LP Faction Backs Tinubu’s Swearing In
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The Labour Party faction led by Lamidi Apapa has distanced itself from agitation that the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, should not be sworn in pending the resolution of the petitions before the presidential election tribunal.
There was uproar when Archbishop John Onaiyekan, an elder statesman, said the judiciary ought to have given its verdict on the dispute over the election before the next president is sworn in.
But in a statement, Abayomi Arabambi, spokesman of the Lamidi faction, said the Electoral Act and the Constitution do not provide room for a vacuum.
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I Didn’t Lose 2023 Presidential Election, Atiku Declares
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The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2023 Election, Atiku Abubakar has declared that despite what the ruling All Progressives Congress would like Nigerians to believe, he did not lose the presidential election.
Atiku said this in an address to outgoing and incoming Governors Elected on the PDP platform, at a reception and award ceremony organised by the PDP Governors Forum, in Abuja, on Thursday.
He admonished Party faithful to keep faith and remain focused on the task ahead which according to him is the recovery of the party’s stolen mandate.
Buhari Is An Igbo Man – Iwuanyanwu
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The Ohanaeze Ndigbo President-General, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as an Igbo man and a member of the socio-cultural organisation.
Iwuanyanwu spoke during the flag-off ceremony of the dredging of the Oguta Lake-Orashi River in Imo State on Thursday.
He urged Buhari to ensure that the project succeeds before leaving office on May 29.
The Ohanaeze President-General commended Buhari for ensuring the take-off of some projects and their completion across the Southeast.
According to Iwuanyanwu: “When he took office, we were not happy, but today at the point of departure, things have changed.
S’Court Adjourns Kanu’s Case To Sept 14
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The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing in the suit filed by the Indigenous People of Biafra for the release of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu, to September 14.
The PUNCH had on November 3, 2022, reported that IPOB filed a suit at the apex court against the verdict of the Appellate Court which stopped the release of the leader of the Igbo self-determination group.
The lead lawyer for IPOB and human rights activist, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, had in a statement said, “We have appealed to the Supreme Court, to set aside the ruling of the Court of Appeal, staying the execution of the court’s judgment discharging him, and placing a further bar to any further detention and prosecution of Nnamdi Kanu on any charge/indictment before any court in Nigeria.
“Recall that on October 28, 2022, a three-person panel of Learned Justices of the Court of Appeal (Abuja Judicial Division), granted an application for the stay of execution of the judgment of the Court of Appeal, pending the determination of the appeal filed before the Supreme Court by the Federal Government.
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