Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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    Oshiomhole: APC has learnt from its mistake, will not field opportunists in 2019

Oshiomhole: APC has learnt from its mistake, will not field opportunists in 2019

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party will not field candidates who are seeking to use its platform to achieve selfish interests.In a statement by Simon Ebegbulem, his spokesman, Oshiomhole said the party has learnt from the mistake of the past where people he described as "bread and butter politicians" were given tickets.Oshiomhole made [...]

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    PDP chieftain attacked at Osun polling unit

PDP chieftain attacked at Osun polling unit

Fatai Diekola, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in Osun state, was attacked in Osogbo, the state capital, on Monday.Diekola was said to have gone to canvass for votes at a polling unit where rerun is scheduled to hold on Thursday, when he was lynched by "thugs" suspected to be working for the All Progressives Congress (APC).Officers of the Nigeria Security [...]

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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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    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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    Jibrin: Osun election should be a wake up call for APC

Jibrin: Osun election should be a wake up call for APC

Abdulmumin Jibrin, an All Progressives Congress (APC) member in the house of representatives, says the way the Osun governorship election went should be a wake call for the ruling party.Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled 254,699 ahead of Isiaka Oyetola of the APC who had 254,345 votes.The election was declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) [...]

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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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    ‘INEC’s reputation is at stake’ — Saraki reacts to Osun poll

‘INEC’s reputation is at stake’ — Saraki reacts to Osun poll

Senate President Bukola Saraki has faulted the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare the Osun governorship election 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.But Joseph Fuwape, INEC’s returning officer, said a winner could not emerge because the [...]

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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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    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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    Osun: PDP cries foul over ‘deducted 1000 votes’, says only polling units’ results acceptable

Osun: PDP cries foul over ‘deducted 1000 votes’, says only polling units’ results acceptable

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it will not accept the outcome of the ongoing gubernatorial election in Osun if the final results announced are not the same as those from polling units.Results from 24 out of 30 local government areas (LGAs) have been announced, with the opposition party leading with a margin of over 12,000 votes.Some supporters of the [...]

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    Politicians shun INEC’s directive in Osun, engage in vote-buying

Politicians shun INEC’s directive in Osun, engage in vote-buying

Politicians from different parties engaged in vote-buying in Osun state on despite warnings from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The commission had vowed to curb the trend, threatening to prosecute those involved.As early as possible, voters trooped to polling units to cast their votes, while party agents, observers and security agencies were on ground to monitor the process.Party agents devised [...]

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    PDP agent arrested for vote-buying in Osun

PDP agent arrested for vote-buying in Osun

An agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been arrested for alleged vote-buying at ward 1, unit 1, Obada Ede local government area of Osun state.The agent whose identity was not disclosed was said to have brought out money openly, forcing security operatives at the unit to pick him up.Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the PDP in the election is [...]

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    How it went: Voting and collation of Osun guber poll

How it went: Voting and collation of Osun guber poll

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