Wednesday April 16th, 2014
Wednesday April 16th, 2014
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Ondo Poll: Clean, transparent and peaceful – Pastor Adeboye

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber, News 12:40 am   /   Comments

THE General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has described the re-election of the Ondo State governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, as clean, transparent and peaceful.

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4 Ondo ACN leaders arrested for absconding with party funds

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber, News   /   Comments

AKURE — FOUR leaders of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, in Ondo State have been arrested and detained at the Criminal Investigation Department, CID, Akure, for allegedly absconding with the money meant for governorship election of the party in the state.

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Mimiko winds up campaign, assesses victory

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber 12:02 am   /   Comments

THE Mimiko Campaign Organisation, MCO, yesterday said that the outcome of the governorship election in the state was the beginning of the liberation of the South-West region.

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Observers give kudos, knocks to Ondo poll

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber 9:59 pm   /   Comments

THE Civil society groups that observed the last Saturday governorship election in Ondo State have described it as the most credible election in the country in recent times but added, however, that the heavy presence of security personnel actually scared voters away.

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PDP pays congratulatory visit to Mimiko

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber   /   Comments

AS jubilation greeted the declaration of Dr. Olusegun Mimiko as the winner of the last Saturday governorship election in Ondo State, leaders of the PDP in the state have paid a congratulatory visit to him.

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Ondo Election: Aliyu urges MImiko to run inclusive government

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber   /   Comments

NIGER State Governor and Chairman of Northern Governors Forum, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, yesterday, congratulated Governor Olusegun Mimiko on his victory in the governorship election.

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Mimiko’s election hope for democracy, says NLC

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber   /   Comments

NIGERIA Labour Congress, NLC, has described the victory of Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State, in Saturday gubernatorial election as a renewed hope for the nation’s democracy.

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ONDO ELECTION: Winners and losers

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber 10:04 am   /   Comments

Akeredolu

THE governorship election in Ondo State was one election that generated heat not only in the polity and more so in the south west.

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Ondo Election: Industrialists urge Mimiko to woo investors

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber   /   Comments

Some industrialists on Sunday advised the re-elected governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, to take urgent steps to woo investors to exploit the potentials of the state in full.

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Ondo Election: A broom can’t bring down an Iroko

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber, News   /   Comments

Who will win the eletion Iin Ondo? Mimiko, Oke or Akeredolu

The outcome of yesterday’s gubernatorial election may have drawn a curtain on plans for regional integration by the Action Congress of Nigeria , ACN, the dominant political party in the region, but the proportion of votes mustered by the victorious incumbent is troubling.

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Ondo Election: Nigerians now appreciate democracy – Mark

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber 3:57 pm   /   Comments

ABUJA- SENATE President David Mark Sunday congratulated the incumbent governor of Ondo State and the Governor-elect in the Saturday gubernatorial election, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko.

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Ondo Guber: PDP accepts defeat, congratulates Mimiko

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber   /   Comments

ABUJA- THE National Leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has accepted defeat and congratulated the Governor-elect in the Saturday Ondo State gubernatorial election, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko.

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Ondo Election: Tambuwal hails Mimiko’s victory

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber, News   /   Comments

BY EMMAN OVUAKPORIE ABUJA-SPEAKER  of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Sunday, congratulated Dr. Olusegun Mimiko over his re-election as Governor of Ondo State for a second term. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Malam Imam Imam, Tambuwal noted that Mimiko’s victory was a manifestation of

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Ondo Election: Jonathan congratulates Mimiko

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber, News   /   Comments

President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Dr Olesegun Mimiko, the declared winner of yesterday’s governorship election in Ondo state.

In a tweet, by Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, the President congratulated him on his victory in the election just as he commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and security agencies.

The Tweet:

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Ondo Guber: ACN alleges violence, irregularities during election

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber   /   Comments

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has said Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State was marred by irregularities and widespread violence that either scared away many voters or significantly affected voting in many polling units.

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Ondo Guber: Mimiko in Early Lead

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber 7:56 pm   /   Comments

Mimiko during accreditation, Saturday, in Ondo.

Governor Segun Mimiko was Saturday, on course for a historic re-election after first results showed him dusting his two major opponents in their respective homes in the gubernatorial election in Ondo State.

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Ondo Guber: Akeredolu loses to Mimiko in own ward

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber   /   Comments

Results that emerged from Ondo State Governorship election have shown that the incumbent governor and Labour Party candidate, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has defeated his arch rival, Rotimi Akeredolu of the Action Congress of Nigeria in Akeredolu’s ward.

