Happening now: Heavy security presence, journalists shut out as tribunal rules on Ogun governorship election

September 30, 2023 Hakeem Adegbenro, Abeokuta 0

There was heavy security presence at the magistrate court, Isabo in Abeokuta on Saturday as the Ogun State Election Petition Tribunal is expected to deliver its judgement in the case between Ladi Adebutu, the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), challenging the victory of Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Adebutu and the PDP had approached Read More

Happening now: Adeleke, Oyetola supporters storm Supreme Court ahead crucial judgement on Osun governorship battle

May 9, 2023 Admin III 0

The premises of the Supreme Court is currently besieged by supporters of Osun state Governor Senator Ademola Adeleke and his immediate predecessor, Adegboyega Oyetola. Blueprint reports that the court is expected to deliver judgement in the appeal by Oyetola, seeking the reversal of the March 25 judgment of the Court of Appeal in Abuja which affirmed Adeleke’s victory in the Read More

Breaking: Appeal court reinstates Adeleke as Osun governor

March 24, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Appeal Court sitting in Abuja on Friday has reaffirmed Ademola Adeleke as the governor of Osun state. The legal brawl over the July 16 election in Osun State pitched the former governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against the incumbent, Ademola Adeleke of the People Democratic Party (PDP). A three-man panel of Judges led by Justice Read More

Tribunal judgement: Adeleke heads to Appeal Court

January 27, 2023 Admin III 0

Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has described the judgement of the governorship tribunal as “a miscarriage of justice”, vowing to challenge the ruling at the Court of Appeal. Reacting to the verdict of the Tribunal from his country home, Ede, Governor Adeleke faulted the resolution of the over-voting question in favour of Mr Oyetola, calling it “an unfair interpretation Read More

Oyetola wins as Tribunal passes judgement on Osun governorship election

January 27, 2023 Admin III 0

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo has annulled the result of the July 16, 2022 Osun governorship poll and declared Adegboyega Oyetola of All Progressives Congress (APC) winner. Oyetola and APC had petitioned against the victory of the PDP’s Ademola Adeleke who is the incumbent governor of the state. In delivering the judgement, Justice Tertsea Aorga Kume-led Osun State Read More

Governorship tussle: Osun tribunal to deliver judgment January 27

January 24, 2023 Lateef Ibrahim, Osogbo 0

Osun state election petition tribunal has fixed Friday, January 27 for judgment. The tribunal commenced sitting on the petition filed by former governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against governor Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on September 26, 2022. The tribunal Secretary, David Umar, confirmed that Justice Tersea Kume led the tribunal and will Read More

How I want to be addressed – Osun governor

January 19, 2023 Lateef Ibrahim, Osogbo 0

Osun state governor, Ademola Adeleke, has directed that he should be addressed as Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke from now on. A circular issued from the office of the head of service and copied to Secretary to the State Government; Chief of Staff; Chairmen of Statutory, Commissions/Parastatals/Boards, Permanent Secretaries, Heads of Non- Ministerial Agencies, Executive Secretaries/General Managers, all Heads of Read More

[Breaking] Osun guber tussle: Appeal court rules in favour of Oyetola against Adeleke

December 3, 2022 Admin III 0

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has upheld the candidature and nomination of the 2022 Osun state governorship candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) Adegboyega Oyetola, and his running mate, Benedict Alabi. The court had set aside Federal High Court ruling, delivered by Justice Emeka Nwite, nullifying the nomination of Oyetola and Alabi as the APC governorship and deputy Read More

Oyetola reveals amount left in Osun account as Adeleke takes over

November 27, 2022 Admin III 0

The Osun state former governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has revealed the amount left in Osun state account as he handed over as the governor of Osun state to senator Ademola Adeleke. According to the former governor, N14 billion cash is left in the state’s coffers. In a farewell message by Oyetola as contained in a statement made available by his Chief Press Secretary, Read More

Adeleke reveals plans for Oyetola’s new perm secs

November 25, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Osun State governor-elect, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has promised to sack the 30 permanent secretaries appointed on Thursday by the Osun state governor, Gboyega Oyetola, by Monday. Governor Oyetola on Thursday, appointed 30 senior civil servants as permanent secretaries, barely three days to Adeleke’s inauguration as governor. A statement by Adeleke’s spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed, Friday, said that the appointed civil Read More

Davido mocks new Osun council bosses, calls them ‘one month chairmen’

October 18, 2022 Admin III 0

Popular afro pop Singer, David Adeleke, professionally known as Davido, has described the newly sworn-in Osun State Local Government Area chairmen as “One month Chairman”. He said this on Monday while reacting to the video of the swearing in of the council bosses. Local Government election held in Osun State on Saturday, which is barely one month to the expiration Read More

