He Tried To Kill Me, My Family Members – Seun
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Popular afrobeat artist, Seun Kuti has revealed why he slapped a Nigerian police officer in a recent viral video.
The afrobeat musician had been captured in a viral video, allegedly assaulting a police operative on duty.
Reacting his Instastory on Saturday, Kuti said the officer attempted to kill him and his family members.
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Peter Obi Should Accept Defeat – Ohanaeze
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The Ohanaeze socio-cultural organization, has said Igbos have moved on with the President-elect, Bola Tinubu.
This was as Ohanaeze urged the Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate, Peter Obi to accept the outcome of the presidential election in good fate.
Ohanaeze’s Secretary-General, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, was reacting to a call against Tinubu by a group known as Igbo Patriotic Forum and Elders Forum.
No One Can Stop Tinubu’s Swearing-In–APC
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The Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has said that stopping Tinubu’s swear-in will be unconstitutional.
Recall that five residents of the Federal Capital Territory recently approached the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court for an order to halt the ceremony.
They had applied for an order restraining the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, any other judicial officer from swearing in any candidate in the February 25 presidential election as President or Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, until it was judicially determined with finality or in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution that such candidate had fulfilled the requirement of Section 134(2) (b) of the constitution.
Reacting in an interview with Sunday PUNCH, the Lagos State APC spokesman, Seye Oladejo, described their steps as “an exercise in futility”.
He expressed confidence that the swearing-in of Tinubu as president would be held unhindered.
According to him, it is against the provision of the constitution and precedence for a President-elect to emerge and not be sworn in.
Meanwhile, the National Chairman of the Inter-Party Advisory Council, Yabagi Sani, has called for calm ahead of the swearing-in.
Anambra LP disowns Apapa, throws weight behind Abure, Obi
The Anambra State Executive council (SEC) of the Labour Party, LP led by Chief Ugochukwu Emeh, has thrown its weight behind the Mr. Julius Abure-led National executive of the party.
Itvalso expressed support for the party’s presidential flagbearer in the February 25, 2023 general election, Mr. Peter Obi and his running mate, Senator Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed in their ongoing legal battle at the election petitions tribunal.
Addressing a press conference held shortly after their meeting in Awka, Saturday, Chief Emeh backed by members of the State Executive committee read out their resolutions dissociating the state from Alhaji Lamidi Apapa.
The resolution read in part: “At the conclusion of the meeting of the Anambra State Executive Council of the Labour Party, the Local Government Chairmen/Secretaries, the National/State Assemblies-elect on the platform of the party resolved that
*A vote of confidence is hereby passed on the national leadership of LP led by National Chairman of our great party, Julius Abure; the National Secretary; Alhaji Umar Farouk Ibrahim; the National Organizing Secretary-Chief Clement Ojukwu; and the Treasurer.
“The vote of passed on the national leadership was with regards to the sterling performance they have rendered to the party in their various capacities as National officers and leaders of the party.
“We also resolved that the Alhaji Lamidi Apapa and his group’s attempt to factionalize the leadership of LP was an attempt in futility and an unwarranted meddlesomeness that should not be allowed at all.
“We, therefore, urge Alhaji Apapa and his co-travellers to retrace their steps so that history will be kind to them.
“We therefore stand with the national leadership of Mr Julius Abure and his executive.
“We also stand with, and give an unflinching support to our presidential flagbearer, Mr. Peter Obi in his efforts to recover his mandate at the ongoing Presidential Election Petitions tribunal. He has our full backing and support.”
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