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This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today Saturday, March 30, 2019

You are free to challenge my victory in S/Court- Fayemi Dares PDP

The Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi has urged his opposition party and candidate, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka to go ahead to the Supreme court to challenge his victory as the state governor.
Fayemi while speaking on Friday declared that he never regarded the defeated governorship candidate, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka as an enemy, but rather he said the major opposition party was free to challenge his victory at any stage of the court.

Innoson Motors Makes Move To Take Over GTBank

Innoson Nigeria Limited has instituted a move to take over Guaranteed Trust Bank (GTB) following a ruling by the Supreme Court over the bank’s N8.7 billion indebtedness to the company.
Dr Innocent Chukwuma, Innoson‘s chairman, made the move through a “Writ of FiFataken over Guaranty Trust Bank PLC for and on half of Innoson Nigeria Ltd” as a result of the Bank’s indebtedness to Innoson Nigeria Ltd.

Finally, APC Zones Key Senate Positions For 9th National Assembly

There were indications last night that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has tentatively agreed on a power-sharing formula for five more principal offices in the 9th Senate.
The party will soon name its favourites for the coveted offices after more consultations with the presidency and national leaders in order to ensure early rapprochement with its Senators-elect before the inauguration of the National Assembly in June.

INEC Worked Against APC In 2019 Elections – Oshiomhole

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, Adams Oshiomhole, has alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), Nigeria’s electoral body, worked against the ruling party in the 2019 general election.
Naija News recalls that the ruling party won the presidential election, secured over 25 seats in the Senate than the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party.

Rivers State: INEC Disrupting Electoral Process To Favour PDP – AAC Candidate Alleges

The Governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in Rivers state, Engr. Biokpomabo Awara has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of doctoring the governorship and state House of Assembly election in Akuku-Toru local government area of Rivers state in favour of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
This is as the state people await the collation process by INEC slated for April, Naija News reports.

APC Describes Wike’s Ban On Protests As ‘Absurd’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has described as “ineffectual” the ban on public protests in the state by the Rivers State government.
Naija News reports that the government announced the ban, said it was with “immediate effect” and meant to protect public peace and safety.

Ekiti Guber: Olusola-Eleka Rejects Appeal Court Decision, Heads To Supreme Court

The PDP candidate in the July 14, 2018, governorship election in Ekiti, Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, has rejected the judgment of the Court of Appeal in a suit he instituted to challenge the victory of Gov. Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Naija News understands that Olusola-Eleka who made his disappointment known earlier today also expressed regrets at the manner in which the Appeal Court dismissed his appeal, saying it suggested that “our democracy is endangered.’’

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