Primaries: How 7 APC members died after election

Primaries: How 7 APC members died after election

Seven members of the All Progressives Congress on Thursday night died in an accident along the Gumel/Babura Road. The accident was reported to have occurred while they were on their way home after the party’s senatorial primaries which held in Gumel, the headquarters of Gumel Local Government Area of Jigawa State. They were said to have left Gumel for their home town, Gwiwa, after casting their votes. It was gathered that the accident was caused…

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Osun rerun: Davido cries out over military interference in election

Osun rerun: Davido cries out over military interference in election

As the Osun State governorship rerun election takes off, popular Nigerian singer, Davido, on Thursday disclosed what military officers are doing in Orolu polling unit. The award-winning singer disclosed that military officers have sealed off the polling unit, and that voters can’t perform their civic rights. Davido, who is a niece to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate, Ademola Adeleke made the disclosure via his Twitter handle. He wrote: “According to information just received…

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Osun rerun: US, EU, UK speak, reveal what happened during election

Osun rerun: US, EU, UK speak, reveal what happened during election

The missions of the United States, European Union and the United Kingdom have given their appraisals of the governorship rerun election in Osun State. The missions, who were on the ground to monitor the exercise on Thursday, said they have received reports incidents of harassment and intimidation of voters during the exercise. Reading the missions’ joint report on the election, the US Consul General, John F. Bray, said, “The missions of the United States, European…

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2019: We’ll agitate, break away – Kwara Emir blows hot

2019: We’ll agitate, break away – Kwara Emir blows hot

Alhaji Umar Seriki Usman, the Emir of Yashikira, in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State, has threatened that the Kwara North will agitate and breakaway from the state if not considered for the governorship position come 2019. The monarch urged political parties to ensure the emergence of Kwara North aspirants as their respective candidates. Usman made the threat yesterday, while receiving a governorship aspirant of the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji…

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Osun rerun: Live Updates, Results and Situation Report

Osun rerun: Live Updates, Results and Situation Report

Today, voters will storm some polling units in Orolu, Ife South, Ife North and Osogbo LGAs of Osun State to determine who will lead the state for another four years. The Independent National Electoral Commission had ordered for a rerun after it declared the last Saturday’s governorship election inconclusive. According to the Returning Officer, Joseph Fuwape, Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, polled about 254,698 ahead of Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives…

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Osun rerun: Armed thugs planning to unleash deadly attacks on polling units – Police

Osun rerun: Armed thugs planning to unleash deadly attacks on polling units – Police

The police has said it has uncovered plots by some highly placed politicians in Osun State to scuttle today’s supplementary election in the state. Addressing newsmen at Osun Police Command headquarters in Osogbo, yesterday, the Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG, Joshak Habila, said intelligence report has shown that some people were planning to disrupt the election. Habila, who is a Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Department of Operations , said, “We have an intelligence report…

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Osun rerun: How PDP should handle Omisore’s alliance with APC -Omokri

Osun rerun: How PDP should handle Omisore’s alliance with APC -Omokri

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has urged members of the Peoples Democratic Party to be diplomatic in their reaction to the decision of Senator Iyiola Omisore to support the All Progressives Congress, APC in Thursday’s governorship rerun in Osun State. Omisore had on Thursday announced his decision to pitch his tent with the APC after consultations with his party members which stirred backlash from some PDP Chieftains. PDP Chieftain, Femi Fani-Kayode…

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Osun Decides: ‘You are a fool if you voted APC’ – Adeboye explodes

Osun Decides: ‘You are a fool if you voted APC’ – Adeboye explodes

Leke Adeboye, the last son and Senior Personal Assistant of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has reacted to the outcome of the Osun State governorship election. DAILY POST had reported that Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, led the race with 254,698 votes, 353 votes more than that of Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The margin was, however, less than the 3,498…

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Osun Decides: ‘This is a slap on our democracy’- I Go Dye blasts INEC for declaring election inconclusive

Osun Decides: ‘This is a slap on our democracy’- I Go Dye blasts INEC for declaring election inconclusive

Popular stand-up comedian, Francis Agoda, popularly known as I Go Dye, has reacted to the declaration of the Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State as ‘inconclusive’ by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The comedian described the inconclusiveness of the poll as “nothing but a rape on our democracy” According to him, Osun State election may be a testimony of what may likely happen in 2019. He told Vanguard, “Going by global democratic trend, the…

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How Osun election taught APC big lesson -Idahosa

How Osun election taught APC big lesson -Idahosa

Charles Idahosa, a former Political Adviser to immediate past Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, on Sunday said the Osun State governorship election has taught the All Progressives Congress, APC, a big lesson. Idahosa said the outcome of the election showed that Osun residents were tired of Aregbesola, whom he said took people for granted. He urged APC leaders to restrategise and mend broken ties ahead of forthcoming elections. He said: “Governor Aregbesola must have…

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