Breaking: Supreme Court Upholds Fayemi’s election

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate in Ekiti State, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka challenging the election of Governor Kayode Fayemi. Affirming Fayemi’s election, the five-man panel of the Supreme Court led by the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad unanimously held that the appeal challenging the outcome of the poll lacked merit. Justice John Okoro, who read the lead judgment, affirmed the judgments of both the Ekiti State Election Petition Tribunal and the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, which had both dismissed the petition challenging the

By |May 24th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Ekiti Election Petition Tribunal Fixes Judgement For Tomorrow

The Ekiti State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja will on Monday deliver judgment in the petition by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and one other. The PDP and its candidate in the last governorship election in Ekiti State, Kolapo Olusola are, by their petition, challenging the decision by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kayode Fayemi, winner of the election. The Nation learnt on yesterday that parties to the petition, marked: EPT/EKS/GOV/01/18. – PDP, Olusola, INEC, APC and Fayemi, have been informed about the date of judgment via

By |January 27th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Tribunal: Fayemi Panicking For Hiring 35 Lawyers To Defend Victory –Group

The newly formed sociopolitical group in Ekiti State, Bring Back Our Mandate,(BBOM) has reacted to the news of APC latest response to the petition filed by Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenging the victory of Dr Kayode Fayemi in the just concluded July 14, 2018, governorship election at the Ekiti State Election Petition Tribunal. The group , through a statement made available to Starnews by its convener, Mr Gbenga Ogedengbe, described the hiring of 35 lawyers by Fayemi and his party, APC, to defend election victory as a sign of panick. "A situation where APC and

By |August 30th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Tribunal: Fayemi hires 35 Lawyers To Defend Victory Over Eleka’s Petition

The Governor-Elect of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has filed his defence to the petition by the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and outgoing Deputy Governor of Ekiti State in the July governorship election in Ekiti State, Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka. In the 2,558-page defence with over 3,000 documents attached as exhibits, Fayemi averred that he won the gubernatorial election of July 14, 2018 and urged the tribunal to dismiss the petition of Prof. Eleka for lacking in merit. The team of lawyers armed with 3,500 exhibits and 1,009 witnesses were led to the tribunal by three Senior

By |August 29th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Ekiti PDP Guber Candidate Files Petition Against Fayemi’s Victory

The deputy governor of Ekiti State and the candidate of the Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State, Prof Kolapo Eleka, has successfully filed a petition against the victory of the governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) today at the Election Petition Tribunal in Ekiti State. Details later..

By |August 3rd, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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