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Today's Headlines:Why Tinubu Snubbed North-West For Shettima –Onanuga, Wike Hosts Yari, Abacha’s Son

Why Tinubu Snubbed North-West For Shettima – Campaign Spokesman.

News Source: Punch Newspaper.

The Tinubu Campaign Organisation on Tuesday said the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, deserved commendation for settling for former Governor of Borno State, Senator Kashim Shettima, as his running mate.

This was disclosed in a statement in Abuja by the TCO Director of Media and Communication, Bayo Onanuga.

Onanuga, who noted that he had keenly followed the heated debate that the choice of Shettima had generated in the country, restated that religion or ethnicity was far from the calculations of Tinubu in picking Shettima as his running mate.

Wike Hosts Yari, Abacha’s Son In Rivers.

News Source: Daily Trust.

Former Governor of Zamafara State, Abdulazizi Yari, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Katsina State, Sen. Yakubu Lado Danmarke, and the PDP governorship candidate in Kano State, Alhaji Mohammed Abacha, on Tuesday visited Governor Nyesom Wike in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Yari, who came with an entourage to Wike’s residence in Rumuopirikom, procceeded to the governor’s sitting room where they had a closed door meeting.

Shortly after Yari left, our correspondent learnt that Danmarke and Abacha arrived at Wike’s house and had a closed door meeting.

The outcome of the meetings were not disclosed to journalists but sources close to the governor disclosed that the visit of the high profile politicians was not unconnected to the ongoing political horse trading aimed at lobbying Wike to remain in PDP.

Photo Credit: Goggle.

Twenty Anambra Pregnant Women Died In Six Months - Official.

News Source: People Gazette.

Anambra has recorded 20 maternal deaths from nine healthcare facilities across the state between January and June 2022.

Obianuju Okoye, the state’s reproductive health coordinator, disclosed this at the first maternal mortality review meeting on Tuesday in Awka.

Insecurity: Government, Security Agencies Have Failed – Masari.

News Source: Daily Trust.

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State says government and security agencies have failed to secure Nigerians.

Masari, whose state is among the worse hit by banditry, said this in an interview with BBC Hausa.

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