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President Bola Tinubu has filed an appeal against an order of a US court directing the Chicago State University (CSU) to release his academic records to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the PDP. Abubakar had approached the court, seeking to compel the university to grant his request on the grounds that the documents would strengthen his suit challenging Tinubu’s electoral victory. On September 19, Jeffrey Gilbert, a US magistrate judge, granted the request and ordered CSU to release Tinubu’s academic records within 48 hours. However, on September 21, Tinubu filed a motion seeking to extend the deadline and stay the…
Peoples Democratic Party has demanded an investigation into the fire incident at the supreme court. Fire gutted a section of the apex court on Monday. The fire which started in the office of Ibrahim Saulawa, one of the justices, destroyed some files. Federal Fire Service (FFS) said no casualty was recorded in the incident, noting that firefighters swung into action to contain the outbreak. Debo Ologunagba, PDP spokesperson, said in a statement on Monday evening that the party was “alarmed” by the fire incident, describing it as suspicious. The opposition party demanded an “immediate full-scale” investigation into the fire outbreak…
PRESS RELEASE (1) I was one of the youngest accredited members of the Ondo Provincial Movement that fought for the creation of Ondo State in 1976. I was also the Publicity Secretary of the Movement and one of the remaining four lucky survivors, R.F. Fasoranti being one of us. Our Divisional leaders then comprised patriots like R.A. Olusa and I.A. Olukoju from Akoko, M.A. Ajasin and Pa. Odenusi from Owo, R.F. Fasoranti and Akin Deko from Akure, O. Bademisi and Olorunyolemi from Ondo, Akinfosile and Kwoewumi from Okitipupa, all of blessed memory except Fasoranti. They along with those of us…
Judge Nancy Maldonado of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has placed an immediate stay on the release of President Bola Tinubu’s university records after he pleaded severe and irreparable consequences to his life. Tinubu, through his lawyers, begged Maldonado, a district judge, that the September 6 order of Judge Jeffrey Gilbert, a magistrate, should be delayed. The judge agreed that the matter might be too severe for Tinubu to bear and granted a stay until further argument on the matter. ‘This needs to be handled with care,” Maldonado said. The judge gave Tinubu’s lawyers…
Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the “disparaging words” used by the presidential election petitions tribunal when it upheld the victory of President Bola Tinubu were signs that it was biased against him and his party. Abubakar said the tribunal failed to take into cognisance the “doctrine of legitimate expectation”, which he noted is a reason the verdict affirming Tinubu’s victory should be overturned. On September 6, the tribunal dismissed the petitions filed by the PDP candidate and Peter Obi, standard bearer of the Labour Party (LP). The court ruled that their cases were devoid of…
Nigerian opposition leader Atiku Abubakar has landed a major victory in the United States as part of his ongoing push to demonstrate Bola Tinubu’s ineligibility to be Nigeria’s president. A federal court in Chicago ruled Tuesday night that Chicago State University (CSU) must turn over all records relating to Tinubu to Abubakar within two days, saying the former vice-president has been able to sufficiently satisfy the purpose for seeking the records, according to the ruling seen by Peoples Gazette. Judge Jeffrey Gilbert also ordered a deposition of designated CSU officials within two days after the records have been released, noting…
Ondo State House of Assembly has served an impeachment notice on Lucky Aiyedatiwa, the state’s deputy governor, over alleged gross misconduct. The impeachment notice was served on Aiyedatiwa yesterday after an emergency plenary session in Akure, the state capital. The deputy governor was alleged to have approved millions of naira for the purchase of a bulletproof SUV for his personal use. It also noted that Aiyedatiwa allegedly asked that the money be sourced from the state palliative fund and gave the approval while Governor Rotimi Akeredolu was on medical vacation in Germany. During plenary, the majority leader of the house,…
Barely two weeks after the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal affirmed the victory of President Bola Tinubu in the February 25 polls, presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party and Labour Party, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi, have filed 86 grounds of appeal at the Supreme Court to nullify the judgment. The two candidates in separate appeals filed on Tuesday, asked the apex court to set aside the PEPT ruling and nullify Tinubu’s election, describing the verdict as erroneous. Atiku’s appeal was hinged on 35 grounds in which he faulted the tribunal’s ruling on electronic transmission of results, Federal Capital Territory…
Tuesday, 19 September 2023 04:51

Tinubu has surpassed Buhari in nepotism - PDP

President Bola Tinubu has been accused of nepotism following the concentration of most of his recent appointments in the Southwest and Lagos State in particular. Daniel Bwala, the spokesperson of the Atiku Abubakar presidential campaign council for the 2023 general election made the accusation while speaking on Channels TV Politics Today. He claimed that Tinubu had beaten ex-president, Muhammadu Buhari, in nepotism. Buhari was accused of making most of his appointments from the northern part of the country while in office, but Bwala said in the case of Tinubu, only a section of the southern part of the country was…
A new Nigeria can only be born with a new constitution says the leader of the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion,Henry Ndukuba. Ndukuba the Archbishop Metropolitan and Primate of all Nigeria declared in Nnewi: "We need a new constitution that would reinforce true federalism, granting states more powers to address local challenges and drive development initiatives." Delivering his opening address at the just concluded 14th General Synod of the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion at St Mark's Anglican Church Nnewichi Ndukuba said: "To address the pressing issues and lay a solid foundation for a stronger future, Nigeria must embark on…
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Younger workers are rejecting assignments. Here's why

If you want to attract – and retain – younger workers, pay attention to their…
May 22, 2024

Northern leaders slam Tinubu, say govt policies responsible of increasing misery, unemployment in Nigeria

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has criticized policies implemented by President Bola Tinubu's administration, attributing…
May 26, 2024

How to talk to people: 3 ways to stop the cycle of negative self-talk

Negative self-talk, or the experience of your inner monologue being hyper-critical, can erode your confidence.…
May 25, 2024

Wanted criminal pretends to be deaf and dumb for 20 years to avoid prison

A Chinese man wanted for murder managed to avoid police detection for over 20 years…
May 22, 2024

Gunmen kill 40 in fresh attacks on Plateau communities

At least 40 people were killed and many others wounded in an attack by gunmen…
May 26, 2024

What to know after Day 822 of Russia-Ukraine war

RUSSIAN PERSPECTIVE We must stay a step ahead of the enemy – Putin Russia “must…
May 19, 2024

Scientists develop device that can detect when someone is sarcastic

Experts have developed a device that can detect when someone is sarcastic It works by…
April 30, 2024

Finidi George is new Head Coach for Super Eagles

Former Nigerian winger Finidi George has been appointed as the head coach of the national…

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