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APC warns INEC, makes allegations against PDP



Mr Yekini Nabena, Delegate National Attention Secretary, All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked the Free National Discretionary Commission (INEC) not to give the People groups Vote based Gathering (PDP) undue favorable position in Bauchi governorship race.

Nabena, who decided in an announcement on Monday in Abuja, said that the resistance gathering ought to overlook its fantasy of assuming control over the governorship of Bauchi state.

He said that the Free National Appointive Commission (INEC) has an inquiry to reply on the Bauchi governorship surveys.

Nabena said if not that there was a fabulous plot to fix out Gov. Mohammed Abubakar, why APC won 21 State Place of Get together seats contrasted with PDP’s five seats in the decision directed around the same time.

He said the report of non-utilization of card perusers in Bauchi Neighborhood Government Zone was a noteworthy issue that ought not be neglected by the INEC.

The APC chieftain said the resistance PDP realized that if re-run race was composed, it would lose the race to APC.

“Perhaps the restriction felt that if that position had not been taken by INEC, they would have won, however that isn’t the issue, the issue of decision isn’t tied in with winning or losing.

“It is tied in with having a free and reasonable race, so it is the free and reasonable direct of the race that issues to us all and to the entire world.

“I state so supposing that the race isn’t free and reasonable there will be no issue of uncertain; it must be finished up,” Nabena pushed.

He encouraged INEC not give the PDP undue favorable position in Bauchi governorship race, saying that a re-run decision ought to be led in Tafawa Balewa Nearby Government Territory of the state where the races had been proclaimed uncertain.

This, he stated, was particularly along these lines, since the INEC Returning Officer for the zone, Mrs Territory Anosike, told the world how she was scared and bothered while gathering the outcomes.

“She was even compromised, they undermined to assault her, she is a lady and she said it herself, the appropriate response is there.

“There was strain wherever in the spot, and she was compelled to sign the archive under that climate,” he said.

Nabena communicated idealism that the APC would win the re-run race on the off chance that it was directed, in light of the fact that as indicated by him, it had effectively won 80 percent of votes cast in the state.

“Imprint you, the consequences of Tafawa Balewa Neighborhood Government Territory has not been declared, yet I let you know, you will be astounded if the outcome had been reported.

“We absolutely would have won, that is the reason they are endeavoring to preclude us from claiming the triumph.

“On the off chance that criminals had not disturbed the procedure at the middle, we would have won Tafawa Balewa, so I trust we will win once more,” he said.

On the officially announced Katagum Government Place of Delegates result for People groups Recovery Gathering (PRP), Nabena portrayed it as a mistake with respect to the INEC.

He said it was an unmistakable instance of uncertain decision on the grounds that the edge between the PRP competitor and the APC hopeful was not exactly the dropped votes.

“We are requesting equity if INEC isn’t intentionally against the APC,” Nabena said

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2023 Presidency: Zoning can’t stop Tinubu – Ex-Minster



A former Minister of Works and National Chairman of South West Agenda for 2023, Senator Dayo Adeyeye, has restated that the truth that the quarter has produced the president withinside the beyond won’t forestall it from clinching the presidential price price tag if the All Progressives Congress zoned the price price tag to the South.

The former Minister opined that former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, remains the best and the right man to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari after bowling out in 2023 based on experience and political networks.

Adeyeye spoke in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday during the official launching of the South West Agenda (SWAGA) 2023, a political platform rooting for the presidential aspiration of the former Lagos State Governor.

Adeyeye added that the APC leaders must respect the zoning of lresidency to the South in 2023, as a mark of respect for the silent agreement within the party at inception in 2013.

Adeyeye said: “And if the ticket comes to the South, the fact that the Southwest had produced the President before won’t prevent the Yoruba race from getting the APC ticket.

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“You could all remember that the late President, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua was from Katsina State and when the ticket went back to the North in 2007, they picked President Muhammadu Buhari from Katsina. They didn’t say his state had produced President before.

“What we need in Nigeria is someone like Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who knows everybody. Someone who has planted and nurtured people across all the zones. Someone, who believes in making stars to unite Nigeria,” Adeyeye said.

Also , the former Senator representing Ekiti South Senatorial District, Senator Tony Adeniyi, alleged that members of SWAGA in Ekiti were being harassed and intimidated by APC members loyal to Governor Kayode Fayemi , saying these barrage of embarrassment must stop in the interest of APC.

“Before SWAGA was formed, we had ‘Tokan Tokan’ and original ‘JKF’, which are outfits loyal to Governor Fayemi.

“Is it an offence to associate with one of the foremost Nigerians like Tinubu? We are being treated here in Ekiti like orphans in the Sahara desert . We are being intimated and harassed by people who had contributed nothing to APC.”

Also, in his short lecture at the event, a Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Lagos , Prof. Yemi Oke, said he came to fraternise with the group as a Yoruba man , who believes in the Southwest agenda for the 2023.

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In his speech entitled: ‘Nigeria at a Crossroad, What Option for the Southwest Geopolitical Zone’, Prof. Oke, described Tinubu as the most qualified to lead Nigeria after President Buhari, so that all the faultlines and cleavages can be amended for national unity.

Commending Tinubu for working hard to sustain the country’s democracy, the Chairman, Inter-party Advisory Council in Ekiti, Hon. Ife Iyaniwura, said Tinubu has become a strong political stakeholder that people respect in the country.

“Asiwaju has been a phenomenon. He has shown it.”

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Open Grazing: I’m a herdsman but I ranch my cattle – Benue Varsity lecturer



A member of the Academic Staff Union of University, ASUU Benue State chapter, Dr Ogi John has declared support for ranching of cattle in the country.

Recall that following the incessant clashes between farmers and herders across the country, many prominent Nigerians called for a ban on open grazing.

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State in May 2017, signed the Open Grazing Prohibition Bill into law as a measure to tackle the farmers and herders crisis in the state.

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Similarly, governors in the Southern part of the country unanimously opted for ranching in a bid to end the insecurity in the region.

John Ogi, a senior lecturer in the university made his stance known in a post on his official Facebook page after visiting one of his farm in Anuja.

He said ranching remains the global standard of rearing cattle.

The post reads, “I am 100% in support of ranching, that’s the global best practice. I own cows and I ranch them, cattle business is a private business and cow owners must learn to protect their animals from destroying other peoples farm.

“Sunday visit to one of our farms in Abuja, part-time civil servant, full-time agro businessman”.

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Students of Rivers State College of Health block major roads, protest poor amenities



Students of the Rivers State College of Health Sciences and Technology on Tuesday, blocked the mile four axis of the Ikwerre street in Port Harcourt in protest towards bad simple services withinside the institution.

The protest prompted a heavy gridlock across the area, forcing motorists to apply opportunity routes. The college students who defied an early morning downpour to level the protest are disturbing for the availability of water and energy of their hostels through the institution’s control. Some of the leaders of the protest, who spoke with us additionally decried “non accreditation of a few guides presented withinside the institution,”leaving them jobless after graduation.

A protester said,, “have a take a observe the building, it’s far simply pleasant out of doors however whilst you cross in, its rubbish. The region is water logged, there has now no longer been mild for over weeks now not to mention water”. “So college students are sincerely stranded. Just to wash and feature their garments ironed has been a massive problem. “So we’re calling at the Rivers State authorities to return back and assist us.

The control of the college has failed us. “We are paying a massive quantity of costs right here however you can not see the impact withinside the control of the college”.

The college students threatened to hold the protest till their needs are met. Efforts to attain the institution’s provost proved abortive as his cellular strains had been unreachable.


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