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Peter Obi Agrees With Tinubu On Issues Based Campaign

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi, has thrown his weight behind the call by Sen. Ahmed Bola Tinubu for the campaign, whenever it starts, to be based on issues and not personality. Obi was reacting to the call by Tinubu, through his campaign organization, for the candidates and their supporters to base their electioneering on issues that would, in their words, “advance the growth, progress and stability of Nigeria”.   A statement signed by Obi’s Media Adviser, Mr. Valentine Obienyem, said the statement by APC advising candidates to “desist from spreading lies, malice and denigrating other candidates,” exactly mirrored what Obi had propagated over the years.  He said if supporters were mindful of this, some articles published in some newspapers against Obi would not have been published, including those with offensive titles.   On the alleged fake Letter from the President of Ghana and the alleged request of 50 Billion Naira monthly payment, Obienye

Labour Party Expels It's Former Plateau State Guber Candidate

The labour Party (LP) says it has expelled it's former gubernatorial candidate in Plateau state, Yohanna  Margif. According to the Party's publicity secretary, Comrade James Awara, the expulsion follows various investigated petitions forwarded to the Party's National Headquarters. The statement said: "He was arrested by the Plateau State Police command on grounds of issuing dud cheques to the tune of N14m, he swindled a house of assembly staff of N40m by selling a house that does not belong to him. Furthermore, about 4 hotels in Abuja metropolis brought bills of over N3m, which he incured  and escaped from such hotels. This Party has called him severally, but he declined to show up. He wanted to trade the ticket given to him for N50m hence he signed a withdrawal letter in anticipation of the said amount. "When the money was not forthcoming, he started blackmailing the Party for allegedly forging his signature. This Party is a

Alleged Organ Harvesting: Rights Activist Frowns at Continued Detention of Ekweremadu

An Abuja-based legal practitioner and Rights Activist, Kayode Ajulo has frowned at the continued detention of Nigerian former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, insisting that the offences he was accused of were bailable. Ajulo, who was at the Central Criminal Court popularly known as Old Bailey, in solidarity with Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice, who are standing trial for alleged conspiracy to traffick one David Nwamini Ukpo, so that his organ could be removed and given to their daughter, who has kidney failure, vented his displeasure in a chat with both local and international journalists via zoom. He said his presence at Old Bailey was to represent some interests and to see for himself if the fundamental rights of the Nigerian lawmaker and that of his wife have not been violated, as the case was of interest to many Nigerians, Africans, and some rights organisations. The constitutional lawyer added that the ugly precedents of bail jumping set by for