Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 13th March

Vanguard

Presidential poll: CUPP reveals Appeal Court Tribunal members

Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Nigeria’s biggest opposition coalition, claimed, yesterday, that it was in possession of a five-man list of justices approved by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to hear the petition of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, against the results of the February 23 presidential elections.

The Sun

9th Senate: South-East’s quest to produce Senate president

The above quote from Robert McNamara, former American Secretary of Defense, may be apt in situating the current quest by the South-East zone to produce the next Senate president ahead of the inauguration of the ninth Senate.

Daily Times

INEC erred declaring gov’ship poll inconclusive – Adamawa PDP 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) erred in declaring the governorship election in Adamawa State inconclusive because the margin of lead was lower than the number of registered voters in places where voting was cancelled.

Leadership

Judge Orders Counsel To Produce NBC Boss, Kawu, In Court

Justice Folashade Ogunbanjo-Giwa of the  Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has advised a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Abdullahi Mustapha, to produce the Director General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Ishaq Modibbo Kawu, on the next adjourned date.

Daily Trust

APC wins 15 assembly seats in Plateau, PDP eight

The ruling APC has won 15 of the 24 seats in the Plateau State House of Assembly so far, Daily Trust reports.

The Nation

APC, PDP boast ahead of March 23 extra elections

A war of words broke out yesterday between the two major political parties ahead of the March 23 supplementary elections to decide who will control power in six states.

Tribune

Ilorin Emirate Union Hails Saraki, Congratulates AbdulRazaq, Others

Umbrella body for all socio-cultural associations in  Ilorin, Kwara state,  Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU) has commended the fascinating spirit of patriotism and statesmanship exhibited by the Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki on the outcome of the just concluded general elections in the state.

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