Osun Election: Adeleke speaks, says ‘to God be the glory’

Following his victory at the Tribunal, the Senator representing Osun-west senatorial district, Dr Ademola Adeleke, Friday joined his party members to congratulate himself, saying to God be the glory. Recall that the Osun State governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, declared Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, winner of the September 2018 […]

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OSUN: More worries for INEC over 2019 election

There are fresh indications that the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is, once again, disturbed by the role of personnel of security agencies in the electoral process as the integrity of the 2019 general elections appears to hang in the balance based on reports of election monitors. Penultimate Sunday, Vanguard had published […]

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OsunRerun: Fayose condemns election, says ‘democracy’ is dead in Nigeria

Ado-Ekiti-Gov. Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has described last Saturday’s Osun State governorship election and the Thursday re-run as show of shame. Fayose who said the only conclusion one Could draw from the Osun’s scenerio is that “democracy is now dead in our beloved country”. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Idowu […]

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OsunRerun: Go to court if you disagree with INEC, Buhari tells Osun contestants

President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday charged all the contestants in Osun election to seek redress in court if they disagree with the final verdict of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Recall that INEC on Friday morning declared the candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Adegboyega Isiaka Oyetola winner of the Osun re-run election after scoring […]

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OsunRerun: Police restore calm at Osogbo polling unit

Armed policemen quickly restored calm on Thursday at one of the polling units, Ward 5 unit 17, Alekuwodo, Osogbo where the re-run governorship election is taking place. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that at about 12 noon while voting was still going on some street urchins and political thugs took over the area […]

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Bye election in 7 polling centers to determine Osun State Governor on Thursday

Following the declaration of the Osun State Governorship election as inconclusive by INEC, due to some identified lapses, bye election will now take place in seven polling units in the state on Thursday, to determine the eventual winner of the election. The election had ended in a stalemate between the candidates of the PDP senator […]

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OsunDecides2018: INEC releases result council-by-council

The Independent National Electoral Commission has begun announcing the results of the Osun State election in each of the 30 local councils of the state. Final collation will be done on Sunday at the state headquarters in Osogbo. Here are the Osun State election results already announced at the council collation centres: Ede South LGA: […]

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OsunDecides2018: Journalist commend INEC, rate election a pass

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) in partnership with Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the conduct of the Osun governorship election. According to the Preliminary Report made available on Saturday by the CDD Director, Idayat Hassan, to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

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OsunDecides2018: Detailed results of Osun Election

As voting ends in many polling units across Osun State, these are results from some polling units according to Premium Times Centre for Investigative journalism in partnership with the Centre for Democracy and Development These results are the official results as announced by INEC officials at the various polling units. From the polling units, the […]

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OsunDecides2018: We are sure of winning election – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has expressed optimism of winning the governorship election in Osun State despite the attempt by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to undermine its governorship candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke. The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the Prince Diran Odeyemi spoke with Vanguard while casting his vote at Polling Unit 002, NUD […]

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OsunDecides2018: Security agents frustrate vote-buyers at polling units

Vote buyers are having a bad day in the Osun governorship election as Security agents attached to polling units have effectively barred voters from taking their smart phones into voting cubicles. In past elections, voters took their smartphones into the cubicles and then snapped their ballot papers to present to vote buyers in exchange for […]

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Osun Election: Card Readers failures as Adeleke casts his vote

Senator Ademola Adeleke, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the Osun state election just cast his vote at his polling unit, Abogunde Compound, Unit 009/02, Ede North LGA. Also the PDP has reported Card Reader failures: At Ward 7, Unit 6 in Osogbo LG, the @inecnigeria card reader malfunctioned, could not capture the thumbs of […]

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