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Okowa: Tinubu's victory not will of God

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta insisted that last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly election was compromised, adding that the outcome was not the will of God.

Okowa, was the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Vice - Presidential candidate in the February 25 presidential election won by Bola Tinubu of All Progressives Congress, APC.

(News Source: P. M News).

But speaking at a meeting with members of the Isoko Church Leaders Council held at God’s Fountain of Life Mission, Oleh, Isoko South Local Government Area of the state on Friday, Okowa said the outcome of the poll was not the will of God.

The Delta State Governor who was seeking support for the governorship candidate of PDP in March 11 election, Mr Sheriff Oborevwori claimed that the Church anticipated the manipulation of the election and prayed against it.

(Photos Credit: Google).

Buhari to attend UN conference in Qatar

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to depart Nigeria on Saturday for the 5th United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LCDs) in Doha, the capital city of Qatar, the Presidency says.

In a statement, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, noted that the official trip follows an invitation by the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

(News Source: Vanguard Newspaper).

According to Shehu, the conference will be held from March 5 to 9, under the theme, ‘From Potential to Prosperity’.

He added that the event holds once in a decade and provides an opportunity to garner the support of the international community for accelerating sustainable development in the LDCs as well as assist them make progress towards achieving prosperity.

What Wike said to Emefiele after Supreme court judgement

Governor Nyesom Wike said the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has no choice but to follow the Supreme Court’s judgement.

He made this statement on Friday shortly after the Supreme Court extended the validity of old N200, N500, and N1,000 notes until December 31, 2023.

(News Source: P. M News).

Speaking, Wike said “I thank God the Supreme Court today has told them the old money remains valid till the end of December.

"So, if you still have the old money, use it. The highest court of the land has said so.

“Too bad for the governor of the Central Bank. He has no choice. There is no other directive that can override the judgement of the Supreme Court,” Wike added.

Forget last election experience, support Makinde for second term, Tegbe urges supporters

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Oyo South Senatorial District, Chief Joseph Tegbe, has urged his supporters to ensure the re-election of Gov. Seyi Makinde on March 11.

He made the call during a meeting in Ibadan with members of his campaign council and other supporters across the state.

(News Source: Vanguard Newspaper).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Tegbe lost the Feb. 25 senatorial election in Oyo South to Alhaji Sharafadeen Alli of All Progressives Congress (APC).

Tegbe, who urged the supporters to put the outcome of the National Assembly elections behind them, vowed to explore all available legal means to reclaim his mandate from Alli.

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