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Today's Headlines: Ukrainian Military Launch New Attack On Russian Forces, Atiku Returns To Nigeria

Ukrainian military launch new attack on Russian forces in southern Ukraine

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Ukrainian forces hit two military checkpoints and a landing pad on Thursday in the second strike this week on a Russian-held area in southern Ukraine, Ukrainian officials said.

The new attack on Nova Kakhovka in the Kherson region killed 13 "occupiers", Serhiy Bratchuk, spokesperson for the Odesa regional administration, quoted the Operational Command South as saying. He cited no evidence for the death toll.

Russia's defence ministry did not immediately comment.

Ukraine's military said on Tuesday that an attack by its forces on Nova Kakhovka had killed 52 people. The town's Russia-installed authorities said at least seven people were killed in that attack, Russia's TASS news agency reported.

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Atiku Returns To Nigeria, Sets To Join PDP Governorship Rally In Osun

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the 2023 elections, Atiku Abubakar, arrived in Abuja in the earlier hours of Thursday.

It was gathered that Atiku set aside pre-scheduled meetings and appointments in Morocco and the United Kingdom, to be in Nigeria to participate in his party’s governorship grand rally in Osogbo, Osun State on Thursday.

Christians Have Nothing To Fear —APC

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NATIONAL chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has described the party’s Muslim-Muslim ticket as the work and will of God, saying Christians in the country who are agitated by the choice need not fear. 

Adamu said he is confident the ruling party will win Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State, as a pointer to its victory in 2023. 

He stated this on Wednesday when he led the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) on a courtesy visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at his residence in Daura, Katsina State. 

Tinubu can make N1 equal to $1 – Lagos LG boss, Adewale

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Ayodele Adewale, a loyalist of Bola Tinubu, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2023 election has claimed that it is possible for Tinubu to make the naira equal to the US dollar.

Adewale, who is a local government chairman in Lagos State, made the claim when he appeared on Arise TV on Wednesday.

According to him, the APC presidential candidate has the political capital to improve the nation’s economy by securing foreign investments in the country.

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