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What you should know about Osun State governor-elect, Gboyega Oyetola

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Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, the new governor-elect of Osun state, is a technocrat and a politician on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared him the winner of the governorship election after a controversial supplementary election in which he battled for the peoples’ mandate with Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples …

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Aregbesola, Osun governor-elect take to the streets for victory parade [Photos]

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Osun state governor; Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and the governor-elect, Isiaq Gboyega Oyetola, took the streets of Osogbo to appreciate the people following the outcome of yesterday’s rerun election which favoured the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate. Some of the residents who trooped out on the streets, hailed them during the victory parade. This happened today after observing Juma’at Prayer at Osogbo Central …

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Bisola Aiyeola picks up her #AMVCA2018 Trailblazer Car Prize!

BBisola Aiyeola picks up her #AMVCA2018 Trailblazer Car Prize!

Bisola Aiyeola has officially picked up her SUV which came with her winning the Trailblazer Award at the 2018 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards. Bisola gained international recognition following her participation in reality TV show Big Brother Naija, and all her hard work has seemed to have paid off. Congrats to her! See photos below:

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Breaking: Two Nigerian Air Force jets rehearsing for Independence day crash

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Two Nigerian Air Force jets rehearsing for Nigeria’s October 1 Independence day air parade Friday crashed on Mpape hill in Abuja, the country’s capital. Although, no casualty has been reported as at the time of filing the report, however, the crash has caused a heavy traffic gridlock on Kubwa expressway. Details later. Source: GuardianNG

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INEC declares APC candidate, Oyetola, winner

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In a tension soaked contest, culminating in a rerun poll, the flag bearer of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Gboyega Isiaka Oyetola, on Thursday won the 2018 gubernatorial election in Osun State, polling 255, 505 votes to defeat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) standard bearer, Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke that garnered 255,021 ballots. The governorship contest, which was …

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Osun rerun election results as announced by the INEC

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The collation of results for the Osun State governorship supplementary election results is ongoing at the INEC collation centre in Osogbo, the state capital. Stay with us for updates. The collation process commenced with the returning officer for the election reading out the results from Saturday’s vote. However, here are the results of today’s rerun election as announced by INEC …

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BREAKING: APC disqualifies two Buhari ministers from seeking governorship ticket

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has blocked two ministers from being governorship candidates in their states. The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, and that of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, were disqualified by the screening committee of the APC. Ms Alhassan seeks to govern Taraba on the APC platform while Mr Shittu seeks to govern Oyo State. Although no reason was …

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APC’s Oyetola defeats PDP’s Adeleke in rerun

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The APC candidate has shot into the lead after the rerun election on Thursday. Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) has defeated Senator Ademola Adeleke of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the race to become the next Osun State governor. The Osun State governorship rerun election took place on Thursday, September 27, 2018, just days after the …

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FG declares October 1 public holiday

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The Nigeria government has declared Monday, October 1, as public holiday to commemorate Nigeria’s 58th Independence Anniversary. It made the declaration in a statement issued by the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Thursday in Abuja. The statement was signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Mohammed Umar. Mr Dambazau, who congratulated Nigerians on the anniversary, urged …

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I will defeat Sen. Adamu, says APC senatorial aspirant

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Alhaji Aliyu Tijjani-Ahmed, an APC senatorial aspirant, says he will defeat Sen. Abdullahi Adamu at the party’s primaries to represent Nasarawa West Senatorial District at the National Assembly. Tijjani-Ahmed, who resigned as the Nasarawa State Commissioner for Education to challenge Adamu, made this known on Thursday in Keffi during the flag off of his campaign. “I am sure of winning …

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Osun rerun election not free, fair or credible — CDD

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An election monitoring group, Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), has faulted the ongoing rerun election in Osun State as anti-democratic. The CDD noted that the number of the incidents recorded during the poll have undermined the sanctity of the vote and the overall credibility of the electoral process. “we hold strongly the view that the re-run poll of Thursday, …

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Osun re-run results (Updated)

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Unofficial Result from Orulu… Idiya Ward 8, Unit 4. APC = 198 PDP= 15 Gbogbo primary school, ward 9, Unit 3. APC = 41 PDP = 64 Kajola Ward 8, Unit 001 APC =111 PDP=3 ACD=1 Void=4 Total accredited voters =118 Unit 12, Olode ward APC=283 PDP=15 Osogbo, Unit17, ward 5 APC =299 PDP=165 Counting in Progress ,,,, stay tuned

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BREAKING: #OsunDecides2018: APC records landslide win in Ife South

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The All Progressive Congress (APC) has been declared winner of Polling Unit 012 in Olode Ward of Ife South Local Government Area in the Osun State governorship supplementary poll held on Thursday. In the inconclusive election held Saturday, Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP ) scored 254,698 votes to beat his APC rival, Gboyega Oyetola, who polled 254,345 …

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PDP chieftain allegedly attacked by thugs

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A People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in Osun state, Tope Elusogbon, said he was allegedly attacked by political thugs at Olode Garage in the ongoing supplementary election in the state. In an amateur video that was recorded today, the politician narrated how he was attacked by persons alleged to be political thugs. “I was singled out, I was hearing those …

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BREAKING: What is happening in Osun is ‘Coup’, not election – Adeleke

The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has described the ongoing rerun election in seven units in the state as a ‘coup ‘. Adeleke, who spoke with our correspondent on the telephone, said that supporters of the PDP were being denied access to ballot papers in the governorship rerun election. “What is happening …

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