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Today's Headlines: Atiku Not Perfect But Best - Dogara, FCT: PDP, LP Lose Scores Of Members To APC

Atiku Not Perfect But Best - Dogara

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Former House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara had declared the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar as the best option.

The politician and legal practitioner aired his opinion in a post Wednesday night on Twitter.

Dogara admitted the former Vice President isn’t perfect, stressing that those imperfect mostly get leadership responsibilities.

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FCT: PDP, LP Lose Scores Of Members To APC

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Barely 48 hours to the Presidential and National Assembly elections, the Peoples Democratic Party and Labour Party have lost scores of members to APC in the Federal Capital Territory.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the defectors were received into the fold of APC on Wednesday in Abuja.

Folarin Dates Makinde Over Eleweomo's Murder, Blasts Oyo Gov On Auxiliary

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All Progressives Congress, APC, gubernatorial candidate in Oyo, Teslim Folarin has dared Governor Seyi Makinde regarding the murder of Lateef Salako a.k.a. Eleweomo.

The former Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, in Oyo was killed during the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, local government congress in late December 2010.

Several Rockets Fired From Gaza Into Israel

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Several rockets were fired Thursday before dawn from the Gaza Strip towards Israel, according to the Israeli army and witnesses from the Palestinian side.

Six rockets were fired, the Israeli army said in a statement. Five were intercepted by its air defence system while one fell in an uninhabited area.

Witnesses on the Palestinian side told AFP they saw at least eight rockets fired.

I'm Not Aware Of Any Cabal Working Against Tinubu - APC Chairman

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National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has faulted the claim by Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El- Rufai that a cabal exists in the Presidential Villa working against the aspiration of the party standard bearer, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

The Kaduna State governor who made the claim in several interviews maintained that the cabal whose anointed candidate lost out in the last June presidential convention of the APC won by Senator Tinubu are plotting to frustrate his victory at the polls.

Gunmen Attack PDP candidate, Kill Driver In Enugu

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Gunmen on Wednesday attacked the campaign convoy of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate for Enugu North/South Federal Constituency, Oforchukwu Egbo.

The PUNCH gathered that the incident happened at Eke-Otu in Amechi Awkunanaw, Enugu South Local Government Area of the state.

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