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Today's Headlines: Goodluck Jonathan to get African award for ceding power to opposition., I didn’t resign from PDP – Fayose

Jonathan to get African award for ceding power to opposition.

Source: The Nation Nigeria.

Organisers of African Heritage Concert and Awards are set to confer an award on former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan for being the first leader to concede power to an opposition government on the continent.

Announcing this in a statement, the organisers said the awards ceremony will hold in Kigali, the Rwandan capital, on April 1.

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According to the organisers, Heritage Times (HT), The African Heritage Concert and Awards will celebrate and honour distinguished African personalities who have dignified themselves through remarkable achievements across the globe.

I didn’t resign from PDPFayose.

Source: Punch Newspapers.

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Friday, refuted news reports that he had resigned from the Peoples Democratic Party following the party’s loss in Saturday’s presidential election.

Fayose, who asserted that he still remains a PDP member, said that he did not resign from the party but only stepped aside.

The former governor, in a statement he personally signed, titled, "I didn’t resign from PDP, I only stepped aside – Ayo Fayose", urged Nigerians to continue to support and vote for the PDP,” especially in the governorship and houses of assembly election.

Shekarau not against my candidature – Wali.

Source: Vanguard Newspapers.

The gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in Kano State, Sadiq Wali has stated that it is not true that Sen Ibrahim Shekarau is working against his candidature as wrongly rumored in the public.

Responding to questions from newsmen on his recent victory in court, where the Supreme court reinstalled him as the PDP gubernatorial candidate as against Muhammad Abacha only ten days to the election, Wali assured that Shekarau had to remain unbiased due to the court case.

Speaking on Friday in Kano, he stated that the PDP was mischievously placed in the situation in which it is by the Presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) and his supporters who left the party at the last minute before election.

CBN’s naira redesign: Buhari was deceived – Yahaya Bello.

Source: Daily Post Nigeria.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has branded the naira redesign policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, as a policy of confiscation, saying President Muhammadu Buhari was deceived.

Bello spoke during an interview on Channels Television’s programme, Politics Today, on Friday.

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