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Tag Archives: Osun

Osun Cabinet: Omisore’s running mate, Bisi Akande’s son make list

The Governor of Osun State, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, has sent the list of his commissioners to the state House of Assembly for approval. Though the governor is presently out of the country on a trip with the President, the list has been submitted to the Assembly by the Secretary to the State Government Prince Wole Oyebamiji. Those that made the ...

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Osun govt allegedly ‘forcing’ LGs to contribute N150m for OYES scheme

The 30 local governments in Osun state have received their full allocation for the month of July but the Adegboyega Oyetola administration is accused of forcing each of the councils to pay the state N5 million,. Sources close to the matter said that they were still being urged to credit the state account in order for the state government to ...

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Opposition parties may not win elections in Osun again- Gov Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has declared that it would be difficult for opposition parties in the state to contest future elections, saying that his administration is embarking on speedy development and massive physical growth. He reiterated the resolve of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Osun to sustain the road map for good governance and economic advancement in line ...

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Setback for Osun PDP as Tribunal sacks two of its lawmakers

An election petitions tribunal  in Osogbo, the Osun state capital, has removed a member of the House of Representatives for Ede Federal constituency, Mr Bamidele Salam. Salam, who is a member of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was removed by the tribunal on the grounds of electoral malpractices. It cancelled results from certain units in four local government areas in the ...

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Osun: Gov Oyetola promises to clear salaries, pledges sustained full payments

Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has promised to pay all salary arrears of civil servants in the State. Furthermore, the Governor also promised to keep paying their salaries in full. The governor made the promise at an event organised by the civil servants to celebrate his Friday’s victory at the Supreme Court, which reaffirmed him as the winner of the ...

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Osun Ruling: Presidency attacks Atiku over comment

The Presidency has berated former Vice President Atiku Abubakar for making  “very ridiculous, and even comical’’, statement on  Supreme Court ruling affirming the election of Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State. Atiku, who was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, had in a statement expressed reservation over Friday’s Supreme Court victory of Oyetola. ...

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Osun Guber Poll: Supreme Court upholds Oyetola’s victory, dismisses Adeleke’s appeal (updated)

After days of bated breathe, the Supreme Court on Friday upheld the election Gov Adeboyega Oyetola of Osun. In a lead judgment delivered by Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour,on behalf of the five judges in favour, the court held that the proceedings and judgment of trial tribunal a nullity on the grounds that Justice J. Obiora was absence on Feb. 26. The ...

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Breaking: Supreme Court dismisses Adeleke’s suit on Osun Governorship poll

The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of Gov Gboyega Oyetola by dismissing the appeal filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke. The Supreme Court, in a majority decision of five-to-two, read by Justice Olabode Rodes-Vivour, held that the failure of a member of the election ...

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D-Day: Anxiety as Supreme Court rules on Osun governorship election today

The Supreme Court will today deliver judgement on last year’s governorship election in Osun State. The contest has been between the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ademola Adeleke and the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate Gboyega Oyetola, who is the sitting Governor. The apex court will decide the fate of Oyetola and Adeleke in Abuja today, Daily Post ...

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Osun Guber Poll: Police beef up security ahead of tomorrow’s judgement

The Osun Police Command says security has been beefed up in the state with a view to preventing any breakdown of law and order ahead of Friday’s Supreme Court’s judgment on the 2018 Osun governorship election. The command’s spokesperson, DSP Folashade Odoro, told newsmen that the police was fully prepared for the outcome. “Officers have been placed on red alert ...

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