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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Oyetola would build on Aregbesola’s legacies, says APC

Kunle Oyatomi, the All Progressives  Congress, APC Spokesman in Osun, on Friday, said governor-elect, Gboyega Oyetola, would build on the legacies of Governor Rauf Aregbesola. Oyatomi said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) after the announcement of  Oyetola as the winner of the governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC)  in Osogbo. He commended Aregbesola for ...

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Adeleke rejects result of Osun Governorship Re-run, to seek legal redress

Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Candidate in the Osun governorship election,  has rejected the result of the re-run poll. Adeleke, in a statement in Osogbo by his Campaign Organisation’s Spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed, said he would seek legal redress. Gboyega Oyetola, the APC Candidate defeated Adeleke with 482 votes in the re-run poll. Oyetola scored a total of 255,505 to ...

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APC disqualifies Shittu from governorship race over failure to partake in NYSC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has disqualified Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu from the governorship race over his failure to partake in the one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme. Premium Times had reported that Shittu failed to present himself for the scheme despite graduating from the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU) at age 25. ...

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INEC declares APC Candidate, Oyetola winner of Osun Governorship Election

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has secured 835 votes ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  in the Osun Governorship Re-run election. The results of all the seven polling units across the four Local Government Areas where the exercise took place have been announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). From the announcement at the collation center, APC polled ...

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Osun Governorship Re-run: INEC, Security Agencies merely came out to implement what they rehearsed and called it election, says Secondus

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus said the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Security Agencies have revealed their “rigging template” ahead of 2019 general elections. Secondus said this in his assessment of Thursday’s Governorship  re-run election in Osun state. He said INEC and Security Agencies “merely came out” to ...

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Osun Governorship Re-run: Oyetola in lead with wide margin as result collation continues

Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the Osun Governorship Election, Gboyega Oyetola on Thursday is leading in three out of the four Local Government Areas where the rerun election held. Oyetola swept the two polling units in Ile-Ife. In Ife South, Oyetola got 283 votes, while Ademola Adeleke, the PDP candidate, got 15 votes. In Ife North, APC ...

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We are ready for Governorship Primary, says Lagos APC

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Thursday said it had concluded all arrangements to conduct its Governorship Primary on Saturday. The Assistant Publicity Secretary of the party in the state, Abiodun Salami, made the statement in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Salami spoke to NAN after the state party ...

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Observer groups commend INEC on peaceful conduct of Osun re-run governorship poll

Observer groups accredited for the Osun Governorship Election have commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the successful and peaceful conduct of the re-run exercise across the seven polling units in the state. The leadership of the group, Kalu Victor, gave the commendation during a post election news conference on Thursday in Osogbo. Victor said, “The electoral umpire had ...

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2019: I will beat Buhari easily if given PDP’s ticket, Kwankwaso boasts in Jos

Rabiu Kwankwaso, former Kano Governor and PDP Presidential Aspirant, said he will “easily beat President Muhamadu Buhari” if given his party’s ticket to face the APC candidate in 2019. Kwankwaso, who spoke on Thursday in Jos, during a consultation visit to the North-Central state, said that he had the electoral value to wrestle power from the APC. “I come from a ...

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Osun Re-run: Police arrest 16 persons allegedly in possession of illegal observer tags

Osun State Police Command have disclosed that they have arrested 16 persons who were alleged to be in possession of customized INEC observer tags, face caps and jackets during the Osun Governorship rerun. This was made known by The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Folasade Odoro, in a statement on Thursday. “Police team on stop and search duties ...

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