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Today's Headlines: Jonathan Mentioned As PDP Candidate In 2023 Polls, Sanusi Knocks Governors On LGs

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President Goodluck Jonathan and Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State were at the weekend being mentioned in the new permutations for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP following the planned rezoning of party offices in the opposition party.

The new permutations followed the decision of the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi led zoning committee to rotate the office of National Chairman of the PDP to the North.

PHOTO CREDIT: Punch Newspapers

Former Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi, on Friday accused governors of being undemocratic, saying they micromanage local governments but would not tolerate from the Federal Government some of the things they do to the third tier of government.

He said he was an advocate of letting sub-nationals have more resources, but that governors are wont to act as if they were the only tier of government being short-changed.

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says his rivalry with Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp has made him a “better manager”.

City are a point behind Premier League leaders Liverpool and the teams meet at Anfield on Sunday. 

The only time City missed out on the title in the past four years is when the Reds won it in 2019-20.


Suspected gunmen Friday murdered a herder in Ago Are, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State.

The incident is coming some months after the deceased’s brother was killed in a similar fashion.

In the fresh attack, the assailants in their large numbers stormed the premises of the deceased and shot him at close range, leaving him in the pool of his blood.

The motive for the latest incident could not be established last night.

PHOTO CREDIT: Punch Newspapers

THE leadership of the All Progressives Congress is considering the first week of December 2021, as a possible date for the party’s national convention, The PUNCH has learnt.

Our correspondent gathered in Abuja, on Friday, that as soon as the rescheduled state congresses hold on October 16, a date for the zonal congresses will be announced.

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Delta Goodluck Jonathan Ifeanyi Okowa Muhammad Sanusi PDP


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