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Oyetola Vs Adeleke: I felt embarrassed contesting election against a mere dancer- Gov Oyetola

The Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, said he felt embarrassed contesting a Governorship election with a mere dancer. Gov Oyetola said this when he received leadership of the Social Democratic Party SDP-led by Professor Yemi Farounbi. It would be recalled that the Supreme Court had few weeks ago affirmed Oyetola as the winner of the contentious election. According to Gov ...

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Supreme Court Judgement: My ambition not do-or-die, I accept the ruling- Adeleke

Sen. Ademola Adeleke has sent congratulatory message to  Gov. Gboyega Oyetola on his victory at the Supreme Court. Adeleke, in a congratulatory message issued in Osogbo by his spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed, said his ambition was never a do-or-die affair. Supreme Court in a split judgment of five to two on Friday upheld the election of Oyetola. Adeleke said since the ...

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Oyetola’s SC Victory: Majority judgement dealt with technical issues, not constitutional provisions- PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun says it has accepted the Supreme Court judgment that affirmed Gov. Gboyega Oyetola as the winner of the September 2018 governorship election in the state. Mr Soji Adagunodo, the State PDP Chairman, in a telephone interview with newsmen in Osogbo said since Supreme court was the apex court in the land, there was ...

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Osun Election: Gov Oyetola, APC ask Supreme Court to dismiss Adeleke’s suit

Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola of All Progressive Congress (APC) has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss appeals filed by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Sen. Ademola Adeleke challenging his victory in the 2018 Osun Governorship election. Adeleke had approached the apex court with appeals, marked: SC/553/2019; SC/554/2019; SC/555/2019 and SC/556/2019 aimed at upturning Oyetola’s declaration as winner of the ...

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Oyetola Vs Adeleke: Supreme Court fixes July 5 for judgement

Nigeria’s Supreme Court on Monday adjourned has fixed July 5 to deliver judgement on the appeal filed by Ademola Adeleke against the election of Osun State governor Gboyega Oyetola. Adeleke, the People Democratic Party candidate for the Osun State September 2018 election, is asking the apex court to set aside the decision of the Court of Appeal in favour of ...

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Certificate Scandal: Court of Appeal dismisses suit challenging Adeleke’s eligibility

The Court of Appeal on Thursday in Abuja dismissed suit challenging the eligibility of Sen. Ademola Adeleke of the Peopels Democratic Party (PDP) to contest the Osun Governorship election on account of alleged certificate forgery. Justice Emmanue Agim held that the suit was “status bar’’ as the plaintiffs filed the action seven days after the conduct of the election. Agim ...

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Adeleke’s Case: Court threatens to jail police prosecutor

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, threatened to send Mr Simon Lough, a police prosecutor, to prison for violating an order of the court. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in his ruling, held that It was obligatory on every person to obey orders of the court. “This court stands to commit Mr Lough to prison custody for this blatant act of ...

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Senator Adeleke sues IGP over illegal detention

Senator Ademola Adeleke has sued the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, for his detention by the police in Abuja on May 6. Adeleke filed the suit through his lawyer, Kanmi Ajibola. He wants the courts to enforce his fundamental rights to personal liberty and right to freedom of movement at the Osun State governorship election. Joined in the suit are ...

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Osun Guber: Adeleke approaches Supreme Court, hires 6 SANs, 17 senior lawyers

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the September 2018 governorship election in Osun state, Senator Ademola Adeleke has approached the Supreme Court, He is seeking a reversal of the decision of the Court of Appeal that declared candidate of All Progressives Congress, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, as the winner of the poll. Adeleke in his appeal, wants the apex ...

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Osun Guber poll: ‘PDP’ drags Adeleke to court over certificate

A group called “Concerned PDP Members” have dragged the governorship candidate of the party in Osun State, Sen. Ademola Adeleke, to the Federal High Court in Osogbo, Osun State. The new case was instituted by Mr. Ajayi Shuaib on behalf of himself and the group urging the court to determine whether the certificate presented by Adeleke to Independent National Electoral ...

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