Wike Breaks Silence
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has advised the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to allow governors supervise the conduct of congresses and governorship primary in Anambra State.
He said winning the November governorship election in Anambra is critical to the PDP and concerted effort must be made to ensure that nobody is alienated in the processes leading to the election of the party’s flagbearer.
The Rivers State governor made this remark while addressing PDP leaders in the South East during a meeting held in Enugu on Monday to reconcile Anambra stakeholders ahead of the November election.
Former presidential candidate, Kingsley Moghalu, has said that $500 million worth of Bitcoin has been traded in Nigeria within the last five years.
Moghalu who was once the Head of Directorate of the Central Bank of Nigeria, disclosed these figures while reacting to the recent CBN policy which directed all banks to close accounts that transact in cryptocurrency.
Nnamdi Kanu Speaks Again
The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has warned popular Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, to desist from comparing members of the group with Boko Haram terrorists.
Gumi, in an interview with BBC Pidgin on Saturday, compared Biafra and Oduduwa Republic agitators to the Boko Haram terrorists, and described them as “miscreants”.
But in a statement on Monday by IPOB spokesman, Emma Powerful, the IPOB leader said it was insulting comparing freedom fighters with insurgents.
Tinubu Backed For Presidency
Tanko Yakasai, a former aide to ex-President Shehu Shagari, has said Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President have what it takes to govern Nigeria.
Yakasai said both Tinubu and Atiku have the requisite experience and capacity to become Nigeria’s President in 2023.
In a chat with DAILY POST, the elder statesman, however, pointed out that Nigeria needs a president who can ensure unity, address the issue of unemployment, and other challenges facing the country.
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