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Todays Headlines:Vote APGA In State Assembly Poll—Soludo;We’re Not Surprised You Won—CACOL To Tinubu

Vote APGA in State Assembly Poll—Soludo

The Anambra State Governor, Chukwuma Soludo, has appealed to the people of the state to vote for candidates of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in the House of Assembly election coming up on March 11.

News Source: Punch Newspaper

Soludo said voting for APGA candidates during the election would help him sustain the tempo of development across the 21 Local Government Areas of the state.

The governor made the appeal through his Press Secretary, Mr Christian Aburime, who spoke to journalists in Awka, on Friday.

Anambra State is one of the states where only House of Assembly elections will take place.

We’re Not Surprised You Won—CACOL Writes Tinubu

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has written to congratulate the President-Elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu for winning the keenly contested Nigeria’s presidential election conducted last Saturday.

News Source: Daily Post

In an open letter to Tinubu on Friday, CACOL, on behalf of its Chairman, Debo Adeniran, said the organization was not surprised that the former Lagos State governor won the 2023 presidential election, adding that history will not be forgotten.

The letter read in full:

”Your emergence as the President-Elect marked another great milestone in the history of the country, and it also shows the huge level of confidence reposed in you by the people.

”We are particularly not surprised by your recent success at the polls because since your emergence as the flag bearer of your party, the All Progressive Congress (APC), we had no doubt that you would come out victorious in the Presidential election.

Obi will go down as Nigeria’s ‘most dangerous politician’ – APC PCC

The All Progressives Congress campaign council has said the manner in which the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, rode on the waves of religion and ethnicity in Saturday’s election shows that he will go down in history as the country’s “most dangerous and divisive politician.”

News Source: Punch Newspaper

The claim was made by the Special Adviser on Media and Communication for the PCC, Dele Alake, at a press conference in Abuja to address the allegation of rigging and collusion with the electoral umpire.

The President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, was announced the winner of the keenly contested Saturday’s presidential election on Wednesday.

Gbajabiamila Slams ‘Fatally Flawed’ Naira Swap Policy, Promises Reps Review

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has lauded the Supreme Court judgement nullifying the ban on old N200, N500, and N1,000 banknotes by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) till December 31.

News Source: Channels TV

“It has always been the position of the House of Representatives that despite the noble intentions behind the currency swap policy, the design and implementation of the policy has been fatally flawed and contradictory to the ends of law and public policy,” Gbajabimaila said in a Friday statement reacting to the judgement.

“The decision of the Supreme Court suspending the currency swap policy introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and extending the implementation deadline to 31st December 2023 validates the position of the House in its entirety.

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