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Adeleke’s Victory: Obi Hails Judiciary, Advises APC Not To Appeal Verdict

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 election, Mr. Peter Obi, has commended the Nigerian Judiciary on the victory, on Friday, of Sen. Ademola Adeleke and PDP at the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal. Obi, in a statement issued by his Media Adviser, Mr. Valentine Obienyem, hours after the verdict described the judgement as ...

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Tribunal Judgment Already On Appeal, Says Osun Gov, Oyetola

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State says the judgment of Election Petition Tribunal that sacked him has been put on appeal. Oyetola, in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Wole Oyebamiji, on Friday in Osogbo said justice would prevail. The statement read: “The Government of the State of Osun wishes to appreciate the teeming support of ...

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Osun Gov Poll: How Election Petitions Tribunal Reached Its Verdict

In a split judgement, the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Apo, on Friday, nullified the election of the Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola; and ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to immediately withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to him as winner of the September 2018 election. However, the chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Ibrahim Sirajo, ...

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Truly, Judiciary Is Defender Of Our Democracy – Atiku

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, applauds the judiciary as truly, the defender of Nigeria’s democracy. Atiku Abubakar made the assertion while responding to the verdict of the election tribunal upholding the election of the PDP candidate in the 22 September, 2018 governorship election, Senator ...

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Breaking: Tribunal Declares Adeleke Winner Of Osun Election

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has declared Ademola Adeleke as winner of the September 2018 election in the state. The 3-man tribunal upheld the the petitions filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ademola Adeleke and the PDP, challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Gboyega Oyetola at ...

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Osun: Victory For Oyetola, As Tribunal Says Adeleke’s Petition Lacks Merit

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has held that the petition filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Isiaka Adeleke and his party challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Gboyega Oyetola at the Sept. 2018 governorship election, lacked merit. NAN reports that the PDP and Adeleke had filed ...

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Osun Election Tribunal Delivering Judgment

Judgment is being delivered in Abuja today by the Osun Governorship Election Tribunal over the petition filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ademola Adeleke against the election of Governor Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that already, the tribunal had overruled some of the objections made by both APC and ...

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Why I Retired From Active Service To Join Politics — Ex-Anambra Chief Judge, Umeadi 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Former Chief Judge of Anambra State, Justice Peter Umeadi, says he retired from active public service to active politics to contribute his quota to grassroots and national development. Umeadi stated this at the APGA party office Nri ward 2 Anaocha local government area during a brief ceremony marking his formal entry into the All Progressives Grand Alliance ...

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Obiano Has Entrenched Political Ecumenism In Anambra — Information Commissioner

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment Mr. C.Don Adinuba has said that Governor Willie Obiano has entrenched what he described as political ecumenism in Anambra as evidently manifested in the harmonious inter-party relations that exist among the various political parties. Adinuba said rather than blacklist nor balcanise political parties in the state, the governor ...

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Nigeria More Divided, In Danger, Says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has raised the alarm that Nigeria was more divided and in danger over the current state of disunity in the country. Obasanjo said the country was in a worse situation at the moment when compared to the period of the civil war. The former President stated this on Thursday while speaking at a one-day 2019 annual ...

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