Today's Headlines: I Will Work For Tinubu If He Invited Me- Bode George,Barber Alleges Assault and Extortion by Policemen in Lagos
I Will Work For Tinubu If He Invited Me- Bode George Photo credit: leadership news A former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, has said he will gladly work with the administration of President Bola Tinubu if invited to contribute his quota to nation-building.
Today's Headlines: INEC, Others Ask Tribunal To Strike Out Vivour’s Petition; NPF Promote Officers
INEC, Others Ask Tribunal To Strike Out Vivour’s Petition Photo Credit: The Nation Lagos Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has fixed today for ruling on whether or not to strike out an application filed by the Labour Party’s (LP’s) candidate in the March 18 election, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, for being incompetent and lack of jurisdiction.
Today's Headlines: Angry Youths Set Police Post Ablaze In Lagos, Identity Theft: Peter Obi Gives Update
Angry youths set police post ablaze in Lagos Some angry youths have invaded a police post located on Olayiwola Close, in the Oregun area of Ikeja, Lagos State, setting it ablaze and leaving a policeman on duty injured. Source: Vanguard News The attack, which its cause could not be ascertained yet, left a policeman with an injury to the head.
Today's Headlines:I'll Work For Tinubu If He Invited Me Bode;Tribunal To Decides Gbadebo Fate Today
I Will Work For Tinubu If He Invited Me_Bode Photo Credit:Leadership News A former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, has said he will gladly work with the administration of President Bola Tinubu if invited to contribute his quota to nation-building.
Today's Headlines: I’ve No Doubt Tinubu’ll Perform- Oba Of Benin, George: I’ll Work For Tinubu If He Invited Me
I’ve No Doubt Tinubu’ll Perform—Oba Of Benin The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, has said he has no doubt that President Bola Tinubu will perform excellently as the country’s helmsman, given his antecedent. Photos Credits: Punch Newspaper The Oba made the declaration on Thursday in a congratulatory message to Tinubu, which he signed on behalf of Royal Court of Benin, Benin Royal family and the people of Edo State.
Today's Headlines: Groups Protest In Edo, Block Roads; Tinubu Meets Kalu, Abbas In Aso Rock Villa
Groups Protest In Edo, Block Roads Photo Credit: Punch Newspaper The Edo Civil Society Organisations on Thursday blocked a section of the Benin/Lagos highway in protest against the removal of fuel subsidy which has led to an increase in the pump price of fuel. The protest, which was at different locations in the state, obstructed vehicular movements with commuters trekking long distances to their destinations.
Today's Headlines: Explain Your Source Of Wealth-El-Rufai To Predecessors, Tinubu, APC, oppose consolidation of Atiku, Obi, APM petitions.
Explain your source of wealth, El-Rufai tells predecessors Photo credit: The Nation Outgoing Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai says he did not steal a Kobo from the state’s treasury in his nearly eight years in office. “I can swear I never stole a Kobo from the government coffers,” El-Rufai claimed during his valedictory media chat at the weekend in Kaduna.He challenged his predecessors to come out and swear with Holy Qur’an that they never stole from the government during their tenures.
Former Lagos State LP chairman Olukayode Salako announces next move after resigning from Labour Party
Former chairman of the Labour Party in Lagos, Olukayode Salako has announced he will be returning back to the ruling All Progressive Congress APC after resigning from the Labour Party. Salako, who was the House of Reps candidate of the Labour Party for Oshodi Isolo Constituency 1, had a tumultuous time as a member of the Labour party.
Lagos Tribunal Dismisses APM, And APP Petitions Against Sanwo-Olu
According to PunchNews, the Lagos state gubernatorial petitions court on Wednesday dismissed petitions filed by the Allied Peoples' Movement and the Action Peoples Party against the March 18 victory of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy Obafemi Hamzat as governor Choice. The Independent National Electoral Commission and the All Progressives Congress are also respondents to the petitions.
Lagos Tribunal dismisses APM, APP petitions against Sanwo-Olu
The Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed the petitions filed by the Allied Peoples' Movement (APM) and the Action Peoples Party (APP) challenging the election victories of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his running mate, Obafemi Hamzat. The tribunal made this decision on Wednesday, putting an end to the legal challenges brought forward by the APM and APP.
Today's Headlines: Sanwo-Olu takes oath of office for second term; Dikko sworn in as Katsina Gov
Sanwo-Olu takes oath of office for second term Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has taken the oath of office for his second term as governor. The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Kazeem Alogba administered the oath to signal the beginning of the governor’s second term of four years.
Today's Headlines: Why INEC Can’t Defend Tinubu Qualifications–Atiku, OBJ Mourns Sunday Mbang
Presidential Poll Dispute: Why INEC can’t defend Tinubu’s qualifications – Atiku Photo Credit: Vanguard News ABUJA– A former Vice President and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Friday, berated the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for filing processes to defend the qualifications of the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
Tight security as Lagos residents storm TBS for Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat’s inauguration
On Monday, armed security officials occupied Tafawa Balewa Square on Lagos Island, where Governor Babajide Sanwolu and Deputy Dr. Obafemi Hamzat were appointed as the 16th democratically elected governor and deputy governor of Lagos State. Security personnel, led by the Nigerian Police, Ministry of National Security and DSS, among others, were tasked with thwarting a growing crowd attempting to enter the scene in the light rain.
Today's Headlines: Alex Otti: Apapa Blames Abure, Others; Buhari Approves New Governing Board Of NIS
Alex Otti: Apapa blames Abure, others The Lamidi Apapa-led faction of the Labour Party (LP) has blamed the embattled National Chairman of the party, Barr. Julius Abure for the Federal High Court, Kano judgement that sacked the Enugu State Governor-elect, Alex Otti and all the candidates of the Labour Party in Abia and Kano States in the just concluded elections.
Lagos Tribunal dismisses APM, APP petitions against Sanwo-Olu
The challenges brought by the Allied Peoples' Movement and the Action Peoples Party challenging the election victories of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his running mate, Obafemi Hamzat, on March 18 were dismissed by the Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday. Other petition responses include the All Progressives Congress and the Independent National Electoral Commission.
President Buhari approves new NIS Board of Trustees
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the creation of a new Board of Trustees for the National Institute of Sports (NIS), following the expiration of the three-year term of the previous Board. According to Punch, The President's approval is contained in a statement signed by Mohammed Manga, Director, of Media and Public Affairs, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development.
Suspected motorcycle robbers kill a vigilante in Kwara State
Samuel Jiyah, a member of a vigilante group, was reportedly murdered in Lade village in the Patigi local government area of Kwara state by suspects who specialized in stealing motorcycles from unsuspecting bike owners. The Nigerian Tribune has learned that the vigilante was stabbed to death by his attackers on Friday night as he returned from a nearby Ekati village on his motorcycle.