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‘Why I lost the Lagos governorship election’ – Jimi Agbaje reveals

Jimi Agbaje, the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Lagos State¬†has attributed his defeat at the poll to the suppression of votes in areas where he was strong.   Agbaje said this during an interview with Punch shortly after the result of the governorship election was announced. He also lamentedRead More

Photos: Ex-beauty queen, Chinenye Ochuba and her governorship aspirant hubby Adekunle Akinlade cast their votes

Chinenye is already looking like a first lady. Her husband, Adekunle Akinlade is the governorship candidate of the  Allied Peoples Movement, (APM), in Ogun state. They stepped out to cast their votes at their Polling Unit 022, Ward 3, Ipokia Local Government Area in the state. See more photos below

APC House of Reps caucus endorse Sanwo-Olu as APC governorship candidate

The entire APC members representating Lagos State in the Federal House of Representatives, led by The Majority Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, this evening endorsed the candidacy of Jide Sanwo-Olu, as the APC governorship candidate in the 2019 election.   The lawmakers paid a solidarity visit to Sanwo-Olu at his Ikoyi home.Read More

Again, APC postpones Lagos governorship primaries

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress,¬†Adams Oshiomhole said ¬†the party‚Äôs governorship ¬†primaries ¬†for Imo and Lagos states have been postponed again.   The elections which were scheduled for Sunday, have been moved till Monday, October 1st 2018.¬†He said they were shifted for logistic reasons.   The two statesRead More

Tribunal dismisses PDP’s application to recount the July 14 Ekiti State governorship ballot

The Ekiti Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed an application by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the recount of ballot papers used in the July 14 poll.   PDP and its candidate,¬†Olusola Kolapo¬†are challenging the outcome of the election in court.¬†The respondents in the matter are Independent NationalRead More

‘With the show of shame that happened in Osun governorship election, its safe to say that democracy is now dead in our country’ – Fayose

Ekiti State governor Ayo Fayose has reacted to the just concluded gubernitorial elections in Osun State describing it as a ‘show of shame’.   In his words,¬†‘with the show of shame that happened in last Saturday’s Osun state governorship election in general and the Thursday rerun in particular, there isRead More

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

Moments ago, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, declared the Saturday September 22nd governorship election in Osun state inconclusive.   The electoral body said 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 outcomeRead More

Dancing senator, Ademola Adeleke wins Osun PDP governorship primary

Dancing ūüíɬ†senator, Ademola Adeleke wins Osun PDP governorship primary¬† Dancing senator and an uncle of singer Davido, Ademola Adeleke, has won the PDP governorship primary in Osun state and will be flying the party’s governorship flag in the state governorship election on September 22nd this year. The party primary tookRead More

#EkitiDecides: ‘Ignore illegal results, the governorship election results is still being collated’ – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued a statement saying Nigerians should ignore illegal results from the Ekiti State governoship election that’s currently in circulation.   According to INEC, ‘our attention has been drawn to the illegal release of results of the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State onRead More

INEC to spend N600m on Ekiti State July 14th governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will spend about N600m on the Ekiti State governorship election which will take place on July 14, 2018. The INEC National Commissioner in charge of the Ekiti election, Prince Solomon Soyebi, said this during an interview with Saturday PUNCH “for theRead More