Peter Obi sends message to Soludo over father’s death

November 7, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The 2023 Labour Party Presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has condoled with Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State on the death of his father, Pa Simeon Soludo. Peter Obi’s condolence message was contained in a statement on his X page on Tuesday. He prayed that God would grant the 92-year-old eternal rest. ”With a deep sense of grieve, I, on behalf Read More

Aftermath of Supreme Court judgement: Full text of Peter Obi’s address at press conference

November 6, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Remarks at a Press Conference by Mr. Peter Gregory Obi, CON Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party on The Supreme Court Judgment of 26th October, 2023 On the 2023 Nigeria Presidential Election Held in Abuja, FCT, on [Monday 6th November, 2023] Protocols, 1.Fellow countrymen and women. Gentlemen of the Media, Good day and welcome to this press conference.Kindly permit me Read More

Peter Obi set to speak after Supreme Court judgement on 2023 presidential election

November 6, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the February 2023 elections, Peter Obi, will host an international press conference on Monday November 6. National Publicity Secretary of LP, Obiora Ifoh, made this known in a statement issued on Monday. The statement reads, “His Excellency Peter Obi will address a World Press Conference scheduled for 2pm today at Campaign Headquarters.” Read More

Ganduje to Atiku, Obi: Wait till 2031 to realise your presidential ambition

October 26, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje has asked Presidential Candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar and his Labour Party (LP) counterpart,  Peter Obi to wait till 2031 to realise their presidential ambition. Ganduje, who was reacting to the Supreme Court verdict affirming President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s electoral victory, said the decision Read More

Reuben Abati hits Peter Obi over press conference

October 12, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Popular journalist, Reuben Abati, has dragged the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, over the press conference he held in Abuja regarding the controversies surrounding the academic records of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. He criticised his action while describing the press conference as pointless and needless, adding that the former governor of Anambra should stop moralising issues. Recall Read More

Certificate saga: Igbo group slams Peter Obi for disparaging Tinubu 

October 11, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

An Igbo group under the aegis of Omalegwuoku Progressive Initiative (OPI)/Igbo Kwenu for Asiwaju Tinubu has slammed the Presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 elections, Peter Obi for disparaging President Bola Tinubu over alleged certificate forgery. The Igbo group described Obi’s call on  Tinubu to disclose his real identity as a national insult to all Nigerians who Read More

Fuel subsidy: What I would have done differently – Peter Obi

October 2, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 election, Peter Obi, has backed president Bola Tinubu over the removal of fuel subsidy. The former Anambra governor, Monday, described fuel subsidy as an organised crime. While appearing on Arise TV ‘The Morning Show’, he also said he would have take taken another method in order to resolve the looming Read More

Peter Obi, Labour Party files appeal appeal at Supreme Court against PEPT judgement

September 20, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Labour Party and it’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, have filed appeal at the Supreme Court against Judgment of the Presidential Election Petition court and the election of President Bola Tinubu. They filled 51 grounds of appeal before the apex court on Tuesday. In his notice of appeal, Obi said the Presidential Election Petitions Court erred in law and thereby Read More

2023 presidential election: Soyinka knocks Obi, Datti, Labour Party

September 14, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nigerian playwright, Wole Soyinka, has knocked Peter Obi, Labour Party and it’s vice presidential candidate, Obi Datti over the outcome of 2023 presidential election. He accused the the party of attempting to deceive Nigerians. Soyinka made this known during an event on Wednesday in South Africa. According to him, “the leadership of the party was aware that their presidential candidate, Read More

PEPT judgement: Group asks Atiku, Obi to join Tinubu’s developmental agenda 

September 6, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A pro-democracy group, Coalition of Good Governance and Change Initiative (CGGCI), has asked Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar and that of Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, to drop their judicial challenges against President Bola Hammed Tinubu in the interest of ongoing development agenda. The group, in their thousands, during a solidarity walk to the venue Read More

Reactions as Peter Obi deletes comment on Tinubu

July 1, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Labour Party’s presidential candidate elections, Peter Obi, has received severe criticism after deleting a tweet in which he referred to President Bola Tinubu as “Mr President.” This move by Obi sparked a wave of reactions on various social media platforms, with many expressing their disapproval. Obi, who is challenging President Tinubu’s declaration, had initially criticized the President’s convoy on Read More

Tinubu doing well, withdraw your case in national interest, coalition tells Atiku, Obi

June 22, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations for Tinubu/Shettima 2023 has called on the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar and his Labour Party counterpart, Peter Obi to withdraw their case against President Bola Tinubu. The coalition, which campaigned as as Civil Society Organisations for Tinubu’s presidency during the 2023 general elections, said it became imperative to Read More

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

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

May 29: Peter Obi speaks on attending Tinubu’s #InaugurationDay

May 29, 2023 Admin III 0

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has voiced his reservations about attending the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, deeming it “highly unusual.” This was disclosed in a statement conveyed by his aide, Tai Obasi, on Monday. The statement reads, “I don’t know where that report is coming from. We don’t know anything about it or 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: Again, court adjourns presidential election petition hearing

May 17, 2023 Admin III 0

The Presidential Election Petition Court has adjourned the pre-hearing of the petition against the President-elect Asiwaji Bola Ahmed Tinubu, by the Labour Party and its presidential candidate, Peter Obi. However, due to disagreements among the parties over documents and other factors, the court, led by Justice Haruna Tsammani, adjourned the pre-hearing to Friday, May 19, 2023. Details loading…

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

Arrest Obi, other Labour Party members, suspended factional chairman tells IGP

The acting factional National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP) Alhaji Bashiru Lamidi Apapa, Saturday, urged the Inspector General of Police to as a matter of urgency arrest the party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, and all other party members calling for interim government against the formal inauguration of the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on May 29, 2023. National Publicity Secretary Read More

Adeboye: Sani speaks on Obi’s reaction

May 11, 2023 Admin III 0

Former legislator and social commentator, Shehu Sani, has suggested that the 2024 presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, should refrain from apologising for the actions of his supporters. This came after Obi expressed concern over “individual’s pretending to be obedient” and using that as a cover to verbally attack popular Pastor, Enouch Adeboye, over comments on the Read More