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Latest News In Nigeria, March 20, 2023: Top 10 Headlines For Monday

Latest News In Nigeria, March 20, 2023: Top 10 Headlines For

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Monday March 20, 2023.

Dapo Abiodun Wins Second Term In Ogun

Dapo Abiodun, the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate and Governor of Ogun State has won the guber contest in the state.

Abiodun was announced as the winner with a total of 276 298 votes. Read more here.

2023 Elections: NNPP Leads In Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the results from nine out of the 44 local government areas in Kano State with the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) leading with 153,103 votes.

The results were presented on Sunday at the INEC Collation Centre in Kano to the Returning Officer for the poll, Professor Ibrahim Doko, the Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Read more here.

Plateau Speaker, Majority Leader Lose Seats To PDP Candidate

The Plateau State House of Assembly Speaker, Yakubu Sanda, and Majority Leader, Daniel Nanlong of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have lost their seats to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates.

Sanda, who represents Pengana State Constituency, was defeated by Happiness Akawu of the PDP in the House of Assembly election held on Saturday. Read more here.

2023: Mai Mala Buni Of Yobe Re-Elected

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe as the winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state.

INEC Returning Officer, Professor Umaru Pate, announced the result in Damaturu on Sunday. Read more here.

Governor AbdulRazaq Re-Elected In Kwara State

Kwara State Governor AbdulRazaq AbdulRahman has been re-electied as for a second term in office.

Abdulrazaq, who contested on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, emerged as the winner of the Saturday governorship election held in the state. Read more here.

Expert Urges CBN To Address Continued Cash Scarcity

A financial expert named Muktar Muhammed has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to take urgent steps to address the continued shortage of naira notes.

Muhammed, also an investment banker made the call on Sunday in Abuja when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Read more here.

Elections: Dayo Amusa Slams Social Media Bullies

Nollywood actress Dayo Amusa has taken to her Instagram page to express her disappointment over the behaviour of some Nigerians during the just concluded gubernatorial elections across the country.

In her post, the actress slammed those who were bullying and cursing people who did not support their preferred political party. Read more here.

FA Cup: Red Cards Plague Fulham As Man Utd March Into Semifinal Against Brighton

Manchester United secure an FA Cup semifinal spot against Brighton & Hove Albion after a remarkable victory against Fulham at Old Trafford on Sunday.

The game saw three Fulham players receive red cards in seconds, including captain Aleksandar Mitrovic, who pushed the referee after he awarded United a penalty for Willian's handball on the line after a VAR review. Read more here.

Policewoman Shot Dead By Lover

A 23-year-old Ugandan female police officer was allegedly shot dead by her civilian man-friend on March 19, 2023, at her barracks residence. 

PC Caroline Komuhangi, a member of the Kabale Police Field Force Unit, was reportedly killed on Sunday at her barracks residence, according to the police. Read more here.

Kenya: Police Ban Cost-Of-Living Protest

Kenya's police on Sunday banned the opposition from holding a protest over inflation, saying requests for the demonstrations were filed too late, but organisers vowed to go ahead with the rallies.

Raila Odinga, leader of the Azimio la Umoja party, had called for the protest in Nairobi on Monday to protest the country's soaring inflation, which reached 9.2 per cent year on year in February. Read more here.

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