Politics

Osun: Buhari Sends Fayemi To Woo Omisore For Rerun Poll

The Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday,  visited the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Senator Iyiola Omisore, in Ile Ife to woo him ahead of the rerun holding in seven polling units in four local government areas of Osun State on Thursday. Our correspondent gathered that Fayemi, who accompanied President Muhammadu Buhari, on his trip ...

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Governorship: APC Releases Approved Mode Of Primaries

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved the mode of primaries for Saturday, September 29th, 2018 governorship primary elections scheduled to hold across the thirty-six states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).   S/No. STATE RESOLUTION ON MODE OF PRIMARIES TO BE ADOPTED 1. ABIA DIRECT PRIMARIES 2. ADAMAWA INDIRECT PRIMARIES ...

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APC Cautions Secondus on Political Language, Conduct

To the All Progressives Congress (APC) the National Chairman of a political party is expected to exhibit the highest sense of patriotism, decency and decorum in public conduct and discourse. Regrettably, the ruling party notes, “the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has not lived up to these basic expectations.” In a statement, the Ag. ...

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Osun Rerun: You Are Releasing PVCs To Govt Officials, Anti-Buhari Coalition Accuses INEC

The Coalition of United Political Parties on Monday alleged that INEC was giving to Osun State officials unclaimed permanent voter cards in units where there would be supplementary election. The coalition members alleged that the conspiracy was being spearheaded by some unnamed national officers of the commission. CUPP, which was formed a few months ago with the aim of ousting ...

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Osun Governorship Rerun: INEC, Security Agencies Must Stop PDP’s Vote-Buying – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the aftermath of Saturday’s inconclusive Osun State Governorship election “has confirmed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) vow to deploy all ‘means, schemes, shenanigans in all ramification and magnitude’ to rig all coming elections, starting from the Osun State Governorship election.” In a statement signed by the Ag. National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, the APC ...

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Osun: PDP To Strike Deal With Omisore, Others

There were indications in Abuja on Sunday that the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party might strike a deal with a former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore,  in a bid to win the state rerun governorship election slated for Thursday, investigations by our correspondent have revealed. Omisore is the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party ...

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Osun: INEC Officer Arrested For Allegedly Tearing Controversial Result Sheet

A man who claimed to be a staff member of the Independent National Electoral Commission was arrested by party supporters at Ayedaade Local Government Area of Osun State for tearing an INEC result sheet believed to be under contention when results of the state governorship election were being released. The man, Salawu Mutiu Kolawole, with an INEC identification card, said ...

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I’ll Remain In APGA Even If I Lose Primaries — Ubah 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah Chairman and Chief Executive of Capital Oil and an aspirant for Anambra–South senatorial seat in the 2019 general elections has said that he will remain in the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) even if he lost in the forthcoming APGA primary elections. Ubah who was reacting to Senator Stella Oduah’s defection to the ...

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APC Postpones Presidential Primary

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed the presidential direct primary election earlier scheduled for Tuesday, September 25th, 2018. It will now hold on Thursday, September 27th, 2018. A statement by the party’s Ag. National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, advised duly registered party members to collect their permanent membership cards from their respective wards.

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APC Reacts To Osun Inconclusive Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has hailed the Osun electorate; Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC); security agencies and relevant stakeholders over the conduct of Saturday’s inconclusive governorship election in the state which was largely peaceful despite some reported irregularities. In a statement signed by the Ag. National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, the APC said, “While we continue to improve on ...

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