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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo on Tuesday charged its supporters not to fret over activities of some politicians but to stand by the party at the September 19 governorship polls.
The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governors’ Forum, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto and Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo have called on politicians to embrace peace in the forthcoming Edo gubernatorial polls.
A former national chairman of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), Alhaji Buba Galadima, has said the lopsided state of the nation’s economy, insecurity in parts of the country and insincerity of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), are indications that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), will wrest power from the ruling party.
The founder of Daar Communications, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, says he is vying for the PDP chairmanship position to return the party to power in 2019 and help foster unity among Nigerians.
Recall that the group, which has been providing administrative support and fundraising for the group had said it would no longer accept donations for the campaign, which seeks an end to police brutality and the disbandment of the police’s tactical special units – SARS and SWAT. Their decision followed President Buhari’s Thursday night’s national broadcast which asked protesters to get off the streets as violence and anarchy reigned.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.
According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita, the curfew followed “the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums.”
Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Friday urged all tiers of government to urgently implement policies that would address the grievances of citizens.
The result, which was a vindication to Evo Morales’s MAS party, also gave majorities in both houses of Congress.
The deputy governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi, has ruled out the option of resignation from office after losing the October 10 governorship election in the state.
The use of child labour has risen in cocoa farms in Ghana and Ivory Coast over the past decade despite industry promises to reduce it, academics said on Monday, largely supporting earlier findings that were questioned by both states.
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has inaugurated a 14-man judicial panel of inquiry, to investigate cases of police brutality and other related extrajudicial acts by the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the state.
Jogunosinmi, who made the announcement on behalf of the family, said the Iyaloja will be buried today according to Islamic rites.