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August 18, 2018 6:48 PM Pakistan Cricket Champion set to be sworn in as prime minster — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

Pakistan’s World Cup cricket hero Imran Khan was set to be sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan Saturday, after promising a new era of responsibility and prosperity in a fighting speech in parliament. Khan won a simple majority from lawmakers in a Friday confidence vote three weeks after an election tainted by claims of military meddling and ballot-rigging 19

August 18, 2018 11:34 AM 2019: How Buhari will get 13m votes – Lauretta Onochie

Lauretta Onochie, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Aide on Social Media has listed how she thinks over 13 million citizens will vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in the upcoming 2019 Presidential election. Onochie listed on her Twitter handle 500,000 N-Power beneficiaries as well as 625,000 farmers from the Burhari’s Anchor borrowing programme. She listed 19

August 18, 2018 6:43 AM 2019 election: Gov. Ortom speaks on dumping PDP again

Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom on Friday said no amount of gang-up against him within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, would make him leave the party for another political party again. There have been insinuations that the governor may defect from the PDP to the Social Democratic Party, SDP. Ever since his defection from the All Progressives 18

August 17, 2018 8:11 PM INEC releases notice of 2019 elections [See dates]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday released the notice of activities for the 2019 general elections. Mrs Ndidi Okafor, Head of Voter Education and Publicity, Gender and Civil Society Liaison of INEC, FCT told NAN that the notice was in accordance with section 30 of the Electoral Act 2010. According to the notice, collection 19

August 17, 2018 6:17 PM Omokri slams Oshiomhole over comment that government houses should not be occupied by entertainers

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has taken a swipe at the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole over his statement that “government houses should not be occupied by entertainers”. The former media aide, while reacting to Oshiomhole’s statement, posted a photograph of him dancing during the rally 25

August 17, 2018 5:55 PM Osun 2018: Adeoti Condemns Attacks On ADP Members — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

Governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in the September 22 governorship election in Osun, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti has condemned the weekend attacks on members of his party in some parts of the state. His reaction was contained in a statement issued and signed by the Publicity and Media Director of Moshood Adeoti Campaign Organization 20

August 17, 2018 3:50 PM 2019 elections: What UPP did for youths, women, physically-challenged aspirants

National Chairman of the United Progressive Party, UPP, Chekwas Okorie, on Friday, declared that the party would offer its nomination forms free to the youths, women and physically-challenged aspirants for the 2019 general elections. UPP also affirmed that it would not field a presidential candidate for the forthcoming general polls. Okorie said these 20

August 17, 2018 2:00 PM APC Names Campaign Committees — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced the formation of its campaign committee structure to execute the party’s governorship election campaign ahead September 22. There are four levels of the organisation, the apex of which is the Central Campaign Coordinating Centre (CCCC), under the direct supervision of the party Chairman, Prince Gboyega 19

August 17, 2018 6:59 AM APC names campaign committee

The Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has announced the setting up of its campaign committees to carry out the party’s governorship election campaign throughout the state. A press statement released by the state chairman of the party, Gboyega Famodun, explained that he (Famodun) will supervise the apex campaign committee, which 18

August 16, 2018 12:18 PM Saraki clears air on 2019 ‘presidential declaration’

Senate President Bukola Saraki has spoken on his supposed declaration for the 2019 presidential election. The former Kwara governor said the comment credited to him as nursing a purported plan to succeed President Muammadu Buhari was false. On Thursday, Olu Onemola, Saraki’s Special Assistant on New Media, explained that his principal stating that he was “considering 21