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Court to INEC, AGF: Show Why Emefiele shouldn’t contest

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Emiefele Godwin CBN

Justice A. R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF),  Abubakar Malami, to show cause on why the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele should not be allowed to contest the presidential election slated for next year.

This is contrary to a trending and misleading report that a Federal High Court has refused Emefiele’s request to restrain the INEC and the AGF from his presidential ambition.

Justice Mohammed has only summoned INEC and AGF to appear in court on May 12, to show cause on why status quo antebellum,
should not be granted to the CBN Governor.

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The case, instituted to seek clarification about Section 84 (12) of the Electoral Act as amended, 2022, which according to the Counsel to the CBN Governor, Mike Ozekhome, does not affect him, being a public servant and not a political appointee, and thus, he could run for the post of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria without vacating his position as the CBN Governor.

Specifically, the Judge has summoned INEC & AGF to show up in the court on May 12 to explain why Emefiele should not be allowed to run.

Emefiele, through the suit, sought seven reliefs from the court, one of which was to declare him qualified to contest for the presidential post.

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The reliefs include: “A DECLARATION that the Plaintiff can only be governed by or subject to the provisions of section 137(1) (g) and 318 of the Constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as altered), which require a public officer seeking election into a political office to resign, withdraw or retire from his appointment at least 30 days to the presidential election, rather than by the provisions of section 84(12) of the Electoral Act, 2022 or the guidelines, rules, criteria, measures or conditions made by the plaintiffs political party or any political party,” read the court filing.

“A DECLARATION that the Plaintiff can validly participate in the primary election of a political party and is entitled to vote and be voted for as candidate of any political party of his choice for the purpose of the nomination of candidates for the election to the office of President or any other office under the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended).

Having heard the Plaintiff, the court directed the Defendants, including INEC and AGF, to come to court on Thursday, 12th May, 2022, to show why the order for maintenance of status quo ante bellum should not be granted.

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The Court also ordered the Plaintiff to deliver all processes to the Defendants, including a hearing notice.

READ ALSO: BREAKING: CBN Governor Joins Presidential Race

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Oleku is one of the hardest songs of all time – Jesse Jagz

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Jesse Garba Abaga, known professionally as Jesse Jagz, a Nigerian rapper, record producer and songwriter has taken to Twitter to declare that Oleku record by Ice Prince Zamani  which featured Brymo Olawale, is one of the hardest songs of all time.

Jesse Jagz or Jargo ( MI Abaga’s sibling ) who signed a record deal with Chocolate City in 2010 and released his debut studio album Jag of All Tradez same year tweeted this exactly:

Since he tweeted, his tweet has been received with mixed reactions from fans and critics.

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Ice Prince Oleku Featuring Brymo Olawale – Facts and Figures

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“Oleku” is a song by Nigerian rapper Ice Prince. It features vocals by Brymo and was released as the lead single from his debut studio album Everybody Loves Ice Prince (2011).[ “Oleku” received positive reviews and became one of the most remixed Nigerian songs of all time.

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It was also one of the most popular Nigerian songs of 2010, along with Naeto C’s “Ten Over Ten” and D’banj’s “Scapegoat”.

“Oleku” won Hottest Single of the Year at the 2011 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

It won Song of the Year at the 2011 City People Entertainment Awards and was nominated for the same award at the 2010 Dynamix All Youth Awards.

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Ice Prince won Song of the Year and Best Rap Single for “Oleku” and was nominated for Next Rated, Lyricist on the Roll and Best Collaboration at The Headies 2011.

The music video for “Oleku” won Most Gifted Newcomer Video at the 2011 Channel O Music Video Awards and was nominated for Best Contemporary Afro Video at the 2011 Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA).

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I won’t retire until I become President of Nigeria – Tinubu

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Presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday said although he is of age, he would not retire from politics until he becomes President of the Nigeria..

According to the PUNCH, Bola Tinubu said this while addressing delegates and party members in Makurdi city of Benue State.

The erstwhile governor of Lagos State in his words said,

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“We are of age; we can retire soon but I am not going to retire until I become President.”

He said if given the mandate, he will turn around the fortune of the country where corruption will be tackled on all fronts and ensure peaceful coexistence of Nigerians.

“I will govern with all my strength, we will work with you to reverse trend of corruption, there are elements of division but our commitment to Nigeria is for peaceful coexistence to build up and demonstrate unity and live together in peace and harmony,” he added.

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Read also: Naija Newspaper &; The Nation Newspaper Headlines , May 17

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Antonio Brown News – Why Did Antonio Brown Leave the Bucs

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Antonio Brown leaves the game has been a trending term since the NFL player left Bucs-Jets game and many fans of Antonio Brown are yet to recover from the shock as a result of the unexpected outburst by the Buccaneer player.

Antonio Brown News has been consistently awashed with stories of Antonio’s meltdown and the unceremonious way he left the pitch in spite of Mike Evans attempt to calm his nerves.

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Of  a more surprising part of Antonio’s story was when the Tampa Bay Buccaneer player got frustrated during a Jets game.

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Brown’s meltdown came late in the third quarter with the Bucs facing a 24-10 deficit. The 33-year-old was visibly frustrated and got into a heated discussion with Mike Evans. Despite his best efforts, Evans couldn’t bring down the temperature on the sideline.

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In a shocking move, Brown removed his jersey and pads, and then ripped off his undershirt and gloves. He tossed his undershirt and gloves into the crowd before jogging across the field toward Tampa Bay’s locker room. He threw up a peace sign to the fans in attendance at MetLife Stadium and disappeared into the tunnel.

Antonio Brown claims he was “cut” by the Buccaneers because he refused to play with an ankle injuryIn a statement released through his attorney, Brown said Arians ordered him to take the field, and when he told Arians he wasn’t able to play with the injury, Arians replied, “You’re done!”

Antonio Brown News – Antonio Brown Net worth

According to celebrity net worth, Antonio Brown‘s net worth is $20 million. As of this writing, Antonio has had $77 million worth of NFL contracts, though that number includes some money that he did not end up earning due to a handful of controversies and personal conduct fines.

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Antonio Brown tweets: “Just wanna Retire A Steeler”, later pinning the post to the top of his profile and adding in a follow-up: “Not Play Jus Retire so we Clear”; the 33-year-old was released by the Buccaneers after leaving mid-way through a Week 17 game during the 2021 season

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