Tag: Ondo Election

Fact Check: Was Ondo State First Lady, Betty Akeredolu Injured During Attack on Polling Unit?

VERDICT: FALSE CLAIM:  On Saturday, October 10, 2020, a video trending on Twitter claimed that three people were killed, while Ondo State first lady, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu was injured at Ward 5, Polling Unit 6 in Owo, during the early hours of the governorship election. The video which had Channels Television[Read More…]

LIVE UPDATES: Ondo Governorship Election #Ondo2020 #OndoDecides #OndoDecides2020

In Ondo State, South West Nigeria, across 18 local governments, voters have begun to cast their ballots to vote into office a governor for another four year tenure. According to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), 17 parties are on the ballot, although some have collapsed their structures to campaign[Read More…]

Eyitayo Jegede is still in the race says PDP

The Eyitayo Jegede Campaign Organisation has denied reports that the Peoples Democratic Party candidate in Saturday’s governorship election, has pulled out of the race. Spokesman for the organisation, Mr Gbenga Akinmoyo, said this in a statement released on Thursday. The statement partly reads: “In a desperate move to deceive the[Read More…]

NURTW Partisanship may affect INEC Logistics in Ondo State Guber Election – CDD warns

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) warns that the partisan disposition of transport unions, including the National Union of Road Transport Workers and the Motorcyclists Association could pose challenges, which may create credibility and logistics problems in the Ondo State Governorship Elections. In a statement issued Tuesday, and made[Read More…]

Ondo 2020: Agboola plans to rig in Ilaje, says Akeredolu

Ondo Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has accused his Deputy, Hon Agboola Ajayi of plans to militarise Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State, during next Saturday’s governorship election Akeredolu said the plan aimed at intimidating the people and discouraging them from coming out to vote with a view to giving the[Read More…]

INEC must provide face masks for voters in Edo and Ondo – Falana

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and Chairman of the Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, Mr Femi Falana has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to provide face masks for voters in Edo and Ondo states in the upcoming elections. Falana made this call during the Channels TV[Read More…]

Police Bemoan Attacks on Personnel… Deploy Additional 26,000 for Ondo Election

IGP BEMOANS ATTACK ON POLICE · Assures of collective will and determination to fight crime The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris NPM, mni, has described as deeply worrisome the rate at which officers and men lose their lives in the course of discharging their statutory duties. These[Read More…]