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Today's Headlines: Refuse To Rig—Pastor Enenche Warns INEC, FG Excludes State Varsities, ASUU Kicks

Refuse To Rig—Pastor Enenche Warns INEC

With 2023 elections ahead, the Senior Pastor of the Dunamis International Gospel Center, Paul Enenche has cautioned against rigging.

Enenche declared that rigging would not work in the season Nigeria is entering.

He disclosed this during his sermon at the church’s headquarters, Glory Dome in Abuja on Wednesday night.

The clergyman also urged officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to resist the urge to manipulate the results of the next general elections.

According to Enenche: “No satanic and rigging modality will work in the season we are getting into.

FG Excludes State Varsities, ASUU Kicks

The industrial dispute between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities may worsen following the insistence of the Federal Ministry of Education that its proposed agreement with the union will not be binding on state universities.

The spokesman for the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Goong , in an interview with one of our correspondents in Abuja on Wednesday, explained that the Federal Government could not dictate to states on education as it is on the concurrent legislative list.

A committee led by the Pro-Chancellor of the Federal University of Lokoja, Prof. Nimi Briggs, had reportedly recommended a 180 per cent pay rise for lecturers, but the government was said to have favoured a 100 per cent increase.

Linking Peter Obi to Biafra, Igbo Presidency mischievous – Abaribe

A former Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has faulted those linking the Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate, Peter Obi to Igbo presidency and Biafra agitation.

Abaribe said such move was a smear campaign aimed at de-marketing Obi.

The Abia South Senator wondered why the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu has not been refered to as “Yoruba presidency” and that of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, as Fulani presidency.

Abaribe spoke during a virtual town hall meeting organized by Ikengaonline.

Sell lands to terrorists, herdsmen, face our wrath, IPoB tells monarchs

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPoB, yesterday, warned traditional rulers, presidents general of town unions , and politicians in the South–East, against selling or ceding off their ancestral lands to any government, their agents or terrorists’ herdsmen, no matter where they are coming from, or face its wrath.

IPoB alleged that agents of some governors in the South-East, working for the powers in Abuja, have been deployed to buy large expanse of lands for purported agricultural purposes, which will later be turned into herders camp, from where terrorist herdsmen would attack the people of the South-East.

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