The protests by the APC nonetheless, the military was yesterday deployed around strategic locations around the state.Read More
Mr. Umana Okon Umana was a two time Commissioner for Finance in the Victor Attah administration in Akwa Ibom State and served as the Secretary to State Government under Akpabio’s administration until last year. He is one of the leading gubernatorial aspirants in the race to succeed the incumbent. In a session with newsmen in Uyo, he spoke on his aspiration and allied issuesRead More
The PDP candidate, Senator Omisore yesterday accused the APC of planning to rig the election.
Speaking through his director of Media and Strategy, Prince Diran Odeyemi, Omisore said: “our attention has been drawn to a directive by the APC that all its members from all the states under the party’s control should converge on Osogbo as from tomorrow (today) for Saturday’s election
The PDP, APC and LP candidates, Senator Iyiola Omisore, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade and Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola failed to show up the debate organised by the Osun council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ in collaboration with broadcasting stations in the state.Read More
Anxiety over the political direction of erstwhile governor of the state, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola was at feverish pitch yesterday with claims that he would be defecting to the All Progressives Congress, APC from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP today.Read More
Engr. Gbenga Daniel served as the Governor of Ogun State from May 29, 2003 to May 29, 2011 making him the longest serving governor in the history of the state. Since his adventure into politics. Daniel has brought his skills in engineering to bear on the political arena with his various outreaches in some of the major political parties in Ogun State. Daniel is also sponsor of the Political Academy, POLA, which has become a capacity building institution for the nation, political class and media.Read More
The All Progressives Congress, APC has pinpointed ten local government areas it claimed the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP aims to massively rig the election.Read More
Recent media reports quoted the Enugu Rescue Group, as describing the ongoing impeachment saga as gmessy, ridiculous, and a festival of shame and raw powerh. What an apt way to capture another a messy dent on the nationfs democracy. It is probably second only to the November 2, 2006 impeachment of former Governor Peter Obi in an Asaba hotel.Read More
The PDP in Abuja yesterday declared that the Saturday election is Godfs appointed time for its candidate, Senator Omisore who the party claimed twice in 1999 and 2003 passed over opportunities to assert himself as governorRead More
THE PDP yesterday cautioned INEC against recruiting members of the state sponsored Osun Youth Empowerment Scheme, OYES for election duties.Read More
Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Abdul Jelili Adesiyan, has described as laughable and unthinkable, the claim by TNS-RMS, a research firm, that APC candidate, Rauf Aregbesola was being backed by 73% of Osun voters.Read More
The Ogunsua of Modakeke, Oba Francis Adedoyin at the weekend prayed for the success in the August 9 poll of Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate, Mr. Olusegun Akinwusi.Read More
Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State is beating his chest that his administration has performed creditably in all sectors of the state to justify re-election in the August 9 poll.
Aregbesola, in this interview, also speaks on the militarisation of the state ahead of the election, saying the people will not be conquered by what he described as anti-democratic forces.
On Saturday, the people of Osun State will head to the polls to elect a new governor for their state.
The race for the next occupant of the Abere Government House, Osogbo, has thrown up many candidates.
In the APC, the endorsement of erstwhile Accountant-General of Lagos, Mr Akin Ambode by the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, is already causing stir. The Lagos PDP, which has been in the opposition for 15 years, is not resting on its oars to ensure it forms the next government.
Spokespersons of the two leading parties in the state, spoke to Vanguard on the matter.