Election Tribunal:All polling agents signed the form EC8A but the results were not uploaded-Witness
In the ongoing legal battle against the outcome of the 2023 presidential election, the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has brought forth its fourth witness, Abiye Sekibo, in front of the tribunal. Sekibo, a medical doctor and businessman residing in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers state, appeared as a witness to challenge the re-election of Bola Tinubu from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Today’s Headlines:I never said I’d work with Tinubu –George, We need to know how funds are spent—NLC
Photo Credit: Google. I was misquoted, I never said I’d work with Tinubu – Bode George. News Credit: Vanguard Newspapers. The former Deputy National Chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bode George has dismissed reports, claiming that he said he would work with President Bola Tinubu should he (Tinubu) invite him.
If The Government Followed Our Recommendations, Tinubu Wouldn't Have Been Sworn In - Bishop Kukah
In a recent interview with Arise Television, Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah, the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, stated that Tinubu would not be sworn in if the government acted on their recommendations. The Bishop made this statement on Friday, June 2, 2023, and noted that the Government had not acted on the recommendations made, which is why Bola Ahmed Tinubu was sworn in.
I Am Satisfied That We Are Still Existing As A United Nation—General Yakubu Gowon
General Yakubu Gowon, a former head of the Nigerian military government, has expressed satisfaction with the continued unity of Nigeria and the smooth transition of democracy from one administration to the next. In a brief interview with Arise Television this morning, he said that he was pleased that the country still exists as a unified country despite the minor strife the country went through during the civil war.
Soludo: South-east will be eternally grateful to Buhari for completion of the second Niger bridge
Prof Chukwuma Soludo, the governor of Anambra state said the South-east geopolitical zone will be grateful forever to the outgoing President, Muhammadu Buhari for completing of the Second Niger Bridge. During a live television programme, Soludo appreciated the outgoing president, Muhammadu Buhari, administration for keeping to its promise of the completion of the bridge.
Oseni Rufai Reacts After NNPC Introduces New Fuel Price Nationwide
Arise Television co-host and international speaker Oseni Rufai has turned to Twitter to voice his opinion on the new fuel prices implemented by NNPC. According to news reports, the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) has authorized a national increase in the price of gasoline at the pump.
Kashim Shettima Assumes Office To Begin His First Term As The Vice President of Nigeria
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Alhaji Kashim Shettima were both inaugurated as the President and Vice President of Nigeria respectively, in Abuja on the 29th of May 2023. The important event was witnessed by thousands of Nigerians and other foreigners, who were happy to see these men take control of the leadership of the West African country.
JAPA: Abike Dabiri Reacts After Arise TV Presenter Commented on Emdee Tiamiyu BBC's Interview
The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri, has expressed her displeasure with the broadcasters and presenters of Arise Television over the comment made on Emdee Tiamiyu’s interview with British Broadcasting Corporation that assumingly corroborated the ban of Nigerian students from bringing their dependants to the United Kingdom.
Buhari Did Well During His Tenure, But I Am Not Satisfied With Tinubu Taking Over Power- Bakare
In a recent statement, Tunde Bakare expressed his displeasure with Tinubu selection as the future president of Nigeria and referenced Tinubu's inauguration. According to Arise News, Tunde Bakare allegedly told us that Buhari did well and that he is satisfied with his leadership, but that he is uneasy about the person to whom he is delegating authority.
If he is sworn in I will congratulate him, But that will not stop me from Criticising Him - Oseni Rufai
Arise Television Presenter Oseni Rufai has come out to say He will congratulate the President elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu if he gets inaugurated as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Rufai said this during the Arise Television Morning show. Rufai said, although he will continue to criticize him, that will not stop him from congratulating him.
After Apex Court Ruling, Obi Went On Arise TV To Say LP Had No Guber Candidate In Ebonyi- Arabambi
Peter Obi, the party's presidential candidate, was accused of disrespecting a Supreme Court decision during a news conference by Labour Party splinter leader Abayomi Arabambi. The Labour Party's candidate for governor in Ebonyi for the March 18 election, according to Arabambi, is Eze-Oko, who was recognized as such by the Supreme Court.
