Today’s Daily Sun Newspaper Headlines Saturday 23 March 2019

Today’s Daily Sun Newspaper Headlines

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Why i was linked to the attack on MC Oluomo at APC rally ‘Kunle Poly, NURTW chieftain
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
One of the renowned chieftains of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Lagos State, Abdulazeez Adekunle Lawal, popularly known as Kunle Poly, makes some shocking revelations to Saturday Sun, in this interview with AYO ALONGE. He debunked certain misgivings about his personality and talked about the lingering rivalry between him and another []The post Why i was linked to the attack on MC Oluomo at APC rally ‘Kunle Poly, NURTW chieftain appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Buhari, father of modern Nigeria ‘ Chris Ngige
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has described President Muhammadu Buhari as the father of modern Nigeria. In an interview conducted by GEOFFREY ANYANWU in Awka, Anambra State, Ngige said with the solid foundation being laid by the President in all sectors, Nigeria would soon boom again. Ngige spoke on the new []The post Buhari, father of modern Nigeria ‘ Chris Ngige appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Ihedioha must probe Okorocha ‘Udenwa
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Former Governor of Imo State, Chief Achike Udenwa has called on the state governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha to ensure he probes Governor Rochas Okorocha when he assumes office on May 29. In this interview with WILLY EYA, he said such a probe is imperative because the mood of the people in the state supports such a []The post Ihedioha must probe Okorocha ‘Udenwa appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Why i will never support Buhari ‘ Yakasai
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Elder Statesman, Tanko Yakasai was his usual self, frank, blunt and unsparing, during this interview with VINCENT KALU. He said Atiku Abubakar has done the right thing by challenging the result of the 2019 presidential election in court and gave reasons why he can never support President Muhammadu Buhari. What is your view on the []The post Why i will never support Buhari ‘ Yakasai appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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How to stop military deployment for elections ‘Prof Olurode
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
To avoid the deployment of the military for future elections in the country, political parties have been advised to jettison violence and politics of do-or die which often result in killings and loss of innocent lives. Giving the advice in this interview with TUNDE THOMAS, a former National Commissioner with the Independent National Electoral Commission, []The post How to stop military deployment for elections ‘Prof Olurode appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Atiku won Kaduna in his dreams ‘El-Rufai
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has disclosed that that the hunt has begun to fish out the harbinger of fake news that he was involved in an accident that claimed his driver’s life and left him in coma. El-Rufai who said he was in the presidential villa to inform President Muhammadu Buhari []The post Atiku won Kaduna in his dreams El-Rufai appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Rivers people don’t allow sole administrator ‘ Wike
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Tony John, Port Harcourt Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that it is not the portion of Rivers people to have a sole administrator as the enemies of the state are plotting because Rivers people overwhelmingly voted for their preferred candidate on March 9. This is as 86 political parties conceded defeat to []The post Rivers people don’t allow sole administrator ‘ Wike appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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APC will decide next House speaker, says Rep
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
A third-term member of the House of Representatives (Surulere /Ogo-Oluwa Federal Constituency), Hon. Segun Odebunmi has stressed that the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will decide who will occupy the position of Speaker of the green chamber in the 9th National Assembly. Odebunmi , who is a leading contender for the plum job []The post APC will decide next House speaker, says Rep appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Intrigues, power play in Aso Rock as lobby for new cabinet hots up
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja As intense lobby for the new cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari hots up, a string of intrigues and complex power play is unfolding at the nation’s seat of power, Aso Rock. An unfazed President Buhari will however leave the country for London any moment from Friday 29th March, to stave off pressures, []The post Intrigues, power play in Aso Rock as lobby for new cabinet hots up appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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APC chieftain commends Nigerians for re-electing Buhari
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Rita Okoye A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Preye Aganaba, has commended Nigerians for voting President Muhammadu Buhari and party’s National Assembly candidates in the just concluded elections. He specifically applauded Bayelsa State people for non-violence, which has been the case after every election in state, assuring that they will []The post APC chieftain commends Nigerians for re-electing Buhari appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Eagles fly over Seychelles Pirates in AFCON 2019 qualifier
