Supreme Court affirms Adeleke as winner of Osun election
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed the election of Ademola Adeleke as the governor of Osun State.
The Supreme Court said Gboyega Oyetola and All Progressives Congress (APC) failed to prove its case of improper accreditation of voters and over-voting against Adeleke.
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A five-member panel of the apex court held that the court of appeal correctly reinstated Adeleke as governor.
Kumuyi holds crusade in Abuja
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The General Superintendent, Deeper Life Bible Church worldwide, Pastor Williams F. Kumuyi, has concluded plans to hold a mega crusade with over 60,000 youths, adults faithful expected to be in attendance.
Addressing reporters in Abuja, the State Overseer for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Pastor Elijah Adebiyi, said the crusade would hold in Abuja at the main bowl of the Moshood Abiola National stadium.
Adebiyi said the program is non- denominational, adding that it’s a movement of the entire Christian community in Nigeria and beyond.
He said the Youth Wing of the Christian Association (YOWICAN), Fellowship of Christian Students, Children Evangelism Fellowship (CEF), Children Evangelism ministry (CEM) are main stakeholders.
He said: “The main bowl capacity is 60,000 and we are expecting 60,000 participants.
Presidential Poll: We Shall Ensure Justice – Tribunal
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The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal began sitting yesterday in Abuja with a pledge to ensure justice for those who deserve it.
The tribunal fixed the hearing of the petitions filed by the Action Peoples Party (APP) and the Labour Party for tomorrow.
Prominent Nigerians, civil society organisations (CSOs) and other stakeholders have repeatedly urged the tribunal to avoid miscarriage of justice and earn the citizens’ confidence in the judiciary.
This may have prompted the tribunal to assure Nigerians that it would not do the bidding of the contending parties and presidential candidates.
The parties are challenging the declaration of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of the ruling All Progressive Congress as the winner of the February 25 presidential election.
Kalu writes APC NWC, 108 senators-elect on his Senate presidential ambition
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The Chief Whip of the 9th Senate and former governor of Abia state, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has written personal letters to the members of National Working Committee of ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and 108 Senators elect of his interest to be the next Senate President.
In an official statement released by the Media office of the Chief Whip on Monday, Kalu refuted news making round that the South East senators-elect endorsed him.
He explained that the senators-elect of the South East only met to make a demand from the President-elect, saying the party has yet to endorse anyone.
Kalu, in the letters he personally signed and addressed to each of the NWC members and Senators-elect, said he is offering himself for the position of the Senate President to the Nigerian people, the senators elect and the party with sincerity of heart, humility, and candour.
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