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Today's Headlines: Another Prominent Politician Joins PDP, Bola Tinubu Mourns Tukur

Nnamdi Kanu's Lawyer Sends Message To Wike And Uzodinma

Indigenous People of Biafra’s (IPOB) lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor is in court challenging the legality behind the Federal Government’s proscription of the pro-Biafra group since September 2017.

In this interview, the IPOB’s lawyer alleged that some governors have joined the fray to be vicious on arrested IPOB members in their domain.

Ejiofor alleged that state governors, particularly Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, have seemingly sworn to be ruthless on arrested IPOB members in their states.

Miscreants Disrupt Northwest PDP Congress In Kaduna

The North-West Zonal Congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) held at Kaduna International Trade Fair ground, yesterday, ended in disarray following massive invasion of the venue by miscreants.

There were insinuations that supporters of key contenders were responsible for the unfortunate development that led to the destruction of ballot boxes and chairs.

Major contenders for the position of National Vice Chairman, Northwest included, Senator Bello Hayatudeen Gwarzo, Aminu Wali and a candidate of former governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.

Another Prominent Politician Joins PDP

Former Minister of Information, Professor Jerry Gana has officially been readmitted back to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday.

Others who joined him in returning to the main opposition party on Saturday include Barrister Humphrey Abah, Ambassador Mrs. Esther Audu, and Hon Adakole Ijogi.

Naija News gathered they were readmitted at the North Central Zonal Congress of the party taking place in Makurdi, Benue State.

Bola Tinubu Mourns Tukur

National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has commiserated with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and his family over the death of a renowned scholar and former Minister of Trade, Dr Mahmud Tukur. Tukur died on Friday.

Tinubu also extended his condolences to the family of the late Tukur, the academic community as well as the government and people of Adamawa State.

Ngige Speaks

Nigeria’s Labour and Employment Minister, Dr Chris Ngige has said President Muhammadu Buhari went to the UK for medical treatment to enable him seek a second opinion on his health.

Speaking to The Nation, Ngige stated that it was President Buhari’s right to seek medical treatment in London.

He added that overseas treatment is part of the perks of office of a sitting President, former presidents and some judges in the country.

Ngige stressed that the president’s medical trip to London has nothing to do with the sorry state of Nigerian hospitals.

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