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Today's Headlines: Tinubu, Let Your Appointments Reflect Fairness - Gen. Bajowa; 10th NASS: Give S’East Something Reasonable - Kalu

Tinubu, Let Your Appointments Reflect Fairness—Bajowa

A retired Major-General of the Nigerian Army and former acting Military Governor of the defunct South-Eastern State, Dr Oluyemi Bajowa, has passionately appealed to the President Elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to ensure his appointment reflects the diversity of the country.

News Source: Vanguard Newspaper

Gen Bajowa noted that equity and fairness in his administration would further safeguard the peace and unity of the nation.

He said this during the opening of the 10th Synod of the Diocese on the Coast at Ebenezer Anglican Cathedral, Ilutitun in Okitipupa, Ondo state.

According to him ” as the nation embarks on building a new Nigeria, principles of fairness, equity, justice, and the rule of law, should reign supreme and be prioritized.

Kalu: Give S’East Reasonable Thing

The Senate Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu, has appealed to the stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC to give the South-East region something reasonable as the contest for the leadership of the 10th National Assembly gathers more momentum.

Kalu made this appeal in a statement on Thursday.

News Source: Vanguard Newspaper.

The former governor of Abia state noted that the APC with 59 Senators-elect, does not have an absolute majority in the 109-member Red Chambers.

He added that the South-East deserves “something very reasonable” other than deputy speaker.

NYSC at 50: Buhari commends Gowon, says scheme must be sustained

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd), for the wisdom of setting up the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in 1973, which truly achieved the goal of national integration.

In a statement on Friday by Femi Adesina, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Buhari congratulated the former Head of State and all directors-general of the corps, past and present, for inspiring and sustaining a 50-year legacy.

News Source: Daily Post

The President insisted that the NYSC remains one of the strongest ideals of nation-building, institutionally encouraging inter-cultural and inter-religious marriages, resettling people of various tribes in different parts of the country, exploring entrepreneurship and business opportunities in places, removing insularity among citizens, and enabling a new culture of oneness, brotherliness, and neighbourliness.

Court Asserts Jurisdiction, Adjourns Case Against Abure

The High Court of the FCT has assumed jurisdiction in the suit filed by Yomi Arabambi, the Publicity Secretary of the Labour Party (LP) loyal to the party’s suspended Deputy National Chairman, Lamidi Apapa, and seven others against the National Chairman, Julius Abure, and three others.

News Source: Channels TV

Justice Hamza Mu’azu stated this on Friday, while ruling on the preliminary objection filed by Abure and the National Secretary, Farouq Umar Ibrahim, challenging the jurisdiction of the court to entertain the matter.

The suit is based on the order restraining Abure and Ibrahim; National Organising Secretary, Oluchi Opara; and National Treasurer, Clement Ojukwu, from parading themselves as leaders of the Labour Party.

The order is pending the hearing of a suit seeking, among others, their sack over allegations of forged court documents, including receipts and the seal of the FCT High Court, which they were said to have used in the substitutions of LP’s candidates in the 2023 general elections.

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