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Paul Osuyi, Asaba Odion Ighalo, Henry Onyekuru and Moses Simon were all on the score sheet as the Nigeria senior national team, Super Eagles defeated the Pirates of Seychelles 3-1 on Friday at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State. The dead rubber encounter was the last match of the qualifier for the 2019 African []The post Eagles fly over Seychelles Pirates in AFCON 2019 qualifier appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Rohr worried over Iheanacho’s poor form
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has questioned Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho’s commitment and professionalism to the national team. The 22-year-old was overlooked for the Super Eagles’ two matches this month after failing to score a goal for club or country since September. Rohr was scathing of Iheanacho on the eve of his team’s Nations Cup []The post Rohr worried over Iheanacho’s poor form appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Semenya to know state of appeal April
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
South African runner Caster Semenya will have to wait until the end of April to get a verdict in her challenge of IAAF rules seeking to control naturally high testosterone levels in female athletes. The delay announced Thursday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport to allow more legal debate creates confusion for Semenya and []The post Semenya to know state of appeal April appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Serena Williams: I went through huge depression over Yetunde’s death
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Tennis ace Serena Williams is got candid about the most difficult moment in her life recently. During an interview with 12-year-old anti-gun-violence activist Naomi Wadler, the tennis star discussed her older sister Yetunde Price, who was fatally shot in 2003, Essence reports. Yetunde was murdered in the Californian city of Compton in the US while []The post Serena Williams: I went through huge depression over Yetunde’s death appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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NIS holds convocation 14 years after, Dalung hails feat
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Barrister Solomon Dalung has again broken another sports jinx after the National Institute for Sports NIS held its 7th Convocation for students who graduated from 2005 to 2018. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development who was the special guest at the graduation ceremony of 1,500 coaches and Sports administrators expressed delight that after 14 []The post NIS holds convocation 14 years after, Dalung hails feat appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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How i escaped death with my sons at the stadium ‘ Obienu
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Former Nigeria Football Association(NFA) Vice Chairman, Nwabufor Richard Obienu goes down memory lane with Joe Apu just back from the Coal City and recalls his near death experience in the hands of football fanatics at the institutional Rangers International ground known as the cathedral. He also delved on his term as Super Eagles Coordinator; the []The post How i escaped death with my sons at the stadium Obienu appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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No formal application by MTN yet ‘SEC
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Chinwendu Obienyi The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has said that it is yet to receive any formal application from MTN as regards the telecom company’s intention to list its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). MTN hadearlier indicated its intention to list by introduction on the NSE by June 2019, subject to market []The post No formal application by MTN yet ‘SEC appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Enugu CP assures Ugwuanyi of fishing out perpetrators of killings
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
The new Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Mr. Suleiman Balarabe, has assured Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi that his Command is ‘doing everything possible to fish out the perpetrators’ behind the killing of a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Clement Ugwu and the Secretary to the Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area, Dr. Nnamdi Ogueche. The Commissioner who gave []The post Enugu CP assures Ugwuanyi of fishing out perpetrators of killings appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Police arrest pastor for allegedly impregnating teenager in Benin
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Tony Osauzo, Benin Police have arrested the General Overseer of Gloryland Church, Benin Edo State, Pastor Ekene Samuel, for allegedly impregnating and procuring abortion for a teenage member of his church, simply identified as Miracle. Police said Pastor Ekene charmed and had sex with Miracle in December 2018, even as different charms were found at []The post Police arrest pastor for allegedly impregnating teenager in Benin appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Building collapse: Buhari signs engineers regulation bill
