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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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Obaseki’s Lawyer Raises Security Concern 

Chairman of the Edo State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin, the state capital, Ahmed Badamasi has called on the state commissioner of police, Haliru Gwandu, to beef up security within and outside the court premises where the tribunal is hearing the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and Osagie Osagie Ize-Iyamu, its candidate in the September 28, 2016, governorship election, against the victory of Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in

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Tribunal Says PDP Witnesses Can Testify

The Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin ruled this afternoon that witnesses subpoenaed by the petitioners – the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu can testify as witnesses in the substantive petition brought before it. The Ahmed Badamasi-led three-man tribunal had on Monday reserved ruling until today in the propriety of allowing a subpoenaed witness, Oviosun Enas to testify following the opposition by the respondents’ counsel who argued that

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Edo 2016: INEC Opens Defence Tuesday

It was a case of win some, lose some yesterday at the Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin as the petitioners closed their case. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate in the September 28, 2016, governorship election in the state, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, are challenging the declaration of Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC as the winner of the election. It was another tension-soaked day as counsel

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Edo: Tribunal Refused PDP Request

The Edo State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin Wednesday evening turned down the oral application by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate in the September 28, 2016, governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu for an extension of the time allotted it to prove their case by half a day. Yusuf Alli, senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN, lead counsel for the petitioners in the ongoing election petition hearing, had at the end of proceedings a

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PDP Rejects Edo Guber Results

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Edo State has rejected the results of the governorship election held Wednesday in the state. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC had declared Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress, APC winner with 319,483 votes against 253, 173 votes won by his closest rival of the PDP, Osagie Ize-Iyamu. The PDP in a statement by its publicity secretary said: “the details of the results released by INEC are all

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Oshiomole Cannot Judge Me, –  Osagie Ize-Iyamu 

Osagie Ize-Iyamu, a pastor-politician and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the September 10, governorship election in Edo State is a hard fighter, resilient and resolute in the pursuit of his ambition. Ize-Iyamu’s major albatross in his quest to occupy Denis Osadebey Avenue, the seat of government in Edo State come November 12, 2016, is his relationship with the second civilian governor of the state, Lucky Igbinedion whose eight-year tenure had become a metaphor for political

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