Today’s Headline: I’ll Congratulate Tinubu After Tribunal Verdict–Bode, No Peace Without Justice-OBJ

I Will Congratulate Tinubu After Tribunal Verdict – Bode George

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After a reconciliatory meeting initiated by elders and eminent Lagosians between former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chief Bode George and the president-elect Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the former has said he would wait for the electional petitions tribunal verdict before congratulating the winner of the February 25, 2023 preidential poll

The reconciliation meeting which was held at Chief George office in Ikoyi was held behind closed doors for about six hours.

The meeting was initiated by Prince Tajudeen Olusi, a member of Governor Advisory Council in Lagos State. Others present at the meeting were former deputy governors of the state, Adejoke Orelope -Adefulire, Prince Abiodun Ogunleye, Senator Kofoworola Bucknor-Akerele, Justice Ishola Olorunimbe (rtd),Chief Layi Ogunbambi and Alhaji Satari Arileshere.

No Peace Without Justice, Equity, Fairness –Obasanjo

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Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has identified mismanagement of diversity as the root of Nigeria’s problem, saying without justice, equity and fairness, there can be no peace, not only in Nigeria but anywhere in the world.

He said having been involved in peacemaking and mediation over the years, he realised that peace, security, and stability were essential ingredients of development. “And of course, you will not get performance without development,” he said.

Obasanjo, who spoke at the National Daily Award in Lagos also attributed Nigeria’s problem to wrong choices that its leaders have made in the past. He said at the time Nigeria was admitted into the United Nations Organisation (UN), it was described as a giant in the Sun, but lamented that the country had not lived up to that tag.

Forum Cautions Ikpeazu Against Inaugurating Uncompleted Project

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Members of Isuikwuato Stakeholders Forum has advised Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu not to inaugurate the ongoing referral Laboratory and Diagnostic Centre at Isuikwuato General Hospital, Mbalano, until it is completed.

The forum in a reaction to the state government’s naming the centre among completed projects Ikpeazu is scheduled to inaugurate before his exit from office on May 29, 2023, said its members visited the site and observed that “it is yet to be completed and therefore unfit for commissioning as the site is overgrown with weeds.”

The statement was signed by the coordinator Charles Omesie Ojukwu, secretary, Chulowuemeka Oluoha and public relations officer, Innocent Chinweuba Maduuko, respectively.

Ojukwu said, “We noted that the civil work completion stands at about 65 percent, electrical installation and fittings are yet to be carried out, and the sanitary wares and fittings, including waste disposal system are still outstanding.

Our stories must be of hope’ — Osinbajo asks citizens to project Nigeria in good light

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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to project the country’s image in good light and push narratives of aspirations, dreams and hopes.

In a statement, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo’s spokesperson, said the vice-president spoke in Abuja at the formal presentation of a book written by Arukaino Umukoro, a Nigerian journalist.

The book is a collection of poems on nationhood, faith, life and humanity.

Osinbajo was quoted as saying that “a big part of nation-building is talking up your nation”.

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