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Against the backdrop of recent building collapse in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari, has assented to the Engineers (Registration etc) Amendment Act, 2019. Presidential Liaison to the National Assembly (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, while briefing State House Correspondents, explained that the principal Act establishes the Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria []The post Building collapse: Buhari signs engineers regulation bill appeared first on The
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How not to ask a woman out
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
He has not asked her out, even though they always talk on the phone like friends. He invited her to his office, and she obliged. She arrived but the reception from the gate was unusual. Everyone was smiling nicely at her while the men were hailing him. She didn’t know what was happening but she []The post How not to ask a woman out appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Jungle Justice
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
It was Christmas time, precisely December 24, 2018. In one of the villages in Anambra State, was a bad date for the big cow bought for the celebration. The family members and their children had gathered to watch it being slaughtered. What started with great excitement for a young teenager, turned ashes in his mouth []The post Jungle Justice appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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I nominate myself for the National Merit Award
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
As you must have read, nomination/application is on for the Nigerian National Merit Award. A public statement issued by the Governing Board and signed by its Assistant Secretary, said the deadline has been extended to April 25, 2019. Praise the Nod, somebody! Whereas in the past I have nominated others for the forthcoming National Merit []The post I nominate myself for the National Merit Award appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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You really want to be a mediator
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
So much is happening in the ADR Industry in Nigeria today. Discerning professionals who seek to have a go at the opportunities being thrown up by these developments must do so only after a sound reflection to ascertain if the industry is the right fit for them. What must be considered carefully is that there []The post You really want to be a mediator’ appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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How to overcome insecurities in relationships
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Insecurities ruin relationships. Some people destroy their relationships because they refuse to let go of their deep rooted insecurities. It is one thing to feel insecure about yourself; it is another thing to continue to use your insecurities as an excuse to hurt your partner. There are times when even when you think you have []The post How to overcome insecurities in relationships appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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How my mum inspired me to become a designer ‘ Kemi Adeyemo, Creative Director Jane Uati
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Rita Okoye Kemi Adeyemo is a young Nigerian Fashion designer based in Lagos. She got her BSc. in Biochemistry from the University of Port Harcourt She is also a Pattern Drafter and Fashion illustration graduate from M.E Fashion School. Just last year, March 2018, she kicked off Jane Uati brand after grabbing her first university []The post How my mum inspired me to become a designer ‘ Kemi Adeyemo, Creative Director Jane Uati appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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In the boardroom with Sir Omotoso, Chair, Greenwich Trust: ‘Don’t turn into a professor as board chair
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
When Chief Joseph Sanusi, erstwhile Central Bank of Nigeria governor was looking for someone to occupy a vacant seat on the board of Standard Chartered Bank where he was then chairman, his mind went straight to Sir Remi Omotoso, the man who eventually succeeded him as the chairman of the bank. Omotoso is one of []The post In the boardroom with Sir Omotoso, Chair, Greenwich Trust: ‘Don’t turn into a professor as board chair’ appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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To give it up for love or not
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Sometimes, couples are faced with following their dreams and following their hearts. Would you give up a dream job or business opportunity for your partner’ If you have taken a decision about this dicey issue in the past, did you pick your career or your significant other’ Are you happy with your decision or would []The post To give it up for love or not’ appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Life as an orphan ‘ Aminu Masari, Katsina Governor
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Rt.Hon. Aminu Bello Masari, the Executive Governor of Katsina State was once the Speaker of the House of Representatives (2003-2007), after which he ran for the office of governor under the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) party but lost. Three years later, he made another attempt under the All Progressives Congress (APC) party, and, succeeded. []The post Life as an orphan ‘ Aminu Masari, Katsina Governor appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Kajuru: A looming humanitarian crisis
