Politics

Osun Rerun: Adeleke Rejects Result As APC Commends Electorate

Sen. Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the Osun governorship election, has rejected the result of the rerun poll. Adeleke, in a statement in Osogbo by his campaign organisation’s spokesperson, Mr Olawale Rasheed, said he would seek legal redress. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, the APC candidate defeated Adeleke with 482 votes ...

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Oyetola Declared Osun Governor-Elect

Gboyega Isiaka Oyetola will succeed Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola as the governor of Osun state on 27 November, 2018. The chief returning officer for the election, Professor Joseph Adeola Fuwape, vice chancellor Federal University of Technology, Akure, declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress the winner after 1.am on Friday. He said Oyetola, whose 64th birthday will be on 29 ...

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Ambode, Sanya-Olu, Utomi, Others Cleared For APC Gov Primary

NATIONAL WORKING COMMITTEE DECISIONS ON GOVERNORSHIP ASPIRANTS SCREENING COMMITTEE REPORT SOUTH SOUTH Akwa Ibom State S/N NAME DECISION 1. H.E. Obong Nsima Ekere Cleared 2. Sen. John Akpan Udoedeghe, Phd Cleared 3. Dan Abia, Esq. Cleared 4. Dr. Edet Okon Efretui Cleared Delta State S/N NAME DECISION 1. Prof. Pat Utomi Cleared 2. Dr. (Hon). Cairo Ojugbo Cleared 3. Rt. ...

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Primary Election: Ambode Battle Ready, Trains Ward Agents

…receives endorsement from APC special interest groups  …activates campaign organisation across 20 LGs   In readiness for Saturday’s direct primary election, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s team has approved specialised training for one thousand, nine hundred and sixty personnel that will serve as agents in all the 245 wards in the constitutionally recognised 20 local government areas where the primary election is ...

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Osun Rerun: APC’s Oyetola Sweeps Ife South, Ife North, Osogbo

Gboyega Oyetola, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress on Thursday swept the two polling units in Ile-Ife, in Osun state, where rerun elections were ordered by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to determine the winner. Ife South, Oyetola got 283 votes, while the PDP candidate got 15 votes. In Ife North(Unit 2), APC got 126 votes, while the ...

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Osun Rerun: Adeleke Rejects Results, Vows To Seek Redress In Court

The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has rejected the results of the rerun election even before the official announcement. The candidate announced the rejection of the poll results in a statement issued on his behalf by the spokesperson for the Adeleke Campaign Organisation, Mr Olawale Rasheed. The PDP candidate vowed to seek legal redress in court, saying ...

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BREAKING: Adeleke Alleges ‘Coup’ In Osun Gov Rerun 

The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has described the ongoing rerun election in seven units in the state as a ‘coup ‘. Adeleke, who spoke with The Punch on the telephone, said that supporters of the PDP were being denied access to ballot papers in the governorship rerun election. “What is happening ...

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Osun Rerun: Voters Defy Downpour In Osogbo

Some voters in Osogbo participating in the Osun governorship re-run election refused to quit the queue on Thursday morning in spite of a downpour. The voters were on the queue at Polling Unit 17, Ward 5, Adewale Street, Alekuwodo in the capital of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the election process started at 8 a.m. ...

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SDP Opposes Omisore’s Alliance With APC

One of the national leaders of the Social Democratic Party, Chief Olu Falae, has pledged the support of the party to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ademola Adeleke, in the governorship rerun election holding on Thursday. Falae, reportedly called Adeleke on the telephone on Wednesday to disown Senator Iyiola Omisore who had also promised to work for the ...

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We Are Confident Of Winning Osun Gov Election – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has said that it has the confidence of winning Osun state governorship supplementary election. The election holds in seven polling units in the state on Thursday. The National Vice-Chairman (South-West) of PDP,  Mr. Eddy Olafeso, stated this in Abuja on Wednesday while addressing newsmen in Abuja. The Punch recalled that during the first ballot conducted on ...

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