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Kano Governorship Election: APC’s Ganduje loses to PDP candidate, Abba-Yusuf

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)Candidate Abba Kabir Yusuf has taken the lead in Kano state as the results of Saturday’s governorship election from 43 out of the 44 LGAs in the state were presented by the INEC Returning Officer at the state collation centre early Monday.

The keenly contested election is between Abba Kabir Yusuf of the PDP and the incumbent governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

Currently, PDP polled 951,531 votes as against APC’s 935,451 votes.Thus, PDP is leading with a margin of 16,080 votes in the state.

The session has gone on break to resume later for continuation of the collation exercise of Nasarawa local government area yet to be presented.

Karaye LG

APC 18,770

PDP 17,163

Danbatta LG

APC 24,686

PDP 18,696

Makoda LG

APC 22,788

PDP 9,253

Gabasawa LG

APC 18,215

PDP 14,679

Tsanyawa LG

APC 21,972

PDP 11,501

Gezawa LG

APC 28,785

PDP 21,900

Garko LG

APC 16,952

PDP 12,295

Sumaila LG

APC 23,934

PDP 16, 606

Kunci LG

APC 16,157

PDP 13, 171

Garun Mallam LG

APC 14,765

PDP 14,461

GAYA LGA
APC- 19,202PDP – 18,090

ROGO LGA
APC – 23,859PDP – 27,342

UNGOGO LGA
APC – 26,843PDP – 42,24

DAWAKIN TOFA LGA
APC- 32,945PDP- 17,418

KURA LGA
APC – 22,390PDP – 24,410

KUMBITSO LGA
APC- 24,751PDP 40-417

KANO MUNICIPAL
APC – 32,394PDP – 57,781

TAKAI LGA
APC – 19,070PDP – 14,119

DALA LGA
APC – 32,530PDP – 60,082

FAGGE LGA
APC – 18,370PDP – 27,344

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Photo of female crew members of ill fated Ethiopian Airline surfaces online

Photo of female crew members of ill fated Ethiopian Airline surface online

A photo of the female crew members on board the ill fated Ethiopian Airline crash has surfaced online.

It was a sad Sunday morning to the world when the news of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 carrying 149 passengers and eight crew members crashed en route Nairobi, Kenya circulated.

A statement released by the airline confirming the incident said, “We hereby confirm that our scheduled flight ET 302 from Addis Ababa to Nairobi was involved in an accident today,”

“It is believed that there were 149 passengers and eight crew on board the flight but we are currently confirming the details of the passenger manifest for the flight,”.

Now the photo of the female crew members surfaced and they're above.

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Ethiopian Airlines Crash: Another Nigerian Professor, Prof. Abiodun Bashua among casualties

Two Nigerian Professors were among the 157 people that lost their lives in the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed earlier today.

While Prof. Abiodun Bashua traveled with his Nigerian passport, Professor Pius Adesanmi traveled with his Canadian passport.

The duo were heading to Nairobi, Kenya, to attend a CIDO/ECOSOCC meeting.

The aircraft, a Boeing 737 MAX 8, took off at 08:38am (05:38 GMT) and lost contact with air traffic controllers, 6 minutes later and crashed near Bishoftu.

Bashua was a respected retired Nigerian diplomat with many years with the UN, while Adesanmi was a Nigerian-Canadian professor of English at the Carleton University, Canada.

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Osinbajo, other Nigerians mourn as Professor Pius Adesanmi dies in Ethiopian Airline Crash

Nigerian scholar and popular political columnist, Prof. Pius Adesanmi, has been confirmed to be among the 157 persons that died in the Ethiopian Airline crash early Sunday morning.

Reacting, Osinbajo via his aide, Laolu Akande in a tweet described death of Adesanmi as a painful loss.

He wrote: “We mourn, with his family and associates, one of our notable public intellectuals of the day, Pius Adesanmi, award-winning writer & Canada-based professor, who reportedly passed on in today's unfortunate Ethiopian Airlines crash. What a painful loss! May his memory be blessed.”


Adesanmi, who lives in Canada and holds both Nigerian and Canadian passport, posted a photo from Addis Ababa Airport, Ethiopia, hours before the plane took off.

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