2023: Osogbo agog as Osun APC youths storm streets for Tinubu/Shettima

October 13, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

…Oyetola commends their courage Says “I’ve absolute confidence in judiciary to reclaim my mandate” As part of efforts to ensure victory for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 Presidential Election, the Osun Youth Wing of the party on Thursday stormed major streets of Osogbo to rally support for the party’s Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Read More

Breaking: Court nullifies Oyetola’s nomination, declares Mai Buni’s actions as APC Chairman a nullity

September 30, 2022 Admin III 0

The Federal High Court on Friday nullified the nomination of Osun state governor, Isiaka Oyetola and his Deputy Governorship candidate, Benedict Alabi at the just concluded Osun state governorship election. The court nullified the All progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate on the ground that Governor Mai Mala Buni who submitted their names to INEC violated the provisions of Section 183 Read More

Breaking: Atlast, Supreme Court affirms Adeleke as Osun PDP governorship candidate

September 29, 2022 Admin III 0

The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed the suit filed by Dotun Babayemi challenging the emergence of Osun State Governor-Elect, Senator Ademola Adeleke, as the authentic candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the gubernatorial election that held in the state on July 16. A five-man panel of justices, declared the appeal as incompetent, having being filed outside the 14 Read More

2022: We’re in court to deepen democratic values – Oyetola’s aide

September 25, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim, Osogbo 0

The decision by Governor Adegboyega Oyetola to challenge the outcome of the July 16 Osun governorship poll should never be seen as an attempt to impugn on the integrity of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Ismail Omipidan, Oyetola’s spokesman, has said. He noted that Oyetola’s decision should rather be commended as it was aimed at deepening the country’s democratic Read More

Osun: INEC, Davido clash, 48 hours after over Certificate of Return

July 19, 2022 Admin III 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has faulted nephew to Osun Governor-elect David Adeleke professionally known as Davido, over the time frame for the issuance of a Certificate of Return. The Afro pop star via Twitter had queried why the Commission has not presented the winner of the election with a Certificate of Return after 48 hours as provided by Read More

#OsunDecides: Learn from Davido, use your influence – Reno Omokri tells followers

July 18, 2022 Admin III 0

Former presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has urged his followers on social media to emulate popular Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, professionally known as Davido. The Fem crooner took the center stage during his uncle, Senator Ademola Adeleke’s campaign to become the governor of Osun state. Davido who has been supporting his uncle stormed Osun State on Friday and organised a campaign Read More

#OsunDecides2022: Peter Obi congratulates Adeleke, reveals why party lost, tells supporters what to do ahead 2023

July 18, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Labour Party (LP), Presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has congratulated Osun state governor-elect, Ademola Adeleke, on his victory at Saturday’s governorship election in the state. In a statement, Monday, Obi also congratulated the LP governorship candidate in the state, Lasun Yusuff, on his “resolve”. He said, “I congratulate the Labour party candidate, Rt. Hon Lasun Sulaimon Yusuff and his running Read More

#OsunDecides2022: Oyetola breaks silence after Adeleke’s victory

July 17, 2022 Admin III 0

Osun state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has reacted following the emergence of the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ademola Adeleke as governor-elect. He called on his supporters to remain calm, and the people of the state to go about their businesses without let or hindrance. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Oyetola, Ismail Omipidan, noted the party Read More

Singer, Portable, congratulates Adeleke on Osun poll victory

July 17, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Zaazu singer, Portable, has congratulated Ademola Adeleke, on his emergence as the winner of the Osun State governorship election. Portable had campaigned for the All Progressives Congress candidate, Governor Gboyega Oyetola, in the days leading up to the election and had even berated Davido for unfollowing him on Instagram. Sharing a video on his page on Sunday with a sound Read More

#OsunDecides2022: ‘God Bless You Sir’, Davido Tells Buhari

July 17, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Singer, Davido, has said a prayer for the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) after he congratulated his uncle and winner of the Osun governorship election, Ademola Adeleke. Buhari had said that the results of the election reflected the will of Osun people. He said, “The people of Osun have expressed their will through the ballot. This is what democracy Read More

[VIDEO] #OsunDecides2022: Moment Adeleke, Davido shed tears of joy

July 17, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

It was an emotional moment for the Adeleke’s family after their own Senator Ademola Adeleke was declared winner of the 2022 Osun state governorship election. Popular Aye crooner, David Adeleke, also known as Davido and his uncle, Ademola Adeleke were seen shedding tears of joy after the announcement of the results by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), Sunday. Adeleke defeated Read More

Happening now: Jubilation in Ede as Ademola Adeleke emerges Osun governor-elect (VIDEO)

July 17, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim, Osogbo 0

There is wild jubilation in Ede, Osun State, moments after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Senator Ademola Adeleke, Sunday morning, as governor-elect after Saturday July 16, 2022 governorship election. Adeleke hails from the area. Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won 17 of the 30 Local Government Areas (LGAs) while incumbent Gboyega Oyetola of All Progressives Congress Read More