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Today Headlines:I've Not Withdrawn My Petition From Tribunal–Lulu-Briggs, Why Obi Will Lose In Court-Ayodele

I have not withdrawn my petition from tribunal – Lulu-Briggs

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Rivers State governorship candidate of Accord in the just concluded election, Dumo Lulu-Briggs has refuted reports that he has withdrawn his petition from the Election Petition Tribunal.

Lulu-Briggs, in a statement by his Media Assistant, Nia’bari Fakae affirmed that he is still committed to pursuing their case before the Election Tribunal.

The Accord governorship candidate said the rumour about the withdrawal of his petition was originated by detractors and their agents.

He said the Accord is, “Steadfast in its commitment to upholding the principles of justice, fairness, and transparency in the electoral process.”

The statement urged the public, media organizations, and all concerned parties to refrain from spreading unfounded rumors and to await verified updates from official sources.

Why Obi will lose in court — Primate Ayodele

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The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, on Sunday, advised presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, to restrain from going to court.

According to him, only God can stop the inauguration ceremony of the President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on May 29.

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Primate Ayodele said nobody would be able to stop the inauguration even though “the Muslim-Muslim combination doesn’t correlate with God’s plan for Nigeria, and will lead to hard times for the country”.

The clergyman, in a statement by his media aide, Oluwatosin Osho, said he warned Obi before the election and told him some things he needed to do if he wanted to win the presidential election, but “he didn’t do any, which was responsible for his loss at the polls”.

Buhari to commission Dangote 650, 000 refinery on May 22

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President Muhammadu Buhari will on May 22 commission the Dangote Refinery in Lagos State.

This was disclosed by Buhari’s Special Assistant on Digital Communications, Bashir Ahmad.

Ahmad said the 650,000 barrels per day refinery would boost the Federal Government’s effort to make Nigeria self-sufficient.

Tweeting, Ahmad wrote: “Efforts by the Federal Government to make Nigeria self-sufficient in local refining of crude oil to save the scarce foreign exchange used in the importation of petroleum products have received a boost as the 650,000 barrels per day Dangote Refinery, the world’s largest single-train refinery, is set for inauguration on May 22nd, 2023, by President Muhammadu Buhari.”

DAILY POST had reported that the Dangote Group announced plans to launch the refineries.

Taraba LG Chairman Abducted, Orderly Killed

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The chairman of Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State, Boyi Manja, has been abducted by unknown gunmen.

The tragic incident occurred on Sunday while he was on transit at Kofai-Ahmadu community in Takum LGA, along Takum-Wukari highway in the State.

His Police orderly was killed during the abduction.

The Taraba State Police spokesman, Abdullahi Usman, confirmed the incident. He said the police in the area were combing the bush to ensure Manja was rescued.

”The kidnappers mounted a checkpoint when they sighted his vehicle approaching, asked that the driver should open the trunk of the vehicle and in the process, those who laid ambush opened fire killing his police orderly.

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