Lagos Tribunal Dismisses Petition Consolidation
The Lagos Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed an application by Mr. Tunde Rhodes-Vivour, a former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, to consolidate his petition with that of the party. Rhodes-Vivour had filed a petition challenging the victory of Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, in the 2019 governorship election.
Today's Headlines: Your Govt Is Temporary, I'll Reclaim My Mandate – Atiku tells Tinubu; Probe Missing $2.1bn subsidy payment or Face Legal Action
Your govt is temporary, I’ll reclaim my mandate – Atiku tells Tinubu Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria) The 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has described President Bola Tinubu’s government as temporary. Atiku made the remark while stressing that he would reclaim his alleged stolen mandate in court.
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.
Tribunal Dismisses Rhodes-Vivour’s Move To Consolidate Petition With PDP
The Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed an application filed by Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, the Labour Party (LP)’s candidate, in the March 18 election, seeking to consolidate his petition with that of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and it’s candidate, Olajide Adediran (popularly known as Jandor).
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: Gambari Hands Over To Gbajabiamila, JUST IN: FG Resumes Meeting With NLC, TUC
Gambari Hands Over To Gbajabiamila Photo Credit: TheCable Ibrahim Gambari, chief of staff to former president Muhammadu Buhari, has handed over to his successor, Femi Gbajabiamila, the outgoing speaker of the house of representatives. The handing over, witnessed by President Bola Tinbu, took place on Monday at the presidential villa, Abuja.
Today's Headlines: 78 killed, 12 kidnapped in Tinubu’s first week, Labour suspends strike plan
78 killed, 12 kidnapped in Tinubu’s first week Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers) At least 78 Nigerians have been killed and 12 abducted in violent attacks across the country since President Bola Tinubu took the oath of office. The incidents happened in Rivers, Zamfara, Kaduna, Ogun, Sokoto, and the Federal Capital Territory.
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: Buhari Handed Banana Peel To Tinubu, Says Kachikwu;Tinubu Warns Security Agencies
Buhari Handed Banana Peel To Tinubu, Says Kachikwu Photo Credit: Channels Television The presidential candidate of the Action Democratic Congress (ADC) in the 2023 elections, Dumebi Kachikwu has said that former President Muhammadu Buhari handed a banana peel to his successor, President Bola Tinubu by leaving the removal of the fuel subsidy for him.
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: 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: 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: 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.
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.
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.