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GBOYEGA OYETOLA of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has been declared winner of the Osun State governorship election.

 

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President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived New York ahead of the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73) which officially opened on Sept. 18.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the president accompanied by his wife, Aisha, departed the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on Sunday morning and had arrived in New York on Monday.

The theme for this year’s Session is: “Making the United Nations relevant to all People: Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Peaceful, Equitable and Sustainable Societies.”

A statement earlier issued in Abuja on Saturday by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, said the high point of Buhari’s participation would be his address on Tuesday to the General Assembly on the opening day of the General Debate.

According to him, the President’s presentation of Nigeria’s National Statement is expected to reaffirm the nation’s commitment to international peace and security and sustainable socio-economic development.

 

He said the presentation would also cover the areas of disarmament and denuclearisation, youth and women empowerment, climate change, rule of law and human rights, among others.

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Former minister of sports and immediate past national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi may have cut deals with some traditional rulers in the Northern and Southern Senatorial Districts towards his governorship aspiration.

Abdullahi who is from the Central Senatorial District resigned as APC spokesman and his membership of the party to achieve his governorship aspiration on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP as part of the deal has promised to give the youths in the state the same opportunity he had as a youth.

Abdullahi had at his declaration declared that he sold fufu and other commodities on the streets of the Ilorin but through the opportunities available to him by the government and the patronage of Senator Bukola Saraki rose to success in his professional endeavours.“The agricultural sector would also be revamped to open up markets for the farmers to sell their products at profitable prices,” he added.

The campaign trail visited towns in Kwara Southern and Northern senatorial districts where the royal fathers of the affected towns reportedly pledged their support for his candidature.

 

A representative of the people of Ilemonna, Alhaji Salihu assured Abdullahi of their willingness to support him due to his proven competence, integrity and uprightness.Chairmen of PDP Oyun, Offa, Ekiti, Ifelodun, Isin, Irepodun pledged their support for the aspirant adding that Abdullahi should see Kwara South as his second home.

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A man who claimed to be a staff member of the Independent National Electoral Commission was arrested by party supporters at Ayedaade Local Government Area of Osun State for tearing an INEC result sheet believed to be under contention when results of the state governorship election were being released.

The man, Salawu Mutiu Kolawole, with an INEC identification card, said a superior officer, Mrs Aderinoye, called him and directed him to proceed to St Peter’s in Ayedaade to tear the result sheet.

 

A Peoples Democratic Party agent had contended that 1,000 votes were deducted from the party’s result in the area earlier during the collation of results at the INEC office in Osogbo.

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UNIPORT First (1st) Batch Admission List for the 2018/2019 Academic Session is now available on the school's website. Candidates can proceed to check if they have been offered admission.

The admission list containing 1295 names can be accessed directly on the school website. The list contains only the names of candidates admitted through UTME.

The names of candidates admitted through Direct Entry was not included. All admitted candidates are advised to check back soon for the link to continue with their year 1 registration here.

Congratulations to all the admitted candidates!

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