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September, 2018

  • 23 September

    #OsunDecides2018: PDP Describes INEC’s Inconclusive Declaration ‘Sordid Robbery’

    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected the declaration of the Osun State governorship election conducted on Saturday by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as inconclusive, describing it as “sordid robbery. The PDP in a press statement addressed by Kola Ologbondiyan, its National Publicity Secretary, urged INEC to immediately …

  • 23 September

    #OsunDecides2018: Party Supporters Arrest INEC Official For Removing Result Sheets

    Tension arose on Sunday in Osogbo after unidentified party agents arrested an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, who attempted to tear down an election result sheet used for the Osun State governorship election. The official, who identified himself as Salawu Mutiu Kolawole, told journalists at INEC office in Osogbo where …

  • 23 September

    UPDATED: INEC Declares Osun Guber Election Inconclusive, Announces Re-run Dates

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Sunday announced that the Osun State governorship election, which held on Saturday, has been declared inconclusive. According to Joesph Afuwape, the Chief Returning Officer for the election, Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Candidate, PDP, polled a number of 254,698, while Gboyega Oyetola, the candidate …

  • 23 September

    #OsunDecides2018: Aregbesola Loses Home Base, Ijeshaland, To PDP

    Governor Rauf Aregbesola suffered a mini-political humiliation on Saturday after his political party, All Progressives Congress, APC, lost his home base, Ijeshaland, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Saturday’s Osun State governorship election. The APC and its candidate, Gboyega Oyetola, nearly lost in all the wards in the area, …

  • 22 September

    Osun Poll: APC Candidate, Oyetola, Votes

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    Gboyega Oyetola, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Saturday’s Osun State governorship election, has cast his vote. Oyetola, who is the Chief of Staff to the incumbent Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, arrived at his voting centre; Popo Primary School, Iragbiji, in  Boripe Local Government Area of the state just …

  • 22 September

    Osun Poll: Adeleke Votes, Confident Of Winning If Process Is Free, Fair

    Senator Ademola Adeleke, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Saturday’s Osun State governorship election has cast his vote. Senator Adeleke, currently represents Osun West senatorial district, arrived at the polling centre very early, was accredited and voted at about 8.08am at Abogunde Ward 5, Unit 9 in Ede, the …

  • 22 September

    48 Candidates Compete As Osun Governorship Election Holds Today

    After months of internal party primaries and intense campaign across the 30 local governments in the state by political parties, the stage is set as the Osun State governorship election holds today. A total of 48 candidates from 48 political parties are vying for of 1,246,915 votes in a bid to …

  • 21 September

    Osun Election: No Ban On Mobile Phones At Poling Units – INEC

    Olusegun Agbaje, the Resident Electoral Commission, Osun State, has said the electoral body has not banned the use of mobile phones at polling units at Saturday’s gubernatorial election. Reacting to the allegations that the electoral body had placed a total ban on the usage of mobile phones and cameras at …

  • 20 September

    Osun Poll: APC Planning To Rig Election, Omisore Alleges

    Iyiola Omisore, candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in Saturday’s Osun state governorship election, has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of plotting to rig the elections. At a press conference in Osogbo, the state capital on Thursday, Omisore alleged that the APC had perfected strategies to deploy the …

  • 9 September

    Presidency Aiming To Divert N16b To Rig Osun Guber Poll – PDP

    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said it uncovered plans by the Presidency to allegedly divert N16.6 billion from the Paris Club fund to rig the September 22 Osun governorship election. The PDP made the accusation in a statement issued by Kola Ologbondiyan, its National Publicity Secretary, in Abuja on …

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