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Today's Headlines: Reject APC In 2023, Anyanwu Tells Southeast, We'll End Our Crisis Soon Says PDP

Reject APC in 2023 - Senator Anyanwu Tells Southeast

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The Senator who represented Imo East Senatorial District, Samuel Anyanwu, has called on the people of the Southeast to reject the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the five States of the region.

Anyanwu said this to newsmen in Owerri on Wednesday, saying that the APC, has increased the unemployment rate in the country.

He was not happy that, “Since APC took over power in 2015, the South East geopolitical zone has not benefited anything tangible to warrant them to support the party, I want to say this, APC only succeeded increasing unemployment rate from 18% to 43% percent.


We'll end our crisis soon - PDP

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Amid deepening crisis, Nigeria’s main opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says it remains in the best position to end the dominance of the APC in the country’s political space.

The party, in its first official statement since the resignation of seven of its National Working Committee (NWC) members on Tuesday, said it has activated a conflict resolution mechanism to end raging discord among its members.

With the resignation of NWC members and some of its Board of Trustees members, the PDP’s internal rumblings took another turn, threatening its chances against the ruling APC in the 2023 General Elections.


Why I visited Tinubu in London - Sanwo-Olu

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has said the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is “hale and hearty” in London, the United Kingdom.

The governor, who spoke to journalists on Wednesday in Lagos, said he made the trip and shared the photos with the APC leader to dispel the rumours about his ill-health.

“Yes, indeed, I am the one you saw in the picture that I took when I visited our leader in London just to dispel all of the rumours that were flying around that he was sick and hospitalised,” Mr Sanwo-Olu said, according to a statement by his chief press secretary, Gboyega Akosile.


PDP: I've no hand in Secondus' ordeal - Atiku

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Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar yesterday (Tuesday) dismissed speculations that his recent meeting with Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state in Port Harcourt fuelled calls for the removal of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus.

Atiku who stated this through his media adviser, Paul Ibe said he is only interested in peace and stability of the PDP, and not what will endanger the interest of the party.


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Gani Adams hails judiciary for granting Sunday Igboho's aides bail

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Aareonakakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, has applauded Justice Obiora Egwuatu’s ruling for granting the 12 aides of chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly called Igboho, bail after spending 32 days in Department of State Services’ custody.

Adams, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Aderemi, described the judgment as a reflection of people’s hope in the judiciary.

The 12 aides of the embattled Yoruba nation agitator were arrested on July 1 during the attack on Igboho’s Soka residence.

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APC Anyanwu Tells Owerri Samuel Anyanwu Southeast

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