Ward exco suspends Osun LP chairman for alleged anti-party 

June 20, 2023 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The executives of the Labour Party (LP) in ward 12, Osogbo local government of Osun state has suspended the state chairman, Bello Adebayo, for alleged anti-party. The chairman of the party in the ward, Hammed Sheriff, who led other members of the executives at a press conference in Osogbo, Tuesday, said the suspension of Adebayo was in line with Article Read More

Tinubu: Labour Party’s Lawmaker-elect makes u-turn

June 10, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The member-elect representing Isuikwuato-Umunneochi Federal Constituency in Abia state, Amobi Ogah, has apologised to Labour Party (LP), following his comments about President Bola Tinubu’s leadership style. Ogah expressed his admiration for Tinubu after he met with the elected lawmakers of the 10th Assembly at the State House on Thursday, June 8, 2023. Reacting to the Lawmaker-elect, the LP in a Read More

Labour Party’s Lawmaker-elect heaps praises on Tinubu

June 9, 2023 Admin III 0

A House of Representatives member-elect under the aegis of the Labour Party, Godwin Ogar, has described president Bola Tinubu as an intelligent, well-prepared leader. The Peter Obi’s ally, said he never knew that the President was so intelligent, and that he felt so proud “listening to a man who is prepared to serve Nigerians.” He made the remarks during an Read More

Breaking: Obi, Labour party to challenge election in 18 states

June 1, 2023 Admin III 0

Labour Party (LP), and its presidential candidate, Peter Obi, have expressed their intention to challenge the outcome of the previous presidential election in 18 states, as they appeared before the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) on Thursday. Their legal counsel, Emeka Okpoko (SAN), revealed this during the proceedings, stating that they plan to present election materials from 18 specific states. Read More

Again, tribunal steps down Obi’s petition

Again, the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) was forced to step down hearing in the petition filed by Mr Peter Gregory Obi and the Labour Party (LP) against the election of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. At Thursday’s proceedings, the Court discovered that the documents were not properly scheduled as ordered by the Court. Blueprint reports that it would be the Read More

Breaking: Labour Party opens case, presents witness as Peter Obi, Baba-Ahmed Datti storm court

May 30, 2023 Admin III 0

Labour Party (LP) has opened its case and presented it’s first witness before the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) on Tuesday May 30, 2023. The court earlier in the morning allocated three hours for the hearing in the petition by the LP and it’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi who is present in court alongside the party’s vice presidential candidate Baba-Ahmed Read More

Appeal court suspends judgment against Alex Otti

May 27, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Court of Appeal in Kano has suspended the judgment delivered by a Federal High Court that invalidated the primaries which resulted in the selection of Alex Otti and other Labour Party (LP) candidates in Abia state. The decision, handed down by Justice Mbaba on Saturday, includes the granting of Alex Otti’s application to appeal as an interested party. Consequently, Read More

Ward exco lacks power to suspend LP chair- Court

May 26, 2023 Patrick Ahanor 0

An Edo state High Court sitting in Benin City has held that the party ward executive in Ward 3 lacked the powers under Articles 17 & 19 of Labour Party (LP) constitution to remove Mr. Julius Abure, the national chairman of the party. The court held that the Electoral Act 2022, as amended, also “forbids ward party executives from removing Read More

Tinubu, APC lose, dodge media as Tribunal orders consolidation of LP, APM, PDP’s petition

The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) Tuesday ordered for the consolidation of the petitions of the Labour Party, the Allied People’s Movement (APM) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). In the petition, the parties are challenging the outcome of the last presidential election won by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress. The five-member panel of justices led by Read More

Obi, Labour Party request 7 weeks to call 50 witnesses in presidential election tribunal

May 20, 2023 Admin III 0

The Labour Party candidate, Peter Obi, stated on Saturday that he has prepared a group of 50 witnesses who will provide testimony and present evidence to support his claim that the 2023 presidential election was rigged against him. During the ongoing proceedings of his petition challenging the victory of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Obi’s Read More

Breaking: Court nullifies Alex Otti, others’ candidature

May 19, 2023 Admin III 0

The candidacy of the Abia State Governor-elect, Dr. Alex Otti, has been invalidated by Justice M.N. Yunusa presiding over a Federal High Court in Kano state. Justice Yunusa nullified the candidacies of all individuals who participated in the 2023 general elections on the platform of the Labour Party (LP) in Abia and Kano States. The court publicly disclosed a copy Read More

