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Today's Headlines:Obi Mourns Death Of Actor Murphy Afolabi, PDP NWC Reverses Makarfi's Suspension

Obi Mourns Death Of Actor Murphy Afolabi

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Peter Obi, the Labour Party presidential candidate in the 2023 General Elections, has mourned the death of actor Murphy Afolabi. 

The Nigerian actor and filmmaker died in the early hours of Sunday at his Lagos home. 

News of his death was made public by the president of the Yoruba movies directors guild and founder of Best of Nollywood Awards, Seun Oloketuyi.

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PDP NWC Reverses Makarfi's Suspension

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The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has declared “null and void” the suspension of a former governor of Kaduna State, Ahmed Makarfi.

Recall that on Sunday, the PDP Tudun-Wada ward in Kaduna State suspended Makarfi for alleged anti-party activities.

Another Chibok Girl Escapes From Boko Haram's Den

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The Nigerian Army has rescued another Chibok school girl, Saratu Dauda, who escaped from the captivity of Ukuba terrorists in the Sambisa forest, Borno State.

The Theatre Commander, Operation Hadin Kai, Maj-Gen Ibrahim Ali, said the ground troops took custody of the 25-year-old Dauda on May 6, 2023.

Obi, Atiku, Tinubu, Hails Hilda Baci For Showcasing True Nigerian Spirit

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Encomiums have continued to pour in for Hilda Bassey, popularly known as Hilda Baci, who on Monday, broke the world record for the longest cooking time by an individual.

Lending their voices and adding their tributes to the collection of panegyric for this feat, the three top runners in the February presidential race, have all hailed Hilda Baci for what might now be termed the showcasing of the true Nigerian spirit.

17m Housing Deficit Report Erroneous, Says Fashola

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The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Monday, refuted reports that more than 17 million Nigerians are homeless.

Although he admitted the data used for the report was extracted from the preface of the 2012 National Housing Policy report, Fashola maintained that the data was “baseless and unverifiable.”

Kalu Can't Be Senate President Due To Low Performance From Southeast - Adamu Garba

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A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC Adamu Garba has said the former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzo Kalu may be qualified but won’t emerge the president of the 10th senate following the party’s low performance in the South-East.

Adamu who spoke on Monday while featuring on Arise Television’s morning show, expressed confidence that the Chief Whip of the senate would step down from the senate presidency race.

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