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Today's Headlines: 'Nothing Will Happen' - Military Speaks On Inauguration Of Tinubu; Don't Compromise Justice - Tinubu Sends Message To Judges

'Nothing Will Happen' - Military Speaks On Inauguration Of Tinubu

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The Military High Command has reiterated that nothing will happen on the May 29, 2023, handover of power from President Muhammadu Buhari to the President-elect, Bola Tinubu. 

Director, of Defence Media Operations, Major General Musa Danmadami, gave the assurance while answering questions from journalists after the bi-weekly press briefing on activities of the military on Thursday in Abuja.

He said the police and other security agencies were working hand-in-hand to neutralise any possible threat to the inauguration of Tinubu as president.

Don't Compromise Justice - Tinubu Sends Message To Judges

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The President-elect, Bola Tinubu on Thursday appealed to judges not to compromise justice in the cause of their duties. He spoke during the commissioning of the Magistrates’ Court Complex in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. The President-elect said the complex was an indication that Wike was fighting corruption.

“I take a different angle to what Wike has done here today, he is fighting corruption. If you don’t want your judges to be corrupt, you must pay attention to their welfare. We don’t want our judges to compromise justice, not just the books but do something, and I promise you that we will review all of these in a policy think tank,” he said.

Nigeria’s Electoral System Needs Review - Onaiyekan

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The Bishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, on Thursday, said Nigeria’s electoral system needs review.

This is as he faulted the process where some candidates are sworn in or in the process of being sworn in despite court cases and petitions challenging their victories during the election. Onaiyekan made the call when he appeared on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Thursday morning.

He described the current situation where the victory of the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, is being challenged in court as an “anomalous situation”.

Over 1.6 Million Students To Sit For 2023 WASSCE - WAEC

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The West African Examinations Council has said a total of 1,621,853 candidates from 20,851 secondary schools have registered for the 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination for School Candidates.

The Head of the Nigeria National Office, Mr Patrick Areghan, during a press briefing on Thursday said the WASSCE would take place between Monday, the 8th of May, and Friday, the 23rd of June, 2023 in Nigeria, spanning seven weeks.

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