Tag: Osun Elections

INEC Clears APC Against Allegations of Electoral Fraud

Osun State Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, , Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, yesterday, absorbed the APC of complicity over the suspended Electoral Officers, EOs. PDP alleged that two officers of were suspended for allegedly manipulating the election result from two local governments to favour the[Read More…]

PDP, Irresponsible Manipulation Of Facts And The Suspended INEC Officials

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State of Osun has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to immediately clear the air on information given to the public by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alleging that two of its staff have been suspended and are under investigation for manipulating[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…]

Erasmus Ikhide: INEC, DSS Colluding To Shortchange Osun Electorate

There are many symptoms that manifest the breakdown of the Nigerian state. They are in form of status arrogance; repressive grandstanding, peddling of falsehoods, corruption, undemocratic militarization of the political space, insecurity and electoral heist. Some of these major symptoms are either spiritually exorcism or through practical policy redemption. Now,[Read More…]

‘Why PDP‘ll Win Osun Governorship Election’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said its candidate in the August 9 Osun governorship election, Senator Iyiola Omisore is already coasting to victory citing his massive acceptance by the voting population, wide-spread political structure, and a track-record of abiding affinity and loyalty to Osun people as factors. PDP National[Read More…]

Opinion: Tinubu Is Not Aregbesola’s Only Albatross

A lot of permutations are flying around concerning the likely outcome of the forthcoming gubernatorial election that will take place on August 9, 2014 in the State of Osun. As a proud son of Osun, it is my duty to add my voice to the on-going discourse, most especially because,[Read More…]

“Subverting Democracy” Jonathan Funding Osun Elections With Missing $20bn – APC Alleges

The All Progressives Congress has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of deploying a part of the missing $20bn oil fund to bribe Osun voters in order for them to vote for the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Iyiola Omisore. The APC National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said this in a statement[Read More…]

APC Decries Delay In Release Of Permanent Voters Cards Ahead Of Osun Elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has decried the delay in distributing the permanent voters cards to registered voters in the state ahead of the Aug. 9th 2014 governorship election in Osun state, warning that it might be a ploy to disenfranchise voters. ”INEC has been painfully slow in processing the[Read More…]