Politics

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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Osun Election: Atiku Sends Message Of Solidarity To Senator Adeleke

Frontline presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Nigeria’s Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, has said that the people of Osun State have freely given their mandate to Senator Ademola Adeleke and the Peoples Democratic Party, urging the Independent National Electoral Commission to resist any and every temptation to be used to tamper with the will of the people ...

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BREAKING: INEC Declares Osun Election Inconclusive

Sets September 27, 2018 for rerun Latest report from Osun State indicates that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Osun governorship election inconclusive. The Punch reported that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ademola Adeleke, had polled 254,698 votes to defeat that of the All Progressives Congress, Gboyega Oyetola. Adeleke had 353 votes more than his closest ...

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Osun Election Results: Adeleke Leads Oyetola As PDP Supporters Jubilate 

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, is leading the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola in the total number of votes scored in the results announced so far. Out of the results of the 15 local government areas announced so far, Adeleke polled 126,475 votes while Oyetola trails him ...

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Osun Gov Election Result Update

Isokan LG ADC = 56 ADP = 682 APC = 7, 297 PDP = 9,048 SDP = 3,460 No registered voters = 45,903 Accredited voters = 23, 314 Ila LG ADC: 96 ADP: 183 APC: 8403 PDP: 8241 SDP: 3134 Irepodun LG  ADC: 158 ADP: 2564 APC: 6517 PDP: 8058 SDP: 4856 Oriade LG  ADC: 109 ADP: 1224 APC: 9778 PDP: 10109 SDP: 2265 Ilesa West LGA ADC: 127 ADP: 2363 APC: 7251 PDP: 8286 SDP: 2408 Boripe Local Govt  ...

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Osun Election: APC, PDP, SDP Lead In Strongholds

The leading candidates in the Osun governorship election won majority of the votes cast in their respective local government areas on Saturday to justify their popularity and acceptability among their people. Reports of the votes announced at the polling units by the Independent National Electoral Commission showed that the All Progressives Congress candidate, Gboyega Oyetola whose party maintained stronghold in ...

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Osun Gov Election: Politicians Woo Voters With N10,000 On WhatsApp

As 48 governorship candidates from 48 political parties jostle for 1,246,915 votes in the Osun State governorship election holding on Saturday (today), some of the contestants and their political associates have devised new means and tactics to induce voters ahead of the poll. Investigation by Saturday PUNCH revealed that the representatives of at least one of the contestants were using the WhatsApp ...

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