Atiku, Tinubu, Obi Get Deadline To Announce Running Mate + Veteran Nigerian Musician Confirmed Dead

Atiku, Tinubu, Obi Get Deadline To Announce Running Mate
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmud Yakubu has disclosed that Friday, June 17 is the deadline for all presidential candidates to name their running mates.

The INEC Chairman who made this disclosure on Friday in a statement issued on the Commission’s social media pages also set July 15 as the deadline for state elections.

The statement read, “Similarly, the list of all Presidential and Governorship candidates must be accompanied by the names of their running mates (i.e. Vice Presidential and Deputy Governorship candidates) without which the nomination is invalid.

“All nominations must be uploaded to the portal on/or before the deadlines. The portal will automatically shut down at 6.00 pm (1800hrs) on Friday, June 17th, 2022 for national elections and 6.00 pm (1800hrs) on Friday, July 15th, 2022 for State elections.”
Source: Independent

Top Nigerian Highlife Musician Confirmed Dead
Foremost Edo-born highlife musician, Ambassador Osayomore Joseph. is dead.

He reportedly died today, Saturday, 11 June 2022.

News of the death of the veteran musician was first sighted on social media in Benin, the State capital.

The Administrator/Governor of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), in the State, Comrade Willy Eghe-Nova, has however confirmed the passing of the veteran musician.

“Sadly, PMAN has this Saturday afternoon, June 11, 2022, lost a great member and music legend, Ambassador Osayomore Joseph.

“May his creative soul rest in peace,” Eghe-Nova wrote in a statement on Saturday.
Source: PMNews