Why Obi Couldn’t Defeat Tinubu_Abubakre
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Razaq Abubakre, an emeritus Professor and former federal Commissioner, says the Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate Mr Peter Obi couldn’t have beaten President-elect Sen. Bola Tinubu at the last presidential election.
Abubakre, also a former Vice Chancellor of Al-Hikmah University Ilorin, spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Friday.
The technocrat claimed that Obi’s lacklustre performance as former Governor of Anambra State worked against him.
Abubakre said that Obi’s inability to build leaders, unlike Tinubu, who has inspired several leaders nationally and internationally, was part of his undoing.
He further stated that the allegation against Obi in some sections of the media, where he was accused of practising tribal jingoism during his governorship tenure against non-Igbo speaking people, was part of his albatross.
“Some of his activities, performance and attitude in synchrony to those of some of his followers, the ‘Obidients’, reveal their latent parts.
UK Court Sentences Ike To 10yrs Imprisonment
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The United Kingdom court has sentenced former Deputy Senate President of Nigeria, Ike Ekweremadu, to nine years and eight months in prison for an organ trafficking plot.
The court also sentenced his wife, Beatrice, to four years six months while the medical doctor who acted as a ‘middleman’ in the plot, Dr Obinna Obeta, was sentenced to 10 years and his medical licence was also suspended.
GEJ Pay Tributes To Yar’Adua 13yrs After
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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has paid tributes to his late boss, ex-President Umaru Yar’Adua, 13 years after his death.
Jonathan, who was Yar’Adua‘s deputy, described him as a “great and selfless leader.”
In a post shared via his Twitter handle on Friday, he wrote, “On this day thirteen years ago, our nation lost a great and selfless leader, President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua. He was a man of peace, justice and accountability.
“We look back with appreciation to God for his life and his impact on our nation.
President Yar’Adua was an exemplary leader, who lived above ethnic and religious sentiments. And his public life inspired many positively
“Today, we remember him for his life of service, dedication and commitment to a united and prosperous nation.
“We will continue to remember him for his developmental strides and his commitment to the peace and progress of Nigeria. – GEJ”
Wike’s Relationship With APC Won’t Last_ Ayodele
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The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, on Friday revealed that the relationship between the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State would not last.
Primate Ayodele said the cabals in the incoming government of the APC would fight Wike.
In a statement by his Media Aide, Oluwatosin Osho, Ayodele explained that the governor would be made to pay dearly for some of his actions in recent times.
The man of God made it known that after the inauguration of the incoming administration of the President-elect, Bola Tinubu on May 29, several things will change, adding that those who expect to have the lion’s share may end up not getting anything because appointments will break the ruling party.
According to Ayodele: “Wike’s relationship with APC will not last. Cabals will fight him mercilessly, and he will be made to pay dearly, but he will not understand now. APC will teach him a big lesson, including other PDP defectors.
Only God Knows Party I’ll Handover Power To – Ganduje
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Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje said only God knows the party that he will hand over to in May 29.
Ganduje stated this at the commissioning of some road projects in Kano.
He said, “It’s normal for a government to inherit projects. We inherited some and completed them; and as a government we are leaving some projects for the incoming administration. Only God knows to which government I will transmit power, whether APC or NNPP.”
Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC declared the candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, Yusuf Abba Kabir, as the winner of the Kano governorship election.
The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has disputed the results and dragged INEC and NNPP to court over the declaration of Yusuf of the New Nigeria People Party, NNPP as the governor-elect.
We’ll Reform Judiciary For Better Service Delivery —Tinubu
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President-elect, Bola Tinubu, yesterday said his government would do a comprehensive reform of the judiciary and provide better working conditions for better service delivery.
Asiwaju Tinubu who spoke in Rivers while commissioning the new 24 courtrooms Rivers State Magistrate Court built by the Governor Nyesom Wike’s administration in Port Harcourt, noted that Governor Nyesom Wike is fighting corruption by providing improved welfare and a conducive work environment for the state’s judiciary.
He said “To look at a different angle to what Wike has done here today, he is fighting corruption. This is the way to fight corruption. You don’t expect your judges to operate, or dispense justice in squalor.
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