Why I said APC governors are my heroes - Gov. Wike
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Governor of Rivers State, Nyesome Wike said the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors deserve commendation for their nationalistic stance that propelled the party to zone the presidency to the south.
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Governor Wike, made these remarks when the three Rivers senators elect; the deputy governor, Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo, Senator Barry Mpigi, and Hon. Allwell Onyesoh visited him at his private residence in Rumueprikom on Wednesday to present their certificate of return to him.
According to him, the emergence of the president-elect of southern extraction was made possible because of the premium APC governors attached to national unity.
Don’t revenge against opposition, traditionalist tells Tinubu
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The President-elect, Senator Bola Tinubu, has been urged not to revenge against those who do not support his ambition to become the president.
The leader of Ogboni Aborigine worldwide, Oba Adetoyese Olakisan, gave the advice in an open letter sent to Tinubu copy of which was obtained in Osogbo Wednesday.
Olakisan, who also urged the incoming president to work diligently to rescue the country from her current economic hardship, noted that God has made Tinubu a father to all Nigerians.
He also said the unity of the Yoruba Nation would depend largely on Tinubu, and asked him to work towards a restructured Nigeria.
Gombe monarch warns against census manipulation
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Ahead of the national population and housing census coming up in April, the Emir of Gombe, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu-Abubakar III, has expressed the commitment of traditional institution to support a smooth and transparent digital headcount.
Shehu-Abubakar, who doubles as Chairman Gombe State Council of Emirs and Chiefs,also warned against manipulation of statistics for whatever gains.
The monarch spoke during the inauguration of members of the Gombe State Census Publicity Committee.
The monarch stressed that for development to happen in the country statistics were important.
Court refuses Obi’s request to stop INEC from reconfiguring BVAS
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The court of appeal has refused to restrain the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from reconfiguring the bimodal voter accreditation system (BVAS) ahead of the governorship and state assembly elections.
In the ruling delivered on Wednesday, a three-member panel of the court of appeal led by Joseph Ikyegh, held that restraining the electoral commission would constrain INEC from conducting the March 11 elections.
In an application, Peter Obi, presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), had sought an order of the court “restraining the 1st respondent (INEC) from tampering with the information embedded in the BVAS machines until the due inspection is conducted and certified true copies (CTC) of them issued”
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