The senator representing Sokoto North Senatorial District, Aliyu Wamakko, on Saturday won big when he delivered his polling unit to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the result of the elections.
Naija News reports that the Senator won big in the election conducted at his Gidan Jadji unit 007/003 on Saturday.
In the result of the governorship election conducted, Wamakko pulled 442 votes for the APC to beat the PDP which polled 98 votes.
In the state assembly election, the APC polled 422 to beat the PDP which polled 115.
Wamakko is in support of the APC candidate, Aliyu Ahmed, who is slugging it out with the incumbent governor, Aminu Tambuwal.
Tambuwal is the candidate of the ruling PDP in the state. Recall that Tambuwal defected to the party from the APC in 2018.
FG Talks On May 2019 As Public Holiday As Democracy Moves To June 12
The Minister for Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed announced on Monday in Abuja during a world press conference that there would be a public holidays on 29th of May and 12th of June, 2019, NIGERIA NEWS reports
The Minister said that Presidential inauguration is on the track and the press conference set a preparation ground to make the day a remarkable one. The Democracy day would set on the 12th of June as the new democracy day while 29th of May would be the Presidential Inauguration Day.
Lai Mohammed further speaks concerning the two days as follows:
“On the issue of Public Holiday, I believe that 29th May is Public Holiday. Of course June 12, you can see the National Assembly. The National Assembly has also proclaimed it a national holiday.”
“Activities leading to the inauguration of Mr. President officially kick off today with this media conference and will be followed on Tuesday by the commencement of a three-day National Youth Entrepreneurship Empowerment Summit.”
Transfer news today, Monday 20th, May 2019
Arsenal targets £25m Saliba as top summer transfer target
The Gunners have identified teenage Saint-Etienne defender, William Saliba as their top potential arrival this summer. Manchester United are said to be in the frame of landing the player who came to limelight this season in Ligue 1.
The centre back defender made 18 appearance for Saint-Etienne in all competitions. Unai Emery is looking forward to revitalise his defence that have been leaky since his arrival to the North London side a season ago.
Real Madrid looks to bolster their ranks with a potential swap Man Utd swap deal to land Paul Pogba signing
European power house, Real Madrid are seriously eying a deal to bring in Manchester United top midfielder, Paul Pogba to the Bernabeu this summer – and they’re willing to send one of their stars to Manchester United to sweeten the deal.
Pogba was thought to be on his way out of Manchester United last summer after clashing with United’s former boss Jose Mourinho. Gareth Bale have been identified as the player to be used as a make weight in the deal. The Welshman struggled to get regular starting place during the first stint of Zinedine Zidane at Real.
Will Ole Gunnar Solskjaer be willing let Pogba go to or will Pogba be ready to swap the United’s Red Jersey for Real’s white jersey? Only time would tell.
Transfer target: Alexis Sanchez set for Manchester United exit?
Manchester United will be looking forward to path ways with, Chilean , international, Alexis Sanchez who only managed to find the net in the Premier League once for United this season.
Sanchez have struggled to find form since his arrival on a boss man fee from Arsenal. He has been hard hit by several injuries. This injuries and struggle for form and making him to become a peripheral in the United side.
The former Arsenal and Barcelona forward have been linked with Italian power house, Juventus and their domestic rival Inter Milan.
Will Sanchez ever hit top form that makes him a threat to defenders again? Share your thought
Arsenal target drops transfer hint
Arsenal transfer target Leandro Trossard admits he is likely to move on this summer. The Genk star has been heavily tipped to join the Gunners at the end of the season. Reports in Belgium suggest Arsenal haven’t launched an official bid yet.
However, Trossard this weekend admitted he is considering his future. “This game might be my last one in a Genk shirt,” he said ahead of today’s clash with Standard Liege.
Liverpool’s looks to add De Ligt to their defence
Liverpool are in talks with Ajax star Matthijs de Ligt. Liverpool are looking to bolster their defence with the potential signing of the Dutch International.
The Dutchman is also being heavily linked with Barcelona and PSG. Guillem Balague, a top football expert who is reputably known for disclosing top transfers admits the Reds are seriously in the hunt. “They [Barca] think they have De Ligt even thought both Liverpool and PSG have also been talking to him.”
Maguire to fill space left behind by Kompany at City
With the departure Manchester City’s captain, Vincent Kompany who have has left City to become player/manager at Anderlecht. The Citizen’s boss, Pep Guardiola is ready to pay a world-record fee for a defender in order to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester, according to the a report in Daily Mail.
Guardiola have identified the England defender as the player to fill the void left behind by Kompany. Pep is also setting his eyes on highly coveted Ajax and Netherland International, Matthijs de Ligt. City will have to break the transfer record for defender in which Liverpool paid for Van Djik.
Will City break the transfer record for a defender?
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