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Today's Headlines: Tinubu Will Overcome Legal Battles – Cleric; Jonathan Commissions Taraba Flyover

Tinubu Will Overcome Legal Battles, Others – Cleric

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The legal and other perceived challenges facing the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu will not take long, a cleric, Arch Apostle Quest Omajuwa, has said. Omajuwa who is the senior minister of God’s Judicious International Assembly, located at Otughievwen, host community to Utorogu Gas Plant in Ughelli South Local Government Area (LGA) of Delta state, disclosed this in a statement tagged “Message to the President-Elect, Asiwaju Bola A. Tinubu.”

He described Tinubu’s emergence as president-elect, as the will of God. He urged the former Lagos state governor not to lose focus despite criticisms, emphasizing that God will use the oppositions to prove his (Tinubu) capacity to lead Nigeria to greater heights.

Omajuwa’s message reads thus: “It’s the will of God that you emerged the winner of the general election held on February 25 2023, although there were notable criticism from few eminent Nigerians who were afraid of you becoming the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Jonathan commissions Taraba flyover littered with refuse 

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday commissioned a 22 km flyover and dual carriage road, which waslittered with refuse in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital.

The administration of the state’s outgoing governor, Darius Ishaku, built the flyover.

The former President praised the governor for the initiative towards the execution of the projects after the commissioning.

He also appreciated the government and the people of Taraba for the warm reception and the opportunity to commission the project.

Mr Jonathan also commended the quality of the project, saying, “I want to commend the contractors and the governor for the quality of work. ”

“This is a project that will open up Jalingo to attract more investment.

Mr Ishaku thanked Mr Jonathan for the visit and encouragement.

When asked why he invited the former president to commission the project, Mr Ishaku said Mr Jonathan gave him the opportunity to serve as a minister in three different ministries from where he got the experience to govern Taraba.

Release Nnamdi Kanu now, Clark tells Buhari

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South-South leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has condemned in very strong terms the re-appointment of sacked Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Suleiman Abba, as the Chairman of Police Trust Fund (PTF).

According to the leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), the re-appointment of Abba appears to be compensation for the roles he allegedly played during the 2015 general elections.

The Leader of the Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum, SMBLF, also advised Buhari to obey court rulings, including those delivered on the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, by releasing him.

Professionals Forum welcomes U.S' commitment to Tinubu Administration

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The APC Professionals Forum has welcomed assurances by the United States Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, of a stronger U.S-Nigeria bilateral relationship with the incoming Tinubu Administration.

Malam Isa Yuguda, Chairman of the forum’s Board of Trustees (BOT) said this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.

He said it was a timely expression of commitment ahead of Tinubu’s inauguration as Nigeria’s 16th democratically elected president.

Tinubu in a telephone conversation with Blinken on May 16, urged the U.S. to factor in Nigeria’s important place in Africa by providing needed assistance on security and economic investment.

This, he said, was critical for Nigeria to lead the way and be a shining example to the rest of the African continent.

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