The All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Labour Party (LP) are counting their gains and loses at the governorship and legislative tribunals in states top the major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines for today.
THE NATION reports that the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos yesterday declared Simon Lalong as the duly elected Senator to represent Plateau South Senatorial District.
Lalong, former governor of Plateau and Minister of Labour and Employment, ran on the platform of the APC.
In Abia State, the tribunal sitting in Umuahia, the state capital, declared the election of Labour Party’s Munachim Alozie invalid. He was declared winner of Obingwa/Osisioma/Ugwunagbo Federal Constituency.
Also, the tribunal in Asaba, capital of Delta State, nullified the election of the member representing Ughelli/Udu Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Rev. Francis Waive. He ran on APC ticket.
In Plateau State, the tribunal sitting in Jos, the state capital, dismissed the petition filed by Alfred Dabwan of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) against Governor Caleb Mutfwang of the PDP, among other verdicts.
Elsewhere, President Bola Tinubu yesterday met Emirati counterpart, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Monday in Abu Dhabi to make the United Arab Emirates, lifted its months-long visa ban on Nigerians.
Tinubu and the UAE Leader
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE, THE PUNCH note that Tinubu secured landmark deals with the UAE government across sectors.
The paper reports that an agreed framework has been established, which will involve several billions of U.S. dollars worth of new investments into the Nigerian economy across multiple sectors, including defense, agriculture and others, by the investment arms of the Government of the United Arab Emirates, according to Presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale.