Osun poll: Adeoti denies alleged defection to APC, thanks ADP supporters

Osun poll: Adeoti denies alleged defection to APC, thanks ADP supporters

TIMOTHY AGBOR,  OSOGBO The candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in just concluded Osun state governorship election, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti has denied speculation that he was planning to return to his former party, All Progressives Congress. Adeoti said he would remain in ADP and actualise his aim of governing the state. The former Secretary to the Osun State Government made this known in a statement he signed and released to journalists in Osogbo on…

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Buhari’s using security agencies to suppress other tribes – ACF chieftain Abdulrahman

Buhari’s using security agencies to suppress other tribes – ACF chieftain Abdulrahman

A National Executive Committee member of the Arewa Consultative Forum, Mohammed Abdulrahman, tells TOBI AWORINDE that President Muhammadu Buhari may not achieve balance in the appointments of his security chiefs before the 2019 elections When asked what he think of the predominance of northerners among the security chiefs in the country as the election year approaches He said: The 2019 elections will be inconclusive because the blood flowing in Nigeria is beyond what God permits. God does not even permit…

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Lagos APC governorship primary, allow a level playing field for the contestants – Osinbajo

Lagos APC governorship primary, allow a level playing field for the contestants – Osinbajo

Contrary to the impressions created by a photograph that shows the Vice President with Sanwo-Olu, Osinbajo is neutral in the election.  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has not endorsed Babajide Sanwo-Olu in the Lagos All Progressives Congress governorship primary scheduled for Monday. According to a statement by Osinbajo’s office, Osinbajo yesterday attended a meeting of the Lagos State General Advisory Council, GAC, where he had been invited by the elders on the council. Before the meeting, the…

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Tribunal dismisses PDP’s application to recount the July 14 Ekiti State governorship ballot

Tribunal dismisses PDP’s application to recount the July 14 Ekiti State governorship ballot

The Ekiti Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed an application by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the recount of ballot papers used in the July 14 poll. PDP and its candidate, Olusola Kolapo are challenging the outcome of the election in court. The respondents in the matter are Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Congress (APC) and Kayode Fayemi, the winner of the election. Ruling on the application, the Chairman of the three-member tribunal, Justice Bolaji Belgore, declared…

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