Council to pupils:be serious

The Chairman, Apapa Local Government Area, Hon. Ayodeji Joseph, has said that the council will continue to place high premium on the educational development of the residents.

Speaking through his wife, Sarah Joseph at the 2012 Spelling Bee Competition, he noted that without the right education, it  would difficult to overcome  their economic and social challenges.

“At this juncture, I must commend the initiators, Senator Oluremi Tinubu for pioneering such a rich programme and the current First Lady for keeping the flag of this soul-building endeavour flying.”

He asked the youth to take advantage of the competition to redefine their future instead of engaging in activities that would not make positive result in their lives.… Read the rest

Tribunal dismisses LP’s petition against Senator Tinubu

The Legislative Election Petition Tribunal in Lagos yesterday dismissed the petition filed by the Labour Party (LP) challenging the election of Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu as Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District and her party, the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN).

The tribunal held that it lacked jurisdiction and hinged its decision on the recent Supreme Court judgment, upholding the provision of the Electoral Act that all election petitions should be concluded within 180 days.… Read the rest