Ondo Poll: 1,478,460 PVC holders decide contestants’ fate
As 1,478,460 Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) holders go to the polls today to elect the next governor of Ondo State, fears of the election being marred by monetary inducement of voters and security personnel by politicians and the influx of external factors were rife yesterday.
Ondo poll: Security agencies beef up security at INEC office
Security has been beefed up at the state headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akure, Ondo State, as the commission prepares for the Saturday governorship election in the state.
Ondo poll: Don’t allow crisis to escalate among parties, INEC charges staff
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has charged its staff members to resolve all conflicts that may arise in the field during the Oct. 10, Ondo State governorship election before it escalates to crisis. Mrs Feyi Saseyi, Acting Director, INEC headquarters, Abuja, made the appeal during a capacity building programme for heads of department, units…
Ondo poll: Deputy governor refutes claims of alliance with PDP
Ondo State deputy governor and candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Agboola Ajayi, has refuted the claim that he had jettisoned his governorship ambition to support the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Ajayi's chief press secretary, Mr. Babatope Okeowo, said in a statement on Thursday that his boss would never support PDP governorship candidate, Eyitayo…
Uneasy calm in Ondo APC as 2,500 delegates elect guber candidate today
There seems to be imminent crisis within the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, as the ruling party conducts its primary election today to unveil its flagbearer in the upcoming October 10
Two PDP governorship aspirants 'failed' screening in Ondo
The Committee set up by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to screen the nine aspirants seeking to fly its flag in the October 10, 2020 governorship election in Ondo State said on Friday that two of the nine aspirants have failed the screening. The chairman of the screening committee and former Speaker of the House…
Akeredolu gets certificate of return, urges police to pay personnel for Ondo poll
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday gave the Governor-elect in the just concluded election in Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, and his deputy, Agboola Ajayi their certificates of return.
‘Jegede could have won if he came from different zone’
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Buruji Kashamu, has disclosed that Eyitayo Jegede could have won the election, if he emerged from a different senatorial zone.
Stakeholders differ on credibility of guber election
A coalition of civil society groups, the Nigeria Civil Situation Room, has faulted the credibility of the just-concluded governorship election.
APC describes poll as peaceful, free and fair
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the election of Rotimi Akeredolu as peaceful, free and fair.