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    Akeredolu, ex-NBA president, clinches APC ticket in Ondo

Akeredolu, ex-NBA president, clinches APC ticket in Ondo

At exactly 12:48am on Sunday, Mohammed Abubakar, Jigawa state governor and chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) election committee in Ondo state, declared Rotimi Akeredolu as the party's candidate for the November 26 poll.Akeredolu, a former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), contested the 2012 governorship election on the platform of the Action Congress Nigeria (ACN).He polled a total [...]

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    UPDATED: Gunshots as policemen, NSCDC officials clash at Ondo APC primary

UPDATED: Gunshots as policemen, NSCDC officials clash at Ondo APC primary

Men of the Nigerian Police Force and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) clashed at the venue of the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state.Gunshots released during the incident almost led to a disruption of the exercise, which had been going on without any hitch since around 1pm when the process began.Delegates, party [...]

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    All eyes on APC as Labour Party picks economist for Ondo gov election

All eyes on APC as Labour Party picks economist for Ondo gov election

As delegates trooped to The Dome, venue of the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state on Saturday, Labour Party announced the emergence of Adeuti Taye, an economist, for the November governorship election.Taye was unanimously adopted after Olugbenga Ojo, his only challenger, withdrew from the race.Ladi Iliya, returning officer for the election and deputy national chairman [...]

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    Ondo primary: APC releases delegates’ list to aspirants

Ondo primary: APC releases delegates’ list to aspirants

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the controversial delegates’ list to all 24 aspirants jostling for the party’s ticket in Ondo state.The 'hard copy', which contains the names of all delegates, was given to the aspirants, at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja.The decision to release the list was made by the party leadership in order to show transparency [...]

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    The history you seek is not in Abuja, Tinubu tells Ondo gov aspirants

The history you seek is not in Abuja, Tinubu tells Ondo gov aspirants

Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state, wants all those contesting the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in Ondo state to know that the key to victory is not in “Abuja or anywhere else for that matter”.The party chieftain advised the aspirants to work towards a common goal, saying they all know what is at stake.He said all those participating [...]

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    This crisis may consume us, Ondo APC aspirant warns

This crisis may consume us, Ondo APC aspirant warns

Tayo Alasoadura, an APC governorship aspirant in Ondo state, says the party could lose the November 26 governorship election as a result of the internal crisis in the state.Alasoadura, representing Ondo central in the senate, said this in Akure during an interview with NAN.He appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of APC to urgently resolve the disaffection among [...]

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    PHOTOS: Herbalists ‘visit’ Ondo APC secretariat

PHOTOS: Herbalists ‘visit’ Ondo APC secretariat

The crisis rocking the Ondo chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), took another dimension on Sunday, as some unknown elements adorned the secretariat gate with fetish objects.From the images, it appears that the perpetrators may have training in design as they managed to incorporate APC colours into the object. [...]

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    APC ‘not aware’ Tinubu endorsed Ondo governorship aspirant

APC ‘not aware’ Tinubu endorsed Ondo governorship aspirant

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is not aware that Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the national leader of the party, endorsed Segun Abraham, an aspirant seeking to clinch the Ondo governorship ticket in the forthcoming primary election.Tunji Abayomi, an aspirant, challenged Tinubu for interfering with the primary election.Tinubu had said that he had a right to support any aspirant for [...]

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    Tinubu on Ondo poll: I have the right to choose who I support

Tinubu on Ondo poll: I have the right to choose who I support

Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state, says he reserves the right to back whoever he likes to emerge as candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Ondo state governorship election.A force to reckon with in Nigerian politics, Tinubu played a remarkable role in the emergence of Olusegun Mimiko, outgoing governor of Ondo.He is also known to have [...]

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    Boroffice: Justice will be done on NDDC nominations

Boroffice: Justice will be done on NDDC nominations

Ajayi Boroffice, senator representing Ondo north senatorial district, has assured citizens in his constituency that justice will prevail in the nominations for the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).In a statement issued in Abuja by Kayode Adeniyi, his media aide, the APC chieftain appealed for calm due to tension which the appointment has generated."I have received countless calls, [...]

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    APC picks Aug 27 for Ondo primary

APC picks Aug 27 for Ondo primary

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has fixed August 27 for its governorship primary election in Ondo state.Osita Izunaso, the party's national organising secretary, disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday.The statement said forms for the election will be available at the party’s secretariat in Abuja between July 19 and August 5.Apart from the two female aspirants, who have been [...]

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    INEC trains 204 staff ahead of Ondo gov poll

INEC trains 204 staff ahead of Ondo gov poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has commenced the training of 204 e- collation staff of the commission for the November 26 governorship election in Ondo state.Olubunmi Egbeeye, head of voters’ registration and ICT in the state, told NAN on Thursday in Akure, capital of the state, that the training was necessary for the conduct of the election.Egbeeye [...]

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    Ondo workers suspend 30-day-old strike, to be paid Mon

Ondo workers suspend 30-day-old strike, to be paid Mon

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    Workers threaten to shut Ondo over 5 months salary

Workers threaten to shut Ondo over 5 months salary

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    4 FUTA students killed in road accident, 11 injured

4 FUTA students killed in road accident, 11 injured

Four students of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, died in a road accident on the Akure-Ilesha expressway in Ifedore local government area of Ondo state on Saturday.Femi Joseph, spokesman of the police command in Ondo, confirmed the incident, saying preliminary investigation revealed that the accident involved a Hiace bus conveying the students and a motorcycle.He said at least 15 [...]

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    Massive victory for PDP in Ondo LG, councillorship polls

Massive victory for PDP in Ondo LG, councillorship polls

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the chairmanship election in all the 18 local councils of Ondo state.The results were announced on Sunday in Akure by Olugbenga Ige, a professor and chairman of the Ondo state independent electoral commission (ODIEC).According to Ige, PDP won 202 out of the 203 wards in the councillorship election, while the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) [...]

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