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Today's Headlines: Senate Shifts Plenary Over Gov Poll, God’s Wish Is Doing Right Thing - Obi

Senate shifts plenary over gov polls

The Senate has postponed its earlier scheduled plenary to Tuesday, March 21, 2023.

The Red chamber at its last sitting had due to the governorship elections adjourned plenary to Tuesday, March 14, 2023.

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, shifted the plenary to March 14 to enable senators vying for governorship positions to participate in the campaigns and elections.

He said, “We have to adjoin for all of us to participate in the campaigns and elections of the governors and states assembly members.”

However, a copy of a memo signed by the Clerk of the Senate, Chinedu Akubueze, announced a new postponement of the plenary.

God’s wish is doing right thing - Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the February 25 Presidential and National Assembly elections, Peter Obi, said on Monday that the wish of God was to do the right thing.

Obi was reacting to a question posed to him during his appearance on Arise TV’s ‘The Morning Show’ monitored by our correspondent in Lagos.

Asked about his view on some clerics and prominent Nigerians’ position that the outcome of the presidential election was God’s wish despite the recorded infractions, Obi, who said he was very respectful to prominent Nigerians including clerics and traditional rulers, said, “I disagree with them. What they’re actually preaching is the problem of Nigeria.

Fire razes shops in Kano market

The Kano State Fire Service confirmed that a fire incident on Monday razed some shops, including the upper building of old Savannah Bank at Singer Market in Kano.

A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the Fire Service, Saminu Abdullahi, disclosed that the fire started around 2:18am.

“We received a distress call around 2:18am from a man, Sai’du Hamza, that there was fire a incident at the market in Fagge Local Government Area of the state."

Labour Party’s legal team meets INEC over election materials inspection

The legal team of the Labour Party is currently in a meeting with officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Abuja over inspection of electoral materials used for the February 25 presidential election.

The head of the legal team, Dr Livy Uzoukwu, led 60 lawyers into the meeting and is expected to brief journalists afterwards.

The meeting is being held at the commission’s national headquarters.

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