Court Turn Down Wike's Suit Against PDP, Says The Party Has The Right To Suspend And Expel Him
A federal court in Abuja has said former Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has the right to suspend or expel him as a member of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) if it is legally active. . This was said by Judge James Omotosho in a ruling on a lawsuit filed by Wyke to prevent the PDP from cracking down on Wyke without a fair hearing ahead of the 2023 general election.
Today's Headlines: Tribunal Knocks LP Lawyers Over Disorganised Documents; Gunmen Kill 5 in Rivers Community Over Failure To Provide N1m
Tribunal Knocks LP Lawyers Over Disorganised Documents Photo Credit: Daily Trust The panel of justices of the Presidential Election Petitions Court has criticised the lawyers of the Labour Party (LP) over their non-organisation of documents sought to be tendered as exhibits. The justices took turns to criticise the failure of the lawyers to organise the forms EC8A series (result sheets) sought to be tendered before the court.
Netizens react as Obi's lawyers were spotted entering court with ballot boxes to be used as evidence
The court of appeal in Abuja was recently stormed by the legal representatives of Peter Gregory Obi, a presidential aspirant from the labour party, carrying ballot boxes from various states as evidence. This event, captured in a circulating video, is linked to the ongoing challenge by Peter Obi and the LP regarding the outcome of the presidential election held nationwide on February 25th.
When I Handed The Mantle Of Leadership To Gov Fubara, I Did Not Believe What I Saw On The Road—Wike
During a grand reception in Rivers State in honor of the former Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike stated that after handing over the mantle of leadership to your Excellency, Siminalayi Fubara, the current Governor of the state, he could not believe what he saw on the road.
Reactions As New Rivers State Governor Fubara Declares His State A Christian State
There has been a mixed reaction to Governor Siminalayi Fubara of New Rivers State, who recently declared the state to be a Christian state, on his social media accounts. Fubara replaced Wike as governor, who had been in office for eight years, and he had recently took office.
Wike Reveals How Many Leaders Abandoned Him When He Wanted Them To Support Tinubu's Presidency
The former governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has announced that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu would have gotten more votes from the state during the just concluded presidential election, if he wasn't betrayed by some people. The former governor of Rivers state made this announcement known to the public in a video during a grand reception in Rivers State, which was captured by TVC news, where he was welcomed by the people of the state on Tuesday 30th, May 2023, where he said that many of his trusted leaders had abandoned him when he wanted them to support the former governor of Lagos State during the electioneering process.
Reactions As New Rivers State Governor Fubara Declares His State A Christian State
After declaring New Rivers State a Christian state, Governor Siminalayi Fubara has received a range of opinions on his Twitter account. It's worth noting that Fubara only recently took power, succeeding Wike after the latter's eight years as governor. Fubara just tweeted a few minutes ago that God will serve as Rivers state's cornerstone.
PDP has the right to suspend, expel you – Court tells Wike
In a daily post-report, former Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike was informed on Wednesday by a Federal High Court in Abuja that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has the authority to suspend or expel him if the action is taken in compliance with the law. Justice James Omotosho came to this decision in his ruling on Wike's case filed in advance of the 2023 general elections to get a court order preventing the PDP from taking action against him without a fair hearing.
Fubara: We will allow you control the state but we will not allow you to make us cry- Nyesom Wike
Former Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State issued a warning to the newly elected Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, as he assumed leadership of the state. Wike expressed his hope that Fubara would exceed the achievements of his predecessors and lead the state in the right direction. Video He emphasized the importance of handling the state with care, acknowledging its significant potential for success.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu is yet to give me an appointment. I cannot say I am too big to serve Nigeria –Wike
During a recent interview with BBC News Pidgin, Governor Nyesom Wike discussed the possibility of receiving an appointment from Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu's administration. The outgoing Governor of Rivers state stated that he would not consider himself too important to serve Nigeria if given the opportunity by Tinubu.
