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Today's Headlines: APC Stakeholders Kick Against Consensus At Convention, PDP Welcome APGA Member

PHOTO CREDIT: Vanguard Newspapers

Stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC have kicked against the consensus option being deployed by the national leadership of the Party to elect party officials from the Wards, Local Governments to the States levels, saying such must not be used for the National Convention.

At a news conference Wednesday in Abuja, convener of the group, Abubakar Usman Sidiq also lamented that the party has now deviated from the goals of its founding fathers.

PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria

The Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described as a welcome development the formal defection of the member representing Aba central constituency at the State House of Assembly and ex-minority leader, Abraham Oba, to the ruling PDP from the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA).

Abraham Oba who was elected twice on the platform of APGA, had announced his defection in a letter read on the floor of the house by the Speaker, Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji, at its plenary sitting on Tuesday.

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Wednesday charged one 20-year-old Oluwafemi Abbas with drug trafficking.

Abbas is charged on one count before a Federal High Court in Lagos State.

NDLEA counsel, Mr Jeremiah Aernan, alleged that Abbas committed the offence on Sept. 11.

PHOTO CREDIT: Punch Newspapers

The Hunter Group of Nigeria and the Kogi State Vigilante Service have raided a kidnappers’ den in the state where three suspects were arrested and three Fulani herdsmen rescued.

The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Onogwu Mohammed, disclosed this on Tuesday in a statement made available to journalists in Lokoja, the state capital.

He said, ‘’Information received revealed that the rescued underage Fulanis were kidnapped from Chikara community along the Lokoja-Abuja Road some 13 days ago by the busted kidnap syndicate, which operated within that axis."

PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria

The older brother of the late Aisha Jumai Alhassan a.k.a. Mama Taraba, Senator Abdulazeez Abubakar Ibrahim is dead.

Ibrahim died five months after Alhassan, a former Minister in the Buhari administration, passed.

The 67-year-old died on Tuesday night at the Federal Medical Center in Jalingo during an illness.

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