Adeleke’s Hope Dashed, As Appeal Court Upholds Oyetola Victory

By Akinwale Kasali The hope of People’s Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate In the last Osun State Governorship Election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, had been dealt a big blow following the Appeal Court ruling. The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has set aside the judgement of the Osun State Governorship tribunal which nullified the election of Governor Gboyega Oyerola In her lead Judgement, Justice Hannatu Sankey set aside the entire proceedings of the tribunal because of the faulty composition of the tribunal The judgment is upheld by four Justices of…

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Akinlade Hires Adeleke’s Lawyer, Atiku’s Case Begins Today

By Uche Mbah Onyechi Ikpeazi, SAN, the lawyer who handled the case between the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship candidate, Ademola Adeleke, and the APC Candidate, Gboyega Oyetola, at the tribunal, is now in high demand among some political big wigs that need legal representations. Ikpeazu led a team of lawyers to secure victory at the tribunal-a victory for Adeleke over the Osun governorship election case, which tribunal sat in Abuja for security reasons. It is also expected that he and his team will handle the appeal whenever and if…

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Osun: Oyetola Heads To Appeal Court, APC Mulls Impeachment If They Lose Again

By Uche Mbah The Osun state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has described the Peoples Democratic party, PDP victory at the Tribunal as “temporary”, insisting that the victory cannot stand legal scrutiny. They have headed to the Appeal Court to overturn the verdict. The governor, Gboyega Adetola, had earlier sued for calm, saying the verdict will be challenged at the Appeal Court. A three man panel of the Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja had ruled that the PDP candidate, Ademola Adeleke, won the governorship election. The panel had…

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Osun Election: Royale Rumble

By Akinwale Kasali Less than 24 hours to the Osun State governorship election, the state has been beefed up with security details from all the forces. In every nooks and crannies, from Oshogbo, to Ife, Ilesha, Ila Orangun, Ede, Modakeke, Ijesha and its environs, security personnels could be seen roaming round the streets, getting prepapared for Saturday’s election which is mainly between the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the Social Democratic Party, SDP, candidates. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, state Resident Electoral Commission,…

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