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2023: Integrity Group Insists Ayu Must Go before reconciliation

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The Integrity Group have restated their readiness for reconciliation with the party leadership insisting that PDP chairman Iyorchia Ayu must go first.

But, they insisted on their demands, including resignation by the national chairman, Senator Iyiocha Ayu, and choice of his new helmsman from the South.

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Also, the Governors under the aegis of ‘The Integrity Group,’ maintained that they will not participate in the presidential campaign, unless their demands are met.

A former governor, who is a member of the group, said time was running out, urging the presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and Ayu to make their minds before it is too late.

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The Governors and their supporters converged on the Southern Sun Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos to review the crisis rocking the party.

Before the meeting, Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde told reporters that although G5 is the face of the struggle, there are many leaders backing the Integrity Group.

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Present at the meeting were Governors Nyesom Wike (Rivers State), Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu), Sam Ortom (Benue), and Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia); former Governors Ayodele Fayose (Ekiti), Olusegun Mimiko (Ondo) and Donald Duke (Cross Rivers).

Also there were PDP Deputy National Chairman (South) Taofeek Arapaja, Senator Sunday Onor, Senator Nafiz Suleiman, Senator Olaka Nwogu, Mrs. Nene Ukeje, Senator Mao Ohabunwa, Ali Odefa, Dotun Babayemi, Dan Orbi and Mohammed Adoke, former Justice Minister.

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Oshiomhole Hugs Wike Tightly After Receiving Rivers State’s Highest Award + Videosaw

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Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, the former governor of Edo State, had a passionate moment when the Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike presented him with the highest state honor at the Rivers State banquet hall.

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The former labor leader was seen hugging Nyesom Wike tightly after the presentation of the award.

Adams Oshiomhole was awarded the Grand Service Star Of Rivers State (GSSRS).

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Photos/Video: LASU class of 2004, Anthony Campus re-union anniversary

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The class of 2004, Public Administration of the Lagos State University (LASU) Anthony Campus re-union second anniversary get together on Saturday.

Old classmates had a lot share and had time to dance and celebrate old times.

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Finally, after terrorists attack, NRC to resume Abuja-Kaduna rail operations on Monday

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Finally, the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) will resume the Abuja-Kaduna passenger train service on Monday, with only two return services after the terrorists attack.

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Naijablitznews.com reports this was contained in a statement issued and signed by the Managing Director of the NRC, Fidet Okhiria.

The statement shows the first train will depart Rigasa train station in Kaduna state to Abuja by 8:00 in the morning while from Abuja, the first train will depart Idu train station to Kaduna state by 9:45 in the morning.

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The NRC management also revealed that as part of the new security measures, it is now mandatory for passengers to present their National Identity Number and valid Boarding Ticket before they will be allowed to board.

It also says the purchase of tickets by proxy is only limited to minors and a specified number of adult passengers.

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Online and mobile app ticketing will be available from 8:00 in the morning on Sunday, December the 4th, 2022 while the ticket offices at the train stations will open from 6:30 in the morning on Monday, December the 5th.

Recall that the NRC suspended train service along the route after Boko Haram terrorists attacked a moving passenger train in Kaduna on March 28, 2022.

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The insurgents had blown up the rail track and bombed the moving train, killing some and abducting more than 60 passengers. The unprecedented attack attracted international and national outrage.

The terrorists, who attacked the Kaduna-bound train released hostages in tranches with the last release coming on October 5, 2022.

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Before the hostages were completely released, distraught family members had protested several times to demand the release of their loved ones.

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