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Elections: Tribunal grants PDP, Atiku access to serve Buhari, APC petition

The Presidential Election Tribunal has granted leave to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to serve President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) a petition by substituted service.
The petition and other processes are to be served to the president through 40 Blantyre Street off Aminu Kano Crescent Wuse 2 Abuja, being the national secretariat of the APC.

Gabriel Okara: Africa has lost a literary giant - Obi

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23, 2019 election, Mr. Peter Obi, on Tuesday mourned the passage of renowned poet, writer and administrator, Dr. Gabriel Okara, describing it as the loss of an African literary giant.
"Gabriel Okara was not just a celebrated poet but, indeed, one of the greatest writers ever to come out of Africa. With his death, the continent has lost a literary giant," Obi said in a statement issued by his media office.

Obi felicitates with Tambuwal, Ortom, Mohammed on election victory

By Valentine Amanze
The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23, 2019 election, Mr. Peter Obi, has felicitated with Governors Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and Samuel Ortom of Benue State, both of whom won re-election during last Saturday’s supplementary governorship elections.
He also congratulated the Bauchi State governor-elect, Senator Bala Mohammed, who defeated the incumbent governor, Mohammed Abubakar, of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

World Water Day: When groups, octogenarians converged against govt water privatization in Lagos

By Valentine Amanze

World Water Day: When groups, octogenarians converged against govt water privatization in Lagos

By Valentine Amanze

Gang-up against Imo governor-elect, Ihedioha, will fail – Group

President of the National Council for Unity Government (NCUG), Chief Perry Opara, has condemned those that had initiated suits against Imo State Governor-elect, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, describing them as enemies of the state.
Opara, who is also the National Chairman of National Unity Party (NUP) and member of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), described Ihedioha’s election as not only divine but a process that would liberate the people of the state.

Breaking: Another building collapses on Lagos Island

Another building has collapsed in Lagos.
Although details are still sketchy, it was learnt that the building went down on Kakawa Street on Lagos Island.
No reports of casualties so far.
This is the second building to have collapsed on the island in the last one week following the Ita-faji incident of last Wednesday in which 20 people, including a number of school pupils were killed.
On Friday another building collapsed in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

What happened in Kano is license to violence- Obi

...says Nigeria is destroying her youths

Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho regrets blunder vs. Seychelles

Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho is displeased with his blunder that put his side under pressure in their 3-1 win over Seychelles in Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers game.

After the Super Eagles took the lead in Asaba with Odion Ighalo’s strike from the penalty spot, the Pirates equalised following the young goalie’s error.

Uzoho rushed out of his area to punch a free-kick but failed to make contact with the ball and Rody Melanie slotted in his effort into an empty net.

Breaking: Ortom declared winner of Benue governorship election

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has been re-elected for a second term.
The Returning Officer in the state, Professor Maimako Sebastian, declared him the winner on Sunday after he polled 434,473 votes to beat his closest rival and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Emmanuel Jime, who got 345,155 votes – a margin of 89,318.
In the March 9 exercise, Ortom scored 410,576 votes over Jime who scored 329,022 votes.

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