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Osun Decides: What election will prove to Nigerians – Saraki warns INEC

Senate President Bukola Saraki, has said that Osun State election was a test to Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and other security agencies. Saraki made the statement on his Twitter page while urging INEC to monitor collation of results as the election is a test of democracy in Nigeria. The Senate...

Osun election: What APC candidate Oyetola said after voting

Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State, has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the election so far. Oyetola arrived at the polling unit at about 10:10am, in company of his wife and daughter. Oyetola spoke shortly after casting...

Former governor Oyinlola predicts winner of Osun governorship election

Olagunsoye Oyinlola, a former governor of Osun, has reportedly predicted that the governorship election slated for Saturday, September 22, in the state would be won by Fatai Ajibade, the candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC). Oyinlola reportedly said Ajibade was the most qualified candidate to succeed the present Governor...

Osun 2018 Governorship Election: Fortelling the outcome

By Omoshola Deji Osun is topping the headlines as the governorship race hits the top gear. The ruling party is striving to retain power, while the opposition is struggling to regain it. The state has been electrified with political campaigns, unfulfillable electoral promises, freebies and rallies. The masses our politicians...

Vote-Buying: INEC vows to prosecute suspects in Osun gubernatorial poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will arrest and prosecute anyone that engages in vote-buying in the Sept. 22 governorship election in Osun. Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made this known at the commission’s quarterly consultative meeting with political parties on Friday in Abuja. He said that the...

Osun 2018: Hand over vote buyers to police, SDP tells supporters

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has called on its supporters to hand over vote buyers to the police during the Sept. 22 governorship election in Osun. Chief Olu Falae, the National Chairman of SDP, made the call at the party’s mega rally in Osogbo on Thursday. The rally was to...

Accidents claimed 10 lives in Osun in December – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Osun on Tuesday said that 10 persons lost their lives in 19 motor accidents across the state in Dec. 2017. The Sector Commander, Mr Anthony Oko, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Osogbo. Oko attributed the...

Paris Club: Osun gets N6.3bn share

Osun Government on Monday announced the receipt of N6.3 billion from the Federal Government, being the third tranche of the Paris Club refund to the state. Mr Bola Oyebanji, Osun Commissioner for Finance, announced refund to newsmen in Osogbo. According to Oyebamiji, the state “Apportionment Committee”, headed by former national President...

Osun House of Assembly members are jobless and irresponsible– Osun HDP

*Berates conferment of honorary membership of OSHA to Aregbesola Osun State Chapter of the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) has described the recent honorary membership of the Osun State House of Assembly awarded to the executive governor of the state, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola as undemocratic, unconstitutional and a show of shame. This...

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