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Osun 2014: Omisore Head To Election Tribunal

Governor Aregbesola of Osun state (L) and Sen. Iyiola Omisore

Oyewale Oyelola,  Osogbo The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flagbearer in August 9 governorship election in Osun state,  Senator Iyiola Omisore has filed petition against the victory of APC and Rauf Aregbesola at  the election tribunal in Osogbo. Omisore’s legal team on Wednesday submitted the petition at the election tribunal sitting in High Court, Osogbo. The […]

PDP Salutes Osun People For Peaceful Election


The Peoples Democratic Party has commended the people of Osun State for their peaceful conduct during Saturday’s governorship election. The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday hailed President Goodluck Jonathan for his commitment to peaceful elections in Nigeria. Metuh thanked president for creating the enabling environment […]

Jonathan Congratulates Aregbesola On His Re-Election


…Says Results Reaffirm FG’s Commitment To Fair Elections President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun  State on his victory in Saturday’s governorship election in the state. The President also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and national security agencies for ensuring that the elections were free, fair, credible and peaceful in […]

Breaking News: Aregbesola Wins Osun Governoship Election

Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola

Oyewale Oyelola The incumbent Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregebesola has been declared the winner of yesterday governorship election. The Chief Returning Officer and Vice Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Professor Bamitele Omole declared the Governor who is the flagbearer of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at the head office of Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), […]

Some Early Results in Osun Governorship Poll


Counting of votes in the polling units of today’s Osun governorship election is ongoing across the state. Summarily, some results indicated that the incumbent Governor Rauf Aregbesola is leading in Osogbo, the state capital while the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Iyiola Omisore is leading in Ife area of the state. Some results are as […]

Aregbesola, Omisore Vote As Voting commences In Osun Guber Election


After accreditation of voters in the Osun governorship elections, voting has commenced in all the polling booths across the state. Governor Rauf Aregbesola who voted in polling unit 1, Ward 8 in the Ilesa East local Council area of the State urged the people of Osun State to be firm and proceed to exercise their […]

Voters Turnout Enmass For Accreditation In Osun Guber Poll

Voters in Olorunda Local Government

The people of Osun State troop out this morning to vote for the candidate of their choice in today’s gubernatorial election. Twenty parties fielded candidates for the election. Electorates came out as early as 6:00am to be accredited. At Ajewole Housing Estate polling Unit in Olorunda local government, where our correspondent visited at 7:45 am, […]

Tension in Osun as Residents Elect Their Governor Today

Governor Aregbesola of Osun state (L) and Sen. Iyiola Omisore

Oyewale Oyelola As the people of Osun state would from 8am on Saturday visit their various polling stations for accreditation ahead voting in the afternoon, the presence of security officers across the state and allegations by participating political parties is causing tension among the electorates. African examiner correspondent in Osun state gathered that all business […]

2 INEC Officials Arrested For Moving Sensitive Materials In Osun


Two officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State were early Friday morning arrested for diverting sensitive election materials. African Examiner gathered that the two officials were arrested around 3.00 am by the police. One of the suspects is said to be the Electoral Officer for the […]

Osun: Police Pledge Fairness To All Political Parties

Suleiman Abba

The Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Suleiman Abba has given assurance that the Force will allow a level playing ground for all political parties in the Saturday, August 9, Osun governorship election. Abba who made the pledge while addressing the state stakeholders’ forum on Wednesday, revealed that in order to pave way for total […]

I’ll Run Open and People’s Oriented Government -Omisore

Prince Iyiola Omisore

The gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Senator Iyiola has promised to restore normalcy to all disrupted sectors of Osun society and work within the first hundred days to give hope to hard pressed People of Osun state. In a final campaign statement issued on Wednesday, the candidate declared that the welfare of the […]

Rigging: APC Wants INEC To make public VINs of Unclaimed PVCs In Osun


The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked INEC to urgently circulate to all political parties the Voters Identification Numbers (VINs) of all unclaimed Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) and publicly declare that anyone in possession of any PVC with such numbers is an impostor and must be arrested. In a communique issued after the emergency meeting […]

Osun Guber: APC Comment on 2015 Elections Treasonable -Minister

APC National Chairman Chief John Odigie-Oyegun

Minister of State for Works, Prince Adedayo Adeyeye has described as treasonable, statement made by the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Chief Odigie Oyegun, that the APC would form a parallel government should the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wins the 2015 presidential election. Adeyeye, who cautioned the APC leaders against instigating bloodshed as they […]

Finally, Oyinlola Declares For APC As Party Rounds Off Mega Rally in Osogbo


Former Osun state Governor, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola has finally declared for the State’s ruling party– All Progressives Congress (APC). The party’s flag and its emblem, broom were handed over to him by the APC National’s Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, after being presented by his old time friend and serving Senator, Professor Sola Adeyeye, who is […]

Acting IGP Suleimon Abba Promises To Deliver Peaceful And Fair Election In Osun

Suleiman Abba

The Police high hierarchy has promised to ensure Saturday August 9 Osun governorship election is peaceful, free and fair. Acting Inspector General Police (IGP), Suleimon Abba made the promise today at his maiden meeting with zonal Assistant Inspector of Police (AIG’s) and state Commissioner of Police (CP’s) on Monday at the Force Headquarters Abuja. IGP […]

APC Orders All Elected Members To Converge In Osun For Solidarity

APC Interim Publicity Secretary Lai Mohammed

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has mandated all its elected members at state and national levels to converge in Osun from tomorrow (Tuesday) and remain in the state until this Saturday’s gubernatorial election is conducted. The Party in a statement issued in Osogbo on Monday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, clarified that […]

Osun Poll: Omisore Is Already Coasting To Victory -PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said its candidate in the August 9 Osun governorship election, Senator Iyiola Omisore, is already coasting to victory citing his massive acceptance by the voting population, wide-spread political structure, and a track-record of abiding affinity and loyalty to Osun people as factors. The PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh […]

Jonathan, Sambo Solicit Support For Omisore in Saturday’s Osun Guber Poll


President Goodluck Jonathan and Vice President Namadi Sambo were among the top ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) top stalwarts who graced the grand rally Saturday in Osogbo, the Osun State to canvass support for Senator Iyiola Omisore in the August 9 Osun Governorship election. The President besides canvasing support for the party at the rally […]

Osun Guber Poll: INEC Creates Over 3000 New Polling Units To Ease Exercise

INEC Chairman Pro. Attahiru Jega

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has created additional 3, 379 polling units in Osun, preparatory to the state’s next Saturday Gubernatorial election. State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr. Olusegun Agbaje stated this on Friday at a press briefing in Osogbo, the state capital. The decision, Mr Agabje explained was sequel to concern emanating from […]

Northern Yoruba Group Calls For Free Osun Guber Poll

Governor Aregbesola of Osun state (L) and Sen. Iyiola Omisore

 …Urges Members To Reject Terrorists  From Agabus Pwanagba, Jos Barely a week to the Osun State gubernatorial Poll, a group under the aegis of Yoruba Community Council in Northern Nigeria has cautioned politicians in Osun State to resist any form of rigging during the forthcoming exercise. They said this in a press statement signed by […]

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