The elected local government chairmen and Councillors, were sacked through the Imo State House of Assembly, by the Emeka Ihedioha administration.
Hope Uzodinma, upon sacking Ihedioha through a SupremeCourt ruling, maintained their sack.
The sacked local government chairmen and Councillors, had then approached an Owerri High Court and on the 1st of July, had gotten a favourable ruling, ordering Uzodinma to reinstate them.
Uzodinma had appealed the judgment, through his faction of the APC but by it’s ruling today, the Appeal Court has yet again, upheld the judgment of the lower court.
The government is yet to react to the latest verdict. Uche Nwosu, son inlaw to Rochas Okorocha, had urged Uzodinma not to appeal the judgement of the High Court, pointing out that the councilmen were still APC members.
The ruling party is factioned in the state, with Hope Uzodinma backing the Nlemigbo faction, and Rochas Okorocha backing the Daniel Nwafor faction.
The councilmen were elected under Okorocha and are believed to be loyal to him.
Those Of You Supporting Trump In The Name Of Christianity Are The Problem Of Nigeria – Uti Nwachukwu
Nigeria Reality star, Uti Nwachukwu has said that those supporting Donald Trump in recent US Presidential election all in the name of Christianity are the problem of Nigeria.
According to him, Trump clearly perpetuated hate, division and anarchy.
He wrote: ”I’m so ashamed of the hypocritical brain washed Nigerians supporting Trump all in the name of Christianity!
“SOMEONE THAT CLEARLY PERPETUATED HATE, DIVISION AND ANARCHY!! This is who u people were holding vigils for? Is this the love Jesus preached? He will be so disappointed.
“If you ever tweeted or shouted #EndSARS and you are a trump supporter ALL IN THE NAME OF CHRISTIANITY , then YOU ARE PART OF OUR MAIN PROBLEM IN NIGERIA!!
“You are part of the reason why we have suffered injustice and bad governance in Nigeria! U disgust me!!Tueh HYPOCRITE!!!!”
2023: Northern Groups Drums Support For Another Goodluck Jonathan Presidency
According to the newspaper, groups in the region believe that if Jonathan becomes president, northern interest will benefit and are now trying to build the momentum to return him as president.
An unnamed source privy to the plan by the northern groups reportedly said the support for Jonathan has a strong chance of getting the backing from both the northern and southeastern parts of the country.
The source who was not named said:
“My brother, you know there is no way the North will support the agitation of the Southeast for the presidency, but we all know that if Jonathan comes out that the Southeast will not oppose him,” a source who is not directly involved but privy to the plot disclosed.”
The source reportedly said the northern groups behind the plan are trying to get Governor Nyesom Wike who is considered an ally of the former president to support the idea.
However, it should be noted that Goodluck Jonathan in the past has denied any interest in contesting for the presidency.
Onyeka said the entire southeast must unite to achieve the 2023 presidential ambition. The APC chieftain said if the party can get it right in Anambra, the southeast will unite for the common goal in 2023.
Tension As APC Chairman’s Wife Attacked As Tugs Hijacked Electoral Materials In Edo
A band of thugs loyal to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP have reportedly hijacked electoral materials at a polling unit in Tipper Garage, Egor.
According to eyewitness reports, the wife of the APC chairman in the area was also attacked as she tried to resist the thugs.
She was seriously injured and is currently receiving treatment at a private hospital. Photos below;
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