osinkolu scored 47 votes and Hon. Ajibulu scored 13 votes. Cyril Fasuyi—111 Votes Senator Olubunmi Adetumbi —85 Votes Oluomo Osinkolu—47 Votes Hon. Ajibulu—13 Votes Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) supervised the exercise, which was peaceful, amidst tight security. NEWSFLASH NIGERIA reports that Mr Olubunmi Adetumbi is a two-term senator.

Makamoney – Bantilo

  Makamoney – Bantilo MP3 Download “Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.” Makamoney , a Talented performing artiste, Businessman and philanthropist, came through with a brand new song, titled “Bantilo” with a decision to take over the Streets with this dance song, a banger so to say. Bless your playlist with this fresh Masterpiece “Bantilo” , grip your waist,  front  way,  back way  and feel the magic. Stream And Enjoy “Makamoney – Bantilo” “Mp3” “cdq” “320kbps” “Itunes” “torrent”  download  Song Below. DOWNLOAD FILE HERE DOWNLOAD MP3 HERE Audio Player 00:00

Lagos State Government-endorsed Eko Heritage Awards Unveils list of Honourary Awardees, Voted Categories Winners, Event's date & Venue

  Eko Heritage Awards today released a statement consisting of details of recipients of its year 2022 edition of the annual award of recognition. The Awards event which debuted in the year 2021 is known for its niche of identifying, celebrating, and appreciating promoters of the state’s cultural heritage with other individuals/organizations drafted from different sectors of the economy like the Fashion, Agricultural, and Media to the Oil and Gas industries. A part of the statement reads, “Eko Heritage Awards is in two segments namely, Honorary Award – a segment which is to honour and celebrate individuals from different walks of life carefully selected by organizers of Eko Heritage Awards based on their significant contributions to the advancement of Lagos State and the nation in general."  Winners under this segment of the award include Oba Dr Olufolarin Olukayode Ogunsanwo - Eko Traditional Ruler Of The year; HRH Erelu Abiola Dosumu - Eko Most Outstanding White Cap Chief Of the

Nature's Renaissance International Limited Marks 2 Years Anniversary

  Nature's Renaissance International Limited Marks 2 Years Anniversary at Abuja International Trade Fair Complex & Convention Center , Umaru Musa Yar'adua Express Way , Airport Road Abuja Date: May 7th , 2022 Time: 10am Prompt