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How PDP Governors Plan to Stop IBB, Jonathan ahead of Convention

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As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors gears up to install  a new national chairman, the part party is said to be planing on how to checkmate the influence of ex-military President Ibrahim Babangida and former President Goodluck Jonathan on delegates on who to vote for.

The “unity list” as it is refereed to is believed to be out on Friday, 24 hours before the December 9 national convention.

It was gathered that the North’s delegates are divided over whom to vote for between the former Acting National Chairman Uche Secondus and former Education Minister Prof. Tunde Adeniran.

Adeniran was having a clear edge in the North over Secondus before the later tweaked his campaign game.

Aside from all of that, there is believed to be an anxiety in the camp of ex-Vice-President Atiku Abubakar whose main backers are Babangida and Jonathan.

The tension in Atiku’s camp is over the fear that if the governors seize the machinery of the party, they may determine its choice of a presidential candidate.

Babangida on Sunday raised the alarm on huge deployment of cash to woo delegates.

The governors have reached out to ex-governors, ex-ministers, National Assembly caucuses and some members of the Board of Trustees (BoT).

They are believed to have allayed the fears of stakeholders who think that they are out to hijack the party. Their mission, the governors are quoted as saying, is to change the old order.

To carry all stakeholders along, the governors have chosen to consult and agree on a Unity List, which will be “representational”.

A governor, who spoke to Verge24 anonymously, said that:

“We want to have a stress-free elective national convention. We have been spending the past few days to build consensus on how to preserve the unity of the party.

“As I talk to you, we are working on a “Unity List” which will accommodate all interests and make the convention great.

“The list will also correct the perception of the loyalists of Babangida and Jonathan that we are out to destroy the party. This is our own way of checkmating the forces who have held the party hostage since 1998.

“The speculations about use of money are unfounded. As a new generation of leaders in PDP, we know what is good for the party too. We won’t allow the imposition any pre-determined agenda on delegates.”

When asked whom the governors will vote for as the national chairman, the anonymous senator said:

“We are working on Secondus but the delegates will have the final say because we will allow a free and fair process.”

However, a member of the Board of Trustees (BoT) said that:

“Some of us are in agreement with the governors on the Unity List to douse the tension surrounding the convention.

“I think the governors will release the Unity List on Friday. What is important is for peace and harmony to reign in our party.”

Northern delegates are split over two Secondus and Adeniran.

“Initially, the Northern delegates had agreed on block voting but things have changed in the last 72 hours.

“Delegates from Plateau, Benue, Jigawa, Taraba, Gombe and Kano may not go ahead with block voting. The intrigues have been intense,” another source said, adding:
“As it is now, Northern delegates cannot talk with one voice at the convention on Saturday.”

More to follow!

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Ikoyi Whistle-blower Paid; Lawyer Confirms

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Ikoyi Whistle-blower Paid; Lawyer Confirms

Yakubu Galadinma, the lawyer to the Ikoyi whistle-blower who helped the Federal government of Nigeria recover over N13 billion stashed in an apartment in Ikoyi in April 2017 has confirmed that his client has been finally paid his commission.

According to Galadinma, his client was paid N421m and has traveled out Nigeria on Wednesday morning, December 13th, 2017. He said that his clinent is mentally sound contrary to the statement of Professor Itse Sagay that his client might go mad if paid the money in full.

Weeks ago, Professor Itse Sagay, the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption said that the Federal government is hesitating to pay the whistle-blower citing that he might go mad after receiving his N860 million entitlement.

Guess the Government does not have a clue that there’re a whole lot they do not know about it’s citizens.

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Nnamdi Kanu Spotted in Ghana Buying Pizza

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Nnamdi Kanu Spotted in Ghana Buying Pizza

Paul Ujunwa Gloria, a Nigerian facebook user who is based in Ghana has alleged that she met IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu while he was buying pizza.

The Igbo who expressed her disappointment at the wanted IPOB Leader claimed that she saw him at Eddys Pizza in Ghana at about 8:45 pm, yesterday, 11 of December 2017.

According to Gloria, when she saw him and then spoke to him at first, Kanu refused to answer her, until she spoke in Igbo and he responded.

In Paul Ujunwa Gloria’s words;

“I met the Biafra leader Nnamdi kanu at Eddys pizza Gh at about 8:45pm date 11/12/2017. He was surprised i recognized him and didn’t want to speak to me at first until i spoke igbo and he responded.”

“After all the trouble he caused in Nigeria he has guts to eat pizza. How long will you keep hiding? He couldn’t even disguise well. Am sorry for those who trusted and believed in him. Rip to those who died for the cause of Biafra. Some persons might doubt me because i have no pictures to show for it.”

“Nnamdi kanu stop hiding and let your people stop blaming the Nigerian government. Am sorry to say but you are a Coward , a deciver and a betrayal ”

Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts has been unknown since a military operation was carried out at his home town in Umuahia, Abia state on September 14th.

See her post below:

Nnamdi Kanu Spotted in Ghana Buying Pizza Nnamdi Kanu Spotted in Ghana Buying Pizza

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Bus Driver Shot Dead by Policeman at checkpoint in Ekiti

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Bus Driver Shot Dead by Policeman at checkpoint in Ekiti

A trigger happy Nigerian police officer has reportedly shot dead a commercial bus driver identified as Mr. Olabode Ojo Segun, at a check point in Oye community, headquarters of Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State on Tuesday evening.

According to an eyewitness, the driver had refused to drop the usual N50 for the officers on duty, an action got one of the officers infuriated and he then opened fire at the bus as the driver tried to speed away. The bus was said to be travelling from Ikare in Ondo State and the victim hailed from Ikare in Ondo State.

In the witness’ words;

“When the driver Mr Olabode was hit by the bullet, he lost control of the bus and it somersaulted, leaving the passengers therein.

“He was lying dead at the scene while in the confusion, every other person was crawling out of the crashed vehicle, seeking help.”

Confirming the incident, a Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), officer Mr. Mohammed Olowo, said that only the bus driver was shot at by a policeman.

Mr. Alberto Adeyemi, the Public Relations Officer of the Ekiti State, Police Command confirmed the incident and said the officer identified as Corporal Ayodele Famodimu, has been arrested and is already facing departmental orderly room trial.

In the words of Adeyemi;

“When the trial has been concluded, he would be dismissed after which he would be charged to court.”

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