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Today's Headlines: Court Jails 2 PDP Chieftains Over N142 Elections Bribe, Why Obi Is My Hero- Wike

Court Jails 2 PDP Chieftains Over N142 Elections Bribe Scam

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A Federal High Court in Bauchi has convicted two chieftains of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi State, Saleh Hussaini Gamawa and Aminu Umar Gadiya, and sentenced them to two years imprisonment. 

They were convicted for offences that bordered on conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of N142,460,000.00 (One Hundred and Forty-Two Million, Four Hundred and Sixty Thousand Naira), the spokesman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Wilson Uwujeren said in a Saturday statement.

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Why Peter Obi Is My Hero- Wike

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The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has declared Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP) as the hero of the just concluded presidential election.

Wike, who addressed a town hall with Igbo traders in Port Harcourt, the state capital, said despite Obi not having been declared the winner, his participation in the election guaranteed the emergence of a southerner as the President-elect.

Obi In Benin

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The Presidential candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi, late Saturday, stormed Benin City, the Edo state capital where he called on party supporters in Edo State not to be discouraged by the outcome of the presidential election and urged them to vote all the candidates of the party in the Saturday March 18 state House of Assembly and governorship election across the states.

He was in Benin where he moved from New Benin Market through Mission Road to Sapele Road before terminating the tour at Adesuwa Road, were he addressed a large crowd.

Soludo Again Tackles Peter Obi Over Call On Anambra To Vote LP On March 18

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The Anambra State Governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, has berated the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, for asking the people of the state to vote massively for his party’s House of Assembly candidates.

Obi had on Friday night met with National and state Assembly candidates of Labour Party in Anambra, while urging the assembly candidates to work with Soludo upon election.

Ladoja Endorses Folarin

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Ahead of the forthcoming governorship and state assembly elections in Oyo State, Rasheed Ladoja, a former governor, has endorsed the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Teslim Folarin.

Recall that few days ago, the political dynasty of the former governor, Ladoja Idera De Leaders and Stakeholders, had declared support for Folarin’s gubernatorial ambition.

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