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Peter Obi breaks silence after Presidential tribunal verdict, discloses next move

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The 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has rejected the ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) that upheld the election of President Bola Tinubu.

Naija News recalls the tribunal, on Wednesday, affirmed the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 25, 2023, presidential election as the rightful winner of the election.

The tribunal held that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, did not successfully prove his petition seeking to remove Tinubu from office.

The court also struck out the petition filed by  LP and Obi for lack of merit while ruling on whether the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was right to return Tinubu as duly elected by a majority of lawful votes cast.

Speaking through his team of lawyers led by Dr Livy Uzoukwu (SAN) after the court sitting on Wednesday night, Obi vowed to appeal the judgement of the tribunal.

The former Governor of Anambra warned that if care is not taken, the electoral jurisprudence would disappear in the country, stressing that the court process should be seamless.

He stressed that petitioners who are dissatisfied with the outcome of an election may resort to self-help if they continue to find it very difficult to establish their case owing to obstacles from government institutions like INEC.

He said: “If we are not careful, our electoral jurisprudence will eventually disappear. I am saying this with every amount of sincerity because when the litigant who contested the election continue to find it very difficult to establish their case due to obstacles on the way, starting with INEC, certainly they may resort to some other means of trying to get justice, which may not be lawful.”
The LP flagbearer also commended the Court of Appeal for introducing live-streaming of the judgement to guarantee transparency and accountability.

“Also, I commend the Court of Appeal for introducing live streaming. You may recall that we applied to the court to have a live streaming of all the proceedings, but the court, in its wisdom, did not grant the application.

“But now, in the end, they saw the wisdom in it and the need to guarantee transparency, hence, live streaming of the judgement.

“Certainly, it would have been better if it was live streaming of the entire proceedings so that the public would have the chance to watch and be able to relate properly with the judgement.
“So, I will hope and pray that this time, it will be continuous, starting from the beginning of a case.

“That is the only way that you can guarantee transparency because when something is open, Nigerians will see things for themselves, and they will make up their minds, one way or the other,” he added.

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JUST-IN: 100 Terrorists Dead As NAF Strikes, Police Rescue Kidnap Victims In Katsina

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) conducted a nighttime operation in the Kuka Shidda camp, Faskari local government area of Katsina State, killing over 100 terrorists.

Naija Latest Gist reports that the operation, conducted by Operation Hadarin Daji troops, targeted a criminal group affiliated with notorious terrorist kingpin Yusuf Yellow and his close associate Rabe Imani.

In a statement from Katsina State governor’s spokesman, Ibrahim Kaula, it was revealed that more than 45 motorcycles were destroyed in the airstrikes.

He emphasized that the recent air raid by the Nigerian Air Force in the Faskari-Kankara axis had significantly disrupted the bandits’ activities there, marking the third successful development in the state.

Kaula also mentioned that a prompt response by security forces foiled a kidnapping attempt in the early hours of Sunday morning in Jibia local government area of the state, resulting in the rescue of three victims.

The statement partly read, “A credible police source disclosed that the distress call regarding abduction of some residents in Kwata area, Jibia local government area was received around 4:15 am.

“Without hesitation, a Supol led an APC patrol team to the scene. They arrived to find armed bandits holding three women captive. Acting swiftly, the team blocked the kidnappers’ escape route, leading to a confrontation. A gunfight ensued, pressuring the criminals to flee.

“Thankfully, all three kidnap victims – Ummulkhari Abubakar (23) Shafa’atu Abubakar (35), and Maryam Lawal (15) – were rescued unharmed. The team also ensured the safety of a six-month-old baby boy named Ismail Usman, who was among those abducted.

“The source indicates that the security forces exercised commendable restraint during the operation, expending only 14 rounds of ammunition and 20 smoke canisters.”

The statement emphasized that the swift response saved lives and sent a clear message to criminals that such acts will not be tolerated.

It further highlighted the NAF and local law enforcement’s firm commitment to protecting Katsina State’s citizens from criminal activities.

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Video trends as President Tinubu falls while climbing a parade car for Democracy Day celebration today (Watch)

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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is one of the trending conversations online as he falls while climbing a parade car for Democracy Day celebration.

This is coming after the 72-year-old president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria delivered the Democrazy Day speech.

Today, June 12th 2024 is the 25th Democrazy Day celebration of Nigeria, meaning the country is celebrating the silver anniversary of our journey in democracy.

While delivering his Democracy Day speech, Prsident Tinubu said that he was among those who took the risk to midwife the birth of democracy in the country.

He added that he understands the economic difficulties we face as a nation and by extension tells Nigerians to be more positive while promising to move Nigeria forward.

After delivering the Democrazy Day speech, Bola Ahmed Tinubu raises eyebrows online as he falls while climbing a parade car for Democracy Day celebration today.

The security details had to quickly rushed to him after he fell down and tried to raise him up.

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See reactions below;

tufab: Please sir don’t fall. You must finish your 12 years tenure oo. 🙏.

sonita_the_virtuous_girl: If this falling sweet you gather here>>>>😂😂😂.

veevyann: Naso prices of Foodstuffs go take fall this week in Jesus name🤲🏾.

lyric_onyems: Nice one! 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂.

nkemakonamu’: We are still standing on your mandate and you are already falling 😞.

castroevans1:He will be flown abroad and billions will be spent for his check-up… meanwhile, the common won’t be able access Healthcare, meanwhile doctors here would be paid a meagre stipend called salary…

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“This is a disrespect” – Police officer loses control as lady seduces him during car inspection on the road (Video)

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A video is making the rounds on social media that shows the moment a police officer loses control as he gets seduced by a lady during a car inspection on the road.

In the clip that has gone viral, the middle-aged lady while driving was asked to stop by the police officer while driving for a quick inspection.

However during this moment, the lady automatically turned on her romantic state as she was seen seducing the police officer and by extension, the police officer who was actively doing his job became the victim.

The police officer asks the lady for her particulars and the lady responds by putting her particulars in her mouth and then moving it in the direction of the officer so that he can take it.

The police officer seems to be left with no choice and he reacted by collecting the particulars by stretching her his hand toward her mouth and collected the particulars from there.

Following that, the lady continues to seduced the police officer as she was seen locking her lips with her teeth together and the duo ended up looking at each other.

The police officer who has lost control while standing was seen staring at the lady inside the car in what could be described as “love is a beautiful thing.”

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laughpillscomedy: This Gen Z plays too much 😂.

ble_ssing_sunday: This Olopa don wet but maintaining maximum composure😂😂😂.

uchenna4712: If they arrest this one now they go day disturb us with justice for her.

attih_soul: Stop doing this. If he thinks you’re flirting and wants to do something with you, what will you do? What if he decides not to understand that it’s not a joke? Don’t tempt the devil to tempt you 🙏🏼.

azapeter_1: his is very wrong You can’t try this outside Nigeria That’s why I don’t like visiting this country.

director_h20: This is 💯 crime. U can’t seduce an officer.

funny_thinker1: See the power of a woman, she made the conStable unStabe 😂.

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