Tag: Iyiola Omisore

Osun Former Deputy Governor Omisore defects to APC

Former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Omisore, was reportedly at his polling unit in Ward 6, Moore, Ile-Ife, on Monday, in the convoy of the Osun State Deputy Governor, Benedict Alabi, to officially pick the APC membership card. Omisore[Read More…]

Court Turns Down Bail Application of Iyiola Omisore Over Alleged Fraud of 60 NBillion

A Federal High Court in Abuja, has turned down the bail application of the former Deputy Governor of Osun state, Iyiola Omisore, presently in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged fraud of 60 billion Naira. Ruling on the former Deputy Governor’s bail application, Justice[Read More…]

Iyiola Omisore Alleges Plot To Assassinate Him Over August 9 Election

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last governorship election in Osun state, Senator Iyiola Omisore yesterday raised an alarm that some people suspected plans to assassinate him to cover up issues concerning the August 9 election. Omisore, in a statement in Osogbo by his Media aide, Mr.[Read More…]

Aregbesola And Omisore’s Lawyers Exchange Blow During Inspection of Electoral Materials

At the inspection of election materials used for the conduct of the Governorship election held in Osun state recently, Legal Practitioners representing both Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and Senator Iyiola Omisore had a squabble over allowing photocopies of some of the materials being made. According to The Punch, Counsel for the governor,[Read More…]

Femi Aribisala: Dont Get It Twisted, APC Lost The Osun Election

The only way the APC could have won the Osun election is by rigging it. My first impressions are usually mistaken. If I have a good first-impression about someone, it generally turns out to be wrong. But if I have a bad first-impression, it usually turns out to be right.[Read More…]

Osun Election: Rauf Aregbesola In Early Lead As Voting Ends

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state has taken an early lead as the gubernatorial election reaches a climax. Cumulative results as at 6:17 p.m. reveals that the incumbent governor leads the pack. His party, the All Progressives Congress has so far recorded 213,465 against 150,553 of his main contender Senator[Read More…]

Tunde Leye: Baba Risi’s Court As Osun Decides

Baba Risi surveyed the crowd and smiled. Rosco had done a good job mobilizing and organizing this governorship debate in the biggest motor park in Osogbo. And at least, he could say all of Osun was here and he didn’t pay them a dime, unlike the politicians. No right thinking[Read More…]

Femi Falana: Wearing Of Masks During Election Is Illegal

At an interactive meeting held by the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega and the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abah with the governorship candidates and political party representatives in Osun State at Osogbo yesterday. At the meeting it was announced that armed police personnel[Read More…]

Former Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola Publicly Declares For APC’s Rauf Aregbesola

The Former Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola of Osun State on Tuesday urged the people of the state against voting for the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Iyiola Omisore. In his Public declaration at the Mega rally in Osogbo, for the All Progressives Congress Tuesday. Oyinlola accused Omisore of being[Read More…]

Joe Igbokwe: State Of Osun, The Land of Chief Bola Ige Will Speak Loudly On August 9

History has shown that we forget things easily in Nigeria. We do not remember things easily, we do not look at past events, and we move on as if yesterday never existed. Nigeria has gone through a chequered history, seen many wars, seen many tragedies and recorded sordid and awkward[Read More…]