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Ignore PDP, Gear Up For Rerun, APC Charges Osun Voters

The All Progressives Congress Campaign Council for the Osun State Governorship Election has urged the party’s members in the areas where the state’s election rerun will be held on Thursday to ignore the ranting of the PDP and turn out en masse to vote for the ruling party.   In a statement in Abuja by the Chairman of the Council’s Media Committee, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Council said the threat by the PDP to challenge, in court, INEC’s declaration of last Saturday’s election as inconclusive is nothing but sheer bravado,…

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Osun: Oyetola Denies Rift With Aregbesola, Commends Electorate  

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Candidate in Osun State, Alhaji Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola, has denied there is rift between him and the state Governor,  Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, over last Saturday’s election. Oyetola described insinuations in some quarters to that effect as “irrational and present only in the imagination of detractors out to create disaffection within the APC camp ahead of Thursday’s Governorship Rerun”. He said Aregbesola is the model of the governorship project and a dogged driver of good governance continuity, saying he has at all-time provided responsible leadership….

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Osun: Omisore Thanks SDP Members, Supporters

The candidate of the Social Democratic Party in Osun State gubernatorial election, Iyiola Omisore has expressed appreciation to members and supporters of the party for believing in him and the party. “On the 22nd of May 2018, I took the bold decision to seek for election to the Office of Governor of Osun state under the platform Social Democratic Party (SDP).  The past four months have been very exciting.  I am delighted that our message of good governance and dignity has reached every corner of the state. “Over the past…

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INEC Fixes Osun Rerun Poll For September 27, Explains Verdict

The returning officer for September 22 Osun governorship election, Prof. Joseph Afuwape, has said that a rerun election will hold on September 27, 2018. This followed the declaration of the keenly contested election inconclusive. He urged all the political gladiators to maintain peace, before, during and after the rerun. Afuwape, who is the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), while announcing the results of the election, said that Sen. Ademola Adeleke, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored 254,698 votes. According to him, Alhaji…

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Osun Polls: Saraki Faults INEC, Urges PDP Supporters To Remain Firm

President of the Senate and Chairman, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Council on  Osun State Gubernatorial Election, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has faulted the declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that the election results were inconclusive.   Saraki, in a statement signed by him, expressed dismay over the decision by INEC to declare as “inconclusive” an election in which a candidate won the highest number of votes and fulfilled the condition for geographical spread.   “In my lay man’s opinion, the INEC was wrong in declaring the election as…

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Turn Of Kwara North To Produce Governor, Say Elders

Elders of the Kwara North Senatorial District in the All Progressives Congress (APC) have said it is now the turn of the zone to produce the next governor in the state. The elders made this known at a press conference addressed by the leader, Sen Mohammed Inuwa Ahmed in his house in Ilorin on Thursday. Sen Ahmed lamented that since the return to civilian rule in Nigeria, Kwara North has not produce a governor, whereas, Kwara Central occupied the position for 12 years and South will be eight years by…

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APC Will Overhaul Governance In Kwara, Says Chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Kwara has promised to overhaul everything about governance in the state come 2019. State chairman of the party, Hon Bashir Bolarinwa made this known on Wednesday in Ilorin in an address delivered at the Governorship aspirants’ parley with members of the party. This is the first time that governorship aspirants were made to present their manifestos to the members of the public in the state. According to the chairman, the governorship aspirants’ parley was a clear departure from the I dash you; “Mo fun…

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Varsity Don Tasks Engineers On Highway Bridge Design

The immediate past Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Ilorin, Prof. Yahaya Jimoh, has called on engineers to design highway bridges in line with Nigerian transportation policies. Jimoh made the call on Tuesday in Ilorin, when he presented a paper titled: “The guiding metrics for the planning of highway bridges” at a workshop on bridge building and engineering, held at the University of Ilorin. The Professor of Civil Engineering said that respect for transport policies was important for planning protocols for highway bridges. He advised that…

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CBN, BPE Agree On Sale Of 12.4bn FG’s Shares In NSPM

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bureau of Public Enterprises(BPE) have signed an agreement for the sale of the Federal Government’s 12.4 billion shares in Nigerian Security Printing and Minting company (NSPM) to CBN. The ceremony was chaired by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, who is the Chairman, National Council on Privatisation (NCP) at the Presidential Villa on Tuesday. Osinbajo said that the event was a landmark in the privatisation journey of the country. “`I am delighted to witness this signing of the sale of 12.4 billion…

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NASS Adopts Fourth Version Of Electoral Amendment Act

The Senate and the House of the Representatives Joint Committee on Electoral Matters on Tuesday, adopted the fourth version of the 2018/2019 Electoral Amendment Act. The joint Committee Chairman, Sen. Suleiman Nazif (Bauchi North) gave the update on the outcome of the proposed amendment to Electoral bill at a joint press briefing in Abuja. He also disclosed that National Assembly was now on the same page with the Executive and INEC on the issues of clauses in the bill The 14 consolidated amendments are: Sections 9 (1a), 9b(5),181-4),19(4), 31, 31(1),…

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