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    Dancing better than looting public treasury, Adeleke replies Oyetola

Dancing better than looting public treasury, Adeleke replies Oyetola

Ademola Adeleke, candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 governorship election in Osun, says being an honest dancer is better than looting the state treasury. He said this in response to a statement credited to Gboyega Oyetola, governor of the state, who had said he felt ridiculed contesting against Adeleke in the gubernatorial election. In a statement released on Thursday, [...]

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    EXTRA: I felt ridiculed contesting against ‘dancer’ Adeleke, says Oyetola

EXTRA: I felt ridiculed contesting against ‘dancer’ Adeleke, says Oyetola

Gboyega Oyetola, governor of Osun state, says he felt ridiculed contesting against Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in last year's governorship election in the state. Adeleke got into politics after the death of Isiaka, his elder brother. He replaced Isiaka as representative of Osun west senatorial district and was referred to as "dancing senator", especially on social [...]

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    Adeleke has gone through a lot, says PDP rep after supreme court verdict

Adeleke has gone through a lot, says PDP rep after supreme court verdict

Oluwole Oke, a member of the house of representatives, says Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun governorship election, has gone through a lot. Oke, who represents Oriade/Obokun federal constituency in Osun state, spoke after the supreme court delivered a judgement in favour of Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He thanked Deji Adeleke, the [...]

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    ‘Your comment on Oyetola’s victory ridiculous’ — Femi Adesina tackles Atiku

‘Your comment on Oyetola’s victory ridiculous’ — Femi Adesina tackles Atiku

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, says the presidency finds as "ridiculous", the reaction of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to the supreme court ruling upholding Gbenga Oyetola as Osun governor. After a long legal battle between Oyetola, the All Progressives Candidate (APC) and Ademola Adeleke, his PDP counterpart, the apex court on Friday held that Oyetola remains [...]

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    Supreme court upholds election of Osun governor

Supreme court upholds election of Osun governor

The supreme court has upheld the victory of Gboyega Oyetola, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Osun governorship election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Oyetola winner of the election after a rerun in September 2018. Dissatisfied with INEC's declaration, Ademola Adeleke, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, filed a petition at the tribunal and he was declared winner [...]

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    Police beef up security in Osun ahead final judgement on guber poll

Police beef up security in Osun ahead final judgement on guber poll

The Osun police command says security has been beefed up in the state to prevent any breakdown of law and order ahead of the supreme court judgment on the 2018 governorship election in the state. Folashade Odoro, the command's spokesperson, told NAN that the police are fully prepared for the outcome. “Officers have been placed on red alert and are pro-active to [...]

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    I’ve been vindicated, says Adeleke on appeal court judgement

I’ve been vindicated, says Adeleke on appeal court judgement

Ademola Adeleke, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun, says he has been vindicated by the judgement of the appeal court. In a judgement delivered on Thursday, the court set aside the ruling of a federal high court that nullified Adeleke's candidacy over alleged falsification of his secondary school credentials submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission [...]

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    Certificate saga: A’court to deliver judgement on Adeleke’s appeal Thursday

Certificate saga: A’court to deliver judgement on Adeleke’s appeal Thursday

The court of appeal says it will deliver judgement on an appeal filed by Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun state governorship election, on Thursday. Sa'adatu Kachalla, spokesperson of the court, announced this in a statement on Wednesday. "Notice is hereby given that judgement will be delivered tomorrow 30th May 2019 in Senator Adeleke's Appeal over qualification [...]

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    Adeleke asks supreme court to sack Oyetola

Adeleke asks supreme court to sack Oyetola

Ademola Adeleke, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Osun state, has filed a notice of appeal at the supreme court over the verdict of the appeal court. The appellate court had declared Isiaka Oyetola as the duly elected governor of Osun, dismissing the verdict of the tribunal which favoured Adeleke. In a statement, Niyi Owolade, a counsel to Adeleke, said [...]

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    ‘It’s extremely painful’ — Davido reacts to uncle’s defeat at appeal court

‘It’s extremely painful’ — Davido reacts to uncle’s defeat at appeal court

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    PDP: Police do not want Adeleke sworn in as Osun governor

PDP: Police do not want Adeleke sworn in as Osun governor

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Nigeria police force of inviting chaos with the arrest of Ademola Adeleke, its candidate in the Osun governorship election. The party said Adeleke's arrest "over trumped-up charges" is to ensure Adeleke is not sworn in as the next governor, having been declared winner by the election tribunal. The police detained Adeleke on Monday after [...]

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    Police: Why we arrested Adeleke

Police: Why we arrested Adeleke

The Nigeria police force has defended the detention of Ademola Adeleke, lawmaker representing Osun west senatorial district. Speaking with TheCable on Monday, Frank Mba, force spokesman, said Adeleke was detained in connection with ongoing criminal investigations against him. TheCable had reported how the police detained Adeleke, who was candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 governorship election in Osun [...]

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    Police detain Adeleke, PDP guber candidate in Osun

Police detain Adeleke, PDP guber candidate in Osun

The police have detained Ademola Adeleke, lawmaker representing Osun west senatorial district. The senator was candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 governorship election in Osun state. In a statement on Monday, the campaign organisation said Adeleke had honoured an invitation at the force headquarters in Abuja before he was detained. Frank Mba, force spokesman, confirmed Adeleke's arrest to TheCable, [...]

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    Appeal court reserves judgement on Osun governorship poll

Appeal court reserves judgement on Osun governorship poll

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    Annulment of Adeleke’s candidacy cannot stand, says counsel

Annulment of Adeleke’s candidacy cannot stand, says counsel

Niyi Owolade, counsel to Ademola Adeleke, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun governorship election, says the court ruling annulling Adeleke's candidacy is flawed and cannot stand. An Abuja high court had on Tuesday ruled that Adeleke was not qualified to contest the September 2018 election on the basis that he did not possess a school leaving [...]

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    Obasanjo: Those discouraging Atiku from challenging Buhari in court are evil

Obasanjo: Those discouraging Atiku from challenging Buhari in court are evil

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says those opposed to the decision of Atiku Abubakar to seek legal redress over the outcome of the presidential election have evil minds. Atiku, who contested under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), lost to President Muhammadu Buhari in the March 23 election. Speaking on the judgement of the Osun governorship tribunal, Obasanjo said Atiku did the right thing [...]

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