APC youths vow to support young Presidential candidate in 2023
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The youth wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in North West Nigeria, on Wednesday vowed to support any youth willing to contest as a presidential candidate in 2023.
APC youth leader in North West, Honourable Abubakar Sadiq Fakai speaking during a press briefing at the party’s Zonal Office in Kaduna on Wednesday, noted that statistics have shown that women and youths constitute about 70% of the 40 million APC registered members nationwide.
According to him, youths constituted about 55% of the party executives that emerged from the ward and local Government congress respectively.
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The Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho is critically ill and has been rushed to a hospital in Benin Republic, his lawyer Yomi Alliyu said.
Alliyu said Igboho likely has kidney or lungs ailment.
spoke in an interview with BBC Yoruba on Wednesday.
According to him, Igboho was not diagnosed with this sickness before he was arrested in Cotonou.
He said the situation was so critical that they had to rush him to the hospital.
Alliyu said Igboho’s illness started with an undiagnosed disease.
Buhari meets Obaseki in Abuja
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President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday received Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the Governor of Edo State, at the State House in Abuja.
This was disclosed by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, who shared photos from the meeting on his official Facebook page.
“President Buhari receives Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State in the State House on 13th Oct 2021,” Adesina wrote.
Breaking: Anambra Deputy Gov, Okeke, defects to APC, meets Buhari
PHOTO CREDIT: Leadership News Nigeria
Barely tree weeks to the November 6, 2021 Anambra governorship election, the state’s Deputy Governor, Nkem Okeke, has formally defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, received Okeke in company of the APC national caretaker committee chairman and Yobe State governor, Mai Mala Buni, and Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma.
Recall that Okeke first served as Anambra State Commissioner for Economic Planning, and again as Commissioner for Works and Transport under the administration of former Governor Peter Obi.
Man jailed 14years for sexual abuse of two boys
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A high court in Abeokuta, Ogun, on Wednesday, sentenced a 27-year-old man, Jeremiah Edet, to 14 years imprisonment for sexually abusing two teenagers.
The police charged Edet with an act of gross indecency.
Delivering judgment virtually, the Chief Judge of Ogun, Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, said that the offence contravened the provisions of Section 214 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun, 2006.
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