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Mourinho disappointed over Man United 1-1 Wolves draw

Jose Mourinho could not hide his disappointment with his Manchester United side after a frustrating 1-1 draw with Wolves. The Manchester United manager, who spoke to MUTV and at his press conference, offered no excuses and was not pleased with his players’ contribution. “They faced the game and I think they deserve [it] because they…

Osun: CLEEN foundation commends electorate, others for peaceful conduct

A civil society organisation, CLEEN foundation on Saturday commended electorate, security officers, observers, and political contestants for the peaceful conduct of the voting process during the Osun State governorship election. The Executive Director, CLEEN Foundation, Dr Benson Olugbuo, in a statement said that its observers spread across the 30 local government in the state had…

Osun poll: CSO commends high voter turnout

Mr Ezenwa Nwagwu, Chairman, Partners for Electoral Reforms, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), has commended the high turnout of voters in the ongoing governorship election in Osun. Nwagwu, who is monitoring the election in the state, made the commendation in a telephone interview in Abuja on Saturday. He said that between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00…

Osun poll: Oyetola votes, commends INEC over smooth electoral process

Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State, has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the election so far. Oyetola spoke shortly after casting his vote at his Unit 2, Ward 1, LA Primary School Popo, Iragbiji, Boripe Local Government Area of Osun. He…

Kwara guber aspirant calls for immortalisation of Bamigboye

Alhaji Abdullahi Yaman, Kwara State Governorship aspirant, has called for the immortalisation of the Late Retired Brig.-Gen. David Bamigboye by the state government as the first military governor and his contributions to the state. Yaman made the call on Saturday in Abuja, while commiserating with the state government and the people of Omu-Aran. The gubernatorial…

Osun poll: CSOs laud security agencies’ professionalism

Some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) monitoring the ongoing Osun State governorship election have commended the high level of professionalism displayed by security personnel deployed for the poll. The Executive Director, Women Arise for Change Initiative, Mrs Joe Okei-Odumakin, said the security agencies had so far displayed the highest level of professionalism in their coverage of…

Ooni charges EU election observers, denies endorsing candidate

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja 11, has urged the European Union election observers that came to observe the Osun Governorship election not to be bias in their reports as Election Observer. Oba Ogunwusi gave the charge during the visit of European Union Election Observers led by European Union Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb….

Osun poll: Aregbesola, Omisore disagree on conduct of exercise

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has commended the large turnout of voters for Saturday’s governorship election in the state. Aregbesola, who spoke after casting his vote at 11:50 am at his Ifofin Ward 8, Unit 1 Polling Unit in Ilesa, also commended the Independent Electoral Commission(INEC) for the smooth conduct of the exercise. Aregbesola arrived…

Osun election: INEC’s secret balloting curbed open vote buying – CSOs

Two Civil Society Organisations monitoring the Osun governorship election on Saturday said the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC’s) secret balloting had so far made it impossible for people to openly buy and sell votes. The Executive Director of YIAGA Africa, Mr Samson Itodo, said that the group was monitoring the election in 250 polling units. Itodo…

FRSC releases recruitment screening time-table

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has released its nationwide recruitment screening time-table for applicants who applied for the corps’ recruitment into the different Cadres. The Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, made the screening time-table available on Saturday in Abuja. The FRSC scheduled its screening and physical fitness assessment on recruitment for Sept. 24…

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