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After Polls Victory: Buhari Still Campaigning For APC

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As many Nigerians would have envisaged that the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, will by now concentrate more and map out a blueprint to restructure Nigeria for the better as promised during his campaign rallies, the former head of state is still soliciting for votes.

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The President-elect on Sunday still find the time and energy to urge supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to come out en masse on Saturday, April 11 to cast their votes for the party’s governorship and house of assembly candidates across the country.

 

This was made known in a statement issued in Abuja by the Director, Media and Publicity, APC Presidential Campaign Organisation, Mallam Garba Shehu, a copy obtained by Vanguard.

Buhari, who thanked Nigerians for voting him into the number office, however noted that greater challenges of consolidating the party’s electoral victory in the March 28 polls lay ahead.

The former military head of state also stated that the election of APC Governorship and House of Assembly candidates was no less important than his own victory during the presidential election.

According to him, his election should not be treated in isolation because the APC also need to clear the other levels of democratic representation across the country.

“For APC to govern effectively, its supporters should also elect the party’s candidates in the Governorship and House of Assembly elections come April 11,” he said.

The APC President-elect also used the medium to condole with the families of his supporters that lost their lives while celebrating his victory and wished those receiving treatment quick recoveries.

Buhari solicited moral support for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable the electoral umpire improve on its impressive performance, despite logistical challenges and other unforeseen glitches.

Meanwhile, with Lagos being the commercial hub of Nigeria and an APC controlled and owned state from the on set, Prophet Hephzibah, popularly known as ‘Baba Peculiar’ on Sunday, while speaking on the April 11 governorship polls, revealed who will emerge the state’s next governor.

Also, Southern Taraba Communities of Wukari, Takum and Ibi have threatened to boycott the upcoming governorship and state House of Assemblies elections if soldiers are deployed again for the poll.

The communities said the deployment of soldiers during the presidential and National Assembly elections frightened voters and gave room for malpractices.

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End SARS Protest: MC Oluomo visits burnt Makinde Police Station in Oshodi

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End SARS Protest: MC Oluomo visits burnt Makinde Police Station in Oshodi

NURTW chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya, on Thursday visited the Makinde Police station which was razed down by hoodlums during the unrest that greeted the infamous end SARS protest.

 

MC Olumo visited the station, inspecting the remains of the station with some of his boys

Recall that the Lagos state government had said that “twenty-nine Divisional Police Stations and 17 Police Posts were razed by hoodlums disguising as protesters. Also, six police officers were lynched, 36 critically injured, while 71 police operational vehicles were torched.”

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#MadeInLagos: Davido’s Jam Would Swallow That Of Wizkid: Tunde Ednut

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#MadeInLagos: Davido’s Jam Would Swallow That Of Wizkid: Tunde Ednut

Tunde Ednut on Thursday has stated that the newly released Made IN Lagos album by Wizkid cannot garner much attention like that of his counterpart, Davido.

The controversial Instagram blogger, who is an ardent fan of Davido, made this know in a tweet he sent out on Twitter.

Tunde wrote;

”If Davido drops that jam with Nicki Minaj, someone’s album will get swallowed in the process.”

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Victor Osimhen gets first red card of his football career

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Victor Osimhen gets first red card of his football career

Victor James Osimhen, a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Napoli and the Nigeria national team on Thursday night, October 29, received the first red card of his football career in Napoli’s 1-0 win over Real Sociedad in the Europa League.

The Nigerian striker who joined the Serie A Club from Lille this summer was shown the way out by referee Craig Pawson in the third minute of added time after receiving two yellow cards.

Osimhen who replaced Italian forward Andrea Petagna in the second half, received his first yellow card in the 81st minute before he was given a red card 12 minutes later after elbowing Robin Le Normand while trying to control David Ospina’s goal kick.

Osimhen, 21, is expected to miss Napoli’s trip to Stadion Kantrida to play HNK Rijeka on November 5.

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