Today's Headlines: Another Politician Defects To APC, Fani-Kayode Meets Yahaya Bello In Kogi State

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Another Prominent Politician Defects To APC

The Cross River State Chairman of the Labour Party, Elder Maurice Ekeng and some of his members have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC)

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The publicity secretary of APC, Bassey Ita in a statement made available to Daily post on Monday, said the defectors were received at the Marian Road Secretariat of the party by the State Chairman, Sen. Matthew Mbu Jr who was represented by himself.

Ekeng said his defection along with his entire State Executive Committee, SEC, was for some very spectacular reasons, which among others, is that his party could no longer sustain the many doubts and resentments against a mercurial Ayade governorship.

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Fani-Kayode Meets Yahaya Bello In Kogi State

Former aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode at the weekend, met with the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello to discuss the current state of the nation.

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The human rights lawyer, who made this known via a tweet on his verified Twitter handle on Monday, said the outcome of the meeting would be unfolded subsequently.

He expressed optimism that amid the current crisis bedeviling the nation, Nigerians will have every reason to smile again.

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Ogun Speaker Oluomo Reveals Lawmakers Salaries, Allowances

Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo has revealed how much he and other members of the House earn monthly as salaries and allowances.

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Oluomo declared that he takes home N680,000 monthly as salary and allowances.

The lawmaker stated this while speaking on a radio station in Abeokuta on Sunday while reacting to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC’s move to probe the Ogun Assembly from 2015 to date.


INEC Should Conduct LG Elections, Says Adebutu

A former Ogun State People’s Democratic Party governorship aspirant, Oladipupo Adebutu, has advocated that the   Independent National Electoral Commission should be allowed to conduct local government council elections to make them credible.

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Adebutu, who is a former member of the House of Representatives, expressed confidence that doing so would revive governance at the grassroots level.

He spoke during the second edition of the Ladi Adebutu Good Governance Symposium, held in Abeokuta, on Saturday.

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