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Certificate Forgery: Appeal Court dismisses APC’s suit, upholds High Court ruling in favour of Obaseki

The court therefore dismissed the appeal, noting that it was unmeritorious.

Certificate forgery: Court dismisses case against Obaseki

Justice Mohammed said there was no iota of evidence before the court to establish that Obaseki forged either his O’level certificate or the degree certificate that was awarded to him in 1979 by the University of Ibadan.

Breaking: Abuja High Court confirms Obaseki as dully elected governor of Edo State

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Saturday declared Governor Godwin Obaseki duly qualified to contest the September 2020 election held in Edo State.

Certificate scandal: Tension in Edo as court sets to decide Gov Obaseki’s fate today

everybody is waiting for today some of us are restless but we are confident because our legal team did a good job and from my view, they could not prove any case of forgery so we expect a favourable ruling” while a supporter of the candidate of the APC in the election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and member of the party said “With what we have presented before the court, we are 99 per cent sure of victory”

Edo election: US commends INEC, security agencies

The United States remains concerned with reports of some violence that did emerge during the election, and by reports of vote-buying and intimidation of both voters and civil society domestic observers.

Edo Election: Tale of political gladiators subdued by their own handy made products—Nigeria politics as a case study

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Edo Elections; The political undercurrent of change

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Finally, APC concedes defeat, admits Edo poll free, fair

“We hereby congratulate the winner of the election, the people of Edo State and all Nigerians. The peaceful conduct of the election and its outcome represent victory for Nigeria’s democracy

‘Fairly used chairman for sale’ — Twitter taunts Oshiomhole after Edo loss

After the governor went through the direct primaries as recommended, he was disqualified by the committee set-up by Adams Oshiomhole, his estranged godfather, who doubles as his predecessor.

Breaking: Buhari congratulates Obaseki, commends electoral process

Democracy will mean nothing if the votes of the people don’t count or if their mandate is fraudulently tampered with,” he said in a statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on media and publicity.

Edo: Reps minority leader, Elumelu congratulates Gov. Obaseki on re-election

Hon. Elumelu urged Governor Obaseki to continue in providing good governance for the people of Edo state, which was the basis of his incontestable victory in the election

APC agent refuses to sign election result sheet declaring Obaseki winner

The APC agent, who represented the party and witnessed the announcement of the election result refused to sign the result sheet when called upon by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Breaking: Obaseki defeats Izy-Iyamu with 84,336 votes in Edo governorship election

After counting the votes, Obaseki secured 307,955 votes across 18 local government areas while Osagie Ize-Iyamu, polled 223,619.

Breaking: Obaseki wins Ize-Iyamu with 2987 votes in his LGA

Ize-Iyamu who is from Orhionmwon, polled 10,458 votes, while Obaseki polled 13,445 to beat him in his council.

Edo election: INEC releases more results

This is final stage of the election and I urge urged you to be calm, if you have any protest we will recognise you to speak,” he said.

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