Osun: Adeleke Knows Fate July 5

By Uche Mbah After sitting to hear the appeal on the Osun state governorship elections, the Supreme court today fixed July 5 for judgement on the appeal. Senator Ademola Adeleke had challenged the victory of Gbenga  Oyetola at the polls. On March 22, the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja declared Ademola Adeleke the winner of the elections, but Oyetola appealed the judgement. On May 9, the Court of Appeal in Abuja nullified the tribunal’s ruling. Adeleke appealed to the supreme court. A seven man panel presided over by Justice…

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Onnoghen’s Preemptive Resignation Rattles Presidency, Governance fully Northernised

To avoid humiliation of being retired by the Presidency , former Chief Justice of the Federation, Walter Onnoghen, threw in the towel in a game of survival that has subsumed the Judiciary within the Executive arm of  government. Furthermore, the principle of Federal Character has finally been buried in the political arrangement of the country. The National Judicial Council, NJC, has immediately after their decision on Onnoghen, dispatched their postion to the Presidency. Almost immediately, Onnoghen, through the Chief of Staff to the federal government, Abba Kyari, submitted his resignation…

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