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Sokoto guber: Ahmad Aliyu emerges APC candidate

The Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu, has emerged flag-bearer of All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2019 governorship election.
Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu of the People Democratic Party, PDP, has emerged the factional governorship candidate of the party for the 2019 governorship election.

Oladipupo Adebutu emerged factional PDP guber candidate in Ogun

Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu of the People Democratic Party, PDP, has emerged the factional governorship candidate of the party for the 2019 governorship election.
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2019: APC holds governorship primaries in 27 states

Today will bring a verdict for hundreds of political gladiators who have been lobbying to get the party’s priced ticket to be candidates in the 2019 governorship election, which is part of the general election scheduled for February.

Osun election: Olagunsoye Oyinlola warns INEC, politicians

A former governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to save the state unnecessary tension by declaring the winner of the governorship election held on Saturday.

Osun election: PDP drags INEC to court, demands arrest of returning officer

The Peoples Democratic Party is approaching the court to contest the declaration of Saturday’s governorship election in Osun as inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Osun election: APC campaign council asks PDP to stop grandstanding

The APC Campaign Council for the 2018 Osun Governorship Election has described as excessive grandstanding the call by the PDP for INEC to declare its candidate in the polls as the winner.

Iyiola Omisore: We have won a greater victory

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate in the Osun State governorship election, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has thanked all members of the party for their support.
Polling units set up across the state, awaiting voters and commencement of polls at 8 a.m-br --#OsunDecides2018. Photo-Twitter- inecnigeria

Osun election witnesses high turnout amid tight security

There was high turnout on Saturday as residents of Osun headed to their polling units to vote in the governorship election.
Candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the ongoing governorship election in Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, has voted.

Osun election: The process has been credible – Gboyega Oyetola

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has expressed satisfaction in the governorship election in Osun State.

Osun guber: INEC clarifies ban on phone usage, warns against vote-buying

Less than 24 hours to the governorship election in Osun State, the state Resident Electoral Commission, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, has warned politicians not to misinterpret the commission’s electoral rules for their selfish aims.
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Osun guber: TMG tasks INEC on vote buying

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to step up its campaign on legal implications of vote buying as people of Osun prepare for Saturday’s governorship election.

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.

Oyo guber: Female aspirant confident of victory

Omobosola Golohor, the governorship candidate of the Democratic Peoples Party (DPP) in Oyo State, has expressed confidence that she would emerge victorious in the 2019 poll.
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Osun guber: CSOs kick against vote buying

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Osun, some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called on the electorate to refrain from selling their votes.
The Ooni of Ife,Adeye Enitan Ogunwusi flanked by members of the ‘Ourmumudondo’ movement on a courtesy visit to his palace on Tuesday

Osun guber: Charlyboy’s group visits Ooni of Ife

Maverick activist, Charlyboy, on Tuesday led the “Ourmumudondo” group on a courtesy visit to the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, during the group’s voters education campaign to the state.

Governor Ganduje: Workers ready to return APC in Osun

As the All Progressives Congress (APC) completes arrangement to participate in malpractice free governorship election on Saturday, Osun workers have decided to vote massively for Gboyega Oyetola, the party’s candidate.

Police deploy 2 copters, 300 patrol vehicles, 30 APCs for Osun poll, curfew on...

The Inspector general of the Nigerian Police Force, Ibrahim Idris, has unveiled the security arrangement for the 22 September governorship election in Osun, deploying not only adequate personnel, but also 300 patrol vehicles, 30 Armoured Personnel Carriers and two surveillance helicopters.

2019: Asiwaju Tinubu adamant over Governor Ambode’s second term

Tinubu is however said not to be particularly keen on conditions but fears that having literally pulled a gun on the governor, should he now lower it and back the governor’s second term quest, Ambode might come after him when he is re-elected.

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