Picture: Again, Peter Obi storms presidential election tribunal

May 17, 2023 Admin III 0

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, is currently in court for a hearing at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday. This was disclosed in a tweet by the spokesperson of Obi’s campaign team, Kenneth Okonkwo, on his Twitter page. He wrote, “We are back again in the Court of Appeal today, 17th May 2023, for the Read More

Tribunal: Apapa dares Labour Party, summons Obi’s lawyers

May 13, 2023 Admin III 0

The factional chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Lamidi Apapa, has issued a 48-hour ultimatum to the legal representatives of the party and its presidential candidate, Peter Obi, to report to him. This directive was given in relation to their appearance at the Presidential Election Tribunal. He stated this Friday while briefing the press after he was reinstated as the Read More

Tribunal fires warning shot ahead of adjourned presidential election case

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal(PEPT) Monday in Abuja adjourned the petitions of the Action Peoples Party (APP) and the Labour Party (LP) to Wednesday, May 10, 2023. The duo are challenging the emergence of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) as winner of the February 25 presidential election. This followed the withdrawal and consequent dismissal Read More

Peter Obi speaks on Labour Party crisis, London ‘arrest’, others

May 2, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi, has described as the height of rascality the activities of hirelings on him, his Vice Yusuf Datti Baba Ahmad, and the party all intended to derail them from pursuing justice. That notwithstanding, Obi said in an Arise live Television programme on Monday night that himself and the Vice presidential candidate Read More

Lawan to opposition parties: Team up with APC govt to take Nigeria to next level

April 28, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

…Says elections are over; what’s left is governance ‘…In parliament, the opposition has been very supportive’ The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has appealed to all the opposition political parties to team up with the in-coming government of the All Progressives Congress(APC) to jointly take Nigeria to the next level of development. Lawan, who made the appeal in Abuja Read More

Tinubu’s inauguration: APC rallies Natives’ support for smooth transition

April 27, 2023 Admin III 0

Ahead of May 29th inauguration of the new President, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has rallied support of a pro-democracy group, The Natives, for the smooth transition between between President Muhammadu Buhari and the incoming administration of the President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The Natives with over twenty million members across the country, comprises of all the tribes, ethnic nationalities Read More

On Tinubu’s victory, letter-writing and matters arising

April 21, 2023 TOPE SUNDAY 0

The emergence of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the president-elect seems to have re-awakened letter writing as a communication tool; TOPE SUNDAY writes. This year alone, a total of three letters relating to the emergence of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as the president-elect, have been written. The first was scripted by former President Chief Olusegun Read More

APC behind Obi’s ordeal in London – POSN

April 14, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

The Peter Obi Support Network (POSN), has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of orchestrating the ordeal the Presidential candidate of Labour Party in the 3023 election , Peter Obi faced in London recently . POSN in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja and signed by FCC Onwuasoanya Jones of its Directorate of Strategic communications, expressed shock at Read More

LP crisis: Case of party divided against itself?

April 14, 2023 Admin III 0

The conclusion of the 2023 general elections appears to be the beginning of intra-party crisis in the Labour Party (LP) as many members have been laying claim to the national chairmanship of the party and causing unprecedented political upheavals; PAUL OKAH reports. “A house divided against itself shall not stand” is a common quote traceable to Matthew 12:25, which is Read More

DSM to NLC, TUC: Rebuild Labour Party to a true people’s party

April 11, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) on Monday called on the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) to rebuild Labour Party to a true people’s party. DSM stated this in a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan by its National Organising Secretary Peluola Adewale. According to the movement, the ongoing crisis rocking the LP should be Read More

Labour Party crisis: Arabambi, Eragbeh, others remain suspended – Forum of Chairmen

April 9, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

The 36 state Chairmen of the Labour Party (LP) has stamped authority on the subsisting suspension slammed on some officials of the party before the 2023 general election. The suspended officials namely the National Publicity Secretary, Abayomi Arabambi, and the Youth Leader Anselm Eragbe. A communique issued Saturday, signed on behalf of the 36 Chairmen by Chief Kehinde Rotimi the Read More

Imo guber: Of Agbaso and Labour Party

April 4, 2023 Ifeanyi Maduako 0

The Labour Party, LP, in Imo state needs a strong and experienced politician to be its candidate in the November governorship election, the tsunami influence of Mr Peter Obi notwithstanding. LP couldn’t make much impact in the just concluded governorship election across the country, especially in states like Delta, Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Cross River, etc mainly due to relatively weak Read More