The Court of Appeal, Abuja division has fixed Thursday (tomorrow) to deliver judgment on the disputed September 2018 governorship election in Osun state. Concise News reports that the court, on Wednesday, issued hearing notices for the judgment and had them served on all the parties to the four pending appeals relating to the disputed poll.
Ex-vice-president of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) to take responsibility for insecurity in the country. Atiku, who lost to Buhari in the country’s 2019 presidential election, was reacting to a report published by Washington DC-based Centre for Diplomacy and Democracy, alleging Atiku is sponsoring the killings across Nigeria.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has guaranteed fairness to all parties in the four petitions pending as hearing begins today (Wednesday). Concise News earlier reported that the inaugural sitting begins as the outcome of the last presidential election won by the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) was being challenged by the opposition.
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has said Nigeria fared better in terms of security under the past administration than in President Muhammadu Buhari’s time. Concise News had reported that the presidency recently noted that insecurity level has dropped in Nigeria since Buhari came on board in 2015.
Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has returned to school as he took a course in leadership at the Harvard University, US. Sanwo-Olu who won the poll head earlier in the year will be sworn-in as the leader of Nigeria’s commercial centre, Lagos on May 29th.
Governor of Kogi state Yahaya Bello is confident of being re-elected for a second term in office, saying even a candidate of Igala extraction can not defeat him in the governorship race. Concise News understands the Igala, controlling nine local government areas, is the most populous ethnic group in the north-central state.
Senator Shehu Sani has countered the Imam of Aso Rock Mosque, Sheikh Abdulwaheed Sulaiman, who said the recent killings in parts of northern Nigeria are a test from Allah. The Kaduna-Central lawmaker said it was unfortunate that clerics fail to tell those in power the truth but preach to the poor in a fiery manner.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has revealed that candidates who sat for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) can check their result with just their registration number. Concise News had earlier revealed how to check your 2019 Jamb result and also, how to check your UTME result by phone with registration number but here is how to check your JAMB result with just your registration number online.
Tottenham produced another stunning Champions League comeback against Ajaxto book an all-English final with Liverpool who miraculously overcame Barcelona 4-3 on Tuesday. Brazilian Lucas Moura scored a second-half hat-trick to secure a 3-2 win in Amsterdam and send Tottenham through on away goals to the final in Madrid on June 1.