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Today's Headlines: Obi Won Election Not Tinubu-Afenifere, Buhari Mourns Death Of Security Guard

Obi won presidential poll, not Tinubu – Afenifere

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The pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere on Wednesday disclosed that the candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi was the winner of the just-concluded presidential election.

According to the foremost Yoruba group, the declaration of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as president-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was illegal.

The group emphasized that the Presidential and National Assembly elections fell short of the requirements of the Election Act 2022, as amended.

Buhari reacts, mourns death of security guard

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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the fire incident that engulfed the Akere Spare Parts Market on Kirikiri Road, Akere Bus Stop, Olodi-Apapa in Ajegunle on Wednesday morning.

The President also expressed deep sadness over the death of a 65-year-old security guard and the loss of properties and means of livelihood of some Nigerians at the Akere Spare Parts market, Lagos.

Buhari sympathized with the traders and their families, who bear the brunt of this sad, unfortunate incident.

Tinubu secures Appeal Court’s order to inspect presidential election materials

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The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Wednesday evening granted permission to the President-elect, Bola Tinubu to have direct access to the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to inspect all materials used for the February 25 presidential election.

The court in a ruling on ex-parte application by Tinubu ordered the electoral body to permit the President- elect to make photocopies of documents during the inspection.

Justice Joseph Ikwegh who delivered the ruling said that he was satisfied that there is merit in the request of Tinubu to access, inspect and make photocopy of documents required for his whatever purpose.

CBN issues guidelines on open banking

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The Central Bank of Nigeria has issued operational guidelines for open banking in Nigeria to ensure stability in the nation’s financial system.

The apex bank in a circular referenced, ‘PSM/DIR/PUB/CIR/001/043’, and dated March 7, 2023, said the guidelines would create greater access to customer-focused data sharing between banks and third-party firms.

The circular signed by the Director of Payment Services Management Department, Musa Jimoh, entitled, ‘Issuance of operational guidelines for open banking in Nigeria’, said the guidelines were part of the Central Bank’s mandate to ensure financial stability in Nigeria.

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Afenifere Obi Peter Obi Tinubu-Afenifere Yoruba


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