OSUN GUBER RACE: ADELEKE FILES APPEAL AT SUPREME COURT

Bola Bamigbola, Osogbo. The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the September 2018 governorship election in Osun state, Senator Ademola Adeleke has approached the Supreme Court, seeking a reversal of the decision of the Court of Appeal that declared candidate of All Progressives Congress, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, as the winner of the poll. A statement by Niyi Owolade, Legal Director, Adeleke Campaign Organisation, obtained by our correspondent in Osogbo on Saturday, said Adeleke in his appeal, wants the apex court, to uphold his victory at the tribunal, which nullified…

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ADELEKE CERTIFICATE SAGA: APPEAL COURT RESERVES JUDGEMENT

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Tuesday reserved judgment in the nullification of Sen. Ademola Adeleke’s candidacy to contest the Osun State September 2018 governorship election on account of forged credentials. Adeleke, who contested the election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was returned winner by the Osun State Election Petition Tribunal after Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola of  All Progressive Congress (APC) was declared winner of the election by INEC. Justice Othman Musa of the FCT High Court in Bwari, Abuja had on April 2 invalidated Adeleke’s…

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OSUN GUBER ELECTION: ADELEKE SPEAKS ON APPEAL COURT VERDICT

[FILE PHOTO] Ademola Adeleke The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the 2018 Osun State governorship election, Ademola Adeleke, has declared he would contest yesterday’s Appeal Court verdict at the Supreme Court. The court in Abuja had set aside an earlier judgment of the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal, which nullified the victory of Governor Gboyega Oyetola. In a majority judgment of four to one, the court nullified the judgment of the tribunal delivered by Peter Obiorah on the grounds that Obiorah relied on the evidence of two witnesses, which…

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OSUN GOVERNOR OYETOLA AND HIS SUPPORTERS CELEBRATE HIS VICTORY AT THE APPEAL COURT ON THE STREETS OF OSHOGBO, SEE PICS

After an Appeal Court sitting in Osun state ruled in his favor, Osun state Governor, Gboyega Oyetola has been spotted celebrating with his supporters in the state, Igbere Tv reports. The election petition tribunal had earlier ruled in favour of Senator Ademola Adeleke. The judgment which was delivered by Justice Hannatu Sankey set aside the entire proceedings of the Tribunal because of its “faulty composition” . The judgment was upheld by four justices of the five-man panel. See more photos below: SOURCE; http://igberetvnews.com/642742/gov-oyetola-and-supporters-celebrate-his-victory-at-appeal-court-photos/

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DAVIDO REACTS AS APPEAL COURT NULLIFIES HIS UNCLE’S VICTORY AT OSUN GUBER ELECTION PETITION’S TRIBUNAL

Seun Opejobi  Popular Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, better known as Davido, has reacted to the Appeal Court judgement that did not go the way of his uncle and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the last Osun State governorship election, Ademola Adeleke. The Appeal Court on Thursday declared the state governor, Gbeyega Oyetola, as the winner of the last Osun State governorship election. However, Davido hinted that the judgement would be contested at the Supreme Court. In a series of tweets, the popular musician urged his followers to remain…

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DETAINED ADELEKE TO BE ARRAINGED TODAY

@SOUNDAZA THE Osun State candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in last year’s governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, will be arraigned today in Abuja, the police said last night. According to Force spokesman Frank Mba, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DCP), the senator was arrested and being detained in connection with ongoing criminal investigations touching on his person. He, however, declined to give the exact charges against Adeleke. A police source told <em>The Nation </em>last night that the senator will be arraigned for forgery. A statement by Mba reads: “Senator Adeleke…

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APPEAL COURT TO HEAR ADELEKE, PDP’S CASE MAY 8

Alex Enumah in Abuja The Court of Appeal, Abuja on Thursday adjourned till May 8 to commence hearing of the appeal filed by Senator Ademola Adeleke challenging the nullification of his nomination as candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for the September 2018 Governorship Election in Osun State. Also to be heard that day is a similar appeal filed by his party, the PDP. Presiding judge of the three man panel, Justice Abubakar Datti-Yahaya in a short ruling held that since the appeals are similar in facts the court…

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ADEKEKE’S CLASSMATES STEP OUT, VOW TO STAND BY HIM

We’ll always identify with Senator Adeleke – Classmates By Adesoji Adeniyi, Osogbo. May 1, 2019 Classmates of Senator Ademola Adeleke at the Muslim Grammar School, Ede in Osun State have paid him a solidarity visit. They insisted he attended the school between 1976 and 1981. At a press conference in Ede, Dr. Mukaila Olopade, who was a former Sports Prefect in the school, said as their mate they will always identify with Ademola Adeleke, whom he described as a good jolly fellow. Accompanied by other mates, Mukaila Ayoola, Ajibola Nureni,…

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GROUP GOES TO COURT DEMANDING ADELEKE’S SACK AS OSUN WEST SENATOR

Senator Ademola Adeleke,[Photo: Pulse.ng] Another group has filed an application at the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking the disqualification of Ademola Adeleke as the senator representing Osun West district. The application dated April 26 has Akinwale Olaniyi and Akinjide Monsuru as the plaintiffs. They are asking the court to restrain Mr Adeleke from further parading himself as a senator representing Osun West Senatorial district of the state. In the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/462/2019, the plaintiffs are praying the court to direct Mr Adeleke to refund all salaries, allowances and other emoluments he has…

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OSUN GUBER RACE: POLICE ARREST EDE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL, REGISTRAR’S WIFE, BABY SAPS PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday said that there was a new plot to rope in its gubernatorial candidate in the last Osun State election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, leading to the arrest of the Principal of Ede Muslim High School, Ede, Kadili Abass, the wife and nine month old child of the Registrar, Kabir Oladipo. The main opposition party said at a press conference in Abuja that the police arrested the wife and child of the Oladipo because they could not reach him. The National Publicity Secretary of the…

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