Osun Re-run: How The Process Went

TELL Magazine News At daybreak 28 September 2018, the race for the Oke-Fia Government House, Osogbo finally ended with the declaration of Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress as the Governor-Elect of Osun state. The keenly contested election held on Saturday 22 September 2018 did not produce a winner and was declared inconclusive by…

Oyetola is Osun Governor-elect

TELL Magazine News The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has declared Gboyega Oyetola, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Osun State as the governor-elect of the state. The APC candidate scored a total of 255,505 votes while Ademola Adeleke, the PDP candidate scored a total of 255,023 votes.  The PDP candidate led…

Experts Task Bloggers, Online Journalists on Responsible Journalism

TELL Magazine News   Worried by the increasing rate of fake news, and other abuses perpetrated through online publications and their consequences, especially as the 2019 general elections draw close, participants at a just-concluded workshop organized by the International Press Center, IPC, have suggested harmless ways by which bloggers and online journalists can effectively report…

Update on Osun Election Re-run

TELL Magazine News By Adewale Olayemi Voters defied the early morning rain to cast their vote at Ataoja ‘E’ Adewale Str., Ward 5 Unit 17 in Osogbo. The re-run to conclude the Osun Governorship election that was declared inconclusive by INEC started on a good footing this morning. As early as 7 am voters were…

CRPP Makes Case for Adeleke 

TELL Magazine News By Adewale Olayemi  The Conference of Registered Political Parties, Osun state chapter has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to declare Senator Ademola Adeleke as the Governor-Elect of Osun state having won the majority of the lawful votes and fulfilled the constitutional requirements in line with the result declared by…

INEC Card Readers malfunction in Osun

TELL Magazine News By Adewale Olayemi As the governorship election takes off in Osun State today, virtually all Card reader machines provided by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have been reported to be malfunctioning in seven Local Governments. Checks by our reporters showed that prospective voters inserted their voter’s cards in to the Card…

Why CBN Revoked Skye Bank License

TELL Magazine News The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN says it revoked the license of Skye Bank after examinations and forensic audit that revealed that the bank requires urgent recapitalisation. Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the CBN also disclosed that Skye Bank can no longer continue to live on borrowed times with indefinite liquidity support from…

Osun Polls: INEC Debunks PDP Allegation 

TELL Magazine News By Adewale Olayemi The governorship election in Osun State kicks off Saturday, as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC debunks an allegation made by the opposition People’s Democratic Party, PDP that it had created illegal polling units in the state. The PDP alleged through its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbodiyan that extra…