Obaseki Meets Stakeholders, Set Agenda for Inclusive and Effective Governance

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Thursday night, met with political party leaders and other critical stakeholders in Benin City, to set agenda for an all-inclusive and effective governance of the state. Governor Obaseki, while declaring open a 3-day strategic policy dialogue workshop with the theme: Setting Agenda for the new Administration, noted that…

Ondo Election Cannot be Postponed on Account of PDP ’s Internal Crisis

The attention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is drawn to a bizarre request by a faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State on account of the PDP’s internal crisis. The PDP in continuation of its wild conspiracies…

President Buhari Rallies Support for Ondo APC Aspirant, Chief Akeredolu

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Akure commended Ondo APC gubernatorial aspirants for their loyalty to the party and supporting Chief Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, the party’s candidate for the November 26 elections in the state. Speaking at a meeting with the gubernatorial aspirants, APC elders in the state, and national officers of the party, President Buhari…

Ondo: Stakeholders Forum To Hold On Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Ahead of the governorship election in Ondo state, scheduled for Saturday, 26th November 2016, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), is to organize a stakeholders forum to ensure Political Parties and their candidates as well as all stakeholders involved in the election commit to peaceful conduct of the election. The stakeholders Forum is scheduled to…

INEC Approves 47 Observer Groups for Ondo Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has approved 47 domestic and international observer groups for the Ondo Governorship election scheduled for Saturday, 26th November 2016. Forty (40) domestic organisations and seven (7) international organisations make up the approved list. The approved organisations are as follows: Organisation Domestic Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) Community Life Project (Reclaim…

INEC on Reactions to Postponed Edo Election

Ifeanyi Okafor Reports: The Independent National Electional Commission; INEC has reaffirmed its commitment to conduct a free fair and credible poll despite the shift in the date of the Edo Governorship Election to September 28, 2016. Watch the video: rnss Thumbs up0 Love0 Joy0 Surprised0 Sad0 Angry0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on…

Candidate’s Pedigree Will Decide Who Succeeds Oshiomhole – Akenzua

Chairman, Benin Leaders of Thought (BLT), His Royal Highness, Ovbioba Edun Akenzua, the Enogie of Obazuwa has said only personal profile of the candidates jostling to succeed Governor Oshiomhole will define next week ‘s governorship poll  Speaking with newsmen in Benin city on expectations in the forthcoming election, Enogie Akenzua prayed the ancestors to give…

Adeuti wins Ondo LP gov candidate

Stephen Adeuti has emerged Labour Party’s (LP’s) candidate for the coming governorship election in Ondo State. The party party’s primary took place at the Royal Bird Hotels, Alagbaka, Akure, the state capital on Saturday. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), some observers and security agents were present to monitor the election which saw Adeuti won…

Ondo guber: Taye Adeuti emerges Labour Party candidate

Mr Taye Adeuti has emerged as governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) for the Nov. 26 governorship election in Ondo State. Adeuti emerged by unanimous voice votes after second aspirant, Mr Gbenga Ojo, withdrew his candidacy. 63-year old Adeuti, from Idanre Local Government Area, is an economist and marketer with a Masters degree in…

APC commences Ondo State governorship primary amidst tight security

All Progressives Congress (APC) has commenced its primary election in Ondo State for the Nov. 26 governorship poll, amidst tight security and peaceful environment. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the election commenced at 12:15 p.m after the accreditation, which started at 7:00 a.m ended. NAN also reports that APC had 24 governorship…

Adeuti emerges LP Ondo governorship candidate

Mr Taye Adeuti, on Saturday, emerged as governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) for the Nov. 26 governorship election in Ondo State. Adeuti emerged with unanimous voice votes after the second aspirant, Mr Gbenga Ojo, withdrew his candidacy when both men were nominated as aspirants for the primary election. Nigerian Pilot reports that Adeuti,…

Ondo governorship: Businessman Arigbede emerges PRP’s candidate

The Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) has named a businessman, Chief Rowland Arigbede as its governorship candidate for the November 26 election. The primary election which was held in Akure, the state capital was contested by two aspirants. At the event, which was attended by the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Arigbede scored…