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INEC declares Tinubu winner of 2023 Presidential election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, as the winner of the Saturday, February 25, presidential election.

The Chairman of the Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, who announced the final result at exactly 4.10 a.m. Wednesday, March 1, said after days of collation of results from across the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Tinubu polled a total of 8,794, 726 votes.

His closest rival, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, scored 6, 984, 520 votes while Labour Party’s Peter Obi secured 6, 101, 533 votes to come third. Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), has 1,496,687 votes.

Atiku celebrating with his running mate Kashim
Tinubu and his team celebrating

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PHOTOS: Adeyemo, First Black US Deputy Treasury Secretary, Visits Nigeria To Strengthen Economy Ties

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Nigerian-born Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo, the United States deputy treasury secretary, is currently in Nigeria as part of efforts by the US to strengthen economic ties between both countries.

Adeyemo became the first African American to hold the position after he was confirmed by the US senate in 2021.

The US official’s first port of call was the Lagos Business School (LBS), where he highlighted some of the steps needed for the type of growth that creates economic opportunity for the Nigerian people.

Adeyemo said the administration of President Joe Biden is willing to help Nigeria take critical steps to sustain foreign investments.

Pictures of Adeyemo at the LBS

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“Peter Obi Will Never Be President, I’ll Make Sure Of That” — Reno Omokri

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Reno Omokri has vowed to never let Peter Obi become President of Nigeria.

He wrote:

“Peter Obi, I am waiting for you in 2027 and 2031. God sparing my life. Because of what you mannerless fascist horde did to my then one-year-old daughter and the rest of my family, I have vowed that you will never smell the Presidency. Never.

“Nobody has suffered from your ill-mannered followers like my family and I. And even if it means spending everything I have, I will do it to ensure that Nigeria never makes the mistake of electing you as her President, now and forever!

Wow, Reno sounds like he has a personal beef with Peter Obi

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PRESIDENTIAL TRIBUNAL: Tribunal Set To Deliver Its Ruling On Wednesday September 6, Presidency Says Tinubu Is Not Worried About The Outcome

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The Presidency has said that President Tinubu is not worried about the outcome of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal set to deliver its ruling on Wednesday, September 6.

Speaking on Channels TV this evening September 4, the Senior Special Adviser to the President on media and publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, said;

“He (Tinubu) is not worried simply because he knows he won the election,” He said the President sees no need to threaten judicial officers, adding that the judiciary is in the best position to make independent decisions based on the merits of the case before it.

“The President sees no need to threaten judicial officers. He sees no need to raise speculations against the integrity of judicial officers; he believes in the sanctity and integrity of the Nigerian judicial system, he believes the great men and women on the panel will make their decisions based only on the facts before them.

He will continue to ensure that no matter what the outcome of the judgment is, he does his part and ensure that our institutions continue to be respected, not just by him, but all actors,”

Ngelale said The Tribunal’s judgment will be delivered while the President is away in New Delhi, India, for the G-20 Leaders’ Summit.

The Registrar of the Court of Appeal, Umar Bangari, said the Tribunal will on Wednesday, September 6, deliver its judgments on the cases before it challenging the victory of Tinubu, the then candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 25, 2023 poll.

The court also said the proceedings will be open to live broadcast by interested television stations.

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