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Sola Ojo, Kaduna Following the series of bloody attacks and reprisals that ravaged several communities in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna state between February and March this year, no fewer than 10,018 persons majorly women and children have been displaced and currently seeking refuge in four major make-shift camps within the state, Saturday Sun []The post Kajuru: A looming humanitarian crisis appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Child cultism: Lagos goes tough on parents, pupils
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Chioma Igbokwe The last has not been heard of what has become of the primary school children in Lagos State who were recently arrested by the police over cult related activities as the state Education District 1 has amongst other punitive measures made a new rule that will force parents of such children to participate []The post Child cultism: Lagos goes tough on parents, pupils appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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After 35 awards, 2 national awards, Eddie Ugbomah is dying
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Musa Jibril For Chief Eddie Ugbomah, former chairman of Nigerian Films Corporation and veteran actor and filmmaker, the past one year has been a long battle of survival. Ugbomah, who turned 78 last December, is suffering from a brain ailment, and is clutching at every straw to stay alive. What stands between his survival and []The post After 35 awards, 2 national awards, Eddie Ugbomah is dying appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Judas among kidnappers
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Ngozi Uwujare The saying that ‘there is honour among thieves,’ in most cases is often an exception and not the rule. For even among a dishonourable lot, still there is always a Judas who would not hesitate to cheat his colleagues at the slightest opportunity. That was exactly what happened in Rivers State recently when []The post Judas among kidnappers appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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UCH: Citadel for medical feats
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Folu Olamiti (FNGE) The University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan has come a long way since 1957 when it was commissioned as the first tertiary hospital in Nigeria and the West African sub region. It was modelled after the University of London Teaching Hospital in the United Kingdom. From its architectural grandeur to the range of []The post UCH: Citadel for medical feats appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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CBN and the economy going forward
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Arize Nwobu Considering the characteristics of the Nigerian economy which had made it to be resistant to guidance and discipline and remained factor-driven for 58 years, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) deserve commendation for evolving and implementing policies that tend towards reinventing the structure of the economy to improve local production, expand the country’s []The post CBN and the economy going forward appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Curbing the glaucoma burden
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
The disclosure that the number of people (aged 40-80) with glaucoma will increase to about 112 million by 2040 is alarming. Raising the alarm at a symposium in Lagos, Frances Unuode of the Eye Foundation Hospital Group, revealed that glaucoma, one of the leading causes of irreversible blindness worldwide, is disproportionately affecting people in Africa. []The post Curbing the glaucoma burden appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Lessons I learnt from my nude video scandal ‘Etinosa Idemudia
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Following her controversial Instagram nude video with MC Galaxy last weekend, actress Etinosa Idemudia has come out to explain how it all happened and lessons learnt from the experience. She told Inside Nollywood: ‘It (the nude video) was (done) under the influence of alcohol. However, the deed has been done. I just had to keep []The post Lessons I learnt from my nude video scandal ‘Etinosa Idemudia appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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My boobs, my selling point ‘ Josephine Nwaghanata
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Fast rising actress, Josephine Nwaghanata, is a role interpreter with excellent acting ability. A graduate of Theatre Arts from Lagos State University, Nwaghanata has starred in TV series such as Tinsel, Jenifa Dairies and also movies like Strangers in Love, Entreat, and Busted amongst others. On how she started her acting career, Nwaghanata said: ‘It []The post My boobs, my selling point Josephine Nwaghanata appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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How pregnancy inspired my new film, Horrors ‘Amanda Ebeye
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Nollywood actress, Amanda Ebeye made her directorial debut with the film, Horrors, thus joining a growing list of female directors and filmmakers from Nollywood. The actress hinted that shooting the movie in Canada was quite exciting and with no hitches. ‘It was actually amazing filming Horrors. Canadians are about the nicest people in the world. []The post How pregnancy inspired my new film, Horrors ‘Amanda Ebeye appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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After A Crazy World, Neveen Dominic takes on new project
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
