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NPA Beats NIMASA To Win 2018 Maritime Cup

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NPA Beats NIMASA To Win 2018 Maritime Cup
The Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) defeated the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to emerge winner of the 2018 edition of the Ships & Ports Maritime Cup Competition. NPA defeated NIMASA 4 -1 to lift the coveted trophy for the first time since the competition started in 2009.Also, defending champions, the Nigeria Customs Service, beats the Nigerian Navy 4-0 to win the third place match.

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The matches played at the NPA Sports Ground, Bode Thomas, Surulere, Lagos witnessed a large crowd and supporters of each team.

NIMASA scored the opening goal in the 4th minute through Anderson Onye, but the NPA team equalized in the 9th minutes, and took the lead in the 20th minute through Bashiru Yusuf, while Kabiru Zakari netted the third goal for NPA in the 48th minute in the second half. Henry Nwosu scored the 4th goal for NPA in the 81st minute of the second match to prevail 4-1.

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The NPA team qualified for the final match last Saturday after a hard won victory over 2009 champions, the Nigerian Navy.

All the dignitaries that attended the closing competition expressed appreciation to Ships & Ports for organizing the competition.

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The official kick- off was performed by the President General, Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) Adewale Adeyanju.

Adeyanju, who lauded the organizers for sustaining the competition over the years, promised that the union would support and also be part of the competition next year.

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Appeal Court Cancels Zamfara APC Primaries For Gov, Assembly Elections

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Appeal Court Nullifies Zamfara APC Primaries For Gov, Assembly Elections

The Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto State, led by Justice Tom Yakubu, has set aside the judgement of a Zamfara High Court on the All Progressives Congress primary election that produced the party’s candidates for the governorship, National and State Assembly elections.

The appellant, Aminu Jaji, a governorship aspirant and serving lawmaker representing Kauran Namoda/ Birnin Magaji Federal Constituency approached the appeal court to set aside the judgement of a High Court in Zamfara that recognized the primary elections held by APC in the state and declared that INEC accept the party’s candidates for the elections.

APC won the March 9 governorship election in the state.

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JUST IN: Tribunal Declares Ademola Adeleke Winner Of Osun Governorship Election

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Acting CJN Swears In 13 New Election Petition Tribunal Members

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Acting CJN Swears In 13 New Election Petition Tribunal Members

Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Mohammed, has sworn in the remaining 13 members of the 2019 Election Petitions Tribunal.

Mohammed admonished the new members to be of good character and endeavour to live above board.

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He also reminded them of the sacred nature of the oath they had taken, stressing it had become a bond between them and their creator.

The Acting Chief Justice says there would be no room for excuses or any performance below approved standards.

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The judicial boss informed the new Tribunal members that they were thoroughly examined and later fished out from the numerous judges in the country who were equally eminently qualified for this task.

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