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Today's Headlines: 1 Dead In Ikorodu Building Collapse; Zamfara APC Faction Registers 1m Members

1 dead, 3 trapped, 2 rescued as building collapses in Ikorodu

ONE person was yesterday confirmed dead, three trapped and two rescued from a collapsed two-storey building in Ikorodu, Lagos State.

It was gathered that the building located at 97, Lagos road, Haruna Bus stop in Ikorodu Area of the state collapsed Monday around 10 pm.

A resident said immediately the incident occurred that they mobilised and tried rescuing the victims before the arrival of the Fire Services officials, who he said could not do much because due to the unavailability of equipment to lift the rumble.

Zamfara APC Faction Registers 1m Members

The committee set up by the national caretaker chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governor Mai Mala Buni, for the registration of Governor Bello Matawalle’s supporters who decamped to the party recently, has enrolled over 1million members across the state.

Its chairman, Alhaji Ibrahim Masari who disclosed this while handing over the committee’s report to Matawalle said the committee was able to cover the entire state within the 72days of its operation.

“A total of 1,020,800 members were registered and is already on Google, any one can browse and see”, he added.

Attack on Imo traditional rulers shocking, says Uzodinma

The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, has said he is shocked by the news of the attack on traditional rulers in the state by gunmen.

Three of the traditional rulers who were having a meeting at Njaba Local Government Area were killed during the attack while others suffered varying degrees of injuries.

Among the monarchs confirmed dead were the Obi 1 of Okwudor autonomous community, Eze E. Anayochukwu Durueburuo and Eze Sampson Osunwa of Ihebineowerre autonomous community.

Anambra election: Transmit results electronically, dialogue with IPOB – Primate Ayodele to INEC

The Leader Of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to make use of electronic transmission of results in the forthcoming Anambra State governorship election.

Primate Ayodele also urged the INEC to dialogue with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ahead of the election.

In a statement signed by his media aide, Osho Oluwatosin last night, Ayodele said INEC should engage IPOB in order to have a peaceful election in the State.

The cleric said the electoral transmission of results will prevent rigging in the coming election, adding that “if the government is sincere, it should start from Anambra gubernatorial election.”

APC Group: How Buhari Unlocked $10bn Potential Investment in Oil Sector

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Legacy Awareness and Campaign, a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party has explained how President Muhammadu Buhari resolved a 12-year-old dispute surrounding Oil Mining Lease (OML) 118.

This, according to the group, unlocked more than $10 billion of potential investment held up by the dispute.

The group stated this in a statement issued yesterday, which was jointly signed by the party’s youth leader, Mr. Ismail Ahmed; former spokesperson of the party, Mr. Lanre Issa-Onilu; Presidential aide, Mr. Tolu Ogunlesi and the Director General of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Dr. Salihu Lukman.

It noted that 40 years after Buhari was made the pioneer Chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), between 1977 and 1978, he had once again spearheaded unparalleled reforms in the corporation he helped establish since assuming office in 2015.

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