Appeal Court did not affirm Adeleke’s eligibility – Counsel

A counsel to the respondents in appeal suit decided by a Court of Appeal sitting in Akure last Saturday, Barrister Olufemi Ayandokun, on Monday said that the court did not affirm the eligibility of Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, Senator Ademola Adekele to contest the Osun State governorship election. “The Court of Appeal made no such […]

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Adeleke eligible to be Osun governor – Appeal Court

The Appeal Court on Saturday declared that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the September governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke was eligible to contest the election. The Court which sat in Akure, dismissed an appeal against the judgment of an Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo which had […]

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Aregbesola, youths protest Oyetola’s sack

Youths in Osun State yesterday staged a peaceful protest against the judgment of the Osun State Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja which pronounced candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ademola Adeleke, winner of September 22, 2018 governorship election. The protesters, armed with placards bearing various inscriptions, including “Oyetola remained our Governor”, “We voted […]

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Adeleke: I’m ready to meet Oyetola at Appeal Court

– commends Tribunal’s verdict Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the September 22, 2018 Governorship Election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has said that he is ready to meet Governor Gboyega Oyetola at the Appeal Court over Friday’s Tribunal verdict, which declared Adeleke winner of that election.. Shortly after the Osun State Governorship Election Petition […]

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Davido jubiliates as uncle, Ademola Adeleke wins

Music superstar, Davido, has congratulated the people of his home Osun State over the victory of his uncle, Senator Ademola Adeleke, at the State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal. He described the victory as the setting in of light. He reacted in his twitter handle thus: “IMOLE TI DE !!!!!!! (meaning light has come) CONGRATULATIONS TO […]

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I will appeal verdict – Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, has vowed to approach the appellate court to challenge the verdict of the State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, which sacked him and declared Senator Ademola Adeleke, winner of the September 22 governorship election. The tribunal had on Friday sacked him and declared Adeleke, Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate winner. Oyetola, […]

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Jubilation as Adeleke’s supporters flood Osun streets over victory

Wild jubilation erupted spontaneously across major parts of Osun State on Friday following the declaration by the state’s Election Petition Tribunal of Senator Ademola Adeleke as the winner of the September 22, 2018 governorship election in the state. Earlier, the Tribunal which sat in Abuja had dismissed a preliminary objection against the petition of the […]

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Atiku hails Judiciary as defender of Nigeria’s democracy

By Banji Ayoola “Weeping may endure for a night, but joy has come for the people of Osun.” This is the philosophic reaction of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidate in the February 23, 2019 elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to the judgement of the state’s governorship election petition tribunal which, on Friday restored the victory […]

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Tribunal declares Adeleke Osun Governor

By Banji Ayoola Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal has declared the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, winner of the September 22 governorship election in Osun State Simultaneously, it sacked Mr Adegboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress, APC as governor of the state. It also declared the September rerun as illegal, as […]

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