INEC Declares Osun Election Inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the Osun governorship election inconclusive. INEC’s Returning Officer,  Joseph Afuwape, who announced the results on Sunday afternoon, said the PDP candidate, Ademola Adeleke, polled 254,699 while Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress had 254,345 votes. Iyiola Omisore of the Social Democratic Party polled 128,049 votes to place a distant third. However,…

Ribadu Joins Adamawa Gov Race

Former EFCC boss, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has formally declared his intention to challenge incumbent Governor Muhamadu Bindow for the 2019 Adamawa State governorship ticket under the All Progressives Congress. Addressing party official at the state secretariat on Saturday in Yola, Ribadu said Gov. Bindow has performed below expectation, as such the APC needs a new…

Resumption: APC Lawmakers Allege PDP Plot Against Buhari On Tuesday

The National Assembly may soon be in the news again for the wrong reasons if the different tunes emanating from senators and members of the House of Representatives on the planned reconvening of the federal parliament on Tuesday are anything to go by. Investigations by SUNDAY PUNCH revealed that no official communication had been sent out by…

OSUN DECIDES: Oyetola Leads, Wins Polling Unit; Aregbesola, Salam, Adejare Bello, Okanlawon, Adeleke Win Polling Units

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress  (APC) in the Osun State governorship election, Alhaji Adegboyega Oyetola is leading from the result so far gathered from the various polling units after the completion of the voting exercise. Oyetola set the ball rolling winning his polling unit in Iragbiji scoring 123 votes to defeat his Peoples…

Osun Election: PDP Agent Arrested For Alleged Vote-buying

A Peoples Democratic Party agent has been arrested by security operatives for allegedly attempting to buy votes in the ongoing Osun State governorship election. According to our correspondent, the agent had attempted to distribute money to voters at the Obada area of Ede in Ede Local Government Area. The PUNCH reports that the PDP candidate, Ademola Adeleke, is…

Osun Polls: Security Operatives Arrest Fake INEC Official In Ile-Ife

Security operatives have arrested a fake official of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Ile-Ife. This was revealed by the president of the rights groups, Women Arise for Change Initiative and the Campaign for Democracy, Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin. Odumakin, who is in Ile -Ife as an election observer, said her team witnessed the arrest of…