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2019: Centre partners INEC, Police on prosecution of electoral offenders

The European Centre for Electoral Support has commenced training of legal officers of Independent National Electoral and Police to enhance ways of prosecuting electoral offenders, ahead of 2019 general elections.
Ademola Adeleke

Osun guber: PDP cautions security officials

The Peoples Democratic Party says any policeman or security officer that allows the ruling All Progressives Congress to pitch him or her against the people in the September 22, 2018 Osun State governorship election would have himself or herself to blame.

Osun guber: INEC launches braille guide for blind voters

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has launched a braille ballot guide to assist eligible voters who are visually impaired to assist them cast their ballot without support in the Osun State governorship poll.
The Ekiti state governorship petition tribunal has been moved out of the state to a yet to be named place.

Ekiti governorship tribunal moved out of state

The Ekiti state governorship petition tribunal has been moved out of the state to a yet to be named place.

Governor Fayose: I haven’t committed Ekiti to any debt

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has said that he has not committed the state to any debt either by taking bond or borrowing from any financial institution since he assumed office for the second time on October 16, 2014 till date.

Labour Party: Ayuba Wabba’s statement on ex-Governor Mimiko’s declaration malicious

The Labour Party has described the statement of the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, on the declaration of a former Governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko, to stand for next year’s presidential election on the platform of the party as borne out of malice.
Samson Itodo

Vote buying: YIAGA-Africa calls for laws to address electoral process loopholes

The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa, a Civil Society Organisation, on Friday called for laws to address loopholes in the electoral process especially vote buying.

Osun guber: Police to ensure synergy with security agencies

The police said on Thursday that they would ensure synergy with other security agencies in providing adequate security during the September 22 governorship poll in Osun.
Kabiru Tanimu Turaki

Kabiru Turaki: We will deploy our legal skills to reclaim Ekiti mandate

One of the Presidential aspirants of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, has vowed that he and others will deploy their legal skills to reclaim the party’s governorship victory in Ekiti State which is currently a matter before the Election Petition tribunal.

Governor Fayose: Why I buried my presidential ambition

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says he will no longer contest the 2019 presidential election because the All Progressives Congress (APC) rigged the last governorship election in the state.

2019: 259 declare interests in 35 seats in Ekiti

No fewer than 259 aspirants have so far declared their interests in Senatorial, House of Representatives and State House of Assembly seats, in the forthcoming 2019 general elections in Ekiti.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner for Osun State, Mr. Olusegun Agbaje. UNDP Nigeria

Osun guber: How we plan to curb vote-buying – INEC

Resident Electoral Commissioner in Osun, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, said this while making a presentation on INEC’s preparations ahead of Osun election at the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room Dialogue Session in Abuja.

SERAP drags INEC to court over failure to prosecute Ekiti vote buyers

The organisation is also seeking an order compelling INEC and its chairman to prosecute anyone suspected to be involved and/or complicit in the alleged vote buying during the elections in Ekiti State, Anambra State, Edo State and Ondo State.

SERAP drags INEC to court over vote buying

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to court over the commission’s “failure to put Ekiti vote buyers on trial and do something about the allegations of vote buying by both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during recent governorship election in Ekiti State.”
1 President Buhari's Dinner with South West APC Leaders and Gubernatorial Aspirants of Osun State in State House on 30th Aug 2018

Asiwaju Tinubu: We expect victory in Osun guber poll

A national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said the party has all it takes to win the September 22 governorship election in Osun State.
Opeyemi Bamidele

Opeyemi Bamidele returns to Nigeria after treating gunshot injury abroad

Opeyemi Bamidele, a former member of the house of representatives, has returned to Nigeria after two months treating gunshot injury in the UK and US.

Osun guber: IGP Ibrahim Idris explains massive police deployment during elections

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday justified the huge deployment of police personnel in Ekiti and other states were elections held, saying it was solely to curtail the activities of political thugs.
3 Buhari, Osinbajo, others attend APC NEC meeting

Comrade Oshiomhole: APC won’t miss migrant politicians

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, said the party would not miss politicians whom he said had perfected the art of migrating from one party to another with each election season.

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Federal government sets boundaries for acreage management

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Joe Biden says no foreign business for family if he wins White House

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