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Today's Headlines: Group Berates Dokpesi Over Comment On 2023 Polls, Fayose Visits Tinubu

Ohanaeze berates Dokpesi over comment on 2023 presidency

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OHANAEZE Ndigbo has berated media mogul, Chief Raymond Dokpesi over an assertion credited to him that no candidate from the South East or even the South as a whole could win the Presidency in 2023 election on the ticket of People’s Democratic Party, PDP.

According to Ohanaeze spokesman, Alex Ogbonnia, Dokpesi was quoted as saying among other things: “The South East cannot win the election for the PDP.

“That is just the truth of the matter. I don’t beat around the bush; I treat issues as they are and as I understand them.

Fayose visits Tinubu, says health issues don't know political party

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A former governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, on Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, at his residence in Bourdillon, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Despite being in different political parties, as Fayose is a bigwig in the Peoples Democratic Party, the former governor noted that ‘politics should be about love for each other’.

Tinubu recently arrived from London where he went for physiotherapy. Taking to his verified Facebook page, Fayose noted that ‘health issues know no political party’.

We must close the gaps in our implementation efforts-Buhari tells his ministers

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BARELY 19 months to the end of his administration, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday directed ministers and permanent secretaries to redouble their efforts and work in synergy toward total delivery of the set target to improve livelihood of all Nigerians.

He gave the directive at the end of the two-day mid-term ministerial performance review retreat at the Old banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The President also instructed the ministers to ‘‘ramp up implementation’’ of their mandates along the nine priority areas of his government, and stressed the need for synergy between the fiscal and monetary authorities in the country to keep the economy on the trajectory of growth.

NIMASA DG, Chief of Naval Staff discuss Maritime Security

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The director general, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh, and the chief of naval staff, Admiral A. Z. Gambo, are set to discuss maritime security at the 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Maritime Security Providers Association of Nigeria (MASPAN).

The NIMASA boss and the CNS are to join other stakeholders in the maritime sector to proffer a holistic approach towards addressing the security constraints in the sector.

The event themed: “Maritime Security Efforts in Nigeria: Government and Private Sector Partnerships”, is scheduled to hold on Thursday, in Lagos.

Whoever does not accept my leadership will leave PDP-Obaseki vows

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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has vowed not to leave the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, just as the state chapter of the party ratified the suspension of the National South-South Vice Chairman, Chief Dan Orbih, member of the House of Representatives representing Oredo federal constituency, Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama; state Secretary of Edo State PDP, Hilary Otsu; PDP Chairman in Oredo LGA, Oduwa Igbinosun, and Chairman of PDP in Oredo Ward Four, Mr Friday Enaruna.

Obaseki said: “I will not leave PDP. I am the leader of PDP and by the grace of God, I will lead PDP well.

"Anybody that doesn’t want me to lead or want to accept my leadership will leave PDP for me."

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