• Ondo Election: I Advise Mimiko Of PDP Defeat, Apostle Suleman reveals

    Ondo Election: I Advise Mimiko Of PDP Defeat, Apostle Suleman reveals

    Apostle Johnson Suleman  of the Omega Fire Ministries in Auchi of Edo State, has called on political leaders at all levels to always listen to words of God and messages sent through His servants for the nation and her people to progress.

    Suleman  made this call during a Sunday service in his church where the new Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, visited for Thanksgiving. He also disclosed that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would not have lost the guber election in […]

  • Jimoh Ibrahim congratulates Rotimi Akeredolu, urges him to probe Mimiko

    Jimoh Ibrahim congratulates Rotimi Akeredolu, urges him to probe Mimiko

    The former candidate of PDP in Ondo State, Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim, has congratulated Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu who is awaiting his declaration as winner of the polls.

    Akeredolu is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who has clinched 14 of the 17 local governments already declared.

    Jimoh Ibrahim was until Tuesday the candidate of the PDP, but was replaced following the Court of Appeal ruling in favour of Mr. Eyitayo Jegede.

    Even though INEC has not yet declared Akeredolu as the governor-elect, […]

  • Mimiko raises alarm over perceived electoral misconduct in Ondo polls

    Mimiko raises alarm over perceived electoral misconduct in Ondo polls

    Governor Olusegun Mimiko, Ondo state governor yesterday, raised the alarm over an alleged plot by collation officers to rig the election in favour of a particular candidate, warning against any act that could jeopardize the process.

    Mimiko said: “I want to warn without any equivocation all those collation officers that are assigned to do this devilish and demonic assignment to desist from any act that could engender a combustible environment. And I hope they won’t be consumed by it.  The people […]

  • Here’s how Mimiko, Wife, Ondo Guber Candidates voted … more photos

    Here’s how Mimiko, Wife, Ondo Guber Candidates voted … more photos

    Here’s how Mimiko, Wife, Ondo Guber Candidates voted … more photos

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    Here’s how Mimiko, Wife, Ondo Guber Candidates voted … more

  • Ondo Election: INEC card reader rejects Governor Mimiko

    Ondo Election: INEC card reader rejects Governor Mimiko

    Governor of Ondo, Olusegun Mimiko could not be captured by one of the card readers used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the ongoing state governorship election.

    Mimiko had to fill the incident form before he could cast his ballot at Ward 7, Unit 21, Ondo West local government area.

    Speaking with reporters thereafter, the governor expressed concern over the hitches with the

  • Police Deploy 28,000 Officers, Others As Govormor Mimiko Cries Foul

    Police Deploy 28,000 Officers, Others As Govormor Mimiko Cries Foul

    As the people of Ondo State file out today to elect who will govern the state for the next four years after the expiration of the tenure of Governor Olusegun Mimiko, no fewer than 26,000 conventional policemen, 2,000 Police Mobile Force operatives, 10 cells of Counter Terrorism unit, Marine Police and sniffers dogs and horses have been deployed to the state as part of efforts to ensure that the election is free of criminal activities.

    This is even as the state […]

  • Governor Mimiko and INEC disagree over Ondo guber poll

    Governor Mimiko and INEC disagree over Ondo guber poll

    Ondo State governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, yesterday alleged plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig today’s governorship poll in the state in connivance with people he described, as “bigwigs” in the Presidency. He said that both the INEC and some top officials in the Presidency have perfected plans to rig the election.

    Addressing journalist at a press conference in Akure, Mimiko alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) was planning to rig the election with the aid of […]

  • INEC plotting to rig Ondo state governorship election for APC- Mimiko cries out

    INEC plotting to rig Ondo state governorship election for APC- Mimiko cries out

    Ondo state governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) of an orchestrated plot to ensure victory in Saturday governorship election for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Rotimi Akeredolu.

    Addressing a gathering of his party supporters in Akure, the Ondo state capital, governor Mimiko enunciated hurdles which he claimed were meant to arm-twist the PDP candidate, Eyitayo Jegede.

    Restating his party’s demand for the shift of the poll, governor Mimiko submitted that PDP candidate whose […]

  • Mimiko vows not to join APC

    Mimiko vows not to join APC

    Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko has said despite the controversy surrounding the candidacy of the Peoples Democratic Party aspirants in the state governorship election holding on Saturday, he was not going to join the All Progressives Congress.

    He said the courtesy he extended to President Muhammadu Buhari when he led party members to a rally in the state on Saturday was done because of his position as the president and had nothing to do with the party affiliations.

    Mimiko spoke with State House correspondents shortly after […]

  • Why I visited President Buhari again – Mimiko shares reasons

    Why I visited President Buhari again – Mimiko shares reasons

    Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, the Ondo State Governor,on Monday said he visited President Muhammadu Buhari for the second time to brief him on the security situation in Ondo state ahead of November 26 gubernatorial election.

    Mimiko spoke with State House correspondents shortly after meeting with Buhari for the second time inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja, since the crisis over the PDP candidate started.

    He said the purpose of his two meetings with the President was to brief him on the security situation in […]

  • Just in: Mimiko, Buhari holding talks at the Villa over Ondo elections

    Just in: Mimiko, Buhari holding talks at the Villa over Ondo elections

    Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo state, is currently in a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

    Today’s visit makes it the second time the governor would be visiting the president since the crisis over the candidacy of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the Ondo state governorship election on November 26 started.

    Mimiko had during his previous visit, told the President that the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to recognize Jimoh Ibrahim as the PDP candidate was likely […]