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2015: Why Ambode cannot be imposed on Lagos – Ikuforiji gives details

Ikuforiji

IF election is conducted tomorrow, what are your chances? Concerning my chances, there is no doubt that I will win on a landslide if primary election is conducted today in the APC. I am very sure that most of our party men are very interested in seeing Lagos governed by a man who understands party […]

OSUN 2014: Tribunal defers ruling on Omisore’s petition…Read why

Osun Governorship Election Tribunal 2014

The Election Petitions Tribunal hearing matters arising from the Osun State governorship election of August 9 on Thursday deferred ruling on an application by Governor Rauf Aregbesola to challenge the competence of the petition of Iyiola Omisore before the panel. Counsel to the petitioner, Dr. Alex Iziyon , SAN, told the tribunal that the application […]

Double wahala for T.B Joshua: Neither the raised Synagogue building, nor the collapsed building has approval – Commissioner tells coroner

Fashola with T.B Joshua

The Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Develpoment, Oluwatoyin Ayinde, has said that the collapsed six-storey building of the Synagogue Church of All Nations has no government approval. Ayinde stated this on Thursday while giving testimony before the coroner probing the cause of the building collapse. No fewer than 116 persons died while […]

Aregbesola Vs. Omisore: Security beefed up in Osun, as tribunal begins pre-hearing

Aregbesola and Omisore

OSOGBO—Osun State Election Petition Tribunal yesterday began pre-hearing of the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the August 9 governorship election in the state. The candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore is challenging the victory of Governor Rauf Aregbesola of All Progressives Congress, APC. There was heavy security at the Osun State High […]

Lagos 2015 gets tougher: As Shasore also says; he’s ‘Possible game changer’

Shasore

HAVING been a key player in the administration of Mr. Raji Fashola of Lagos State, it was not a surprise that Mr. Supo Shasore indicated interest to succeed a boss he had served as Commissioner for Justice. With such a background, it was easy for analysts to suggest that he might have the support of […]

2015: PDP govs get automatic tickets as Jonathan picks party nomination form

PDP

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday picked the Peoples Democratic Party nomination form to contest the 2015 presidential election on the PDP platform even as the party offered automatic second term tickets to all its incumbent governors. The President, who spoke while picking his nomination form at the party’s national headquarters in Abuja, said he would […]

2015 Presidential: Jonathan Vs. Buhari… Nigeria sets for CHANGE!

JONATHAN BUHARI

Last week, I congratulated President Goodluck Jonathan for managing the Ebola problem well; but I also expressed disappointment in his overall performance and said that I used to support him because he is a fellow Niger Deltan but now believe that it’s wrong to base electoral choices on ethnic or regional considerations. I then criticised […]

#OsunDecides: Why tribunal defers ruling on Omisore’s petition

Omisore

The Election Petitions Tribunal hearing matters arising from the Osun State governorship election of August 9 on Thursday deferred ruling on an application by Governor Rauf Aregbesola to challenge the competence of the petition of Iyiola Omisore before the panel. Counsel to the petitioner, Dr. Alex Iziyon , SAN, told the tribunal that the application […]

UPDATE: OSUN ELECTION PETITION TRIBUNAL

INEC accused of deliberately withholding APC members voters' card

The Osun Election Tribunal began its hearing today with a pre-hearing sessions. The tribunal is chaired by his Lordship Elizabeth N.Kpejomi with Hon. Justice Vincent Ofesi and A.I Kutigi. The session started with an opening remark by the Tribunal Chair, Hon. Justice Elizabeth Nkpejomi who asked for the cooperation of all parties towards ensuring smooth […]

Osun Tribunal Rule on Competence of Omisore Petition Monday

Osun Governorship Election Tribunal 2014

The Osun State Election Petition Tribunal has fixed Monday for ruling on the request by the Peoples Democratic Party and his governorship candidate, Iyiola Omisore that the tribunal should not determine the competence of their petition at the pre-hearing stage. This is just as the counsel of the duo, Dr Alex Izinyon (SAN) withdrew an […]


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