Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today:
France snatch victory against the Super Falcons to reach last 16
The French women team have emerged as the second team to qualify for the Round of 16 of the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup with the maximum nine points from the group phase.
The hosts pipped the hard-fighting Super Falcons team by a lone goal on Monday night to maintain their perfect run in the Women’s World Cup just like Germany who are also through to the knock out phase with maximum points.
INEC must produce server used for 2019 polls – Peter Obi
Atiku Abubakar’s running mate in the February 23 presidential election Peter Obi says the Peoples Democratic Party will compel the Independent National Electoral Commission to produce the results of the 2019 polls from its server at the Election Petitions Tribunal.
Sanwo-Olu wins at tribunal as court dismisses AD, LP petitions
The Lagos State Election Petitions Tribunal on Monday dismissed the petitions filed by the governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy, Owolabi Salis, and his Labour Party counterpart, Ifagbemi Awamaridi, challenging the victory of the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, at the last election.
In a ruling, the Chairman of the tribunal, Justice T. T. Asua, dismissed the petitions due to the inability of the petitioners to file applications for pre-hearing conference after the close of pleadings within seven days as prescribed by the law.
Senate will cooperate with Buhari to succeed – Omo-Agege
The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, on Monday promised that the new leadership of the Senate would do everything possible to ensure the actualisation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘Next Level’ agenda. Omo-Agege stated these in an interview with journalists in Abuja.
Taraba govt imposes 14hr curfew on Jalingo
Taraba state government has imposed a fourteen hour curfew on Jalingo, the state capital following renewed attacks on some communities in Kona and ATC. A statement late Monday night by the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Ishaku on Media and Publicity, Bala Dan Abu said the curfew will remain in force till further notice.
When Bernard Dayo isn’t writing about pop culture, he’s watching horror movies, anime and trying to pretend his addiction to Netflix isn’t a serious condition.