September 28, 2018

BREAKING: INEC declares APC winner of Osun Guber Polls, as PDP, Foreign Election Observers, Others kick

The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) , Gboyega Oyetola, the winner of the Osun governorship election . INEC declared Oyetola the winner of the poll after the supplementary election held in seven polling units on Thursday. Oyetola had trailed the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ) , Ademola Adeleke , by 353 votes going into the supplementary election . His votes from Thursday were however enough to help him overturn the deficit and be returned as winner of the keenly contested governorship election . NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that the final votes announced [Read]

#OsunDecides2018: Re-run election not free, fair nor credible — CDD

  A major election monitoring group has dismissed Thursday’s re-run election in Osun State as fraudulent and anti-democratic, calling for an immediate investigation into the the roles of government institutions who participated in it. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the conduct of security agencies drew the most condemnation and warning from the Centre for Democracy and Development, one of Nigeria’s most respected pro-democracy think-tanks. “In the light of these anti-democratic acts, which have undermined the sanctity of the ballot therefore, we hold strongly the view that the re-run poll of Thursday, September 27, 2018 does not meet up with the minimum standards for free, fair and credible elections,” the CDD [Read]