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Today's Headline:PDP Lost For Ignoring G-5 Gov’s Warnings-Wike, Killing Have No Place In Nigeria-BAT

PDP lost for ignoring G-5 governor’s warnings, says Wike

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Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike yesterday blamed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, for the failure of the party to win the presidential election.

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The governor believes the party’s misfortune was a consequence of ignoring the warnings of the G5 governors, who called for equity, justice and fairness before the poll.

Wike insisted that it was too early to forget that the fate that befell the PDP was avoidable if its leadership had heeded many appeals and demands for equity.

Killings have no place in Nigeria, says Tinubu

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President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said mindless killings have no place in the country.

Tinubu was reacting to an attack on a police station in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

In the early hours of Sunday, gunmen attacked the station, killing its Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Kazeem Raheem, and a police Inspector Rabi’u Umar.

Delta increases teachers’ retirement age to 65

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The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, approved a new retirement age for teachers in the state public service.

By the governor’s approval, teachers in Delta State will now retire at age 65 or after spending 40 years in service.

The same is applicable to non-academic staff of state-owned polytechnics and Colleges of Education.

The Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, told newsmen that the decision was made during the State Executive Council meeting in Asaba.

NURTW, RTEAN back Abiodun’s re-election bid

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The National Union of Road Transport Workers and the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria in Ogun State, on Monday, asked their members to shun any form of violence during the forthcoming governorship and state House of Assembly elections in the state.

The transport unions also endorsed the second-term bid of Governor Dapo Abiodun ahead of the Saturday elections, describing the governor as a friend.

The two unions at separate press briefings held in Abeokuta, after meeting with their members, announced Abiodun as their choice candidate.

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