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Today's Headlines: Igboho Down With Kidney Illness In Prison-Lawyer; Gov Diri Speaks About Democracy

Igboho Down With Kidney Illness In Prison- Lawyer.

Yomi Alliyu, lawyer to Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho) has again pleaded with the government of Benin Republic to immediately release the activist for urgent medical attention overseas.

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In an interview with BBC Yoruba, Alliyu said the Beninese government needed to allow the activist to seek medical treatment due to ill health.

Alliyu added that the sickness troubling Igboho was not of little measure and he needed both prayers and medical attention.

Gov Diri Speaks About Democracy.

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has stressed the need for the people of South South region to shun politics of violence, noting that democracy does not require the use of arms but the building of consensus for development.

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Diri made the remark during a one-day zonal prayer summit organised by the South South zone of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) at Saint Patrick Catholic Church, Ovom, Yenagoa.

Governor Diri stated that politics should be seen as a means to develop the people and not to kill and disunite them.

Buhari Has Improved Credible Election In Nigeria- APC.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says credible elections have improved under President Muhammadu Buhari.

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A statement on Wednesday by John Akpan Udoedehe, APC Caretaker Secretary, reacted to Senate’s amendments to the Electoral Act.

The party restated support for constitutionally-permitted innovations that will improve the transparency of electioneering processes, including nomination of party candidates.

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