After the release of the names of governorship candidates in Imo State by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday, it was observed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate was not represented on the list even though that of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Emeka Ihedioha, former Deputy Speaker of the House of […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has failed to submit his academic credentials to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of his bid to seek re-election in 2019. Buhari, a retired major general, instead told the electoral body that his credentials are still with the military, Punch newspaper reports. INEC on Thursday pasted names of 70 out […]
Nigeria’s Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and Uche Secondus, National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are currently leading a protest against the result of the Osun State governorship election. They marched to the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja on Friday, […]
Gboyega Oyetola, the Osun State Governor-elect, has received the certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Oyetola, who was the flag-bearer of then All Progressives Congress (APC) as the just-concluded Osun State governorship election, was issued the certificate of return at the INEC office in Osogbo, the Osun State capital on Wednesday, […]
The World Bishops Council (WBC), Africa, has cautioned the Nigerian Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to obliterate the country’s democracy being nurtured since 1999, noting that the reported manipulation of the results of the Osun State Governorship election conducted last Saturday, September 22 should be a major concern to all. In a statement issued […]
From the summation of the results, PDP has 254,698 votes while APC has 254, 345. The difference between both parties is 353 votes. All eyes now on Afolabi Atanda, the returning officer, who will make the final announcement.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has begun announcing the results of the Osun governorship election in each of the 30 local councils of the state. Here are the results already announced at the council collation centres: Ede South LGA: PDP : 16,693 APC: 4,512 ADP : 357 SDP : 855 Total Valid Votes: 23,136 Total […]
Demystifying the time-honored saying that; ‘the powerful never lose opportunities-they remain available to them, that the powerless on the other hand, never experience opportunity – it is always arriving at a later time, remains a remarkable political lesson Nigerians gave to the world in 2015. The lesson was predicated in the way and […]
Warned INEC, security agencies against manipulation The Osun State Chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (OSCAN) has frowned at the ongoing trend of reported rituals and oath takings in the state, warning that the effect would be dreadful for those involved in such dastardly acts. OSCAN in a statement made available to journalists on Thursday, […]
The recall process of Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West senatorial district was a monumental failure yesterday, as huge number of signatories to the petition refused to turn out for the verification exercise.