On Friday, May 26, 2023, the federal government of Nigeria claimed the incoming government as “the nation’s 16th democratically elected president”. background in the press release obtained online forumthe government of President Muhammadu Buhari declared Monday, May 29, a public holiday to commemorate the swearing-in of Nigerian President-elect Bola Tinnub. The statement was made by Hon. On Friday, Interior Minister Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola represented the federal government in Abuja. “The Minister celebrates with all Nigerians…"FG’s 16th democratically elected president claim –"
‘Same offence court sacked elected governor, dismissed by same court’, Nigerians react to dismissal of PDP suit –
Nigerians took to social media after the Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to disqualify President-elect Bola Tinubu and Vice-President-elect Kashim Shettima. A five-member panel of the Supreme Court reportedly ruled on Friday that the PDP lacked standing to bring the case. Judge Adamu Jauro, who delivered the five-member panel’s verdict, noted that the PDP was an interloper because it was not a member of the APC. The PDP claimed…"‘Same offence court sacked elected governor, dismissed by same court’, Nigerians react to dismissal of PDP suit –"
British stone.Louis — Embattled St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner announced she will resign on June 1. She said Tuesday that she will leave immediately and that the St. Louis County Attorney will take over until Missouri’s governor names her successor. A statement from Gardner’s office said she has been working with St. Louis County Attorney Wesley Bell on a transition plan to “prioritize public safety.” It doesn’t explain why the shift happened sooner than…"Kim Gardner steps down as St. Louis’ elected prosecutor 2 weeks sooner than planned"
‘Affront to democracy,’ Mississippi resident says of appointing judges where most are elected
Jackson, miss. — Three residents of the Mississippi state capital testified Wednesday that their rights as citizens are being undermined by a new state law that would create a courthouse in Jackson and appoint judges because the state constitution requires a majority of judges to be Elected. “It’s an affront to democracy,” Ann Sanders said. She and two other residents – Sabreen Sharrief and Dorothy Triplett – are plaintiff in a lawsuit Submitted by the…"‘Affront to democracy,’ Mississippi resident says of appointing judges where most are elected"
Former Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Sunday Biss re-elected unopposed as the new chairman of the state party on Monday. Speaking at the party congress held at the Osogbo Town Stadium, he resumed his presidency, Hon. Biss promised to unite and revitalize the party. According to him, “When you have a united party, the governor will be able to focus and not be distracted, and I will ensure that and bring everyone…"Sunday Bisi elected PDP Chairman as party holds Congress in Osun Separato –"
Island’s elected officials vote against resolution to protect all of B.C.’s old-growth forests
Elected officials from around Vancouver Island have voted against a resolution calling for the protection of all of British Columbia’s old-growth forests. The topic sparked a lengthy debate at the Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities Association General Assembly in Nanaimo on Saturday, April 15. City councilors and district supervisors representing more than 50 communities were in the city throughout the weekend for meetings at the Vancouver Island Convention Centre. The Metchosin District resolution calls on…"Island’s elected officials vote against resolution to protect all of B.C.’s old-growth forests"