Osun Election Re-run: A Compromised INEC is Murdering Nigeria's hard earned democracy By Mike Ozekhome SAN The announcement by INEC,that the Osun state election conducted on Saturday,22nd September2018,was inconclusive and the fixing of 27th of September for a so called rerun,is a dangerous subversion and travesty of the electoral process,a blow to our hard earned constitutional democracy and an ominous sign of the...... read more
Declare Adeleke Osun poll winner, PDP tells INEC The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare its Osun standard-bearer Senator Ademola Adeleke as the winner of last Saturday’s governorship election in the state.   At a press conference, the party insisted the process was conclusive, saying its candidate met the requirements of...... read more
INEC fixes Sept. 27 for Osun Governorship re-run election The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC’s Chief Returning Officer in Osun State, Joseph Fuwape, has announced that the rerun for Osun State Governorship election would hold next Thursday, September 27, 2018. Fuwape fixed the date for the election after holding a meeting with the representatives of the concerned parties and they...... read more
Plateau SSG resigns Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has accepted the resignation of the Secretary to the State Government, Rufus Bature, and Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations, Hitler Dadi, with immediate effect. Their resignations would enable them to contest the 2019 General Elections under the All Progressives Congress platform. While the...... read more
Ikpeazu restates commitment to accountability and transparency in governance   Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has restated his government's commitment in holding the principles of strengthening fiscal transparency, accountability and Sustainability in governance. Dr. Ikpeazu who stated this during the flagging off/ declaring open of a two day sensitisation workshop on the open government partnership (OGP) organised by the...... read more
‘Emenike is Abia APC’s only credible governorship aspirant’ The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State,  Dr. Emmanuel Ndukwe, has said Chief Ikechi Emenike is the party’s only genuine governorship aspirant. He spoke with reporters in Abuja. According to him, some of the other so-called ‘‘aspirants’’ have not even registered in the party. One of them, according...... read more
Abia: New governorship permutations THE ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Abia State and the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, have devised separate zoning strategies for the 2019 governorship election.For now, it is only the PDP that is sticking to zoning, particularly for the governorship seat and has already picked the incumbent governor, Dr. Okezie...... read more
Osun election: I’ll win and dance to Govt House, says Adeleke The governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has said he would win the Saturday election and dance to the Government House as the governor of the state. He said this in Osogbo on Wednesday at an interactive session organised by the Oduduwa Youth Development Initiative. Adeleke said the...... read more
Nigeria’s fate beyond 2019 depends on INEC, security agencies— Makarfi Former Chairman, Caretaker Committee of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and presidential aspirant of the party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has warned that Nigeria’s survival will depend on how Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the various security agencies manage the 2019 general election.Senator Makarfi, who spoke with journalists in Kaduna yesterday, said...... read more
PDP sponsoring aspirants in APC- Party Chairman The ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, in Abia State has alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the State purchased nomination forms for some members of APC who are working as moles in the party, to sponsor them in the coming primary elections of the party.The chairman of the Court recognized...... read more
Abia 2019: I'm still in the guber race - Nwosu A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abia State, Sir  Friday  Nwosu, has dismissed reports of his withdrawal from the race, stressing he remains  committed  to his quest to fly the party’s flag in the 2019 elections.Speaking with Vanguard,   Nwosu stated that  he remained the...... read more
#OsunDecides: INEC bars cameras inside polling booths The Independent National Electoral Commission has said voters will not be allowed to go inside polling booths with their telephones, cameras and any other device that can take pictures. The Chairman of INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, said this on Monday in Osogbo at the stakeholders’ forum organised ahead of Saturday election....... read more
Abia: I didn’t endorse any guber aspirant – Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has refuted reports about his endorsement of any governorship aspirant in Rivers and Abia states and in any other state across the country. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, last Friday, the  president said “such rumours...... read more
EFCC reacts to alleged freezing of Davido,Osun PDP candidate, Adeleke’s accounts The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said it did not freeze the bank accounts of the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, and his relation, a popular musician, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido. The commission said at no time did it place a freeze...... read more
Governor Fayose placed on watch list by EFCC,Custom, to prevent foreign trip The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has written to the Nigeria Customs Service to place the outgoing Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on its watch list and prevent the governor from leaving the country through any land, air or sea borders. The NCS has granted the request and circulated the EFCC...... read more
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