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    Osun APC governorship candidate ‘won’t sack workers’ if elected

Osun APC governorship candidate ‘won’t sack workers’ if elected

The Independent Campaign Team for Gboyega Oyetola, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 22 governorship election in Osun state, says their principal, if elected, will not sack workers as being rumored.This was contained in a statement signed on Monday by Fatihu Adegoke, the group’s media officer.“We are compelled to make this categorical statement that the candidate [...]

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    Osun guber aspirant asks court to nullify APC primary election

Osun guber aspirant asks court to nullify APC primary election

Kunle Rasheed Adegoke, a governorship aspirant, has asked the Abuja federal high court to nullify the Osun primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Isiaka Oyetola, chief of staff to Rauf Aregbesola, incumbent governor, emerged winner of the election which held on July 20.Oyetola polled 127,017 votes while Adegoke got 252 votes.But Adegoke has asked the court to declare that [...]

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    ‘Forgery’: Court gives Adeleke six days to produce school certificate

‘Forgery’: Court gives Adeleke six days to produce school certificate

An Osun state high court has asked Ademola Adeleke, senator representing Osun west, to produce his primary school certificate within six days.Adeleke defeated his closest contender, Akin Ogunbiyi, to win the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship ticket for the September 22 election.Following his win, Rasheed Olabayo and Oluwaseun Idowu, members of the PDP, filed a suit to challenge his candidacy [...]

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    After APC guber primary, Osun SSG defects to ADP

After APC guber primary, Osun SSG defects to ADP

Moshood Adeoti, secretary to Osun government, has resigned his appointment and defected to the Action Democratic Party(ADP).Adeoti was one of the 17 All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants in the July 19 primary conducted by the party.He announced his withdrawal a day before the primary but still managed to score 128 votes.In a letter addressed to Abdul’aziz Yari, chairman of APC [...]

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    Adeleke wins Osun PDP governorship ticket

Adeleke wins Osun PDP governorship ticket

Ademola Adeleke, senator representing Osun west, has won the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in his state.The senator defeated his closest challenger, Akin Ogunbiyi, to emerge the flagbearer of the PDP in the September 22 governorship election.Adeleke won by a close margin, securing 1569 votes while Ogunbiyi had 1562. A recount of the votes was required before [...]

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    Seven aspirants withdraw from Osun PDP governorship primary

Seven aspirants withdraw from Osun PDP governorship primary

Seven of the 11 aspirants in the Osun Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election have withdrawn.The politicians made their decision known on Saturday before the commencement of the exercise which is being overseen by Seriake Dickson, Bayelsa state governor.Adejare Bello, Sunkanmi Akinlabi, Felix Jumoko, Ayoade Adewepo, Adeolu Durotoye, Jide Adeniji and Lere Akogun are the aspirants who stepped down [...]

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    How Osun PDP delegates picked governorship candidate

How Osun PDP delegates picked governorship candidate

TheCable's coverage of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election in Osun.[...]

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    Adeoti, Osun SSG, withdraws from guber primary

Adeoti, Osun SSG, withdraws from guber primary

Moshood Adeoti, secretary to Osun state government (SSG), has announced his withdrawal from the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Adeoti made his decision known on Friday in a letter addressed to Abdul’aziz Yari, chairman of APC primaries committee.The Osun SSG said he was withdrawing because the primaries had been arranged to favour Gboyega Oyetola, chief of staff to [...]

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    APC postpones Osun governorship primary election

APC postpones Osun governorship primary election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) primary to elect its candidate for the forthcoming Osun governorship election has been postponed from Thursday, July 19, to Friday, July 20.The party announced the postponement in a statement issued b Bolaji Abdullahi, its national publicity secretary on Wednesday in Abuja.The statement added that a meeting between the primary election committee chaired by Abdul’aziz Yari, [...]

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    APC to pick Osun guber candidate by direct primary

APC to pick Osun guber candidate by direct primary

Adams Oshiomhole, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party will adopt direct primary to pick its candidate for the September 22 Osun governorship election.He said this on Monday in Abuja while speaking with reporters after a meeting with members of the party’s national working committee (NWC).Every card-carrying member of the party is Osun state will be allowed [...]

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    Two senators among 11 aspirants cleared for Osun PDP gov primary

Two senators among 11 aspirants cleared for Osun PDP gov primary

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) screening committee for Osun state governorship election on Wednesday cleared all the 11 aspirants contesting to be the party’s flag bearer in the September 22 governorship election in Osun.Two serving senators, Ogunwale Felix and Ademola Adeleke, were among the 11 aspirants.Austin Opara, chairman of the screening committee,  on Wednesday presented certificates to the aspirants at [...]

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    Court strikes out case against students who protested OAU eviction

Court strikes out case against students who protested OAU eviction

The magistrate court at Ajebandele, Ile-Ife, has dismissed the case filed against five students of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). [...]

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    Ex-envoy to Osun guber aspirants: Stop the clamour for zoning… sell your programme to the people

Ex-envoy to Osun guber aspirants: Stop the clamour for zoning… sell your programme to the people

Abdulyekin Abilagbo, a former ambassador of Nigeria to Sierra Lone, says statements made by Osun gubernatorial aspirants are polarising state.Speaking with journalists on Wednesday, Abilagbo expressed concern that some people were fanning the embers of religion and ethnicity.“It is so worrisome that most of those aspiring to govern the state has not come up with the blueprints and programmes of [...]

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    Osun needs a leader with ‘steady hands’, says APC governorship aspirant

Osun needs a leader with ‘steady hands’, says APC governorship aspirant

Adegboyega Oyetola, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Osun state, says the state needs a leader with "steady hands". Speaking at a press conference in Osogbo, the state capital, Oyetola said if given the opportunity to succeed Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun, he would consolidate on the "giant strides" of the current administration in the state. "In furtherance of the [...]

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    Court adjourns case of students who protested OAU eviction — for the eighth time

Court adjourns case of students who protested OAU eviction — for the eighth time

The magistrate court at Ajebandele, Ile-Ife, has adjourned the case of the five students of Obafemi Awolowo university facing trials for the eighth time.Omisade, the justice presiding over the case, said the reason for adjournment was the delay by the state's defence counsel to provide an advisory release from the state. [...]

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    APC will ‘leverage on Aregbesola’s achievements’ to win Osun guber poll

APC will ‘leverage on Aregbesola’s achievements’ to win Osun guber poll

Samson Oyebode, youth leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Osun central, says he is confident that his party will win the September 22 gubernatorial election in the state.According to Oyebode, the "landmark achievements and monumental legacies" of the administration of Rauf Aregbesola, the incumbent governor,  will speak for the party.This, he said, would be the yardstick upon which the [...]

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