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1. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said
the emergence of Senator Abdullahi Adamu as the
National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives
Congress (APC) would worsen corruption and
economic hardship in the country. In a statement by
its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba,
the PDP described the APC convention as a
“jamboree of lies, celebration of illegality,
corruption and arrogance in failure.”
2. Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State,
yesterday, said he will run for the 2023 presidency
on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party
(PDP). He stated this during a consultative meeting
with stakeholders of the Benue State chapter of the
party at the government house, in Makurdi.
3. Abba Kabir Yusuf, popularly known as Abba Gida-
Gida, who contested the 2019 Kano State
governorship election under the Peoples
Democratic Party (PDP), has defected to the New
Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).
4. The Presidency has justified the emergence of
former key members of the Peoples Democratic
Party (PDP) as officials of the National Working
Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
In a statement on Sunday, Malam Garba Shehu,
presidential spokesman, said the stage is now set
for the APC primary elections.
5. Former Chairman of the Independent National
Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega,
on Sunday, said Nigerians belong to the category of
the “unfortunate citizens of the world.” He said that
this was due to the fact that the country’s
leadership, “though in the context of a civil
democratic dispensation, leaves much to be
6. No fewer than seven persons have been killed in
Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, as cultists went
on a rampage. It was gathered that in the past one
week, members of the Aiye and Eiye confraternities
have been engaging in a supremacy battle.
7. Two Nigerians excreted 165 wraps of cocaine
after their arrest at the Nnamdi Azikiwe
International Airport, Abuja, by the National Drug
Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The Agency’s
Head of Media, Femi Babafemi made this known in
a statement on Sunday.
8. Eight people have lost their lives in separate
accidents on Eko Bridge, Lagos Island, and Eleko
Bus Stop, Lekki Epe Expressway, Lagos State. It
was learnt that the first accident, which happened
on Saturday, claimed the lives of an Uber driver and
his three passengers.
9. The Nigerian Governors’ Forum, NGF, has
pledged to promote electoral integrity and ensure
that the government delivered on its promises to
Nigerians. Chairman of the NGF and Governor of
Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, stated this yesterday
10. The Fusion Council of the Third Force Mega
Political Movement, yesterday, said it will unveil the
Mega Party on Monday, April 4, 2022, in Abuja. It
also released its time-table for the 2023 elections,
aimed at ensuring the defeat of the All Progressives
Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party,
PDP, in 2023.