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2019: El-Rufai polls 2,427 votes to emerge APC guber candidate

October 1, 2018 Admin III 0

Governor Nasir el-Rufa’i yesterday polled 2,427 votes out of 2,457 to emerge the gubernatorial candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2019 general elections. This is just as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries at the Kaduna International Trade Fair Complex was ongoing as at the time of filing this report. Only five out of the 23 local government Read More

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Borno guber: 18 aspirants seeking Shettima’s job

September 25, 2018 Admin III 0

With the submission of expression of interest and nomination forms currently ongoing the situation in Borno is not different as governorship aspirants are falling over themselves to win the favour of the delegates. Sadiq Abubakar writes. One seat many aspirants In Borno state, the story seems to be different with the high political parties roaring and horse trading and manipulations Read More

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Osun: People 3 villages in Borno with disabilities rally support for ADC candidate, Akinbade

September 25, 2018 Admin III 0

Hundreds of people living with disabilities in Osun state on Wednesday rallied support for the candidate of the African Democratic Congressn (ADC), Fatai Akinbade, ahead of the governorship election on Saturday. The group held a rally with the ADC deputy governorship candidate, Folahanmi Oloyede, in Osogbo on Tuesday. Led by Lani Gbadebo, the group said ADC remained the only party Read More

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Vote buying ongoing in councils – TMG-crossfire

September 21, 2018 Admin III 0

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) says the resolve of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to curb the ugly trends of voter inducement (votebuying) in Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State and beyond by restricting use of smart phone is a mirage, noting it is inim The TMG Chairperson, Dr. Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, stated yesterday in a statement that the organisation Read More

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Osun polls: INEC bans use of smart phones to curb vote-buying-crossfire

September 21, 2018 Admin III 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says its answer to the rampaging vote-buying, the new syndrome in the Nigerian political scene is ban on the use of smart phones at polling units beginning from Saturday’s governorship elections in Osun and subsequently in the 2019 general elections. Chairman of the electoral umpire, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made this known at a recent Read More

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Osun: Buhari stops IGP over Adeleke’s summon

September 21, 2018 Admin III 0

By Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja The police yesterday summoned candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Saturday governorship elections in Osun, Senator Ademola Adeleke, over alleged certificate forgery. The police in a statement yesterday afternoon said their investigation revealed that Adeleke, his family and associates connived with some school administrators to allow him sit for the National Examination Council Read More

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Gombe: APC’s many gubernatorial aspirants and Goje’s dilemma

September 13, 2018 Admin III 0

Though likely Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirants have remained calm and calculative, there is obvious tension in the camp of the main and other opposition parties as aspirants struggle to edge out one another ahead of the governorship primaries and election proper in Gombe state. Ishaya Umar x-rays the situation and contending elements. Between APC and Goje’s nPDP There Read More

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Aspirant withdraws from Osun APC governorship primary

July 22, 2018 Admin III 0

A lawmaker, Babajide Omoworare, has withdrawn from the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Osun state. Omoworare represents Osun East Senatorial District in the Senate, same district with outgoing governor, Rauf Aregbesola. The governorship primary is holding in the state today to elect the candidate to represent the APC in the September 22 governorship election in Osun. Premium Times Read More

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Osun SSG declares governorship ambition, vows to surprise his critics

May 24, 2018 Admin III 0

The Secretary to the Government of Osun State, SSG, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti, has declared intention to contest the September 22 governorship election in the state. He made the official declaration at the Secretariat of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Osogbo, the state capital, on Thursday. Adeoti who was the first aspirant to begin his campaign activities at the party Secretariat, Read More

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Ekiti 2018: Fayemi declares Saturday, notifi es Tinubu, party

April 13, 2018 Admin III 0

A former governor of Ekiti state and Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, will make his public declaration to contest the governorship election on Saturday, April 14. A statement by Fayemi’s Special Adviser on Media, Yinka Oyebode, said the minister has written the national and state leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), elders, prominent citizens and Read More