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Today's Headlines: Benue APC Elders Reject Ode As Alia's Running Mate, Tinubu Receives El-Rufai, Matawalle, Omisore In Abuja

Trouble In APC As Elders Reject Running Mate

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State has been hit with another crisis as stakeholders of the party from the Benue South Senatorial District rejected Sam Ode, running mate of the APC governorship candidate, Fr. Hyacinth Alia.

The Zone-C APC elders had issued a statement rejecting the reported choice of Ode as the running mate of Fr Alia.

The party stakeholders, on Tuesday, insisted that they have not had any conversation with the said Ode and wondered why he was declared the deputy governorship candidate.

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Tinubu Receives El-Rufai In Abuja

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Bello Matawalle, Zamfara state governor, alongside Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna visited Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday.

Kashim Shettima, vice-presidential candidate of the APC, and Iyiola Omisore, APC national secretary, were also present at the meeting in the Abuja residence of Tinubu.

No Curfew In Asaba - Police

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Contrary to rumors making the rounds, the Delta State Police Command led by CP Ari Muhammed Ali today said no curfew has been declared in Okpanam Community, Asaba.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe.

Police Rescue Three Kidnap Victims

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The Police in Edo on Tuesday said they rescued three kidnapped traditional worshippers at a river on the Benin-Abraka road, where they went for prayers.

This is contained in a statement signed by a spokesperson for the state police, Jennifer Iwegbu in Benin.

New CAN President Emerges

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A new President of the Christian Association of Nigeria would be announced on July 28, 2022, according to information obtained by "The Punch" in Abuja on Tuesday.

The organisation said this in the schedule of activities and timetable for its Year 2022 General Assembly and leadership transition programme, signed b the Special Assistant (Media and Communication) to the outgoing CAN President, Rev. Samson Ayokunle.

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Benue El-Rufai Hyacinth Alia Tinubu Zone-C


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