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Today's Headlines: Another Prominent Politician Joins APC, Atiku Hosts UAE’s Ambassador To Nigeria

Another Prominent Politician Dumps Party For APC.

The secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) board of trustees, Dr Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi has defected from the party to the All Progressives Congress (APC).Photo Credit: Twitter.

Shinkafi who is also a former governorship candidate in Zamfara and immediate past National Secretary of APGA announced his defection to the ruling party in a letter to the National Secretary of APGA.Photo Credit: APC.

The letter also contained his resignation from the position of APGA BOT secretary.

Shinkafi said his decision to dump APGA for the APC is based on the outcome of consultations with his supporters, family members, and other stakeholders.Photo Credit: APC & Atiku.

Atiku Hosts UAE’s Ambassador To Nigeria.

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar played host to the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Nigeria, His Excellency Dr. Fahad Obaid Al Taffaq, on Sunday.Photo Credit: Twitter.

According to the statement released, Dr. Al Taffaq was hosted at the Asoroko residence of the former Vice President in Abuja.Photo Credit: APC.

However, what was discussed during the visit was not revealed.

Buhari Replies Niger Delta Avengers.

The Presidency on Sunday said it was curious that the Niger Delta Avengers issued threats to resume bombing of critical oil and gas installations less than 48 hours after the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), met with the leadership of the Niger Delta and Ijaw National Congress and the major issues responded to.Photo Credit: Twitter.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement titled, ’Demands by Niger Delta Avengers: President Buhari’s response.’

The Niger Delta group had threatened to embark on economic sabotage unless certain demands, including the development of the Niger Delta and restructuring, are met.

But Adesina said the text of Buhari’s speech at the meeting with the Niger Delta leaders on Friday, which he reproduced in his press statement, rendered the threats by the group unnecessary.

Bala Mohammed’s Presidential Campaign Posters Flood Kano.

Kano residents woke up on Sunday with Presidential campaign posters of Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, pasted around major places within the state metropolis.Photo Credit: Twitter.

This is the latest in a series of presidential campaign posters on major roads and streets of Kano.

The posters were sighted around Flyover Zaria road, Gadar lado, Club road, Zoo Road, Dangi roundabout, Court road among other places.

It can be recalled that Presidential campaign posters of APC’s National Leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu; former Vice President Atiku Abubakar among others were among those that have littered the streets of the ancient city.

Fire Razes Store Of Yola’s Main Hospital.

The Adamawa State Specialist Hospital, located in the Jimeta district of the state capital, is the biggest state government hospital in Adamawa.Photo Credit: Twitter.

Although, witnesses say no less than three trucks of fire fighting vehicles had gone to put off the fire by afternoon of Sunday, signs of the destructive fire were still evident by the early evening.

Smoke was still oozing from burnt furniture and other items around the building tagged ‘Central Sterile Supply Department’ when our correspondent visited the place.

The cause of the fire outbreak was still unknown at the time of filing this report.

Typical of the hospital, no official would speak on the incident.

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