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OAU Student Begins 50-hour Hand Wash-a-thon To Set New Guinness World Record

Enitan Subair, a student of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, Osun State, commenced a 50-hour hand wash-a-thon on Friday to set a new Guinness World Record.

Lifestyle Nigeria reports that She had notified the GWR in June 2023 of her intentions and was given November 24 to embark on her attempt.

The 200-level student of Linguistics and African Languages had the support of the university’s student union.

Speaking before she officially started washing clothes, Subair expressed optimism that she would finish strong as the title holder of the longest hand-washing hours.

The president of the Student Union, Abbas Akinremi-Ojo, stated that the needed support, including an ambulance and lighting, among other logistics, has been put in place to ensure she wins the challenge.

The school management, represented by the Dean of Students Affairs, Professor John Odedire, said the institution is ready to give all it takes to ensure she clinches the record.

 

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Edo Guber: New Court Action Slammed Against PDP – Lifestyle Nigeria

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to show cause why 381 delegates elected on February 4 at its ward congress should not participate in the primary scheduled for Thursday.

Justice Inyang Ekwo made the order in a ruling on the ex-parte motion moved by the plaintiffs’ counsel, Adaze Emwanta.

Justice Ekwo thereafter ordered that the defendants be served with all the court processes within two days of the order.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that three aggrieved ad-hoc delegates, on behalf of the 378 others, had sued the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the PDP, its national secretary and the vice chairman, south south as 1st to 4th defendants respectively.

In the ex-parte motion marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/165/2024 dated Feb. 7 but filed Feb 8, the plaintiffs sought for two orders

These include an order for the defendants or their agents not to act but to show cause why the reliefs of the plaintiffs in their originating summons should not be granted with regard to the plan of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th defendants to exclude them and 378 other delegates, whose names and election results are contained in “Exhibits BID 8A to 8L,” from participating in the primaries.of Feb. 22 in Edo.

The plaintiffs, which include Hon Kelvin Mohammed, Mr Gabriel Okoduwa and Mr Ederaho Osagie, on behalf of others in 12 local government areas and 127 wards, averred that it would be in the interest of justice for their reliefs to be granted.

Upon resumed hearing on Wednesday, counsel for the plaintiffs, Emwanta, told the court that all efforts to effect the service on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th defendants were unsuccessful.

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Update: Hungry villagers loot Dangote food delivery truck in Katsina

As hungry bites hard in the country, villagers were seen looting a Dangote food delivery truck in Katsina State, on Monday.

Platinum Post reports that the country is currently facing economic challenges and Nigerians have been calling on President Tinubu not to forget his promises.

SEE Update below:

https://www.youtube.com/SEE?v=La9dxxp_sbo

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