• 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 […]

  • Ondo Election: APC set to investigate Tinubu’s anti-party moves

    Ondo Election: APC set to investigate Tinubu’s anti-party moves

    After the conclusion of the Ondo State governorship election, indications have emerged that some members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, are calling for the suspension of a National Leader of the party,Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, over his role in the said election.

    Recall that there were reports that Tinubu was against the emergence of the Ondo State Governor-elect, Rotimi Akeredolu.

    The former Lagos State governor had faulted the primary election that produced Akeredolu as the party’s flag bearer in the November 26 […]

  • Ondo Election: Akeredolu receives Certificate of Return – INEC

    Ondo Election: Akeredolu receives Certificate of Return – INEC

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Wednesday presented the Governor-elect, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN his certificate of return.

    Akeredolu was accompanied to the event which was held at the INEC headquarters in Akure, the state capital by his wife, Betty.

    Other dignitaries at the event include the State Chairman of the party, Mr. Isaac Kekemeke, his deputy, Engr. Ade Adetimehin, former deputy governor, Alhaji Ali Olanusi, Director-General of Akeredolu’s campaign platform, Hon. Victor Olabimtan, Femi Agagu, Hon. Kehinde Henry Bello, Oladunni Odu […]

  • Akeredolu: I Won’t Probe Mimiko, Others

    Akeredolu: I Won’t Probe Mimiko, Others

    The Ondo State Governorship-elect, Rotimi Akeredolu, has declared that he will not probe past administrations of the state.

    Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had on Sunday declared Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in the state after polling 244,842 votes to beat his closest rival, Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who polled 150, 380 votes, while Mr Olusola Oke of the Alliance for Democracy, AD, followed with 126, […]

  • Ondo polls: We’ll assist EFCC to probe Mimiko – APC

    Ondo polls: We’ll assist EFCC to probe Mimiko – APC

    The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State has affirmed that it was ready to ‎work with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to probe the tenure of the outgoing Governor of the state, Olusegun Mimiko.

    The party described Saturday’s governorship election in the state, which its candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), won, as peaceful, free and fair.‎

    The Publicity Secretary, Abayomi Adesanya, while speaking with Punch, lauded INEC for the prompt arrival and delivery of electoral materials to the polling units across […]

  • Ondo election: Jonathan tells Jegede to concede defeat

    Ondo election: Jonathan tells Jegede to concede defeat

    Baring any last minute change of mind, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the just concluded governorship election in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, may show the spirit of sportsmanship and extend a congratulatory hand to the winner, Rotimi Akeredolu of the APC.

    Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was declared winner of the keenly contested election after polling 244, 842 votes to beat his closest challenger, Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party, who polled 150, […]

  • Ondo Election: Party agents trade blame as Jegede says he is studying election outcome

    Ondo Election: Party agents trade blame as Jegede says he is studying election outcome

    Peoples Democratic Party, PDP agent, Ayo Fadaka, has claimed that INEC was too hasty in conducting Saturday’s election in Ondo,  noting that the election was conducted in less than 48 hours after Jegede was declared the PDP candidate by the courts.

    Fadaka  also alleged that “some individuals were used to truncate the future of the people of Ondo by teaming up to work against their common interest. He accused  INEC of collaborating  with “the Judiciary to deprive the good people of […]

  • This is the time for aggrieved members of the party to close ranks, says Tinubu

    This is the time for aggrieved members of the party to close ranks, says Tinubu

    A National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has told members of the party that now is the time to reconcile following the successful conduct of the Ondo State governorship election.

    Tinubu said this in a statement on Sunday after the emergence of the party’s candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu, as the Governor-Elect of Ondo State.

    He said following the acrimony that attended the primary that produced Akeredolu as the candidate of the APC for the election, the time had […]

  • Ondo Election: Only 1% of card readers malfunctioned– INEC

    Ondo Election: Only 1% of card readers malfunctioned– INEC

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says less than one per cent of the card readers deployed for the conduct of Ondo State governorship election malfunctioned.

    INEC Deputy Director of Voter Education and Publicity, Nick Dazang, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Saturday in Abuja.

    Mr. Dazang said that only 11 out of the over 3,000 card readers deployed for Saturday’s election malfunctioned.

    “The election is generally peaceful. We were able to open at all the […]

  • The victory of APC in the election indicates that the party is still loved by Nigerians, says Dogara

    The victory of APC in the election indicates that the party is still loved by Nigerians, says Dogara

    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said the emergence of Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as the governor – elect of Ondo State is an indication that people still love the party.

    In a statement by his media aide, Turaki Hassan, the Speaker congratulated Akeredolu on his victory at the poll.

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had earlier today declared Akeredolu as the winner of Saturday’s governorship election.

    According to Dogara, “The election of Barrister Akeredolu […]

  • Jimoh Ibrahim mocks PDP: “pay Fani-Kayode not to support you” If you want to win election

    Jimoh Ibrahim mocks PDP: “pay Fani-Kayode not to support you” If you want to win election

    As electorates in Ondo State wait for the final declaration of the winner of the 2016 governorship election in the state, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Jimoh Ibrahim, and dethroned aspirant in the just concluded election has launched another attack on his fellow party man, Femi Fani Kayode.

    The duo has been in the social media war of word before the Saturday’s election which saw Rotimi Akeredolu of the APC coasting home to victory.

    Ibrahim, who was sacked by […]