Day: September 11, 2019

PDP: Okorocha’s Victory At Tribunal Is Miscarriage of Justice

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo West has rejected the ruling of the election petition tribunal on the March 9, 2019 senatorial election in the area. The party described the ruling as unacceptable, miscarriage of justice and a rape on democracy. DAILY POST reports that the tribunal sitting in Abuja had sustained the declaration of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Okorocha, as the winner of the poll. Speaking to newsmen in Owerri yesterday, Imo West PDP chairman, Chief Alloy Igwe, insisted that the election was marred by violence and irregularities and as such should not have stood....

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Labour Party withdraws case against Abiodun at Supreme Court

The Labour Party has withdrawn its election petition appeal against the victory of the Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, at the Supreme Court. DAILY POST learnt that the Labour Party and counsel to Abiodun have decided to settle for an alternative dispute resolution. It was gathered the decision came following a peace deal brokered by Abiodun’s lead counsel at the tribunal, Prof. Taiwo Osipitan, SAN. Earlier, DAILY POST reported that the Labour Party and its governorship candidate, Mrs Modupe Sanyaolu, in a Supreme Court suit number SC/1088/2019, had dragged Abiodun before the apex court, asking it to invalidate his...

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Nnamdi Kanu takes Biafra to EU parliament, makes revelations

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, on Tuesday, took his agitation for the actualization of a Sovereign State called Biafra to the European Union parliament. The IPOB leader told the parliament that it was the ill treatment meted by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration that aggravated the situation that worsened the agitation for Biafra. In a paper presented by Mazi Kanu, to the EU Parliament and made available to reporters by IPOB’s Deputy Leader, Uche Mefor, Kanu pointed out that “after the Nigeria Biafra Civil war, Biafrans slowly rebuilt...

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