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PDP NEC to meet on Thursday

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The National Executive Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will meet on Thursday, according to reports, they are to discuss issues being generated by the convention.

It was gathered that some of the aspirants had met with Makarfi, asking why he had yet to name the convention committee members.

Adedoja told newsmen in Abuja on Sunday that he believed that the convention committee members would be named this week.

Also, Adeniran who was said to have visited Makarfi at his Kaduna home on Sunday, also expressed anxiety over the delay.

The former minister of education, who spoke through the Director of his Media Campaign Organisation, Mr. Taiwo Akeju, confirmed that Adeniran was at Makarfi’s house on Sunday.

He said the former governor of Kaduna State assured the team of his neutrality in the contest, adding that he also promised to get to the aspirants with a view to letting them have input in the membership of the committee.

Akeju said that Makarfi also promised to release the names of the delegates to the contestants before the convention.

Akeju said that Makarfi also informed the team that the much-awaited National Executive Committee meeting of the party would hold on Thursday in Abuja.

“He told us that NEC would hold in Abuja on Thursday where final decisions would be taken on the list of the convention members and other issues,” Akeju said.

Source: ( Punch Newspaper)

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Fake News Triggered #EndSARS Carnage – IGP

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Fake News Triggered #EndSARS Carnage – IGP

IGP Mohammed Adamu

Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu has expressed that the carnage that followed the #EndSARS protests across the country was triggered by fake news.

The IGP spoke on Thursday in Akure while addressing officers of the Ondo State Police Command as part of his tours of states affected by the #ENDSARS protest.

He maintained that those behind the protest were armed with the sinister motive to destabilize the government.

Also Read: #EndSARS: UK Parliament Does Not Speak For British Govt – FG

While urging the officers to return to work, Adamu pointed out that no nation could survive without policing even as he informed them that the Buhari administration has taken various steps to reform the Nigerian Police.

According to him, “The government has approved an extension of health scheme to retired police personnel. The police salary structure has been reviewed affecting all ranks.

“Your job is important. Without you coming out, there will be chaos and you are special.”

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Buhari Will Set Nigeria On Fire If He Doesn’t Implement People’s Demands —Wike

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Buhari Will Set Nigeria On Fire If He Doesn’t Implement People’s Demands —Wike

Nyesom Wike

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari has an opportunity to address the demands of the people or put the country “on fire.”

He gave this warning on Thursday during his appearance on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily.

This is coming at a time when there have been serious calls for the restructuring of the country.

Also Read: NDDC Is A Cash Cow For Politicians – Nyesom Wike

“We must understand in this country that political leadership is very key, having the political will to implement what the people want is very serious.

“I don’t want to talk about the issue of distrust or no trust in government. People have raised such issues, that they don’t think that nothing will come out of all this dialogue. I don’t agree with that. I believe that if the president does not do, given the opportunities he has now, then, he will be putting Nigeria on fire.”

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Former Lawmaker, Shehu Sani Accuses FG Of Using Huge Loans To Buy Substandard Chinese Railway Locomotives

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Former Lawmaker, Shehu Sani Accuse FG Of Using Huge Loans To Buy Substandard Chinese Railway Locomotives

Shehu Sani

Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has accused the Federal Government of taking huge loans to acquire substandard and refurbished trains.

The former lawmaker from Kaduna made this accusation on Thursday on his Twitter page while condemning the recent breakdown of the Kaduna-Abuja railway.

Also Read: Amaechi Apologises For Abuja-Kaduna Train Breakdown

The railway line was reported to have broken down between November 18 and November 20, exposing passengers on the journey to grave danger.

He expressed that for such to have happened, it means Nigeria paid for substandard or refurbished locomotives adding that the Chinese contractor in charge must be made to repair them at no cost to the government.

He wrote:

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