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NSCDC destroys fake products worth N8m in Kano

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Kano State Command says it has destroyed fake electric cables and counterfeit products worth N8 million.

Spokesperson for the command, ASC Ibrahim Idris-Abdullahi, said this in a statement on Thursday in Kano.

Idris-Abdullahi said the fake products were seized at a joint operation by the command and Standard Organisation of Nigeria.

He said the seized items comprising fake mosquito repellent and electric cables were destroyed on Wednesday at Rijiyar Gwangwan in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of the state.

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He said: “Operatives of the Anti-Vandalism Unit of the corps participated in the destruction of thousands of cartons of expired mosquito coils and substandard electrical cables.

“The corps in a recent joint operation with the SON embarked on a clampdown of traders who specialised in selling expired and substandard products thereby endangering lives of the citizenry.

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“During the successful operations, cartons of expired and substandard products were confiscated and the culprits charged to court.”

Idris-Abdullahi said NSCDC officials, SON, National Environmental Standard and Regulatory Agency, community leaders and trade unions witnessed the destruction.

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Adeleke wins as Supreme Court dismisses Babayemi’s appeal

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Adeleke wins as Supreme Court dismisses Babayemi’s appeal

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On Thursday, the Supreme Court confirmed Senator Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, as the next Governor of Osun State.

Adeleke was declared the winner of the July 16 gubernatorial election in the state.

The apex court, in a unanimous judgement by a five-man panel of justices, dismissed an appeal that was lodged against Adeleke by Prince Dotun Babayemi who laid claim to the governorship ticket of the PDP.

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Babayemi emerged from a parallel primary election that was held by a faction of the party in the State.

Counsel to the Appellant, Mr. Adebayo Adelodun, SAN, withdrew the appeal after the panel led by Justice Amina Augie, drew his attention to the fact that the case was statute barred.

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The panel had maintained that the appeal was incompetent, stressing that it was filed outside the 14 days period provided by the law.

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Tinubu absent as Atiku, Peter Obi sign peace pact

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BREAKING: Tinubu absent as Atiku, Peter Obi sign peace pact

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The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, was absent as the presidential candidates of other political parties signed the now-customary peace pact at the International Conference Centre (ICC) Abuja.

However, Tinubu’s running mate, Kashim Shettima, was present at the signing on Thursday alongside, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi of the Labour Party, Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party among others.

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Naija News 247 had reported that former Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, said he does not have firsthand information about the whereabouts of Tinubu while featuring on Channels Television’s programme, Politics Today, on Wednesday night.

It will be recalled that the Independent National Electoral Commission on September 21, 2022, released the final list of candidates for national elections, namely presidential, senatorial and federal constituencies, in line with the 2023 elections timetable earlier released in the year.

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The list contained 36 presidential candidates and the running mates of 18 political parties. Also, a total of 4,223 candidates will battle for 469 legislative positions (senatorial and federal constituencies) at the federal level.

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Yobe North Senatorial ticket: Machina kicks as APC submits Lawan’s name

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Federal High Court sitting in Damaturu has ruled that Bashir Shariff Machina is the duly elected candidate for Yobe North Senatorial District.

Consequently, the presiding judge, Justice Fadimatu Murtala, ordered the All Progressives Congress (APC) to submit the name of Machina to INEC.

This is as she affirmed the 28th May 2022 primary election conducted by the party which Machina won.

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In a judgement delivered today in Damaturu, Murtala also annulled the parallel primary election of 9th June 2022 that produced President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan.

Counsel to the second dependant Kolawale Balogun told newsmen that his client would be appropriately advised on the next move.

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