Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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    Fayemi’s spokesman: Why we hired 35 lawyers to defend us at tribunal

Fayemi’s spokesman: Why we hired 35 lawyers to defend us at tribunal

BY TEMITOPE YAKUBUOluwole Olujobi, spokesman to Kayode Fayemi, governor-elect of Ekiti state, has explained why his principal hired 35 lawyers to defend him at the governorship tribunal.Fayemi, who ran on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), defeated Kolapo Olusola of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the election.Jackson Adebayo, spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the [...]

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    Appeal court upholds removal of Sekibo as Rivers senator

Appeal court upholds removal of Sekibo as Rivers senator

The appeal court in Abuja has upheld the judgment of the River state election petition tribunal sacking George Sekibo as a senator representing the eastern district of the state.On June 29, the tribunal declared Andrew Uchendu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the senatorial election.It directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw the certificate [...]

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    Lagos poll: LP asks opposition parties to boycott tribunal

Lagos poll: LP asks opposition parties to boycott tribunal

The Labour Party (LP) has called on opposition parties in Lagos to boycott the judicial tribunal set up to look into the complaints arising from the July 22 council poll.In a statement on Monday, Biodun Popoola, chairman of the party in the state, described the tribunal as “arrange”.On Friday, Olufunmilayo Atilade, chief judge of the state, inaugurated two tribunals to [...]

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    Yahaya Bello floors Wada at tribunal

Yahaya Bello floors Wada at tribunal

Idris Wada, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 November and December governorship election, has lost his bid to upstage Yahaya Bello.Bello is the current governor and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who, on Monday, got the tribunal's nod to remain governor.The tribunal, led by Hamima Mohammed, ruled that Wada lacked the locus standi [...]

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    Tribunal upholds Okowa’s election as Delta gov

Tribunal upholds Okowa’s election as Delta gov

The governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Delta state has upheld the electoral victory of Ifeanyi Okowa in the April 11 governorship election in the state.The three-man tribunal dismissed the petition of Great Ogboru, candidate of the Labour Party (LP), challenging the victory of Okowa in the election.It held that the petition lacked merit, and awarded cost to the defendant.The [...]

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    PDP kicks as APC heads for tribunal over Ekiti

PDP kicks as APC heads for tribunal over Ekiti

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it would challenge some "constitutional breaches" before, during and after the June 21 governorship election in Ekiti State.The national publicity secretary of the party, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said at a news conference on Thursday after the inaugural meeting of the national working committee (NWC) of the party in Abuja that the party would go [...]

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    Ekiti APC ‘gathering evidence’ for tribunal

Ekiti APC ‘gathering evidence’ for tribunal

Despite Governor Kayode Fayemi's acceptance of defeat in the June 21 Ekiti gubernatorial poll, TheCable understands that the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is pushing for Ayo Fayose's victory to be challenged in court.Fayemi lost the election to Fayose, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), by a wide margin and promptly made a concession speech [...]

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