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Voting ends in Ondo

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber, News   /   Comments

Who will win the eletion Iin Ondo? Mimiko, Oke or Akeredolu

The Ondo Guber election process which commence at about 8am Saturday is coming to an end in some parts of Ondo State.

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ACN, PDP, Labour Party commend INEC, security agents

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber, News   /   Comments

Voters on queue in Ondo sent by Citizen reporter Feyisayo

ACN governorship candidate in Saturday’s election in Ondo State ,Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has expressed satisfaction with the large turnout of voters in his Unit 6 Oke-Ijebu, Owo, Polling Unit.

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Party agent distributes N10,000 to security officials

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber   /   Comments

One alleged party agent, (name withheld) was caught at ward 7 Akure garage, Ondo, close to Mimiko’s polling booth distributing N10,000 to each security official.

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Large turnout of voters opens Ondo election

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber, News   /   Comments

The Ondo state governorship election kicked off on Saturday, with massive voter turnout and some logistic problems.

Below are reports from different parts of the state on materials distribution and accreditation

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INEC Commissioner orders for more staff

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber   /   Comments

Prof. Layi Olurode, an INEC National Commissioner, has directed that more electoral staff be sent to polling booths with very large turnout of voters.

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Ondo Guber poll: ACN raises alarm over insecurity, irregularities

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber   /   Comments

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has raised the alarm over acts of thuggery, irregularities and delay in the distribution of election materials during today’s governorship election in Ondo State.

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Take the money and vote, Akeredolu tells Ondo voters

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber   /   Comments

INEC has commence accreditation of voters in most part of Ondo State
The ACN guber candidate Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has called all the Ondo people to take the money being offered to them by politicians but that they should vote the right candidate according to their conscience.

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Citizens coverage: Report Ondo guber election

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber, News   /   Comments

Electioncartoon

The much awaited Ondo guber election is here. No election has gathered so much public attention, in recent times, as the October 20 poll in this South West state: Governor Mimiko is fighting the political battle of his life; Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, is poised to wrestle power in its integration of the region; while PDP will stop at nothing to register its presence in this politically dynamic region, where it once held sway.

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Ondo Guber: It’s D-Day today

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber, Headlines   /   Comments

NYSC members searching for their names on a board on Friday (19/10/12) at INEC office, Akure ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Ondo state.

Ahead of the governorship elections holding in Ondo State today, and following allegations of planned violence, rigging and other electoral malpractices by contestants, Inspector General of police, Mohammed Abubakar has warned trouble makers, ballot box snatchers or riggers that they would have themselves to blame if the prevalent peace is not allowed to reign as his men are fully prepared for any eventuality.

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Ondo ministries, banks close at noon

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber, News 11:11 pm   /   Comments

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election, ministries, banks and some other institutions on Friday closed for the day at about 12 p.m in Akure, the Ondo capital, and some other parts of the state.

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15 persons held over illegal voting

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber, News   /   Comments

A BOMB EXPERT CHECKING A VEHICLE ON FRIDAY AT INEC OFFICE, AKURE, AHEAD OF SATURDAY'S GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION IN ONDO STATE ON FRIDAY (19/10/12).

ATLEAST 15 persons were held Friday in Akure, Ondo State capital over illegal voting ahead of today’s governorship election.

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OPC cautions against violence in Ondo

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber, News   /   Comments

Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) on Thursday warned politicians and political parties to guard their utterances, to avoid bloodshed in the Ondo State governorship poll on Saturday.

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Ondo guber poll: NHRC raises alarm over violence

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber   /   Comments

WITH only a day to the conduct of the gubernatorial election in Ondo State, the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, yesterday raised the alarm over possible electoral violence in the state and called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and security agencies to take necessary actions to forestall any setback.

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Mimiko, Akeredolu, Oke lock horns

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber, Politics   /   Comments

Who will win the eletion Iin Ondo? Mimiko, Oke or Akeredolu

TOMORROW, October 20, the people of Ondo State popularly known as the Sunshine State will file out to either re-elect the incumbent Governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, who is the fifth executive governor of the state for a second term in office thereby breaking the second term jinx or bid him goodbye from the Alagbaka Government House, Akure.

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Those who’ll shape Ondo polls

  /   in Focus: Ondo Guber, Politics 7:15 pm   /   Comments

Mimiko, Akeredolu and Jega

THE build up to the governorship election in Ondo State has been characterised by accusations and counter-accusations from the three main political parties participating in tomorrow’s polls.

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