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    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is approaching the court to contest the declaration of Saturday’s governorship election in Osun as inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The party disclosed this in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Monday in Abuja. According to Ologbondiyan, the Sept. 22 polls had already ...
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    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday in Abuja, said it would deploy 16,000 staff for the conduct of Osun governorship election on Sept. 22. INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this on YIAGA Africa Watching The Vote (WTV) Series with the theme “Ending the Scourge of Vote Buying and Selling in Nigerian Elections.’’ ...
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    The growing trend of voters’ inducement ahead of Sept. 22 governorship election in Osun is worrisome. An election observer and monitoring group, the Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA Africa), made the assertion on Thursday in Osogbo. The group Project Director, Cynthia Mbamalu, spoke at a media briefing on its pre-election observation findings ...
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    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will arrest and prosecute anyone that engages in vote-buying in the Sept. 22 governorship election in Osun. Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made this known at the commission’s quarterly consultative meeting with political parties on Friday in Abuja. He said that the commission would no longer ...
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    The All Progressive Congress (APC) says it has information that the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) is planning to deploy thugs and to rig the forthcoming Osun governorship election. APC National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, on Wednesday in Abuja also accused the PDP of cloning Permanent Voters Cards (PVC) for use in the election. “The PDP ...
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    July 18, 2018 The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)  has warned its officers against collecting bribe during the Osun governorship election scheduled for Sept. 22. Mr Abdullahi Muhammadu, Commandant General of NSCDC, gave the warning on Wednesday in Osogbo, at a town hall meeting with stakeholders ahead of the governorship election. The meeting, ...
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    Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun says he has no anointed candidate for the forthcoming governorship election in the state. Aregbesola, who disclosed this while addressing the All Progressives Congress (APC) members on Saturday in Iwo, in Osun West Senatorial District, was reacting to consistent agitations by the people of the zone to produce the next ...