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Osun Decides: Declare Adeleke winner of governorship election now – Oyinlola tells INEC

A former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to save the state from unnecessary tension. The politician said INEC should declare Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, winner of the governorship election held on Saturday. Oyinlola spoke to journalists in Osogbo, the Osun […]

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Osun rerun: We will resist any form of conspiracy against Adeleke – Kwankwaso warns INEC

The lawmaker representing Kano Central Senatorial District and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic, PDP, Senator Rabi’u Kwankwaso, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to be fair in the conduct of the Thursday’s rerun election in Osun State. The presidential aspirant warned that any form of conspiracy against Senator […]

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Full Statement: INEC declares Thursday, 27th as date for Osun governorship election re-run

Few moments ago, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, declared that the Saturday September 22nd governorship election in Osun state was inconclusive. The electoral body then stated that the number of cancelled votes is higher than the margin between the top two candidates. Now, INEC has issued a full statement on the election outcome as […]

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Osun election: Tinubu, Aregbesola, APC’s political reign for ‘burial’ Thursday – Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation, on Sunday said the final result of the Osun State governorship election was the beginning of the funeral rites of Bola Tinubu, a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The former Minister said Tinubu, alongside the outgoing governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola’s political reign will be […]

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PDP, APC Knock INEC Over Inconclusive Osun Guber Poll

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday bashed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over what they described as the negligence that led to inconclusive governorship election in Osun State. INEC declared the governorship election held on Saturday inconclusive on the ground that the total number of cancelled votes was […]

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UPDATED: It’s Official: INEC declares Osun governorship election inconclusive

The electoral commission, INEC, has declared the Osun State governorship election “inconclusive.” The declaration was made by Joseph Fuwape, the presiding officer of the election at the INEC headquarters in Osun. At the end of the collation of votes, the PDP candidate, Ademola Adeleke, won majority votes of about 254,698 votes while Gboyega Oyetola of […]

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#OsunDecides2018: INEC formally announces results — LIVE-UPDATES

The electoral commission, INEC, has commenced the formal announcement of results at the INEC headquarters in Osogbo, Osun State. PREMIUM TIMES earlier reported the results as announced in each local government collation centre in Osun where the governorship election held on Saturday. Those results are now being formally announced at the INEC headquarters. Although 48 […]