Thrill as NACC in Orlu organises sendforth party for members of 2017 batch B

Thrill as NACC in Orlu organises sendforth party for members of 2017 batch B

It was excitement galore for members of the National Association of Catholic Corps Members (NACC) in Orlu zone of Imo state as the leadership of the zone organised a sendforth party for corps members of 2017/2018 Batch B. At the ceremony held on Sunday, October 14 at the chapel of the NACC in Orlu, both serving and outgoing members had a funfilled time as they dined and wined. The outgoing Catholic corps members of the…

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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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I’II protect your mandate jealously, make my govt inclusive, Oyetola assures Osun people 

I’II protect your mandate jealously, make my govt inclusive, Oyetola assures Osun people 

TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO The Governor-elect of Osun under the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has promised to run a government which would be inclusive and participatory without prejudice to race,  religion, ethnicity and ideology. Oyetola made the promise while delivering his acceptance speech shortly after his announcement as Governor-Elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). He said he had accepted the ideology of his party and that his government would…

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Breaking: INEC declares APC’s Oyetola winner of Osun governorship poll

Breaking: INEC declares APC’s Oyetola winner of Osun governorship poll

TIMOTHY AGBOR,  OSOGBO The Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday declared Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress winner of the Osun state governorship election.   The Returning officer and Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Akure,  Prof. Joseph Fuwape decleared Oyetola winner of the election and returned him as Governor elect. He announced that Oyetola polled 255,505 votes to defeat the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Senator Ademola Adeleke who…

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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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