Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "Osun gov poll"

    Osun rerun: Oshiomhole reveals how Omisore was wooed to support APC

Osun rerun: Oshiomhole reveals how Omisore was wooed to support APC

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Iyiola Omisore was not offered money to support the ruling party in the Osun governorship rerun election.He said the APC did not offer automatic ticket for elective position to the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).Prior to Thursday's rerun election, chieftains of the APC and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) [...]

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    ‘We’re hoping on God, not individuals’ — PDP speaks on meeting with Omisore

‘We’re hoping on God, not individuals’ — PDP speaks on meeting with Omisore

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is confident that God will grant the party victory in the Osun state governorship rerun election scheduled for Thursday.During the first ballot conducted on Saturday, Ademola Adeleke, the party's candidate, polled majority vote of 254,698 while Isiaka Oyetola, candidate of the APC, had 254,345 votes, leaving a margin of 353.The Independent National Electoral [...]

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    Omisore kicks but Aregbesola commends ‘smooth’ conduct of Osun guber poll

Omisore kicks but Aregbesola commends ‘smooth’ conduct of Osun guber poll

Rauf Aregbesola, Osun state governor, and Iyiola Omisore, one of those seeking to replace him, have disagreed over the conduct of the Saturday governorship election in the state.While Aregbesola said the election has been smooth, Omisore, governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), said the exercise is marred by irregularities.Speaking after casting his vote at his ward in Ilesa, [...]

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    EFCC: We’ve placed top politicians under surveillance to check vote-buying

EFCC: We’ve placed top politicians under surveillance to check vote-buying

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it is tracking financing of campaign by political parties, as part of new measures to tackle vote-buying.Wilson Uwajuren, EFCC spokesman, said this in a statement on Friday. He said the anti-graft agency is out to prosecute anyone involved in the practice of vote-buying.Uwajuren said those offering financial inducements for votes as well [...]

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    Court halts Adeleke’s arrest

Court halts Adeleke’s arrest

Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun state governorship election, has obtained a court order restraining the police from arresting him.On Wednesday, the police summoned him for alleged examination malpractice and criminal conspiracy.Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, had said Adeleke and Sikiru, his brother, sat for the National Examination Council Examination (NECO) as internal candidates in 2017, [...]

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    CUPP: APC plotting to manipulate Osun poll

CUPP: APC plotting to manipulate Osun poll

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has alleged there is a plot by President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to derail the September governorship poll in Osun state and the 2019 elections.The coalition said part of the alleged plot is being carried out by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).In a statement on Friday, CUPP [...]

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