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Today’s Headlines: Police Arrest Portable, Arrest Interim Government Agitators, APC Govs Tell DSS

Police arrest Portable after 72-hour ultimatum

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Portable, the controversial singer, has been arrested by officers of the Ogun state police command.

According to Premium Times, the ‘Zazoo Zeh’ crooner was arrested on Friday following the expiration of the 72-hour ultimatum given to him to turn himself in.

Abimbola Oyeyemi, the state police spokesperson, was quoted to have said that the singer is currently at the state headquarters of the police in Eleweran, Abeokuta.

On Wednesday, Portable was given a three-day ultimatum to report himself to the police.

Arrest interim government agitators, APC govs tell DSS

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The Progressive Governors Forum has openly condemned the calls for the return of interim government, stressing that any self-serving Nigerian found culpable in the act of sabotage should be prosecuted.

Their concerns were raised in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday by the PGF Chairman, Atiku Bagudu.

The condemnation is coming in the wake of the alarm raised by the Department of State Services that it had uncovered a plot by some Nigerians to thwart the May 29 inauguration of the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

Guber poll: How FG punished me for going to court over naira policy – Gov Matawalle

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Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has alleged that some elements in the Federal Government worked against his re-election bid in the just concluded gubernatorial election in the state.

Matawalle of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, who was defeated by Dauda Lawal of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, blamed his inability to secure a second tenure on his move against the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. naira redesign policy.

DAILY POST recalls that the Zamfara governor, Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and the Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje had dragged the Federal Government to the Supreme Court over the scarcity of cash occasioned by the CBN’s cashless policy.

Pete Edochie mourns grandson’s death

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LAGOS—Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, yesterday, lost his first son, Kambilichukwu Edochie.

The son died two months after Edochie celebrated his 16th birthday with his wife, Mary Edochie.

Confirming the sad news to Vanguard, yesterday, Pete Edochie said his son, Yul, called him on the telephone, Wednesday, informing him that Kambilichukwu fell down while playing football with his school mates and developed a seizure.

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