Court Hears Suit To Stop Labour Party Rally.
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Nine lawyers and one wale Lawrence on Thursday asked a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State to stop the Labour Party, its candidates and supporters from conducting a rally tagged ‘#Obidatti23 Forward Ever Rally’ on October 1, 2022, or any other date in Lagos State.
The 10 plaintiffs specifically urged the court to restrain the LP presidential candidate, Peter Obi, his running mate, Yusuf Baba-Ahmed, one Julius Abure, and their loyalists from holding the rally until the hearing and determination of their motion on notice of September 12, 2022.
The nine lawyers are Adedotun Ajulo, Salamatu Lewi, Hakeem ljaduola, Ogunbona Akinpelu, Owolabi Oluwasegun, Mogbojuri Kayode, Wuyep Nadom, Dimimu Mabel and Kolawole Salami.
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Wike Blames Uncommitted Leaders Over ASUU Strike, Sues For Peace.
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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike says the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), is the consequence of electing leaders that are not committed to solving problems.
He says while it is acknowledged that the problem leading to the strike is an accumulated one, proper negotiations should have been able to resolve the dispute.
Governor Wike, a former Minister of State for Education, however, urged ASUU to reconsider some demands as no administration can pay out the huge sum being demanded by the union at a go, with the present economic realities.
Mamu’s Arrest Won’t Stop Negotiations For Abductees Release – FG.
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The federal government says the arrest of Tukur Mamu, publisher of Desert Herald newspaper, won’t stop negotiations for the release of the Abuja-Kaduna train passengers.
Mamu is an aide to Ahmad Gumi, popular Islamic cleric, who has been involved in negotiations for the release of the passengers who were abducted during an attack on a train in March 2022.
Speaking with journalists on Thursday after a national security council meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, Muhammad Dingyadi, minister of police affairs, said there are other people involved in the negotiations.
INEC Denies Altering Voters Register For 2023 Elections.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has denied tampering with the voters’ register ahead of the 2023 election.
The electoral umpire concluded the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR), which commenced in January, on July 31.
On Thursday, Festus Okoye, INEC Head of Information and Voter Education said that no new registrant had been added.
The commissioner said such would only be done after the completion of supplemental activities in line with the law.
INEC’s reaction followed a press conference by the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP).