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Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Court nullifies Senator Adeleke’s nomination as PDP’s candidate for Osun governorship election

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Bwari, Abuja, on Tuesday, nullified the nomination of Senator Ademola Adeleke as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in September 2018 governorship election in Osun State.

Ex-Governor Aregbesola: Osun tribunal judgment strange to law, common sense

Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, former governor of Osun State, has described last Friday’s judgment of the Osun Election Petition Tribunal which nullified the election of Governor Gboyega Oyetola as very strange and unknown to law.
Rauf Aregbesola

Rauf Aregbesola: APC should not be penalised for INEC’s ‘mistakes’ in Osun election

The former governor of Osun State Rauf Aregbesola said the ruling All Progressives Congress should not be made to suffer for the Independent National Commission’s errors and mistakes during the Osun governorship election.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola: My faith in judiciary remains unshaken

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says his faith in the judiciary remains unshaken in spite of the tribunal judgement which nullified his election on Friday.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun guber: Remain calm, we’ll appeal judgment – government

Following the tribunal judgment which on Friday declared the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, winner of Osun State governorship election, held on the 21st of September 2018, ahead of the incumbent Governor Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Osun State Government has urged the people of the state to remain calm, promising to appeal the Tribunal’s judgement.
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Osun elections: 2,500 voters expected to take part in supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun says 2,500 registered voters are expected to take part in the supplementary election for Oriade Constituency in Osun State Assembly on March 23.

Police: Four arrested for electoral offences in Osun

The Osun State police command on Tuesday said it arrested four people during the State Assembly elections held last Saturday.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola: APC victory will fast track development

Osun State Governor Isiaka Oyetola has declared that the victory recorded by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state will fast track development of the state.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun elections: Assembly poll results proof of APC popularity – Governor Oyetola

Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola has described the outcome of Saturday’s House of Assembly election in Osun as a proof of the popularity of the All Progressives Congress (APC) .

Osun elections: APC wins 22 seats, PDP 3 in assembly election

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has won 22 out of 26 seats in Osun State House of Assembly election held on Saturday while the main opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won only 3 seats and remainjng one declared inconlusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Iyiola Omisore

Senator Omisore: I’m fully with APC

A former deputy governor of Osun State and candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the state’s last gubernatorial elections, Iyiola Omisore, has said he is fully in support of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming general elections.

Osun elections, Black Panther, Atiku Abubakar dominate 2018 Google Search in Nigeria

Google on Wednesday announced the results of its 2018 year in search, offering an insight into the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria.

Osun election: INEC urged to prosecute defaulters

The Centre for Democracy and Government (CDD) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to prosecute those whose illegalities contributed to making the Osun state governorship election inconclusive.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

Osun guber: INEC bans use of mobile phones, cameras in polling units

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has banned the use of mobile phones, cameras or any recording devices by voters during the Osun elections.
Yekini Nabena

Osun Assembly: APC re-opens sale, submission of nomination forms

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will re-open the sale and submission of nomination forms for election into the Osun State House of Assembly from Sept. 24 to Sept. 26.

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