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    APC rejects PDP’s ‘baseless argument’ on Osun election

APC rejects PDP’s ‘baseless argument’ on Osun election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as baseless the argument of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) worked against its interest in the Osun state.The commission had kicked against the declaration of the governorship election as inconclusive.INEC had based its action on the margin between the candidates who secured the highest votes in [...]

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    Adeleke to supporters: Let’s rededicate ourselves to the struggle

Adeleke to supporters: Let’s rededicate ourselves to the struggle

Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun state governorship election, says the people have shown that tyrants can be forced to submit to their will.He said this while responding to the votes he garnered during the election which the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared inconclusive.Adeleke said he was honoured to have won considerable votes across [...]

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    National assembly shifts resumption by two weeks

National assembly shifts resumption by two weeks

The national assembly has postponed its resumption from September 25 to resume October 9.Mohammed Sani-Omolori, clerk of the assembly, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.He attributed the development to the primary elections of political parties.The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have scheduled their primaries within the next two weeks.Sani-Omolori said members of the assembly were [...]

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    INEC: Only votes of Osun people will determine the next governor

INEC: Only votes of Osun people will determine the next governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says only the votes of the people of Osun will determine the next governor of the state.Solomon Soyebi, chairman, information and voter education committee of INEC, said this in a statement on Sunday.This followed the outrage as a result of the declaration of the poll inconclusive.Joseph Fuwape, returning officer of the election, had [...]

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    Osun poll: Buhari has brutalised all agents of democracy, says Secondus

Osun poll: Buhari has brutalised all agents of democracy, says Secondus

Uche Secondus, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, says President Muahammadu Buhari has brutalised all agents of democracy.He said this while responding to the Osun governorship election that was declared inconclusive.Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the PDP had polled majority vote of 254, 698, and Isiaka Oyetola, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has 254, 345 votes— leaving a margin [...]

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    ‘This is daylight robbery’ — PDP asks INEC to declare Adeleke winner of Osun poll

‘This is daylight robbery’ — PDP asks INEC to declare Adeleke winner of Osun poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the declaration of the Osun state governorship election as inconclusive.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared the election inconclusive, saying the requirement for a winner to emerge on first ballot was not met.Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled majority vote of 254,698 while Isiaka Oyetola of the All [...]

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    ‘INEC can’t amend the constitution’ — and other reactions to inconclusive Osun poll

‘INEC can’t amend the constitution’ — and other reactions to inconclusive Osun poll

Nigerians on social media are reacting to the outcome of the governorship election in Osun state.The election was declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the difference between the cancelled votes and margin between the candidates with the highest votes.Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled majority vote of 254,698 while Isiaka Oyetola of the All [...]

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    Difference between rerun, run-off — and things you need to know about an inconclusive poll

Difference between rerun, run-off — and things you need to know about an inconclusive poll

It is official: the governorship election in Osun state has been declared inconclusive.Joseph Afuwape, returning officer of the election, who announced this said the requirements for a candidate to be returned as winner were not met.Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled majority vote of 254,698 while Isiaka Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) followed with [...]

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    INEC fixes Thursday for Osun governorship rerun

INEC fixes Thursday for Osun governorship rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced Thursday, September 27, as the date for the governorship rerun election in Osun state.This followed the declaration of Saturday's exercise as inconclusive.Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had polled 254,699 ahead of Isiaka Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who had 254,345 votes.Joseph Afuwape, INEC’s returning officer, had said since [...]

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    INEC declares Osun election inconclusive

INEC declares Osun election inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the Osun state governorship election inconclusive.Joseph Afuwape, the returning officer, announced this at the head office of the commission in Osogbo, the state capital.He said the margin between Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Isiaka Oyetola, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was not significant enough to declare a winner.The [...]

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