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Today’s Headlines: PEPC: We believe LP won 2023 Presidential election — Abure; Elections: How INEC broke Nigerians’ trust — Osinbajo’s Aide

PEPC: We believe LP won the 2023 presidential election — Abure

National Chairman of the Labour Party Labour, Comrade Julius Abure has said that despite the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) which did not favor the presidential candidate of the Labour Party and the Party, the party believed it won the February 25 presidential election.

Source: Nigerian Tribune

He said while the party would seek Supreme Court intervention on the matter, following the judgment of the PEPC, members of the Obedient family should be aware that it has influenced the politics with one governor, 35 lawmakers in the House of Representatives, senators, and many other members of the house of assembly in states.

The statement reads: “We have in our kitty today a governor, 35 members of the House of Representatives, 8 distinguished Senators and several House of Assembly members. “Our participation in the 2023 general election, no doubt, has changed the political landscape in the country.

Elections: How INEC broke Nigerians’ trust, says Osinbajo’s aide

Laolu Akande, media aide to the former Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the failure of the Independent National Electoral Commission to electronically transmit the results of the last presidential and National Assembly elections has broken the trust of Nigerians in the electoral body.

Source: Punch Newspapers

Akande made the statement on Friday while appearing on Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today. The media aide noted that despite INEC making the calls ahead of the February elections, it failed to stand on its assurance to upload polling unit results on the INEC Result Viewing Portal.

He said, “It is important to establish something we cannot run away from. INEC came out of this election as a damaged good. There is no doubt about that. INEC itself set up a standard. INEC determined the guidelines. INEC committed to the people of Nigeria that this is how we are going to declare the result of the election.

Woman burnt as fire guts Lagos building

A lady has sustained first-degree burns after a fire gutted a residential building on Ikemo Street, Ojo, Lagos State.

Source: Punch Newspapers

City Round gathered that the victim sustained the injuries after a camp gas she used while cooking in the passageway ignited a fire. According to video clips made available to our correspondent, the woman had severe burns across her arms and shoulders. The Director of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Adeseye Margaret, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Friday, noted that the quick response of firefighters prevented an explosion from happening.

The statement read, “The fire started in a bungalow consisting of 32 single rooms of various sizes which was ignited through the use of camp gas for cooking at the passage. “The ensuing inferno was, however, subdued before it could spread beyond the compound as it affected 14 of the rooms while 18 rooms were saved and adjoining property.

Customs intercept petrol, rice, others worth N1.8bn DPV in Seme

The Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it intercepted different seized items with a total Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N1.8 billion from Jan. 23 to Sept. 8.

Source: Vanguard News

The Customs Area Comptroller, Mr Dera Nandi, told newsmen of the seizures in Seme on Friday. One of the vehicles with 45 30 liters of petrol was seized by the command.

Giving a breakdown, the controller said they include 9,500 50kg of rice, equivalent to 16 trailer loads of foreign parboiled rice, with a Duty Paid Value of N312.2 million.

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