Update: Nigerians In Diaspora Europe Election Debate 2020

The management of TellAfrica having duly consulted with 22 out of 24 NIDO Europe Chapter Chairmen with a 100% support on the need to move with the tides of international standard and development in a bid to uphold democracy whilst promoting transparency and accountability in the forthcoming NIDOE election, present a first of it’s kind NIDOE 2020 ELECTION DEBATE. The place of the civil society and independent platforms devoid of bias and personal interest cannot be over-emphasised should we consider a free & fair election, where capable hands are elected…

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Why We Can’t Congratulate APC Yet, PDP Replies Mai Buni

October 12, 2020 Press Conference Why We Can’t Congratulate APC Yet, PDP Replies Mai Buni” Kola Ologbondiyan The attention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been drawn to a press conference by the chairman of the contentious National Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governor Mai Mala Buni, wherein he begged the PDP to congratulate the APC over the outcome of the October 10, Ondo governorship election. It is indeed ludicrous and completely absurd that Governor Buni is begging for endorsement of the election in spite of…

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Ondo 2020: The Moment Of Truth!

Our dear good people of Sunshine State, today is the long awaited, to exercise our franchise by choosing the best candidate to serve us and provide the good governance to better the lives of our children. We have a choice to #VoteRight #VoteWise for that candidate who will make education easy for our wards and children. Remember, we are a product of our knowledge, “people perish for lack of knowledge” the bible attest. We have a choice to vote that candidate who is young at heart and dynamic, good enough…

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Ondo 2020: PDP Raises Election Fraud Alert, Warns INEC To Refrain

INEC SHOULD NOT COMPROMISE THE ELECTORAL PROCESS IN ONDO ELECTION.” Kennedy Ikantu Peretei We have it on good authority that, there is pressure on the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) to compromise the October, 2020 Gubernatorial Elections in Ondo State. We have information that the automatic transmission of results from the Polling Units using the Zpad is about to be abandoned in Owo and its environs to allow irregularities to be perpetrated in these areas. This move if allowed has capacity to precipitate crisis for an election that we are sure…

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Ondo 2020: PDP Rejects OAU Vice Chancellor As Returning Officer

Prof. Ogunbodede is an ally of the incumbent governor and hails From Owo as Gov. Akeredolu” Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State alleged. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the Vice Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Prof. Eyitope Ogungbenro Ogunbodede, as Chief Returning Officer for Ondo State governorship election scheduled for Saturday 10 October 2020. PDP alleged that Ondo Indigenes cannot get free and fair election with the present composition of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The Chairman, PDP National Campaign Council, Governor Seyi Makinde, made…

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CALL FOR PEACE IN ONDO STATE

Ondo State Diaspora Organisation Europe receives with dismay and sadness the numerous sad news coming from our lovely Ondo State as we approach the Governorship Election scheduled for Saturday 10 October 2020. Election is not war! But the only known and globally acceptable instrument of democratically making a choice of leadership or representative forthe people. Hence, we are taken aback to hear of lives and properties been lost just as a result of the upcoming election. Politicians and their active supporters should know that no one’s political ambition is worth…

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I Get N12million Not N13m While You Get N900 Million Monthly, Ondo Deputy Gov Fires Back At Boss

-Adewale Adetoyese The Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr. Agoola Ajayi, has replied his boss, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu over claims that he earns N13million monthly. TellAfrica gathered that Ajayi, who is the governorship candidate of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) argued that he earns N12 million naira, noting that the governor gets a security vote of N750million naira and an imprest of about N150 million monthly. He was reacting to an earlier comment by Akeredolu claiming he (Ajayi) gets the highest running grant of N13m monthly. Ajayi in a statement signed by…

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Ondo 2020: Akeredolu, Jegede, others to debate as Ondo Diaspora Organisation Unveil Platform

-Adewale Adetoyese The Ondo State Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu who is equally the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and his counterpart from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Eyitayo Jegede are set to partake in a governorship debate organized by the Ondo State Diaspora Organisation in Europe. According to a statement signed by Gbemisola Bisi-Taiwo Esq. Chairman, Ondo State Diaspora Organisation Europe, on Wednesday, the motive of the debate is to equip the people of Ondo State with respect to having full knowledge of candidates seek who…

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Tinubu Begs Edo People To Reject Obaseki

-Adewale Adetoyese Obaseki doesn’t deserve your votes, reject him” Bola Ahmed Tinubu A leader of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Bola Tinubu, has called on Edo State voters to reject Governor Godwin Obaseki who is the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, noting that he does not deserve a single vote in Saturday’s election. TellAfrica gathered that Tinubu said this in a sponsored broadcast on TVC on Tuesday. The former governor of Lagos State said, “He (Obaseki) does not deserve any democratic ballot paper. Don’t vote for him, I appeal…

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US Visa Ban Has Been Placed On Nigerians Allegedly Undermining Electoral Processes

The United States of America has imposed visa restrictions on some Nigerians who are believed to have undermined electoral processes in the run up to the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states. The move also target individuals accused of to have undermined the November 2019 governorship polls in Kogi and Bayelsa. Morgan Ortagus, spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State, disclosed this in a statement on Monday. MsOrtagus said those affected were working to “undermine the Nigerian democratic process or for organising election-related violence”. “The Department of State emphasises…

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