Friday, November 16, 2018

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    APC to PDP: Stop misinforming people about Osun rerun

APC to PDP: Stop misinforming people about Osun rerun

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is misinforming people about the Osun state governorship poll.The ruling party also asked Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies to stop alleged vote-buying by the PDP.On Saturday, some people were arrested by the police for buying votes during the election.APC and PDP claimed that those arrested [...]

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    Lai: If PDP were in power, there wouldn’t be rerun in Osun

Lai: If PDP were in power, there wouldn’t be rerun in Osun

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says there would have been no room for a rerun in Osun state if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were in power.On Sunday, the Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) declared Osun governorship poll and scheduled a rerun for Thursday.Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the PDP polled 254,699 ahead of Isiaka Oyetola of the All Progressives [...]

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    Osun rerun: Atiku asks Omisore to support Adeleke

Osun rerun: Atiku asks Omisore to support Adeleke

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has called on Iyiola Omisore, candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the Osun governorship poll, to work with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the rerun election.Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the PDP, had polled 254,699 ahead of Isiaka Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who had 254,345 votes.Omisore polled 128,049 to come third.However, INEC [...]

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    PDP has slipped into panic mode, says Lai on Osun election

PDP has slipped into panic mode, says Lai on Osun election

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has slipped into panic mode over the Osun state governorship election.The election is scheduled for Saturday.In a statement on Friday, Mohammed who is chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign council for the election, said the opposition party is jittery because it did not prepare for the poll.The [...]

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    APC to reopen sale of forms in Osun after governorship poll

APC to reopen sale of forms in Osun after governorship poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will reopen the sale and submission of forms for various elective positions in Osun state after the governorship elections.The election is scheduled for September 22.In a statement on Monday, Yekini Nabena, acting spokesman of the APC, said the sale and submission would be reopened on September 24.Nabena explained that this was done to [...]

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    INEC announces dates of Ekiti, Osun governorship elections 

INEC announces dates of Ekiti, Osun governorship elections 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the timetable for the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states.The Ekiti election is scheduled to hold on July 14, 2018, while that of Osun holds on September 22, 2018.Solomon Soyebi, national commissioner in charge of information, disclosed this on Thursday while briefing journalists at the INEC headquarters in Abuja.He said INEC [...]

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    DSS alleges N14m bribe by ‘certain political party’

DSS alleges N14m bribe by ‘certain political party’

The Department of State Service (DSS) has disclosed that it was offered N14 million by a "certain political party" to compromise last Saturday governorship election in Osun state.Speaking at a media briefing in Abuja on Tuesday, spokesperson of the DSS, Marilyn Ogar repeated her call on politicians to leave the agency out of politics."I'm saying clearly, a director in charge of [...]

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    Lagbaja: ‘Omisore culpable in Bola Ige’s murder’ and I have ‘innermost conviction’

Lagbaja: ‘Omisore culpable in Bola Ige’s murder’ and I have ‘innermost conviction’

Mask-styled musician, Lagbaja, who has been off the music scene for a while may have proven that his dignity comes before pecuniary gains by turning down a potentially mouthwatering offer by the Iyiola Omisore campaign Organisation.'The Masked One' was approached with an offer to perform at the grand finale rally and reception of President Goodluck Jonathan, scheduled to hold next week in [...]

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    [THE AFTERMATH] Will Osun follow Ekiti to PDP?

[THE AFTERMATH] Will Osun follow Ekiti to PDP?

Senator Iyiola Omisore (pictured, top) will be licking his lips by now, thinking the defeat of Dr. Kayode Fayemi in the Ekiti governorship election is a good omen for his own bid to take over Osun State government house.Nigerians have always seen the south-west as the impregnable stronghold of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a no-go area for [...]

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