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Today's Headlines: 515 PDP Politicians Join Race For Chairmanship, Wike Declares Curfew On Borders Over Insecurity

APC Promises Aspirants Level Field At Governorship Primary

Senator Jen Nnamani, APC southeast vice-chairman has assured that the party will provide level playing field for aspirants to contest for its Anambra governorship ticket.

Nnamani gave the assurance at an interactive session organised by Anambra Chapter of APC Patriots for the governorship aspirants to woo the electorate.

He said the event was history making because it was the first of its kind, especially with regards to Anambra governorship race.

Nnamani, who is also a member of the APC Caretaker and Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee, said the party`s leadership would be upright in conducting the governorship primary and its other businesses.

Wike Declares Curfew On Land Borders

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has imposed night time curfew on all entry and exit points with Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Imo states.

Wike in a broadcast on Tuesday said the curfew which took effect from Wednesday was necessitated by security breaches and deadly attacks on security personnel by gunmen.

The governor said no vehicle would be allowed into and out of Rivers State from 8pm to 6am from April 28, 2021 until further notice.

Wike broadcast was relayed in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri.

House Of Reps Commences Audit Of Military, Parliamentary Assets, Arms

The House of Representatives has mandated the House Security Committees to immediately commence a comprehensive audit of all military and paramilitary assets and arms and revert within four weeks.

The legislators also called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately declare a state of emergency on security.

The lawmakers in their consideration for the present situation believe this will ensure the fast track of all measures in restoring peace in the country.

The decisions were part of the resolutions reached at the closed-door session to discuss pressing national issues, which lasted about four hours on Tuesday at the Green chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja.

Muslim, Christian Leaders Seek Collective Approach Over Insecurity

Muslim, Christian and other societal leaders have urged Nigerians not to see the rising spate of insecurity in parts of the country as the business of the affected areas but as a collective crisis that must be acted upon.

They made the call on Wednesday in Abuja at the formal launch of a documentary research.

515 PDP Politicians Join Race For Chairmanship

About 515 aspirants have purchased forms on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, to contest the chairmanship and councillorship positions in the forthcoming local government election in Kaduna State.

The Secretary of the party, Alhaji Ibrahim Wusono, while explaining the preparation of the party in the coming local government election in the state, said 63 and 452 persons have shown interest in the positions of the chairmen and councillors respectively in the state.

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