Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Today: 15 Things You Need to Know Today, Monday, March 20, 2023
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1) Adamawa boils as INEC stops declaration of governorship results
As a result of INEC’s inability to declare the results of the governorship election, political thugs and miscreants have unleashed terror, attacks, and various criminal tendencies on the citizens of Yola, the state capital of Adamawa. Professor Mohammed Mele, the Returning Officer of the election, announced the postponement of the announcement of the election’s results until Monday at approximately 1 a.m., at which time the Collation Center at INEC’s headquarters began to experience issues.
2) Man who tweeted against Gov Soludo, APGA arrested, moved to Abuja
On Saturday, police in Anambra State arrested a suspect, Nnamdi Chude, for tweeting against the governor of Anambra State, Professor Chukwuma Soludo. Chude, an ardent Labour Party supporter, tweeted on Saturday that Soludo’s party, the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, was involved in the rigging of the election for the House of Assembly.
3) Soludo distances self from Twitter critic’s arrest
Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, the governor of Anambra State, states that he is unaware of any specific allegations or grounds for Mr. Nnamdi Chude’s arrest. Chude had warned via his Twitter account that thugs suspected of working for the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance in the state had allegedly invaded polling stations and stolen ballot boxes.
4) 38-year-old man steals N2.4m tricycles
Offiong Edet, a 38-year-old man, was arraigned before the Ogba Magistrates’ Court sitting in the Ikeja area of Lagos State for allegedly stealing two tricycles valued at N2.4m from the Agege area of the state. The tricycles are reportedly owned by a man named Jepter Chukwuma.
5) Thugs beat PDP Chairman to death
Peter Nweke, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Ezza North Local Government Area in Ebonyi State, was allegedly beaten to death by thugs loyal to the ruling All Progressives Congress. On Saturday, during the governorship and state Assembly elections, hoodlums reportedly attacked Nweke, leaving him with fatal injuries.
6) Nnamani Concedes Defeat, Congratulates LP Senator-elect
Senator Chimaroke Nnamani has congratulated Sir Kelvin Chukwu, the senator-elect for Enugu East District. Sir Kelvin Chukwu of the Labour Party defeated the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The candidate of the Labour Party received 69,136 votes to defeat Nnamani of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who received 48,706 votes.
7) INEC Declares Sanwo-Olu Winner Of Lagos Guber Election In Landslide Victory
Babajide Sanwo-Olu was declared the winner of the Lagos governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The incumbent governor, Sanwo-Olu, was re-elected with a landslip victory.
8) NNPP leads APC in Kano gov election as INEC suspends result declaration
Ahmad Doko, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) collation officer for the Kano governorship election, has announced a two-hour break to cross-check election results prior to the final announcement. Mr. Doko made the announcement after receiving the election results from the state’s 44 local government areas.
9) INEC declares Gov Buni winner of Yobe governorship election
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Governor Mala Buni of Yobe the victor of the state’s election for governor on Saturday. Professor Umaru Pate, the INEC Returning Officer, announced the results in Damaturu, the state capital, on Sunday.
9) Appeal Court denies Abba Kyari Associate Bail
The Court of Appeal in Abuja has denied bail to an associate of the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Abba Kyari, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Sunday J. Ubua. Friday, a three-member panel of the appellate court determined that Ubua’s appeal was without merit.
10) We’ve done well – IGP Usman Baba rates Police’s performance
Usman Alkali Baba, the Inspector General of Police, stated that the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, performed admirably during Saturday’s gubernatorial and state House of Assembly elections. Baba also stated that the NPF would investigate a number of election-related violations.
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11) NHRC to invite MC Oluomo, Kogi gov over alleged hate speeches
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) announced on Sunday that it will invite the Lagos State Parks Management Committee Chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya popularly known as MC Oluomo, over the alleged threat he issued against Igbo. M.C. Oluomo, in a viral video, had threatened that Igbo people living in Lagos should not bother to vote if they do not vote for the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).
12) Wike Rates Polls As Peaceful, Alleges Breach Of Security At INEC Office
Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has deemed the Governorship and State Assembly elections in Rivers State to be peaceful. Wike also stated that the conduct of today’s election has improved since the Presidential and National Assembly elections three weeks ago.
13) 35-year-Old Defeats Yobe State House of Assembly Lawmaker
Ahmed Lawan, the Speaker of the Yobe State House of Assembly and a lawmaker since 2003, was defeated for the Nguru II Constituency seat by 36-year-old Peoples Democratic Party candidate Lawan Musa.
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14) INEC Declares Kebbi Guber polls inconclusive
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the governorship election in Kebbi State to be inconclusive. In 20 out of 21 local government areas in the state of Kebbi, the electoral commission declared the election to be inconclusive due to massive cancellations and overvoting, as stated by the electoral commission.
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15) INEC Declares Dapo Abiodun winner of Ogun Guber polls
INEC has declared Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress (APC) the winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Ogun State. Prof. Kayode Adebowale, the Returning Officer, declared him the victor after tallying the results from all 20 LGs in the state.
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