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Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola: Osun will continue to improve on quality of education

Gboyega Oyetola, Osun State Governor on Monday reiterated his administration’s commitment to continue to raise the standard of education.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore: I have participated in eight marathon events worldwide

The Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, on Monday revealed his keenness for sports, as he claimed to have participated in marathon events at different parts of the world.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti election: Tribunal set to deliver judgment on PDP’s petition

The Ekiti State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja will on Monday deliver judgment on a petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party challenging the election of Dr Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress.
Yusuf Ola-Olu Ali

Yusuf Ali: It’s too early to debate change to parliamentary system

Legal luminary Yusuf Ola-Olu Alli has said that it is too early to debate a change of the presidential system the country practises.
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Ekiti governorship election free, fair – Witness tells tribunal

The Ekiti State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has been told that the July 14, 2018 election was free, fair and credible by all standards.
Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim (APC, Yobe East)

Abba Ibrahim: Muhammadu Buhari‘ll win 2019 election conveniently

President Muhammadu Buhari will win conveniently in the North East in next year’s general election, Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim has said.

Witnesses allege irregularities in Ekiti election

The Ekiti State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal was told on Friday that the July 14 governorship election was full of irregularities, and the results did not reflect the votes.
The Ekiti state governorship petition tribunal has been moved out of the state to a yet to be named place.

Ekiti election: PDP submits materials for 11 LGAs to tribunal

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate in the Ekiti State governorship election, Professor Olusola Kolapo, on Friday tendered in evidence the certified true copies (CTCs) of all electoral materials used in the conduct of the disputed election for seven more local government areas before the state governorship election tribunal.
The Ekiti state governorship petition tribunal has been moved out of the state to a yet to be named place.

Ekiti election: Tribunal admits electoral materials as exhibits

The Ekiti Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Thursday in Abuja admitted as exhibits, electoral materials used in Efon Local Government Area for the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti.

Ekiti guber: PDP gets order to serve petition on APC, Governor-elect Fayemi by pasting,...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate for the July 14 poll, Kolapo Olusola, on Wednesday, got approval from the election Tribunal sitting in Ado-Ekiti, state capital, to serve notice of Petition, and other accompanying processes it filed to challenge the declaration of All Progressives Congress (APC)’s John Kayode Fayemi as winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), by conspicuous pasting and courier services.
The duo of Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio and All Progressives Congress National Leader, Bola Tinubu met in Abuja on Monday.

In Pictures: Senator Akpabio meets Asiwaju Tinubu in Abuja

The duo of Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, and All Progressives Congress National Leader, Bola Tinubu, met in Abuja on Monday.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti guber: PDP can’t get victory through the backdoor – Kayode Fayemi

Hours after the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the July 14 Governorship election, Prof Kolapo Olusola, filed his petition against the winner, Dr Kayode Fayemi, calling for the nullification of the exercise, the Deputy Director General of the Kayode Fayemi Campaign Council, Hon. Bamidele Faparusi, has described the petition as an exercise in futility.

Ekiti guber: Kolapo Olusola urges tribunal to annul Kayode Fayemi’s victory

The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State, Prof Kolapo Olusola, yesterday filed a petition at the governorship election tribunal against the results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), insisting that he was the actual winner of the election.

UNIOSUN workers protest, demand vice-chancellor’s removal

Scores of workers of the Osun State University and their colleagues from some public universities in the South West including the University of Ibadan on Wednesday staged a protest against the alleged high handedness and abuse of office by the Vice Chancellor of UNIOSUN, Prof. Labode Popoola.

Wale Babalakin: Legal system reforms unavoidable

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council, University of Lagos, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has called for the “repositioning” of the legal profession.

Yusuf Ali: IGP Ibrahim Idris setting terrible, dangerous precedent

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna state, Yusuf Ali, says the conduct of Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has set a “terrible and dangerous” precedent in the country.

Governor Ajimobi files appeal against ruling on 21 Obas

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has appealed the ruling of Justice Olajumoke Aiki, which declared the installation of 21 new kings in Ibadanland null and void.

2019: Restructuring’ll be a major determinant – UK envoy

The agitation for the restructuring of Nigeria was re-echoed in Jos on Thursday with the British government expressing optimism that it would be a major determinant in the 2019 general elections.

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INEC: We’ll extends voting by number of hours wasted

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has asked it’s officers all over the country where voting could not commenced by 8am that they should extends the voting hours based on the time wasted.
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EFCC monitors elections in Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission deployed some of its operatives to monitor the ongoing elections in Abuja, newsmen observed on Saturday.
Alex Nwora

FIBA WCQ: Nwora hails D’Tigers showing despite defeat to CIV

D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has praised his team for putting up a decent showing despite suffering their heaviest defeat to Cote D’Ivoire in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Africa Qualifiers.

Two caught with 43 PVCs at Benue polling unit

At least, two persons were caught by security agencies with a total of 43 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), at Gbajimgba Secondary school polling unit in Guma local government area of Benue State.
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INEC extends voting time for polling units with challenges

The Independent National Electoral Commission has ordered the extension of voting time for some polling units which experienced delay due to technical challenges and complaints, including malfunctioning of card readers.