Buhari Doesn’t Need To Go To The Niger Republic. He Should Stay In Nigeria With Us -Ortom
The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, on Wednesday, said he has forgiven the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd). Ortom disclosed this while responding to questions on Arise Television’s ‘The Morning Show’. Ortom expressed hope for a better performance from the incoming Bola Tinubu administration in both the state and the country as a whole.
Abike Dabiri Drags Arise TV After Its Presenter Alleged That She Called Youths Drug Dealers/Cultists
The Chairperson for the Nigerian Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Hon. Abika Dabiri-Erewa, has dragged the management of Arise Television, after one of its female presenters claimed that she referred to Nigerian youths as cultists and drug dealers. While reacting, Abike Dabiri-Erewa noted that she worked very hard to be where she is today, and if women no where to her age and achievements feel the only way to bring her down is to spew nonsense, they will meet their watreloo.
I Am Satisfied That We Are Still Existing As A United Nation—General Yakubu Gowon
Former Nigerian military leader and general Yakubu Gowon is pleased with the country's ongoing unity and the peaceful transfer of democracy from one administration to the next. He expressed his happiness that the country is still a unified nation despite the slight turbulence it experienced during the civil war in a brief interview with Arise Television this morning.
A Single Candidate Is Stipulated To Win 25% In 2/3 Of All The States And FCT -Aondoakaa
Former Federation Attorney General Micheal Aondoakaa has come forward to offer his own interpretation of the contentious provisions of the 1999 constitution. Recall that Section 134 of the Constitution established the manner in which the president is to take office. Aondoakaa asserted that we cannot interpret the constitution's provisions in isolation during an exclusive interview with Arise TV.
Tinubu Should Handle S'East The Way Obasanjo Treated Yorubas Who Didn't Vote For Him– Prof Adeniyi
Professor Abiodun Adeniyi, a renowned authority on public affairs and communications, is quoted in an article by Arise News as advising the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to use caution when dealing with the Southeast as competition for the highly coveted position of Senate President heats up ahead of the 10th National Assembly.
Muhammadu Buhari Has Taken Us From Top To Bottom; I Have Forgiven Him – Gov Samuel Ortom
Samuel Ortom, the incumbent governor of Benue State and a member of the Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) Integrity Group, has apologized to President Muhammadu Buhari for not making an effort to improve the lives of his constituents. As a reborn Christian, Ortom had declared, "I have forgiven President Muhammadu Buhari.
How Sen Ndume Failed To Answer Oseni Rufai's Question About ₦2.2Bn Allegation Against Akpabio In 2022
Senator Ali Ndume, who represents the good people of Borno South Senatorial Zone, has subtly declined to respond to a question posed to him earlier today by Arise Television host Oseni Rufai. Oseni Rufai mentioned in an interview he gave on Arise Television earlier today that the Senate threatened to arrest Senator Akpabio in March 2022 over his alleged failure to pay a $2 billion contract and demanded to know if he was qualified to serve as Senate President.
Caution Your Anchors, Abike Dabiri Charges Arise TV's CEO
In a recent turn of events, the Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri, expressed her deep dissatisfaction with the broadcasters and presenters of Arise Television. The reason for her disappointment was a comment made during Emdee Tiamiyu's interview with the British Broadcasting Corporation, seemingly supporting the ban on Nigerian students bringing their dependents to the United Kingdom.
Don't Cover Them Because You Are In The Same Party, Tell Nigerians What You Inherited- Shehu Sani
Former senator and Nigerian civil society rights defender Shehu Sani has counseled the incoming administration to inform Nigerians of the legacy of the departing administration. In an interview with Arise News, the senator emphasized that even though they are members of the same political party as them, they shouldn't be required to cover them even though it might affect them.