PDP has right to suspend, expel you – Court tells Wike
Former Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike was informed on Wednesday by a Federal High Court in Abuja that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has the authority to suspend or expel him if the action is taken in compliance with the law. This was the conclusion reached by Justice James Omotosho in a ruling he issued on a lawsuit brought by Wike ahead of the 2023 general elections to get a court order prohibiting the PDP from taking action against him without a fair hearing.
A lot of people abandoned me when I needed them to support Tinubu's presidency- Nyesom Wike
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu emerged as the winner in Rivers State during the Presidential election, garnering close to 30 percent of the total votes cast in the state. However, the former Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has alleged that Tinubu could have received even more votes if he hadn't been betrayed by certain individuals.
Governorship: Let Fubara Be Sworn-in Today And Let Justice Take Its Full Course- Nyesom Wike
As the countdown begins to the impending transfer of leadership in Rivers State, with Governor-elect Siminalayi Fubara poised to assume office in less than 24 hours, incumbent Governor Nyesom Wike has offered some words of advice. Wike urges caution for Fubara as he steps into the role of leading the state.
Wike: I Voted Tinubu Because He's The Right Person To Lead Nigeria, But I Am Still A PDP Member
Wike was interviewed live on BBC News and responded to several questions. According to him, he voted for Tinubu because he believes he is the best person to lead Nigeria, but that doesn't change the fact that he is a member of the PDP. He also stated that Tinubu possesses capacity and a solid track record.
I Am Not A Silent Member Of APC, And I Won't Be In A Place That I Will Be Quiet -Nyesom Wike Reveals
As the inauguration of newly elected members draws near, Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers state, has revealed yet another thing about his stance with the All Progressives Congress, APC, despite having to support their presidential candidate in the previous election. In an interview with a BBC News pidgin reporter, the governor of Rivers state refuted and rejected any suggestions that he is a low-key APC supporter, stressing that this is not the truth.
"I Don't Care What You Say, I'll Get To My Destination With Wike" Fubara Tells Critics
According to reports by Channels Television, hours after his inauguration Governor Fubara Siminalayi of Rivers State on Monday, restated his allegiance to his immediate predecessor and godfather Ezenwo Nyesom. Speaking during an inauguration supper organised in his honour in Port Harcourt, Siminalayi had a word for his detractors noting, that his path to breakthrough is sure with the ex governor in his corner.
Tinubu: It is during elections that you will know characters, you will know human beings–Nyesom Wike
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu emerged as the winner in Rivers State during the Presidential election, garnering nearly 30 percent of the total votes cast. However, Nyesom Wike, the former Governor of Rivers State, has voiced his belief that Tinubu would have received even more votes from the state had he not been betrayed by certain individuals.
'You Have to be Very Careful in Handling the State, We Want You to Succeed More than Us' – Wike to Fubara
As the clock ticks down to the transfer of power in Rivers State, Governor-elect Siminalayi Fubara has received a cautionary message from incumbent Governor Nyesom Wike. With high hopes for Fubara's leadership, Mr Wike urged him to govern the state wisely and surpass the achievements of previous governors.
'We Will Let You Control The State But We Will Not Allow You To Make Us Cry' - Wike Tells Fubara
With less than 24 hours remaining until the transfer of leadership in Rivers State to Governor-elect Siminalayi Fubara, the incumbent Governor Nyesom Wike has advised him to proceed cautiously as the state's new leader. Governor Wike expressed the desire for Fubara to outperform previous governors of the state.
Fubara takes over from mentor relishing spotlight to govern Rivers
By Egufe Yafugborhi Sir Siminialayi Fubara, Monday, took over from mentor and predecessor, Chief Nyesom Wike, as governor of Rivers state Monday, determined to see Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) keep hold on the reins of power in the state. Fubara, fondly called Sim, in his inaugural speech following his swearing in by Chief Judge of the State, Justice Simeon Amadi at the Elekahia Stadium Port Harcourt, told the people he is overwhelmed by the spotlight as “Governor for all Rivers people