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BREAKING:Wike, PDP Governors Resolve To Remain In Party



BREAKING: How Ayu Defrauded PDP, Governor Of N100m - Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and other governors of the party have resolved to remain in the party, work for its success in 2023 and resolve whatever crisis they have internally.

This follows a closed door emergency meeting held at the Rivers State governors lodge in Abuja on Sunday.

While the agenda of the meeting was not immediately clear, AIT learnt that it centred on the festering post presidential primary crisis which has seen the party divided into two major camps.

 READ ALSO: Why I’ll React To Atiku’s Lies – Wike

Those at the meeting include Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State and Governor of Enugu State Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.

Others are former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke, former governor of some Benue State Gabriel Suswam, former Ondo State governor Olusegun Mimiko, former Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson, Ibrahim Idris of Kogi State and former Plateau State Governor Jonah Jang.

Senate minority leader Philip Aduda was also at the meeting with some members of the PDP National Assembly caucus.

A source told AIT that non of the governors or chieftains is leaving the party. He said all have resolved to work together to address whatever internal crisis exist and support the party and the candidate towards victory in 2023.

The source also told AIT that the resolution was not without pre-conditions from the camp of Governor Wike. One of which is that the Presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar should initiate direct peace talks and not through emissaries.

AIT also gathered that there were demands as to restructuring the composition of the National Working Committee of the party to reflect national balance following the emergence of Atiku Abubakar. There were however no specifics as to what that restructuring will entail.

Others at the meeting were Prof. Jerry Gana, Kano PDP governorship candidate Mohammed Abacha among other chieftains. Professor Gana brief the media at the close of the meeting.

The meeting is seen as a first major step towards forging harmony among the power blocs of the PDP ahead of the 2023 general elections.


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BREAKING: Abacha’s Ex-chief Of Staff Oladipo Diya Dies




Retired Lt.General Donaldson Oladipo Oyeyinka Diya, the former Chief of Staff in General Sani Abacha’s military government, is dead.

His death was confirmed by Prince Oyesinmilola Diya. He said the former military administrator of Ogun State passed on to glory in the early hours of 26th March 2023.

Born on the 3rd of April, 1944, Diya was military Governor of Ogun State after the Buhari-Idiagbon coup of December 31st, 1983.

Diya joined the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna and fought during the Nigerian Civil War.

He later attended the US Army School of Infantry, the Command and Staff College, Jaji (1980–1981) and the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru.

While serving in the military, Diya studied law at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where he obtained an LLB degree, and then at the Nigerian Law School, where he was called to bar as Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

He held other top military posts like GOC, 82 Division and finally the Chief of General Staff (military Vice President) to Gen Sani Abacha

The statement read: “On behalf of the entire Diya family home and abroad; we announce the passing on to Glory of our dear Husband,Father, Grandfather,brother, Lt- General Donaldson Oladipo Oyeyinka Diya (Rtd) GCON, LLB, BL, PSC, FSS, mni.

“Our dear Daddy passed onto glory in the early hours of 26th March 2023. Please keep us in your prayers as we mourn his demise in this period. Further announcements will be made public in due course.

“Barrister Prince Oyesinmilola Diya, on behalf of the family.”

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Breaking: Appeal Court Retains Adeleke As Osun Governor



BREAKING: Adeleke Freezes Osun Accounts , Reverses Appointments After Swearing In As Governor
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The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has vacated the tribunal judgement that nullified the election of Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State.

The appellate court, in a unanimous decision by a three-member panel of Justices, on Friday held that the appeal Adeleke lodged to challenge his sack by the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, was meritorious.

Aside from setting aside the judgement of the tribunal, the court, in its lead judgement that was delivered by Justice Mohammed Lawal, awarded N500, 000 cost against the All Progressive Congress, APC, and its candidate, Gboyega Oyetola

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BREAKING: PDP Suspends Anyim, Fayose



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Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose; former president of the Senate, Pius Anyim; Prof Dennis Ityavyar and Aslam Aliyu were on Thursday suspended from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).

The PDP made the suspension on Thursday after an extensive review of the affairs of the party, pursuant to the provisions of the PDP Constitution (as amended in 2017).

The PDP also referred the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, to the National Disciplinary Committee over his reported involvement in anti-party activities.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba.

“The PDP urges all leaders, critical stakeholders and teeming members of our party across the country to remain united and focused at this critical time,” the statement added.


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