March 22, 2019

Adeleke’s Victory Will boost Atiku’s quest to reclaim “stolen mandate” – CUPP

  The Coalition of United Political Parties has maintained that the judgement delivered by the Osun State Election Petition Tribunal will be a boost to the desire of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to reclaim his “stolen mandate.” It described the judgement of the tribunal that declared Senator Ademola Adeleke of PDP as the winner of the governorship election in the state as a victory for democracy and an affirmation of the sanctity of the ballot. The coalition’s statement by its spokesperson, Imo Ugohinyere, was made available to journalists in Abuja on Friday. Ugochinyere said, “The tribunal has given hope to Nigerians with this [Read]

OSUN 2018: Oyetola, APC dissatisfied with Tribunal ruling, head to Court [READ MORE]

Shortly after the election tribunal declared Senator Ademola Adeleke as the winner of the September 2018 governorship election in Osun state after nullifying the rerun, Governor oyetola has approached court of appeal to reclaim his mandate. According to a press statement issued by Mr. Wole Oyebamiji, Government of the State of Osun has appreciate the teeming support of the majority of the people in all things essential for mutual progress. As it is, the administration of His Excellency, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, Governor, State of Osun wishes to assure the people that the judgment of the Election Tribunal has been put on appeal. Oyetola, further assure all the residents of the [Read]

FG closes case against Onnoghen after three witnesses

ABUJA- The Federal Government, on Thursday, closed its case against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, after it produced only three witnesses that testified before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT. Though FG initially expressed its intention to produce a total of six witnesses to substantiate all the allegations it levelled against the embattled CJN, however, shortly after the third witness was discharged, the prosecution counsel told the tribunal that it would be unnecessary to call further witnesses. The prosecution counsel, Mr. Aliyu Umar, SAN, told the tribunal that the defendant was at liberty to summon any of the listed but uncalled witnesses to testify on [Read]

BREAKING: Osun Guber Tribunal Sacks Oyetola Of APC, Declares Adeleke Of PDP Winner

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the Osun State governorship tribunal has declared Senator Ademola Adeleke of the People’s Democratic Party the winner of the state governorship election. The judge held that there was merit in the appeal filed by the PDP and Senator Adeleke, adding that the declaration and return of Governor Oyetola by INEC was null and void. The Tribunal made the declaration on Friday after dismissing a preliminary objection against the petition of the PDP and Senator Adeleke, challenging the September 2018 governorship election in the state. The preliminary objection was filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate [Read]

MAPOLY Students’ Union Election is Worthy of Emulation, Says Stakeholders

John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – Major Stakeholders in the just concluded Students’ Union Election of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta have described the exercise as the freest,  fairest and most credible in the history of the institution and  an act worthy of emulation across the country and beyond.  The election, which was conducted via e-voting system at the ICT center of the Polytechnic, was adjudged the first of its kind in the history of the 40-year old institution. Mr. Samson Omoniyi (aka Heritage) of the Department of Mass Communication was declared the Students’ Union president-elect for the 2018/2019 academic session after defeating his closest rival GENESIS by 542 votes to 486. [Read]