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27 Sep 2018
The men of Nigerian police have arrested sixteen suspects in possession of illegal items during Osun state gubernatorial election rerun.
27 Sep 2018
Some registered voters of Orolu community in Disu Oke-Odo area, ward 7, Kajola road in Osun state were on Thursday prevented by some heavily armed political thugs from accessing their polling units to cast their votes in the ongoing supplementary election in the state. The alleged thugs were said to be shooting sporadically to scare…
27 Sep 2018
An All Progressives Congress's group in the United Kingdom has told music artist David Adeleke (Davido) that he is "inexperienced to dabble" into the issues surrounding the Osun state gubernatorial rerun. The runoff election takes place today in Osun state between the candidates of the People's Democratic Party and All Progressives Congress. Davido, whose uncle…
27 Sep 2018
There was mild drama at Polling Unit 17, Ward 5, Adewale Street, Alekuwodo, Osogbo, when voters that came out to participate in the Osun governorship re-run election refused to quit the queue in spite of a heavy downpour.
27 Sep 2018
The Osun State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, has warned residents with Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) not meant for the seven polling units where the governorship rerun election is taking place to steer clear off getting arrested. Agbaje, who spoke at the commencement of voting at PU 17 Ward 5, located in Adewale Street,…
24 Sep 2018
A group of protesters, Monday, stormed the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun state to oppose a rerun of governorship election ordered by the commission. This is following INEC's declaration of the State governorship election as inconclusive after the margin between the two leading contenders in the poll was lower than…
1 Jul 2018
Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, an All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant in the Sept. 22 governorship election in Osun, has urged voters not to sell their votes during the exercise. Oyetola, who is Gov. Rauf Aregbesola’s Chief of Staff, made the appeal on Sunday while addressing his supporters in Obokun area of the state. He said it…
14 Jun 2018
A former Ambassador of Nigeria to the Republic of Sierra lone, Ambassador. Abdulyekin Abilagbo has chided gubernatorial aspirants in the forthcoming September 22nd of Osun state especially those of the APC extraction over their divisive statements polarizing the brotherhood strings and unity that held together the 27year old state. The Iwo born envoy made this…
6 May 2017
The governor made the declaration in an all night interactive programme tagged: ‘Ogbeni Till Daybreak’ on Saturday in Osogbo.


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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) have been asked to launch a proper investigation into the qualifications of the Executive Director of the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM), Stella Erhuvwuoghene Okotete. The petitioner, Lawyers for Reform Group (LRG), in a letter acknowledged on behalf of the ICPC Chairman, told the commission that…
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An overnight fire has burned down a filling station, Danmarna, at Lugbe, in the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), Abuja.
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• vows his government will not be distracted by looking back at PDP's misgovernment Deputy president of the Senate and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has said that his government will not seek vendetta against Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and the governing Peoples Democratic Party if elected to…
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Peru's new President Dina Boluarte was under pressure Thursday to quell the political turmoil rocking the country, a day after the dramatic arrest of her predecessor, who stands accused of attempting a coup. The South American country's first-ever woman leader asked the opposition for a truce as she prepared to form a government, as doubt…
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Brazil coach Tite has hit back at criticism of his players' dancing goal celebrations in their World Cup win over South Korea, dismissing suggestions they showed a lack of respect.