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Today's Headlines: Tinubu Reveals Type Of Govt He’ll Form; APC Knocks Naja’atu For Attacking Buhari

Tinubu Reveals Type Of Govt He’ll Form

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Bola Tinubu, the President-elect, has said his focus is to form a government of national competence rather than that of national unity to address Nigeria’s challenges.

Tinubu said this in a statement personally signed on Thursday in Abuja.

The statement read in part, “As your incoming president, I accept the task before me. There has been talk of a government of national unity, my aim is higher than that. I seek a government of national competence.

In selecting my government, I shall not be weighed down by considerations extraneous to ability and performance. The day for political gamesmanship is long gone.

“I shall assemble competent men and women and young people from across Nigeria to build a safer, more prosperous and just Nigeria.”

Tinubu was declared the winner of the Feb. 25 Presidential election by the INEC.

He defeated close rivals, the PDP’s Atiku Abubakar and LP’s Peter Obi.

APC Knocks Naja’atu For Attacking Buhari

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A loyalist of the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate in the February 25 election, Atiku Abubakar, Naja’atu Mohammed, has blamed the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for what she called the rigging of the poll in favour of the All Progressives Congress candidate, Bola Tinubu.

Naja’atu, who was a director in charge of civil society organisations in the APC Presidential Campaign Council before her defection to Atiku’s camp, also chided Buhari for alleged abuse of the rule of law, blatant corruption and other similar vices, which she said were the hallmark of governance in the past eight years.

In a statement she personally signed and made available to journalists in Abuja on Thursday, Naja’atu berated Buhari for the open display of his ballot paper after voting, describing the behaviour as an affront to the nation’s secret ballot model of voting.

In Petition To Buhari, IGP, Activist Seek Probe, Sack Of EFCC Boss Bawa

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A coalition of civil society organisations and some lawyers on Thursday submitted a petition to President Muhammadu Buhari, demanding a probe of the Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, AbdulRasheed Bawa.

The petition was submitted two days after the activists resumed their suspended protest in Lagos, calling for removal of Bawa over alleged disregard for the rule of law.

The activist, in a statement on Thursday in Lagos by Mr Olufemi Lawson disclosed that they had also submitted a copy of the petition to the Inspector-General of Police (IGP).

The statement entitled ” Bawa not Fit to Remain EFCC Chairman,” was allegedly endorsed by over 130 CSOs and 20 constitutional lawyers.

Church Appeals Judgment On Land Dispute

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REGISTERED Trustees of Victorious Army Ministries International has appealed Lagos State High Court judgment, which held that the church encroached on land located on Acme Crescent in Ikeja.

The church is urging the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal to restore their rights of possession of the land because the lower court’s Justice Gbadebo Oshoala, erred.

The claimants, in the suit: ID/1097/16, are Alhaji Mufutau Ashade and Prince Olabisi Ashade, who sued for themselves as the principal and on behalf of Ashade Royal family of Ogba Lagos State.

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