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1. Eyitayo Jegede has risen victor of the governorship primaries of the People groups Popularity based Gathering, PDP, which hung on Wednesday in Akure, the Ondo State capital. Out of the 2111 representatives who casted a ballot during the primaries, Jegede who was the leading figure of the gathering in 2016 surveyed 888 votes to develop the victor while his nearest rival, the troubled Agent Legislative head of the state, Agboola Ajayi scored 667. Whirlpool Olafeso came third in the challenge with 175 votes while Bode Ayorinde surveyed 95 votes with Banji Okunomo scoring 90. Boluwaji Kunlere surveyed 33 votes and Godday Erewa, 14 votes.

2. President Muhammadu Buhari will today, withdraw for Bamako, the capital of Mali on a one-day visit. This was contained in an announcement marked by his Representative, Femi Adesina. The reason for the gathering is to take part in further counsels towards finding a political answer for the emergency in Mali.

3. Boko Haram have executed five guide laborers. Film of the recorded homicide got open on Wednesday. The psychological oppressors affirmed that their casualties were compassionate staff of non-administrative associations. Five men, with their appearances secured, remained behind the abductees and shot them subsequent to offering remarks.

4. The Government Official Committee (FEC) on Wednesday affirmed the total of N75 billion for the foundation of the Nigerian Youth Speculation Reserve (NYIF). The NYIF likewise labeled ‘the Adolescent Bank’, would make money related help for inventive and imaginative Nigerian young people inside the age scope of 18 and 35 years. The Pastor of Youth and Sports Improvement, Mr. Sunday Dare revealed this to State House Reporters after an extensive FEC meeting on Wednesday night.

5. President Muhammadu Buhari has censured the ongoing homicide of five staff of compassionate offices in Borno State. Buhari in an announcement marked by his Senior Exceptional Colleague on Media and Exposure, Garba Shehu, felt for the groups of the five guide laborers, guaranteeing them that his administration will keep on doing everything it can to guarantee that each residual remnant of Boko Haram is cleared out totally from Nigeria and that the culprits of the outrage will confront the law.

6. Four Chinese laborers have been abducted in Cross Waterway State. The occurrence happened in the early long stretches of Wednesday at Oban people group in Akamkpa LGA of the State. The casualties were Kan Jinxi, Hujinchang, Jiang Jijun and Cheng Qing. They were abducted at the premises of Danatrite Development Organization in Oban, Akamkpa LGA, when furnished men raged the organization early Wednesday morning.

7. The People groups Popularity based Gathering has asserted that the All Progressives Congress is the central command of debasement in Nigeria. It likewise said it has revealed a supposed plot by the APC to slow down continuous tests into different demonstrations of debasement under the current system. This was contained in an announcement marked by its National Exposure Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan on Wednesday.

8. The Nigeria Community for Ailment Control (NCDC) has declared 543 new affirmed instances of COVID-19. NCDC uncovered this through its official Twitter handle. It gets the absolute number of cases the nation to 38,344. Lagos State, FCT Oyo still has the most elevated number of cases with 13,806, 3,297 and 2,219 individually.

9. The Clergyman of Work and Business, Dr Chris Ngige, has derided an individual from the Place of Agents, James Faleke. Ngige who showed up before the Impromptu Board of trustees of the Place of Agents to respond to inquiries over a supposed break of a presidential mandate called Faleke “a little kid” and guaranteed he was “Tinubu’s mate” He additionally alluded to Faleke as a ”Mushim” kid while considering himself a VI kid.

10. The Assembled Countries (UN) has communicated pity over the execution of help laborers by Boko Haram. Compassionate Facilitator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, in an announcement, said he was completely stunned and sickened by the grisly murdering. He denounced the quantity of unlawful vehicular checkpoints set up by psychological militants along fundamental gracefully courses.

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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.

2023: APC governors kick against zoning.

“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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