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1. Senator Walid Jibrin, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party BoT, on Tuesday says that the party would present only the best candidate from the North in 2019. The party urges former Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and others to return back to PDP.
2. Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State begs President Muhammadu Buhari to do something to end Fulani herdsmen attacks.
3. Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says that all parties must present presidential candidates by December 3.
4. The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria knocks the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, and Prof. Itse Sagay, insists that the reinstatement and promotion of a wanted former boss of the Presidential Task Reform, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, must be probed.
5. A 42 year old Libyan returnee, Lucky Iyamu, alleged that about 233 blacks Africans were shot in his presence as he explained how he narrowly escaped death in Libya.
6. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BoT) says that the search for the party’s presidential candidate has begun.
7. Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Tuesday at the South-West Youths Regional Summit in Osogbo revealed that he bathed corpses for eight years to pay tuition fees while schooling abroad.
8. Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State faults claim by Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State that the Fulani herdsmen who recently launched attacks in Benue State killing at least 71 persons did so from their Nasarawa base.
9. The Federal Government has reportedly approved the sum of N280.1million to buy cars for former Presidents and Heads of States.
10. Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State in his response to the recently gruesome killings by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Benue State, says that it is an act of terrorism and ethnic cleansing.
11. The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, says that Federal Government owes road contractors N2.8trillion.