Osun 2022: Oyetola appeals court ruling nullifying his candidacy   … seeks stay of execution on judgement 

Osun state Governor,Adegboyega Oyetola has appealed the Federal High Court judgement that nullified his nomination as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the July 16, 2022 governorship election in the State. This is as the Governor and his deputy have also filed an application before the Federal High Court in Abuja, seeking to stay execution of the court judgment pending the final determination of the appeal. Justice Emeka Nwite of the FHC, Abuja, had while delivering ruling in the suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,…

APC picks date to flag-off 2023 Presidential Campaign

The All Progressives Congress (APC) would formally flag off its 2023 Presidential Election campaign on Monday, October 10.   The development came as the ruling party’s presidential flag-bearer, Bola Tinubu, is expected back in the country from London, United Kingdom (UK), within the week.     Tinubu has been out of Nigeria for over a week amidst rumours of ill health. Late last month, the APC postponed the kick-off of its campaigns indefinitely due to an internal crisis over the composition of the council.   A statement issued by the…

2023: APC fires warns President Buhari, Tinubu

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari; Bola Tinubu, the party’s presidential candidate; and the National Executive Committee (NEC), to stop APC South-West leaders from hobnobbing with Governor Nyesom Wike.   Wike is a key member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and has been welcoming opposition party chieftains to Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital since May when the PDP crisis started.   During an interactive session convened by the APC National Vice Chairman, South-South, Victor…

Aisha Buhari appointed to lead Tinubu-Shettima Women Campaign Team

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has been appointed to lead the Tinubu-Shettima Women Campaign Team of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).   The APC Women Campaign Team comprised 1,200 strong members, which also included Senator Oluremi Tinubu, wife of the APC Presidential candidate and Hajiya Nana Shettima as Chairperson and co-chairperson of the women’s campaign team respectively.   This is contained in a statement issued on Saturday in Abuja by Rinsola Abiola, daughter of late Chief MKO Abiola, who is also named in the media and administrative committees…

APC Primary: No cause for alarm – Oyetola’s aide ….. expresses confidence that Appeal court ‘ll set it aside

The Chief Press Secretary to Osun Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, Ismail Omipidan, has appealed to supporters of the Governor to remain calm in the face of the decision of a Federal High Court to nullify his candidature in the July 16 Governorship poll.   He noted that their team of lawyers would be challenging the decision at the Appeal Court, just as he expressed confidence that the decision would be set aside.   Omipidan further noted that the case was instituted by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in spite of…

SUPREME COURT RULING: Ademola Adeleke applauds Apex Court,dedicates victory to God

Osun state Governor-elect , Senator Ademola Adeleke today embarked on marathon praise songs after his victory at the Supreme Court over Prince Dotun Babayemi, a decisive judicial victory he dedicated to God and the good people of Osun state.   Amidst shout of thanks to Almighty God from top leaders and family members, the Governor-Elect described the outcome of the case as the manifestation of the strong hand of God in his governorship project, declared that the armour of God was in victory.   Senator Adeleke who described the Supreme…

POSN Katsina Chapter lauds Ayo Adebanjo,Afenifere support for Peter Obi

Following the recent message by leaders of the famous Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, in a Lagos press conference, officially declaring the group’s resolve to pitch tent with,and rallying Nigerians to vote for Labour Party Presidential Candidate,Peter Obi in the forthcoming elections. POSN, Nigeria’s foremost support group, however commended the group’s action and appreciated it for its doggedness in the face of impending intimidation and other forms of attack that may follow this worthy resolve. POSN statement read in part; “Truly, we acknowledge the countless number of times when, Pa Ayo…

Osun Tribunal adjourns Hearing till Next week Tuesday 

Osun State Election Petition Tribunal hearing the petition of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola against the declaration of Ademola Adeleke as the Governor-elect has adjourned sitting till Tuesday, October 4, for the proper commencement of pre-hearing. The adjournment followed the decision of the tribunal to grant INEC, PDP and Adeleke 7-days to respond to the pre-hearing form served on them by the tribunal. At the sitting of the tribunal, counsel for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Professor Kayode Olagoke, (SAN), had informed the court of his readiness to continue with pre-hearing session,…

2023: APC unveils 422-member Presidential Campaign Council

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has released a 422-member Presidential Campaign Council, PCC, ahead of the commencement of the party’s 2023 presidential campaign to be headed by President Muhammadu Buhari.   According to the list of members of the council released in Abuja on Saturday, Bola Tinubu, the party’s 2023 presidential candidate and Abdullahi Adamu, its National chairman, are to serve as deputy chairmen of the council.   The governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, is the director general, with James Faleke as secretary of the council.   Kashim Shettima,…

Osun Guber: We’re in court to deepen our democratic values — Oyetola’s aide

The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun state has said the decision of the Governor 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,   He noted that Oyetola’s decision should rather be commended as it was aimed at deepening the country’s democratic values and its electoral system.   Speaking with journalists on Sunday, Omipidan, while expressing confidence in the ability of the members of the…