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Former lawmaker, Dino Melaye, has urged Nigerian youths to grow up and stop selling their votes to politicians. #connectleynews Naija News 247

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Former lawmaker, Dino Melaye, has urged Nigerian youths to grow up and stop selling their votes to politicians.

The senator who represented Kogi West District at the 8th National Assembly made the call in a post via his Instagram account while reacting to a video of Ghanaian youths rejecting bags of rice from a lawmaker.

The angry Youths of Damongo town were returning the bags of rice sent to them by NPP politician, Samuel Abu Jinapors, who represents their constituency in the country’s parliament.

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In the video, they were also heard chanting “We need jobs and not bags of rice.”

Reacting, Melaye wondered if the same incident can ever be replicated in Nigeria.

He further noted that Nigerian youths needed to grow up and equally learn from Ghanaian youths.

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“Ghanaian youths rejecting free bags of rice from politicians and demanding for job creation.

“Can this happen in Nigeria? To be honest, Nigerian youths needs to grow up,” he wrote.

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PDP dismisses bribery allegations as NWC members return millions

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PDP dismisses bribery allegations as NWC members return millions

Bribery allegations against the National Working Committee (NWC) members  have been debunked by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Following alleged approval by the national chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, not less than six of 19 members of the NWC have returned funds paid into their accounts

The amounts range from N28.8million to N36million, depending on the recipient’s position. Letters of the refund are in the public domain.

Those who have refunded include Taofeek Arapaja, Deputy National Chairman South; Stella Effah-Attoe, National Woman Leader; Dan Orbih, National Vice Chairman, South-South.

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Others are Alli Odefa, National Vice Chairman, South-East, Olasoji Adagunobi-Oluwatukesi, National Vice Chairman, South-West; Setonji Koshoedo, Deputy National Secretary.

In a statement Thursday night, PDP National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba said the funds were not inducements.

The spokesman alleged there were “strange and unfounded motives to the Housing Allowance duly approved and paid to NWC members and staff”.

Ologunagba said the allowance went through due process of the party “in line with the Conditions of Service and Entitlement of the Staff and Principal Officers”.

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The image maker told Nigerians that if any individual decides to return money, such does not in any way suggest that it was paid as a bribe or was illegitimate.

“A bribe is defined as ‘money or any other valuable consideration given or promised with a view to corrupting the behaviour of a person, especially in that person’s performance as a public official.

“This is not the case in the payment of Housing Allowance duly approved for officials and staff of the Party”, the statement added.

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Police commissioner Adebowale Williams in Oyo has met with heads of hunters, vigilante groups and other stakeholders to seek support for peaceful campaigns ahead of the 2023 general elections.

This is contained in a statement on Friday in Ibadan by police spokesman Adewale Osifeso.

Mr William explained that the meeting was also to foster an improved working relationship and agree on a common direction as the election campaign commences.

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The police chief appreciated the quasi-security groups for their collaboration with the police and other security agencies, which brought about veritable achievements.

He urged them to constantly review their recruitment process by conducting adequate background checks on intending and existing members.

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Aare Mogaji Ariori, who spoke on behalf of the stakeholders, commended the police commissioner for the meeting and promised to improve their existing relationship.

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Police meet hunters, vigilantes in Ibadan over political campaigns

Hunters and Armed Cops

Police commissioner Adebowale Williams in Oyo has met with heads of hunters, vigilante groups and other stakeholders to seek support for peaceful campaigns ahead of the 2023 general elections.

This is contained in a statement on Friday in Ibadan by police spokesman Adewale Osifeso.

Mr William explained that the meeting was also to foster an improved working relationship and agree on a common direction as the election campaign commences.

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The police chief appreciated the quasi-security groups for their collaboration with the police and other security agencies, which brought about veritable achievements.

He urged them to constantly review their recruitment process by conducting adequate background checks on intending and existing members.

  Bauchi governor visits hometown over bandit attacks

Aare Mogaji Ariori, who spoke on behalf of the stakeholders, commended the police commissioner for the meeting and promised to improve their existing relationship.

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