Analysis: How Ondo governorship election was won and lost…

Violence, incumbency, performance, zoning, vote buying and external influence are some of the factors that shaped the October 10 governorship poll in Ondo State. The post Analysis: How Ondo governorship election was won and lost appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for these and other news

Ondo poll: Major parties guilty of vote buying — Ajulo…

In a statement in Lagos on Sunday, Ajulo, an indigene of Ondo, who said he monitored the election, alleged that the major political parties were all involved in influencing voters for the election, using money. The post Ondo poll: Major parties guilty of vote buying — Ajulo appeared first on The Eagle Online. Visit the newspaper for…

We’ll Continue Using Smartcard Readers Until We Have An Alternative...

  National Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Anthonia Simbine, has said that the commission will continue to use smartcard readers for elections until it has an alternative. Simbine said this during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Saturday, hours after the Ondo State Governorship election. The smartcard readers were introduced in…

Ondo Poll: Police Arrest Two Suspects At Jegede’s Polling Unit…

Police officers paaat the PHOTOS: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV   Police have arrested two suspects at a polling unit on the premises of the Sacred Heart Primary School in Ondo State. Polling unit 9 ward 2 in Akure South Local Government Area, is where the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede, and…

Ondo decides 2020: Live Results from governorship election…

Results are currently trickling in from various Polling Units in the Ondo State governorship election. INEC officials have concluded the voting exercise while ballot counting has commenced in the presence of the voters. The election was keenly contested between the incumbent Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, candidate…

ZLP’s Ajayi accuses APC of using militants to rig…

Ajayi, who cast his vote at the Polling Unit 004, Apoi Ward 02, Kiribo Ese-Odo local government, expressed disappointment that INEC and security agencies could not conduct free, fair and credible elections in the state. The post ZLP’s Ajayi accuses APC of using militants to rig appeared first on The Eagle Online. Visit the newspaper…

I’m Confident of Winning the Election – Akeredolu Speaks…

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Governorship candidate Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu has expressed optimism that he would emerge victorious of Saturday’s governorship election in the state The Governor speaks with reporters while casting his vote at Unit 06, ward 02, Ijebu-owo in Owo, headquarters of Owo Local Government Area of the state at exactly 9.40 am,…

Ondo poll: High turnout of voters in Ikare-Akoko…

Many polling units visited by NAN correspondents as at 7:30am recorded a high turnout of voters who lined up in orderly queues to perform their civic duty. The post Ondo poll: High turnout of voters in Ikare-Akoko appeared first on The Eagle Online. Visit the newspaper for these and other news

Ondo 2020: IGP orders restriction of vehicular movement…

…Assures adequate security of the public space IGP, Mr. Mohammed Adamu The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement from 11:59 pm on Friday, 9th October 2020 to 6 pm on Saturday, 10th October 2020 in Ondo State. The order according to the IGP was part of efforts…

Ondo Decides: Why I would love to be in Akeredolu’s...

A screen grab of Akeredolu (left) and Jegede at the debate. Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, has said he would love to be a governor like Rotimi Akeredolu so that there would be a basis for comparison in what they can achieve…

Ondo poll: Let’s sustain free, fair process achieved in Edo...

Saraki, in a statement by his Media Office on Wednesday, advised the INEC and security officials to quickly do a comprehensive review of how it achieved the commendable process in Edo State and ensure that nothing less than that is repeated in Ondo State. The post Ondo poll: Let’s sustain free, fair process achieved in…