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Edo Election Petition Tribunal Declared Obaseki Winner

Edo Election Petition Tribunal Declared Obaseki Winner

The Edo State Election Tribunal has upheld the election of Godwin Obaseki as the governor of the state. Justice Ahmed Badamosi lead Tribunal in its judgment today in Benin city declared the APC winner of the election by dismissing the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

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Edo Tribunal Rules Against Delay

Thursday sitting of the Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal ended on a rather controversial note after 6 pm this evening as counsel to the respondents opposed the application of counsel to the petitioners for an adjournment till Monday next week instead of tomorrow. The application by Roland Otaru, senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN, sparked off a heated debate as respondents’ counsel robustly resisted the requested adjournment, accusing the Ahmed Badamasi-led panel of having been over-indulging the petitioners. Moving

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Edo Guber Tribunal: APC, PDP Counsel Throw Tantrums

It was a macabre drama yesterday evening at the sitting of the Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal as Wole Olanipekun, senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN, counsel to the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, and Kemi Pinheiro, also a SAN, lead counsel to the PDP, literally reached for each other’s jugular. The two senior lawyers engaged in a fierce war of words over Olanipekun’s perceived insulting language on a witness, Frank Osifo. Tempers flared when a

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Presidential Boost to Obaseki’s Campaign

For the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the September 10, 2016 governorship election in Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, there could have been no greater endorsement for his governorship ambition than the raising of his hand in the presence of a mammoth party faithful by the President, Muhammadu Buhari. The occasion was the party’s grand finale campaign rally in Benin today where chieftains of the party, including eight governors and two deputy governors,

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