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A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ebenezer Babatope, on Sunday said the party would win the September 22 governorship election in Osun.
The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Lasun Yusuf, has described the Osun State All Progressives Congress governorship primary election, which produced Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola as the candidate of the party, as a charade.
Eleven of the 16 members of the State Working Committee of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State have faulted the party’s direct method of primary election used to pick the flag bearer to contest the September 22nd governorship election in the state.
The electoral panel set up by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for Osun state governorship primary has assured the 17 aspirants of the party of transparency and level playing ground.
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) Osun state chapter, on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 held a successful Congress where an indigene of Iwo in Osun West senatorial zone, Mr. Munirudeen Kehinde Atanda, emerged the candidate of the party.
Twelve of the seventeen screened aspirants in the Osun State governorship race have rejected the direct mode of primary election as proclaimed by the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it will adopt direct primary method in Osun State in choosing a candidate ahead of the state’s governorship election.
Some indigenes of Osun State on the platform of Development Advocacy Group have described the Friday protest for Osun West Senatorial District to produce the next governor of the state as divisive, provocative and mischevious.
Students, traders, and artisans hit streets of Osogbo, the Osun State capital on Friday to protest the alleged marginalisation of Osun West Senatorial District ahead of the governorship election on September 22.
An Osun State High Court, sitting in Ede, has ordered that the private nurse to late Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke, Mr. Alfred Aderibigbe, be remanded in prison custody till June 29th 2018 when the case would come up for hearing.
“It is not inside Nigeria or APC constitution that it should be zoned to a particular area, my firm opinion is that the race should be thrown open to whoever wishes to contest, irrespective of senatorial district, the most credible and competent candidate should emerge through a free and fair primary”, he said.
Hon. Najeem Salaam, Speaker of the Osun State House of Assembly, has re-assured the people of the state that nothing will stop the All Progressives Congress (APC) from zoning the next governorship seat to Osun West Senatorial District.
Six people were killed and two seriously wounded in a shooting in southwestern Germany, police said on Friday.
A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the European Union (EU) that though it might take a bit longer, the nation will surely put the issues associated with the troubles in the North East in order and move ahead.
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.
In the survey and investigations carried out, Nigerian rice namely: Umza and Fursa Crown from Kano, Mama Happy from Niger, Labana Rice from Kebbi, Olam Rice from Nasarawa, Abakaliki Rice from Ebonyi, Ofada Rice from Ogun State, Swomen Dama from Plateau, Lake Rice of Lagos/Kebbi States among others have dominated the Nigerian Rice markets.
U.S. soldiers present in regions under YPG/PKK group’s occupation in Syria, on Saturday stopped Russian soldiers who wanted to reach oil fields.
The Nigerian Army has denied reports that 17 of its men were killed and others abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East.
An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two middle-aged men to death by hanging for armed robbery.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles have suffered a setback after the three-time AFCON champions’ official Instagram account was hacked ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers draw.