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Today's Headlines: Tinubu went through gruesome campaign to win presidential poll, 127 die as flood hits Rwanda

I went through gruesome campaign to win presidential poll – Tinubu 

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The President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu said he went through what he described as a gruesome political campaign to win the 2023 presidential election.

Tinubu stated this while speaking at the commissioning of the Rumuokwuta/Rumuola flyover in Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

He said he is happy for emerging victorious in the recently concluded presidential election despite the gruesome campaign.

The President-elect said he fought hard during the campaign to emerge victorious at the poll.

Tinubu, however, said despite the hurdles and campaigns against him by the opposition party, he won the election.

The president-elect said, “it is an honour and privilege to be in your midst today. I am a very happy man.

“Happy because I went through a gruesome campaign, fought hard, supported by many of you, and I won”.

127 die as flood hits Rwanda

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At least 127 people have died as floods and landslides engulfed several parts of Rwanda after torrential rains, destroying homes and cutting off roads, the presidency said on Wednesday.

Images posted online by the state broadcaster showed rivers of mud sweeping through the streets as residents scrambled for safety.

“Rescue interventions are ongoing in the most affected districts… in order to secure endangered citizens,” the office of President Paul Kagame said in a statement.

“My deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims of the landslides and floods that occurred last night in the Western, Northern and Southern Provinces,” Kagame said in a separate statement on Twitter.

“We are doing everything within our means to address this difficult situation. I am personally following up the response closely.”

Peter Obi crossing line with his accusations – APC 

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The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC said the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi is crossing the line with his accusations in the recent times.

The National Publicity Secretary of the ruling APC, Felix Morka stated this while speaking in an interview on Arise Television on Wednesday.

Recall that Obi had consistently accused the APC and its supporters of attacking his personality over the petition he filed against the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu at the election Tribunal.

But, Morka described the accusations of the the Labour Party presidential candidate as ridiculous.

He said, “Peter Obi is really crossing the line, the campaigns are over, he needs to relax and allow his lawyers handle his case at the tribunal, accusing the APC of attacking his personal life is ridiculous.

“Obi has been way too sanctimonious for someone who volunteered to venture into politics and run for the presidency.

I have delivered on change agenda – Buhari

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, in Abuja, said his regime had delivered change to Nigerians, especially in the area of affordable housing.

Appraising his regime’s performance in office during the inauguration of a housing estate in Zuba, Abuja, on Tuesday, the President claimed that the new housing estate was addressing multidimensional poverty among the citizens.

But the opposition parties described his claims as bogus, insisting that he performed woefully.

Presenting keys to the new homeowners at the Federal Housing Authority, Zuba, Buhari said, “I convey my hearty congratulations to the new homeowners in this estate. Our promise of change has been fulfilled for you.’’

The President also said the new housing estate was addressing multidimensional poverty as the beneficiaries had “taken a step up on the ladder of prosperity and away from poverty.’’

The PUNCH reports that the N9.5bn estate, which is located on 18.5 hectares of land, consists of 16 blocks of three-bedroom flats in a block of eight flats, 32 blocks of two-bedroom flats in a block of eight flats; 14 blocks of one-bedroom flats in a block of 16 flats and five blocks of terrace duplexes in four rows.

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