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Osun election: PDP accuses APC, INEC of rigging rerun

The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of rigging the Osun supplementary election.

CSJ: Weak electoral laws responsible for vote buying in Nigeria

The poser now is whether there’s a monitoring mechanism in place between INEC and the political parties to verify if they do not receive funds from outside Nigeria and if they are under obligation to submit their detailed bank accounts for INEC’s scrutiny”.
Opeyemi Bamidele

Ekiti APC leaders endorse Opeyemi Bamidele for Senate

Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, on Monday, endorsed the former member of the House of Representatives, Opeyemi Bamidele, for Senate in Ekiti Central Senatorial District for the 2019 elections.

Osun election: Uche Secondus asks INEC to declare Ademola Adeleke winner

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to declare his party and Senator Ademola Adeleke winner in Osun governorship election to avert national crisis.
Opeyemi Bamidele

Opeyemi Bamidele: Eligibility suit against Governor-elect Fayemi will be amicably resolved

A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state, Hon Opeyemi Bamidele has allayed the fears of party members and supporters over eligibility suit filed by former Governor, Segun Oni against the candidacy of the Governor-elect , Dr Kayode Fayemi in the July 14 governorship poll, saying the matter will be amicably resolved.

Osun guber: INEC’s ban on phones will reduce vote buying, selling – CSO

YIAGA Africa, a Civil Society Organisation, said the Independent National Electoral Commission’s ban on phones in voting booths during the Osun governorship election would reduce vote buying and selling.
INEC Election Nigeria

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.

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