All Eyes on Osun Election Tribunal

By Dr Tonnie O. Iredia The convention since the return of Democracy to Nigeria in1999 has been that once an election result has been declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, it can only be looked into by the relevant election tribunal. The power is expressly conferred by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 as amended. According to Section 285 of the said constitution, election tribunals are empowered to hear and determine petitions as to whether a person has been validly elected into non-appointive offices under…

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With PDP And APC in Crossfire in Osun, ADC May Become the Beautiful Bride

By uche Mbah The Osun election is close by, and the two major contending parties, PDP and APC have been aggressive in their bid to convince the electorates-or rig the election. With the legal huddle off the neck of Senator Ademola  Adeleke, and the reconciliation meeting effected by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, the PDP has kicked off their campaign in earnest. And the APC candidate, Gboyega Oyetola,  has been optimizing the Adeleke scandal to pursue his campaign vigorously. But that is on the surface. Unhealthy doings are said to…

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