Osun rerun: Don’t allow money determine your conscience, vote merit, group tells voters  

Osun rerun: Don’t allow money determine your conscience, vote merit, group tells voters  

TIMOTHY AGBOR, Osogbo A group, the Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM) has urged the people of Osun state to resist monetisation of their votes but vote the right candidate in the governorship supplementary election slated for today, Thursday, September 27.   Addressing a press conference in Osogbo on Wednesday, Chairman of NIM, Dr Jubril Tafawa Balewa expressed concern about the trend the vote buying syndrome is taking in Nigeria democracy especially in an isolated election.    According…

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Rerun: There is security presence, massively vote Adeleke, Osun PDP tells supporters  

Rerun: There is security presence, massively vote Adeleke, Osun PDP tells supporters  

The People’s Democratic Party in Osun statrbhas debunked speculation that it’s governorship candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke withdrew from the supplementary election slated for Thursday. A statement issued by the party chairman, Soji Adagunodo urged suporters of PDP to go out tomorrow and massively vote for Adeleke. The supplementary election would hold in seven polling units in four local government areas in the state – Osogbo, Ife North, Ife South and Orolu. “I wish to urge…

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Osun rerun: Election observer groups exchange blows over guber candidate’s largesse

Osun rerun: Election observer groups exchange blows over guber candidate’s largesse

  TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO Election observer groups on Wednesday night engaged themselves in a show of shame over largesse allegedly offered to them by a governorship candidate contesting tomorrow’s supplementary election in seven polling units in Osun state. The observers under the aegis of Coalition of Election Observer Groups exchanged punches and assaulted themselves severely over the sharing formula of the money they allegedly got from the governorship contender. Trouble started on Wednesday around 7:45pm…

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Osun rerun: Omisore, ACPP declare support for Oyetola

Osun rerun: Omisore, ACPP declare support for Oyetola

TIMOTHY AGBOR,  OSOGBO The candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the September 22nd governorship election in Osun state, Otunba Iyiola Omisore has declared that the party would be aligning with the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola in ensuring that APC wins the return slated for Thursday. Also,  Alliance for Collaborating Political Parties (ACPP) declared support for Oyetola. Addressing a press conference in Osogbo on Wednesday, the leader of the political group,  Prince Adesoji…

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Gov. Ugwuanyi appoints SAs on Students, Youth Affairs

Gov. Ugwuanyi appoints SAs on Students, Youth Affairs

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State appoints the National Vice President of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Chidi Ilogebe and former Vice President of National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) Comrade Ogechukwu Nnamene as Special Assistants on Students and Youth Affairs, respectively. The appointments were sequel to a meeting between the governor and coalition of youths and students’ leaders in the state, and the need to fill the vacancy created as a result…

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EPL: Mido tells Tottenham coach, Pochettino what to do to Kane

EPL: Mido tells Tottenham coach, Pochettino what to do to Kane

Former Egyptian and Tottenham Hotspur attacker, Mido has advised manager, Mauricio Pochettino to give striker, Harry Kane a rest. Kane started the new campaign with three goals and one assist from seven matches in all competitions for Pochettino’s side. Mido, however, believes that Pochettino should allow Kane to rest for ten days so that the 25-year-old can get back on form to resume scoring goals for Spurs. “I think Kane needs a rest,” Mido told…

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UEFA outlines nine historic records Messi, Ronaldo are yet to break

UEFA outlines nine historic records Messi, Ronaldo are yet to break

The Union of European Football Associations, UEFA, has revealed nine records Barcelona ace, Lionel Messi and Juventus star, Cristiano Ronaldo have not yet broken in the history of Europe’s topflight competitions, (Champions League and Europe League). UEFA took to their official website on Wednesday to release the records, indicating that Messi and Ronaldo are yet to break the following feats in the Europe topflight leagues: 1. Most appearances – Messi has 126, while Ronaldo has…

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Manchester United react as Mourinho drops Pogba as vice-captain

Manchester United react as Mourinho drops Pogba as vice-captain

Manchester United’s hierarchy has backed Jose Mourinho’s decision to strip Paul Pogba of the vice-captaincy, according to the UK Guardian. Pogba, who has led the side in three games this season, was told about his demotion before Tuesday night’s defeat by Derby County. The report says the club’s senior officials have no intention of asking Mourinho to reconsider his decision. “No, the only truth is that I made a decision that Paul is not the…

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Man Utd vs Derby: Lampard reveals what Mourinho told him after defeating United

Man Utd vs Derby: Lampard reveals what Mourinho told him after defeating United

Former Chelsea star and Derby County manager, Frank Lampard has revealed what Jose Mourinho told him after his secured a famous victory over Manchester United in the Carabao Cup yesterday. Derby defeated United 8-7 on penalties at Old Trafford after the third-round clash ended 2-2 at 90 minutes. The Red Devils appeared to be heading for a victory after Juan Mata finished a fine move with a goal a little past three minutes. But Lampard’s…

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EPL: Mourinho finally decides on Vlachodimos

EPL: Mourinho finally decides on Vlachodimos

Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho has finally reached a decision on signing Benfica goalkeeper, Odisseas Vlachodimos in the January transfer window. According to Portuguese outlet, Record, Mourinho is no longer interested in bringing the 24-year-old shot-stopper to Old Trafford next year. The report also claimed that Vlachodimos has also drawn interest from Chelsea and Arsenal. Vlachodimos joined Benfica from Panathinaikos in the summer of 2018. The German international has made ten appearances in all competitions…

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