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Edo Election Tribunal Live Update: Mr. Obaseki’s Supposed Witnesses Turn Comedians In Court, As They Seem Not To Understand Questions Thrown At Them

As sitting continues at the Edo tribunal in Benin city, the second respondent Mr. Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki has continued his defense by featuring more witnesses in court. The tribunal appears to be very lively today as laughter saturates the atmosphere as the witnesses testify before the tribunal. The first witness for the

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Edo Election Tribunal Update: INEC Agrees There Were Irregularities In Sept. 20 Edo Governorship Election, Shifts Blame To NYSC Adhoc Staffs

.. Counsel to Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mr. Onyechi Anumonye, has attributed the wrong accreditation of voters during the September 28, 2016 governorship election in Edo State to the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, personnel it employed as ad-hoc staff. Anumonye stated this while cross examining one Alonge Mathew, an All

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PDP Leadership Crises: Makarfi’s Faction Asks Security Operatives To Flush Sheriff Out Of Party’s National Secretariat

.. The Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has petitioned the police over the forced entry of Senator Modu Ali Sheriff into the national secretariat of the party, saying it could not guarantee a breakdown of law and order instigated by their supporters. Spokesman of the faction, Prince Dayo

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Hillary Clinton Rigged Democratic National Committee Chairmanship Election – Trump

.. President Donald Trump has accused his fiercest rival at the Nov. 8 presidential election, Hillary Clinton, of rigging Saturday’s chairmanship election of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Democrats on Saturday elected Clinton’s long-time ally, Mr. Tom Perez, as Chairman of DNC. The election was seen as a proxy battle between Clinton and

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Edo Election Petition Tribunal Live Update: Friday 24th, Another Obaseki`s Witness In Signature Forgery Mess

The irregularities and inconsistencies that had characterized the defense of Mr Godwin Obaseki and his witnesses in the petition against his declaration as the governor in the Edo gubernatorial Election in September, 2016, continues today as yet another witness has been caught lying on oath and signature forgery. In what is

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Fayose Slams INEC On Edo/Rivers Polls, Cautions Commission Ahead Ekiti-2018 Poll

.. Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, security agencies, especially the police of subverting the rights of Nigerians to choose their leaders in free, fair and credible elections. “While we continue to watch with keen interest, revelations coming from the Edo State Governorship Election

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Edo Election Tribunal Photos: PDP Lawyers, State Chairman, Others Smile And Laugh After Court Proceedings, Following Comedy Display By Mr. Godwin Obaseki’s Witnesses During Sitting

Read Also: APC Chieftains, Lawyers, Supporters And Witnesses In Disarray, Trade Blame Game After Sitting Follow us on Twitter: @olikareporters Contact us to place adverts, cover your events, for exclusive interviews / opinions / special features.

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Edo Election Tribunal Update: APC Chieftains, Lawyers, Supporters And Witnesses In Disarray, Trade Blame Game After Sitting

Today, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the second respondent to the case filed by Edo state PDP and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu opened his case and brought witnesses before the tribunal. It was however a disappointing court day to the paymasters of the witnesses as the later were unable to withstand questions

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Edo Election Tribunal Live Update: Mr. Godwin Obaseki’s Witnesses Corroborate Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu Claims In Court, Throw All Into Laughter

In the ongoing election tribunal sitting in Benin city, today, Tuesday 23 was set aside by the court for the second respondent, Mr. Godwin Obaseki to open his defense by bringing witnesses to testify before the tribunal. However, the court is currently in session and witnesses are mounting the dock and

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Nigeria’s Democracy Would Be Jeopardized With The Seeming One Party Structure That The Country Is Pursuing -Gov. Udom Emmanuel

.. Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has warned that the current political development in the country was a pointer to the fact that the country was drifting to a one party state, saying it was dangerous to the nation’s democratic advancement. Governor Emmanuel stated this at the Ibom International Airport

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Edo Election Tribunal Update: Court Grants Mr. Godwin Obaseki Opportunity To Defend His Election Result As Second Respondent

Following the ongoing Edo tribunal sitting in Benin city, this is to inform the general public that the second respondent, Mr. Godwin Obaseki opens his defense Thursday, 23rd of Feb., 2017. It would be recalled that the first respondent, INEC closed its case on Monday 20th of Feb., 2017 after two

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Azerbaijan’s President Appoints Wife As Vice President

 President Ilham Aliyev has appointed his wife, Mehriban Aliyeva, as first vice president, the latest move seen as tightening the family's grip on the oil-rich Caspian nation. The appointment follows constitutional changes made after a tightly-managed referendum last year that introduced the powerful position of first vice president, the second

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Senator Andy Uba Dumps PDP

.. Senator Andy Uba, Anambra South, yesterday, told the Senate that he had dumped his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, who announced it, explained that Uba was exploiting section 68(1)(G), which had been validly tested in the Supreme Court,

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Ex-President Jonathan Denies Endorsing Ali Modu Sheriff As PDP National Chairman During Visit

In continuation of discussions with the various stakeholders and organs of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday met with members of the party’s ministers’ forum. The meeting which was held at his Maitama residence in Abuja was well attended. The former president while reacting to media

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Ex-President Jonathan Plays Host To Ali Modu Sheriff, Addresses Him As “My Chairman”

Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday played host to Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, National Chairman of the troubled Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). But the party’s key stakeholders, including governors, Board of Trustees (BoT) members, National Assembly Caucus and former ministers, passed a vote of confidence in the Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee. Receiving Sheriff

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