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Today's Headlines: Another Politician Decamps To APC, Zamfara Senator Resigns From PDP

Another Politician Decamps To APC

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Dr. Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi has defected from the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) to the All Progressive Congress (APC).

The former National Secretary and Governorship candidate for the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the 2019 gubernatorial election in Zamfara state, made this known on Monday.

Shinkafi told his teeming supporters in his house that contrary to public opinion, he didn’t join the APC for material gain.

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Zamfara senator resigns from PDP

The representatives of Zamfara Central Senatorial District, Hassan Mohammed, has announced his resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party.

The announcement was made on the floor of the Senate by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday during plenary.

Hassan hinged his resignation on lack of internal democracy in the PDP.

His resignation coincided with the dumping of the PDP for the All Progressives Congress, Bello Matalle, also on Tuesday.

PDP threatens litigation as APC opens talks with three governors

THE All Progressives Congress has opened talks with three Peoples Democratic Party governors with a view to winning them over, The PUNCH has learnt.

Our correspondent gathered in Abuja, on Monday, that the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee has begun talks with three PDP governors namely: Okezie Ikpeazu, his Enugu State counterpart, Ifeanyi Ugwanyi and Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri.

NNPC discloses when it will increase fuel price, makes clarifications on ‘July increment’

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said there was no plan to increase the official pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol, from N162 in July.

Group Managing Director (GMD) of NNPC, Malam Mele Kyari stated this on Tuesday during a programme on Channels Television.

The federal government has extended the deadline for NIN-SIM data verification to the July 26, 2021.

The decision to extend the deadline was made after a request by stakeholders on the need to consolidate the enrolment and NIN-SIM verification process following the rapid increase in the number of enrolment systems across the country.

As at June 28, 2021, a total of 5,410 enrolment systems are now available across the country and this would significantly ease the NIN enrolment process and subsequent linkage of NIN to SIM.

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