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Ebenezer Babatope: PDP will win Osun governorship election

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ebenezer Babatope, on Sunday said the party would win the September 22 governorship election in Osun.

Osun guber: Deputy Speaker Lasun rejects APC primary election

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.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Osun guber: Senator Adeleke emerges PDP candidate

Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke, the senator representing Osun West District, has been elected candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the September 22 governorship election.

Osun APC state leadership faults governorship primary

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.

Osun SSG withdraw from APC primary election

A leading governorship aspirant in Osun State who is also the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Moshood Olalekan Adeoti, has withdrawn from the All Progressives Congress (APC) direct method of governorship primary election.

Osun guber: APC panel assures 17 aspirants of level playing ground

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.

Osun guber: Munirudeen Atanda emerges SDP governorship candidate

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.

APC postpones primary election in Osun

Sequel to persistent criticism and rejection of the direct mode of primary election adopted for Osun APC, the party has announced its postponement.

Osun guber: 12 APC guber aspirants reject direct primaries

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.
Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Comrade Oshiomole: APC to conduct direct primary in Osun

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.

Protest for Osun West governorship agitation mischievous, provocative – Group

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.

Osun guber: Protest in Osogbo over alleged marginalisation of Osun West

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.
Bola Oyebamiji

Osun finance commissioner joins governorship race

The Osun Commissioner For Finance, Mr Bola Oyebamiji, on Thursday joined other 28 aspirants vying for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship ticket in the state.

Osun court remands nurse over Senator Adeleke’s demise

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.

SMEDAN disburses empowers 100 SMEs in Osun

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), on Tuesday, disbursed N4.8 million to 100 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Osun East and Osun Central to enhance their businesses.

Osun guber: Zoning arrangement not constitutional – APC chieftain

“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.

Speaker Salaam: No going back on zoning Governor Aregbesola’s successor to Osun West

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.

In Pictures: PDP Southwest mega rally in Osogbo

A mammoth crowd attended the mega rally of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) in Osogbo, capital of Osun state, on Saturday.

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Afenifere warns Police not to cover up Oko Oloyun murder

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.