8 hours after Osun supplementary election ended, INEC announces official results 

8 hours after Osun supplementary election ended, INEC announces official results 

The collation officers of the Independent National Electoral Commission have on Thursday night announced the results of the supplementary election held at the four local government areas including Orolu, Osogbo, Ife North and Ife South of the state. The results of the seven polling units were announced at the INEC headquarters in Osogbo about eight hours after the election ended amid tight security presence. The results are as follow: #OsunGovernorshipSupplementaryElection #FromINECHeadquarters OSOGBO LGA, Unit 17,…

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Osun rerun: PDP attempted to win by fraud but police thwarted it’s plans – APC

Osun rerun: PDP attempted to win by fraud but police thwarted it’s plans – APC

TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO The ruling All Progressives Congress in Osun state has accused the major opposition People’s Democratic Party of attempts to win the supplementary election by fraud but the police thwarted it’s plans. A statement issued by the director of publicity and strategy of APC on Thursday, Kunle Oyatomi noted that “the people of the state have spoken.” “The PDP  was unable to manipulate the result this time around, so they are crying foul….

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Osun rerun, the most brazen assault on democracy, biggest robbery ever – PDP

Osun rerun, the most brazen assault on democracy, biggest robbery ever – PDP

TIMOTHY AGBOR,  OSOGBO The People’s Democratic party has described the Supplementary election held in Osun State on Thursday as the most brazen assault on democracy and biggest robbery  ever witnessed in the history of the State. The State Chairman, Hon Soji Adagunodo stated this in a statement issued to journalists in Osogbo. He described the supplementary election as “open robbery perpetrated by the All Progressive Congress aided by security personnel will be resisted by the…

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Police arrest Reps aspirant, others over alleged illegal possession of INEC observers kits

Police arrest Reps aspirant, others over alleged illegal possession of INEC observers kits

The Osun State Police Command has said its men have arrested sixteen persons including an aspirant to the House of Representatives under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party in Orolu Federal Constituency for allegedly possessing customised items of the Independent National Electoral Commission. In a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of Osun Police,  Folasade Odoro and made available to journalists on Thursday, it was said that some vehicles were intercepted by policemen…

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Osun rerun: Journalists macheted to coma in Osogbo

Osun rerun: Journalists macheted to coma in Osogbo

 TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO Some accredited journalists covering the ongoing governorship supplementary election in Osun state have been attacked by hoodlums. A reporter of the Osun State Broadcasting Cooperation (OSBC) Tosin Oladokun , and Kaftan Television crew led by Jude Ochinma,  were attacked early Thursday morning by suspected hoodlums in Ward 5 Alekuwodo, Osogbo, where the governorship rerun was conducted. Kaftan TV reporter and his crew were macheted to coma. The hoodlums reportedly damaged the OSBC…

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Osun rerun: Police nab party supporters with charms, PVCs belonging to another polling unit in Osogbo 

Osun rerun: Police nab party supporters with charms, PVCs belonging to another polling unit in Osogbo 

TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO Three persons have been arrested by men of the Nigeria Police from the polling boot in Adewale street, Ward 5, unit 17 Alekuwodo in Osogbo local government area of Osun state in the ongoing governorship supplementary election. The affected persons, a woman and two middle aged men were allegedly in possession of voter cards belonging to other pilling units. Agents of some political parties had raised alarm over the presence of the…

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EPL: Jamie Carragher attacks Pogba over clash with Mourinho

EPL: Jamie Carragher attacks Pogba over clash with Mourinho

Liverpool legend, Jamie Carragher has slammed Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba following his latest altercation with manager, Jose Mourinho. Recall that Pogba and Mourinho clashed during training at Carrington on Wednesday, supposedly over a post he made on Instagram in which he was joking and laughing minutes after United crashed out of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night. Carragher reacted by saying that Pogba is a problem for United and that the France international is…

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EPL: Mourinho wants Pogba sold in January

EPL: Mourinho wants Pogba sold in January

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has told the club to get rid of Paul Pogba in the January transfer window, the UK Mirror reports. Mourinho and Pogba clashed again during training on Wednesday and it was captured by TV cameras. The France midfielder is desperate to join Barcelona, just two years after returning to United for a then world-record £89million. And Mourinho is as keen on getting rid of him as soon as possible. United…

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Carabao Cup: Hazard reveals how he saved Kante with his stunning winner against Liverpool

Carabao Cup: Hazard reveals how he saved Kante with his stunning winner against Liverpool

Chelsea forward, Eden Hazard, has revealed that his late winner against Liverpool on Wednesday, came following his desire to help N’Golo Kante avoid taking part in a penalty shootout. With the game tied 1-1, Hazard netted a brilliant individual goal in the 85th minute of a Carabao Cup third round tie at Anfield. The 27-year-old has now scored six times in seven appearances in all competitions. Had the game ended in a draw it would…

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Carabao Cup: What Unai Emery said about Welbeck after 3-1 win over Brentford

Carabao Cup: What Unai Emery said about Welbeck after 3-1 win over Brentford

Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has said that Danny Welbeck is in line for more first-team minutes, after his brace against Brentford in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night. Welbeck scored twice at the Emirates, before a 58-minute free kick from Alan Judge reduced the tally. However, they fell short, as Alexandre Lacazette fired in a third for the Gunners. Welbeck who will be out of contract next summer, is yet to start a league game…

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