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Aggrieved APC governorship aspirants ask Appeal Court to sack Sokoto Governor Tambuwal

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Two former Governorship aspirants in Sokoto State have insisted that the state Governor, Aminu Tambuwal should be sacked. The All Progressives Congress gubernatorial candidates, Umaru Dahiru and Abubakar Sanyinna approached the Court of Appeal after the Federal High Court in Abuja dismissed their suit against Tambuwal.

The appellants, through their counsel, Mr. Tunde Falola, filed their notice of appeal against the High Court’s judgment on July 6, which was delivered by Justice Gabriel Kolawole on June 23, 2017.
They asked the appeal court to “set aside the decision of the learned trial judge and grant the appellants’ prayers in the originating summons.”
In
the originating summons filed before the Federal High Court, they asked
the court to remove Tambuwal from office on the grounds that the APC
primary from which he (Tambuwal) emerged as the party’s candidate, was
marred by irregularities.
They alleged that delegates who voted during the primary election were not accredited.
Justice Kolawole, however, ruled that plaintiffs failed to prove the alleged irregularities.
But their notice of appeal, they accused Justice Kolawole of failing to properly evaluate  the evidence put before the court “as to the accreditation.”
The appellants, therefore, described the judgment as a “miscarriage of justice.”
“The
appellants, by affidavit and documentary evidence presented before the
court particularly paragraphs 11, 12, 13, 14, 15,16, and 17 of the
further affidavit of Senator Umaru Dahiru sworn to on April 13, 2017 and
Exhibits O and P attached thereto, have substantially demonstrated that
no delegate was accredited before the conduct of the said primaries,”
the plaintiffs argued in one of their grounds for appeal.
They
also berated Justice Kolawole for his reliance on the report by the APC
and the Independent National Electoral Commission on the said primary.
They said, “The
learned trial judge erred in law when he heavily relied on Exhibit M
which is the purported report by the third respondent (INEC) in coming
to a conclusion that there was accreditation of the second respondent
(Tambuwal) during the conduct of the purported governorship primaries of
the first respondent (APC) held in Sokoto State on December 14, 2014.”
“There
is nowhere the number of accredited delegates was specifically
mentioned to have justified the learned trial judge’s findings.
“The
mere mention of ‘the party submitted a typed agenda for the primary
that started with accreditation of delegates’ without more is not enough
for inference of accreditation by the learned trial judge.”
They
further discredited the judgment for holding that the INEC’s report “is
sufficient to uphold the said APC’s governorship primaries.”

The complainants insist that there is nothing in the said report “suggestive of any accreditation of delegates at the said primaries held on December 14, 2014 in Sokoto State.”
They also condemned the judge for holding that “the
appellants’ prayers are not grantable when, in fact, section 87(9) of
the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) makes provision for an aggrieved
aspirant to challenge the conduct of nomination of a candidate for an
election.”

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L. A Prisoners Infect Themselves With Coronavirus To Get Early Release (VIDEO)

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A group of silly L.A area prison inmates were very eager to contract the dreaded coronavirus .

They attempted this because they believed that would trigger their ticket out of prison.

According to the L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva who made the startling revelation Monday, said about twenty-four (24) inmates at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic attempted (and somewhat succeeded, apparently) to infect themselves way back in mid-April 2020.

The Sheriff revealed that their department saw an increase in spike in confirmed cases out of nowhere.

He said that when they investigated, they found a high number of inmates living in one block of the prison appeared to be deliberately trying to infect each other with COVID-19 any way they could from behind bars.

When Alex Villanueva played the surveillance footages he and his team combed through carefully , and it showed several inmates hanging out in a common area and passing around what Alex described as a hot cup of water, as well as one face mask they’d each put on all in hopes of getting sympathy from a judge to spring them from the facility and let them go home.

But it turns out, their little ploy worked but, only halfway.

Villanueva reported that 21 of the inmates (out of 50 in the block) caught the ‘Coronavirus.

“What they won’t catch is a break” said the Sheriff.

Watch the Video HERE

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: 12 Year Old Albino Girl Suffers Eye Problems After Hawking Veggies In Abuja (PHOTOS)

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A very sad Facebook post greeted Nigerians from Abuja showing a 12 year old Albino Girl Grace, who started developing sight problems after Hawking Veggies under the scorching sun in Abuja.

The Facebook post stated that the little girl was asked to hawk the veggies by her aunt whom she lives with.

Below are the Screenshots of the Facebook post:

This sad news has sparked an outrage by well meaning individuals who spoke against such cruelty and insensitivity of the said girl’s aunt.

what do you think of this? Drop your comments below.

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“Buhari is Made In London” – Reno Omokri Blasts Presidency On Nigerian Made Products

The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced.

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The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced. Many Nigerians have tagged it a harsh move that is insensitive and inhumane but moreso, Reno Omokri has singled out signals of hypocrisy in the President of Nigeria by outlining certain traits of family moves of the President that shows that he(Buhari) as the No.1 citizen has no regards for anything made in Nigeria but yet wants other Nigerians to embrace Nigerian made goods.

Reno Omokri ‘s tweet reads:

His kids schooled in England. His wife just returned from a 3 month UK stay. His daughter gave birth to his grandchild in Spain (made in Spain), yet
@MBuhari
, who is London, wants us to patronise made in Nigeria!

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