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Today's Headlines: PDP Governors Sends Message To Buhari, "You Can't Get Help From US - Campbell

Buhari condoles with Gov Buni over grandmother’s death.

Death is inevitable because every living thing dies, his excellency president Muhammadu Buhari had shown a leadership role by condoling with Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe and members of his family on the passing of their beloved mother and grandmother, Hajiya Fatima Mallum Yuram.

The condolence massage was presented by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Saturday, the president also prayed for the soul of Hajiya Yuram to rest in perfect peace.

Soldiers destroy illegal refinery in Rivers.

Soldiers of the 144 Battalion, Asa, Ukwa West council area of Abia State, have reportedly destroyed an illegal oil refinery located in Odogba community in Rivers State.

According to report, it was revealed that no arrest was made because, before the arrival of the soldiers workers had ran away. Inside the refinery, commercial bus was also seen which the driver of the bus ran into the bush locking the steering which frustrated the attempt to take the car to the military unit in the area, later the bus and its content were later set ablaze by the team.

PDP Governors Sends Message To Buhari.

Due to endless ethnic and religious tensions in the country, the Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have send message to president Muhammadu Buhari by challenging him as a matter of Utmost urgency, to stem the tide of ethnics and religious tensions in the country Nigeria.

The meeting was held in Makurdi, Benue State where the governors also called for a review in the sharing formula of the nation's resources. Also, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal at the end of their meeting revealed that if the country should continue to face ethnic and religious tensions it would make Nigeria a failed state under the watch of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The governors also called on Mr president to lift 'No flight Zone' and other tactics imposed on Zamfara State.

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"You Can't Get Help From US - Campbell.

John Campbell says it is unlikely for Nigeria to get technical and financial support from the US in its war against terrorism until the country and human rights abuses by security forces.

Campbell, a former US ambassador to Nigeria, made the comment at the maiden edition of Grow Nigeria Conversation themed: ‘Reversing the Flourishing Economy of Kidnapping and Banditry: Immediate & long-term solutions’.

He, however, noted that seeking international assistance was not the way out for Nigeria but that ending impunity and holding security forces accountable would achieve more gains for the country.

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