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Today's Headlines: Accept Tinubu Used You To Win–Atiku Ally Tells Obi, US President Biden Yet To Congratulate Tinubu

Accept Tinubu used you to win – Atiku’s ally tells Peter Obi

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The Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has been urged to accept that the President-elect, Bola Tinubu used him to emerge victorious in the just-concluded presidential election.

Reno Omokri, an ally of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, made the remark while noting that Obi was delusional to think he won the 2015 presidential election.

US President Biden Yet To Congratulate Tinubu

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World leaders including the United States President, Joe Biden, have not yet put a call across to President-elect, Bola Tinubu, who was declared of Nigeria’s February 25 presidential election.

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This is coming as the election was widely allegedly acclaimed to be poorly conducted and rigged in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress.

In contrast to Buhari’s election victory in April 2015, Tinubu is yet to receive an official congratulation from world leaders including the US President weeks after being declared a winner.

On April 1, 2015, the then French President, François Hollande, the then United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and the then US President, Barack Obama were among the dignitaries who extended their congrats to Buhari.

Court fixes date to hear suit against conduct of elections, exams on Saturdays

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A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday fixed May 22 for hearing in a suit instituted by a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Ugochukwu Uchenwa, seeking to stop the conduct of elections and examinations on Saturdays in the country.

Justice James Omotosho fixed the date when the matter was mentioned before him.

At Wednesday’s proceedings, the court granted President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), permission to regularize their processes filed against the suit.

Amaechi denies promise to return abandoned property to Igbos in Rivers

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The former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has denied promising the Igbos in Rivers State to return property seized from them after the civil war under the abandoned property policy.

Amaechi had come under scathing criticisms by officials of the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, the Attorney General and Commissioner for Information for allegedly promising to return the abandoned property to the Igbos in Rivers State, if Tonye Cole, the APC Governorship candidate emerges governor of the state in the March 18 elections.

But the former Governor of Rivers State has come out to deny making such a promise saying that “unscrupulous and ill-advised elements” twisted and misrepresented his speech during his stakeholders meeting with Igbos in Rivers State last week.

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