After a successful wrap of the TV series, It’s A Crazy World, in which Neveen Dominic starred and was the producer, she is now set to return to Nigeria from Canada to launch her cosmetics line, Neveen Dominic Cosmetics. According to Neveen, her latest project would be launching in Nigeria and Ghana this year as []The post After A Crazy World, Neveen Dominic takes on new project appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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As single mum, I haven’t given up on love ‘Grace Ama
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Rita Okoye Grace Ama’ Remember her’ She was the hot actress on Teco Benson’s Elastic Limit, the movie that shot her to stardom in the early 2000s. Despite a promising career, she has been lying low for quite a while but now she is back to her first love and in this chat with Rita []The post As single mum, I haven’t given up on love ‘Grace Ama appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Army interference in 2019 polls, worst in nation’s history ‘Wike
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the negative role played by the Nigerian Army during the 2019 general elections is the worst in the history of the country. Governor Wike formally requested for the redeployment of the General Officer Commanding ( GOC) 6 Division, Major General Jamil Sarhem for allegedly subverting the []The post Army interference in 2019 polls, worst in nation’s history ‘Wike appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Tribunal sacks Oyetola, declares Adeleke Osun State governor
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Osun State governorship election tribunal sitting in Abuja yesterday by a split decision of two to one nullified the election of Governor Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC). But the Chairman of the tribunal, Justice Ibrahim Sirajo in his dissenting judgment disagreed with two of his brother Justices who []The post Tribunal sacks Oyetola, declares Adeleke Osun State governor appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Jubilation in Osun as tribunal declares Adeleke governor
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Willy Eya, Clement Adeyi And Seye Ojo There was wild jubilation yesterday in Ede, the country home of Senator Ademola Adeleke, who was declared winner of the September 22 governorship election in Osun by the state’s election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja. A crowd of excited family members, friends, PDP supporters, youths, market women, artisans []The post Jubilation in Osun as tribunal declares Adeleke governor appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Supplementary elections: Ganduje, Tambuwal Ortom, Lalong, Abubakar in tight race
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Willy Eya And Desmond Mgbo Following the declaration of some governorship elections as inconclusive, the nation’s electoral process will today, be put to test once again in Kano, Sokoto, Plateau, Benue and Bauchi states. Like the past elections, of the 93 registered political parties, the two major contenders are the All Progressives Congress (APC) and []The post Supplementary elections: Ganduje, Tambuwal Ortom, Lalong, Abubakar in tight race appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Adeleke: PDP dedicates victory to Osun people
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Clement Adeyi, Osogbo Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed delight at the victory of its governorship candidate in the 2018 governorship election, Ademola Adeleke, who was on Friday declared the winner of the poll by the election tribunal sitting in Abuja. The partys chairman, Soji Adagunodo, in a chat with []The post Adeleke: PDP dedicates victory to Osun people appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Osun: WBC praises judiciary, congratulates Adeleke
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
The World Bishops Council (WBC) Africa, has praised the judiciary in Nigeria for its courage in adjudicating with the fear of God in the Osun State governorship case handled by an election petition tribunal. In a statement issued today by the council’s spokesman, Bishop Seun Adeoye on behalf of WBC’s Africa Nuncio, Bishop Godspower Akandu, []The post Osun: WBC praises judiciary, congratulates Adeleke appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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BREAKING: Osun guber: Tribunal sacks Oyetola, declares Adeleke winner
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has nullified the election of Governor Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressive Congress. Consequently, the tribunal ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to without delay, withdraw the certificate of return earlier issued to Oyetola as the winner of the September 22, 2018 governorship []The post BREAKING: Osun guber: Tribunal sacks Oyetola, declares Adeleke winner appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Bayelsa APC chieftain, Aganaba, commends Nigerians for voting Buhari
Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Rita Okoye Bayelsa State APC chieftain, Engr. Preye Aganaba, has commended Nigerians for voting President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressive Congress candidates who contested for elective seats in across the country. He applauded particularly the people of Bayelsa State for their non-violence stance after the elections in the state, expressing hope that people would []The post Bayelsa APC chieftain, Aganaba, commends Nigerians for voting Buhari appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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