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    Politics Ondo Election: Court Judgement Favours Tinubu's Candidate Against Akeredolu

    A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday cleared the way for a suit challenging the emergence of Ondo State Governor-elect, Olurotimi Akeredolu, as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the recently concluded governorship election in Ondo State. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, in a ruling...
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    Politics Ondo Election: Police IG Orders Probe Into Non-Payment of Officers' Allowance

    The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has constituted a panel to investigate the non-payment of allowances to police personnel who partook in the Ondo governorship election. Some of the policemen had on Monday protested against non-payment of their allowances. In a statement by the...
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    Politics Tinubu Splits APC Leaders

    APC leaders are divided over the role of Bola Tinubu in the last governorship elections in Ondo state, Punch reports. Some of them believe Tinubu, together with Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, worked against the interest of the party in the election, others believe the duo did no...
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    Politics What Akeredolu Said About Tinubu After Private Meeting With Buhari

    Ondo state governor-elect, Rotimi Akeredolu on Wednesday held a closed door meeting with Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari Holds Private Meeting With Akeredolu Speaking on why he didn't thank APC leader Bola Tinubu after his election victory, with newsmen after the meeting, he said...
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    Politics Fayose Set To Dump PDP

    Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose on Wednesday hinted he might choose his successor from another political party besides his party, PDP. Fayose gave the hint when he spoke with members of the Suppliers’ Association of Nigeria in the state. According to him, the division within PDP led to the...
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    Politics INEC Presents Certificate Of Return to Ondo Governor-Elect, Akeredolu

    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...
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    Politics PDP Suspends 22 Members For Anti-Party Activities in Ondo

    The Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday, suspended 22 members of the party for “gross anti-party activities. The party in a statement by its publicity secretary, Banji Okunomo, said the party reached the decision at its State Working Committee meeting held at the...
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    Politics Ondo: I Will Not Probe Mimiko's Gov't - Akeredolu

    Ondo state governor-elect, Rotimi Akeredolu says his Ondo election victory was a manifestation of God’s power and he would like to focus on this mandate rather than probe the past government. The APC candidate said that he was surprised by the margin of votes between him and his closest rivals...
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    Politics Why We Lost Ondo Election – Sheriff Finally Speaks

    The Senator Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the PDP has blamed the outgoing governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko, for failure of the party to win Saturday’s governorship election in the state. Addressing newsmen, yesterday, in Abuja, the deputy national chairman for the faction, Dr...
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    Metro Ondo Election: Police Allowances Have Been Paid - Authorities

    The Ondo state police has denied media reports that some policemen who were on duty during Saturday's governorship election have not been paid their allowances. Some policemen on Monday took to the streets to protest the non payment of their allowances, reports had said. However police...
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    Metro Ondo Election: Policemen Protest Non Payment of Their Allowance [PHOTO]

    Police officers who participated in the Ondo state governorship election on Monday morning staged a protest over the non-payment of their election duty allowance at Fagun street in Ondo town. Some of the police officers accused senior officers of the force of denying them of their entitlements...
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    Politics Ondo Election: Olusola Oke Congratulates Akeredolu, Says He Bought Votes

    The Gubernatorial Candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Ondo State, Chief Olusola Oke has congratulated Mr Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for his victory at last Saturday's election even as he decried the heavy monetization of the election process which...
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    Politics Akeredolu Replies Mimiko On Congratulatory Message

    Ondo state governor-elect, Rotimi Akeredolu has replied Governor Olusegun Mimiko over his congratulatory message. Mimiko in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Eni Akinsola, said: “it behoves of him as the Governor of Ondo State to congratulate the Governor-elect, Mr. Rotimi...
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    Politics Why PDP Lost Edo, Ondo And Will Keep Losing Future Elections - Ali Modu Sheriff

    The Ali Sheriff faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said it has identified impunity and lack of respect for the party’s constitution and the rule of law as the major problems that led to the its failure in the Edo and Ondo governorship elections. Many have expressed the belief that...
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    Politics PDP Rejects Ondo Election Results, Heads To Court

    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected the outcome of Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State. The party described the outcome of the election as declared by the Chief Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Abdul-Ganiyu Ambali, as a “charade...
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    Politics Ondo Election: Mimiko Finally Congratulates Akeredolu

    Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State on Monday finally sent congratulatory message to the Governor-Elect, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN. Mimiko in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Eni Akinsola, said: “it behoves of him as the Governor of Ondo State to congratulate the...
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    Politics Jonathan Calls Jegede, Tells Him 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...
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    Politics What Governor Obaseki Said About Akeredolu, Ondo-Edo Relationship

    Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has congratulated the Governor-elect of Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on his victory in last Saturday’s gubernatorial election, saying, “I am delighted to hear of your victory in Saturday’s election.” Governor Obaseki in a statement signed by his...
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    Politics Ondo Election: Police On Rampage, Protests Non-Payment of Allowances

    Some members of the Nigeria Police Force on Monday morning went on rampage in Ondo town, Ondo State, protesting non-payment of their last Saturday governorship election allowance. The policemen trooped out to Fagun street in Ondo town ‎chanting various war songs to kick against the way they...
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    Politics How Buhari's Boys Stepped on Tinubu's Toes, Delivered Ondo For Akeredolu

    Loyalists of President Muhammadu Buhari in the All Progressives Congress (APC), some of whom are cabinet members, on Sunday successfully delivered on their first political assignment in the lead up to the 2019 elections, with the election of Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) as the Ondo State...
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