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Obi take battle to court, file suits



mandateThe presidential candidate of the labour party Peter Obi said he would resist pressure by anybody to abandon his quest to seek redress in court.

The labour presidential candidate who believe that the just concluded presidential election was not free nor fair called on all Nigerians especially his supporters to be law abiding as the truth will take it’s cause stressing that they should not indulge in any act of violence.

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, was declared winner of the election by the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu.

All Progressives Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the elections, Bola Tinubu, was declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Tinubu according to the elections results polled 8.8 million votes to defeat his closest rivals the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, who polled 6,984,520, while the candidate of the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) alhaji Rabi’u Kwankwaso polled 1,476,697, Peter Obi of the Labour Party garnered 6,101,533 votes.

Obi inna press conference told  reporters in Abuja that he would reclaim his mandate explaining that this February election would go down as the most controversial in the history of Nigeria.

According to Obi, INEC has conducted the worst elections in the history of Nigeria which he described as falling below the minimum standards. 

Obi further stressed that the judiciary will do justice and recalled that he was one of the beneficiaries of the judiciary in the history of Nigeria having reclaimed his stolen mandates through the court.

He pointed out that the meeting held with the People’s Democratic Party PDP and other political parties was not a merger but to interface and exchange ideas on the way forward in the national interest.

“We won the election. We will explore all legal action to reclaim our mandate. Nigeria cannot conduct an election 63 years after independence and it will be like this, it is a clear violation of the electoral rule and guidelines that we were assured of.”

 He appeal to all Nigerians to remain humble,  peaceful and law abiding and allow legal experts to take over the battle.

Obi said “We want a New Nigeria built on honesty, fairness and justice. We will do the right thing to gather confidence to lead. Leaders should not act rascally and deliberately discard the rule of law. We insisted that we will be governed by the rule of law. We will explore all legal action to reclaim our mandate. We won the election. We will build a country.


ACF hails Gov. Yusuf 50% slash down of school fees, says the move is exemplary



The Arewa Consultative Forum( ACF) has hail the 50% reduction of school fees for indigent students by the incumbent Governor, of Kano State, Abba Kabir Yusuf as exemplary and worthy to emulate by other governor’s.

Gov. Yusuf has recently cut down 50% reduction in the registration fee for the 2023/2024 academic session for all Kano State indigenes studying regular courses at the Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano, Sa’adatu Rimi University of Education, Kumbotso, Audu Bako College of Agriculture, Dambatta and other state owned tertiary institutions accross the state to cushion  the worsening economic situation people have been going through. 

While reacting to the governor’s initiative, the Chairman of the forum, Dr. Goni Farouk Umar  described the decision as both revolutionary and a hallmark of visionary leadership. 

He noted with delight the Kano State government’s resolve to restore its foreign scholarship programme designed to sponsor 1001 best graduates which demonstrates the government compassion that resulted in the payment of N700million registration fees for 700 Kano State students at the Bayero University Kano. 

The ACF leader noted that both the slashing of the fees in state owned institutions, and the off-setting of the BUK fees would go along way to ease the burden on parents and the students occasioned by the current economic hardship. 

Dr  Umar who describe education as power, and pivot in society’s advancement, prayed for the successful implementation of the government’s pro-poor education policies.

 He also appealed to all sections of the community to support educational development in all facets. 

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Nigeria’s President Tinubu say’s country’s pilgrim who return $80,000 to owner in Saudi is a pride of all.



President of Nigeria, Mr  Ahmed Bola Tinubu will honour Zamfara pilgrim Hajiya A’ishatu ‘Yan Guru Nahuce who found $80,000 in Saudi Arabia during the last Hajj exercise and return the money to it’s rightful owner. Chairman Zamfara State Hajj Commission, Alhaji Musa Mallaha has revealed.

Mallaha disclosed that the president is overwhelmed by the act of honesty exhibited by the female pilgrim hence he directed the National Hajj Commission to organize a national press conference to interview the woman for record keeping while in Saudi.

When the directives was given by the president according to Mallaha, the woman was already airlifted back to Nigeria adding that arrangements are in top gear to ensure the presidential directives is implemented as soon as possible.

Mr. Mallaha who revealed that president Tinubu expressed delight and pointed out that Hajiya Nahuce has brought respect and honour to her country Nigeria said the commission’s preparation towards the national press conference in Nigeria now will include the State governor, Dauda Lawan keying into the activities.

Mallaha further said that her honesty is a pride to all Muslims accross the globe.

The woman during the last excise stumbled into the money while performing Tawaff at the Ka’abah, she said that she kick the bag of the money to a distance for fear of been trample upon if she bow down to pick it up because of the large crowd. An Arab Pilgrim who saw her action pick the bag and gave it to her thinking that it was hers.

Mrs. Nahuce who was sponsored to Hajj by her son’s revealed that it was her first trip to the holy land.

She further revealed in an interview that, she took the money to the officials of her local government Hajj commission and handed it over. The officials met Saudi Authorities and within few days the owner was found and the money was returned to him.

She commented that she was not aware of the magnitude of her action until she was back home to Nigeria where she understands that the news went viral before her arrival

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Nigerian Army neutralize 7 bandits, comb bush for others in Zamfara



Nigerian Army neutralized seven Armed Bandits while several others flee with gunshots wounds in the late hours of Monday. 

The bandits in large number according to reliable source attempted to infiltrate and attack the troops at Kango Sabuwa. The gallant troops of Sector 1 Operation Hadarin Daji in conjunction with troops deployed at Forward Operating Base Wanke were steps ahead of them.

This was achieved by the troops in an ambush operation along the route suspected to be used by the Bandits.

The troops Shortly after the encounter proceeds in pursuit of other fleeing wounded bandits, recovered 1 Machine Gun, ammunition and 6 Motorcycles from the armed bandits.

The Commander Joint Task Force Northwest Operation Hadarin Daji, Major General Godwin Mutkut commends the troops for their bravery and resilience in dealing with the Armed Bandits.

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