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Today's Headlines: PDP Governors Consolidate Grip On Party, Soludo Leads In Uba LGA

With outcome of National Convention, PDP Governors consolidate grip on party

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Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have consolidated their grip on the main opposition party with the outcome of last month’s National Convention of the party held in Abuja.

With their stronghold on the party, the governors have positioned themselves to give the presidential ticket of the party to one of their own.

The National Chairman-designate of the main opposition party, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu has however disclosed that the delay in the zoning of the party’s presidential ticket was for tactical reasons.

Ayu has also declared that the loss of power by the party in the 2015 general election was a blessing as Nigerians now know that they were better off with the main opposition party.

#AnambraDecides2021: Soludo defeats Uba, Ozigbo in their LGA

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The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Charles Soludo, has defeated his main contenders in their local government area.

Mr Soludo won Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Aguata LGA, the three top contenders’ native council.

Messrs Soludo, Uba, and Ozigbo had won in their respective polling units in Isuofia, Uga, and Amesi town in Aguata.

Out of the 20 wards that make up the LGA, Mr Soludo won in Isuofia, Nkpologwu, Igbo-Ukwu I and II, Ekwulobia II, Umuchu I and II, among others.

Benue 2023: Idoma Aspirants unite, vow to support unity candidate

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Idoma people of Benue State, yesterday converged on Otukpo, the traditional headquarters of Idoma nation, to push for governorship position, come 2023.

This was, even as, contestants for various positions vowed to support a unity candidacy of Idoma extraction, to ensure the zone clinches to the seat at the 2023 gubernatorial election. 

The meeting was at the instance of Benue Rebirth Movement (BRM), an umbrella championing the Idoma governorship agenda.

Buhari angry with Gumi for two reasons-Mamu

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Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, is in the eye of the storm following statements he makes that appear to be in support of bandits terrorising the North-West.

Many Nigerians have wondered why the Islamic scholar had not been reined in by President Muhammadu Buhari especially when he said lately that the corporate existence of the country could be threatened if the Federal Government goes ahead to label bandits as terrorists.

However, his spokesman, Tukur Mamu, says, in this interview, that Gumi had been completely misunderstood by critics, noting that most of his statements had been twisted to give the impression that he was supporting bandits.

EPL: I'm not blind or deaf-Solskjaer tells critics after Man Utd 2-0 loss to City

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Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has told his critics that he is neither blind nor deaf and could clearly understand their criticisms.

Solskjaer said this after Manchester United suffered another dismal 2-0 defeat at home to Manchester City on Saturday.

The defeat to City at Old Trafford followed a 5-0 bashing by Liverpool a forthright ago.

City’s two goals, an own goal from Eric Bailly and a second half strike from Bernardo Silva did not reflect Pep Guardiola’s side’s utter dominance of the game.

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