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Supreme Court Dismisses Adeleke, PDP’s Appeal, Affirms Oyetola As Winner Of Osun Governorship Poll

The Supreme Court has dismissed the imploration by the Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate for Osun state in the September gubernatorial election, Ademola Adeleke, contesting against Adegboyega Oyetola as the winner of the poll. The apex court, in a majority decision of five-to-two, read by Justice Olabode Rodes-Vivour, held that the failure of…

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Court Nullifies Adeleke’s Governorship Candidate Nomination Over Forged Certificate

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 for the September 2018 governorship election in Osun State. Delivering a judgment in a suit challenging Adeleke’s qualification to contest for the office of a governor,…

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Nasarawa Guber: I Have Not Stepped Down As Governorship Candidate – Labaran Maku Confirms

The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Nasarawa State, Labaran Maku, has reacted to reports that he has ‘stepped down’ from the Saturday’s governorship election in the State. A letter allegedly emanating from the Labaran Maku Campaign Organisation had claimed that the former Minister of Information under the immediate past administration had…

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Amaechi Backs Tonye Cole As Candidate For Rivers APC Governorship Ticket

Tonye Cole, oil tycoon, billionaire and Co-founder of Sahara Energy, has received the backing of Chief Rotimi Amaechi as his preferred candidate for the APC’s governorship ticket in Rivers State. Although Amaechi, who is the leader of the party in the state has not made his choice official, his ally and the Director-General of Nigerian…

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