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Businesses paralyzed as protests rock Osun over tribunal judgment

Residents of Osun state have taken over the streets of Osogbo, the Osun state capital to protest judgement of the election petition tribunal declaring candidate of the APC, Gboyega Oyetola as the winner of the July 16 governorship election. Our correspondent observed that business centres and shops were under lock and key and major road […]

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I won’t frustrate you, vote someone who will not touch people’s means of livelihood – Jando tells Voters

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate in Lagos State, Dr Abdul-Azeez Adediran, on Friday explained that he was committed to bringing a new dawn of hope and prosperity to residents of the state if elected in the forthcoming elections. Adediran, commonly known as Jandor, in company with other party leaders and candidates, disclosed this […]

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Tribunal: This judgement mocks both the law and the facts of the case – Rep. Bamidele

Tribunal: This judgement mocks both the law and the facts of the case – Rep. Bamidele The Lawmaker representing Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore, Ejigbo Federal Constituency of Osun state in the National Assembly has described the majority judgment of the judgement of the Osun State election petition tribunal as completely strange and a total […]

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Protesters blocks major road in Osun, says they’re displeased with Tribunal verdict

Some major roads in Osogbo and Ilesa were on Saturday blocked by protesters, said to be displeased with the decision of the Election Petition Tribunal that sacked Senator Ademola Adeleke as governor. The protesters, who prevented vehicular movement along Osogbo/Ikirun road, also blocked Gbongan/Osogbo road to traffic and beat up many commercial motorcyclists that were […]

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Old Notes Deadline: CBN decision with Buhari support is the best for Nigeria – Opposition Parties

Opposition political parties have enjoined the Governor of the Central Bank, Godwin Emeifele not to bow to pressure from desperate politicians who were pushing for a shift in the date for the swap of old Naira notes with the newly redesigned currency. The Peoples Democratic Party, the Labour Party and the Zenith Labour Party, expressed […]

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Osinbajo encourages NIPPS to revamp operations

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) to revamp its operations to initiate ideas that would solve Nigeria’s problem. Osinbajo, who was speaking during a courtesy visit by the trustees of NIPSS to his office, highlighted the need to reposition NIPSS, recalibrate its visibility and attract […]

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Osun Judgement : Gov. Adeleke addresses Osun people, says claim of ‘Over-voting unfounded’

••••Writes INEC over Appeal against Judgement The Executive Governor of Osun State, Governor Ademola Adeleke has addressed the people of Osun state, restating his rejection of the Tribunal judgement and affirming his appeal to higher court. In a statement address to the people of the state, signed by the spokesperson to the Governor, Mallam Olawale […]

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CSOs: 22 states with high risks of manipulation and malpractices.

With about 28 days to the general elections, findings by a coalition of ten civil society organisations have identified 22 states with high risks of manipulation and malpractices. The findings also revealed that while 12 states had medium election manipulation risks, three States were classified as having low risk of manipulation. The CSOs stated these […]

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