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2023: “We Did Not Endorse Tinubu” – Afenifere

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    Yoruba sociocultural group, Afenifere has denied insinuations in some quarters that it had endorsed the presidential ambition of National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, or any other aspirants.

    The FidelinfoNews gathered that this denail was made following a viral statement by the leader of South West Agenda (SWAGA) Prince Dayo Adeyeye that his group secured the support of Afenifere for its candidate during a visit to Pa Reuben Fasoranti, a former Afenifere leader.

The group’s Director of Communications, Sola Lawal in a statement on Wednesday denied endorsing any presidential candidate for the 2023 general elections.

He added that the group was still mourning the demise of its Publicity Secretary, Yinka Odumakin, and had suspended all engagements, while pointing out that that 96-year-old Pa Fasoranti had taken a “deserved rest when he formally handed over to Chief Ayo Adebanjo three weeks ago after leading the group for 12 years and so the former couldn’t have spoken for Afenifere during the SWAGA visit to his Akure home.”

“The Adeyeye foray into Afenifere space at this period of huge loss and intense mourning is disrespectful , insensitive and unwarranted, being a former Afenifere top notch and, infact , Odumakin’s immediate predecessor in office as spokesperson for Afenifere, Adeyeye should cease all activities and join us in mourning at this trying times”, The statement added.

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BREAKING: First Class Kaduna Emir Dies

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Emir of Lere in Lere Local Government area of Kaduna state, and a former army General,His Highness, Abubakar Garba Muhammed is dead.

The FidelinfoNews gathered that the first class Kaduna monarch died on Saturday morning, according to family sources.

Sources also confirm that the traditional ruler will be buried by 5pm today.

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BREAKING: Saraki Committee Fails, As Violence Mars PDP Northwest Congress

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The Ongoing Northwest Zonal Congress of the People’s Democratic Party has suffered a setback as violence erupted at venue of the Congress holding in Kaduna.

The FidelinfoNews gathered that the cause of the latest round of violence has not been determined as at the time of filing this report.

It will be recalled that the Bukola Saraki led reconciliation committee had given the greenlight for the Northwest and Southwest Congress to hold, as it claimed efforts to reconcile factions had been successful.

In the same vein Saraki Committee recently suffered another failure when the late Buruji Kashamu faction of the PDP in Ogun state defected to the ruling APC despite the committee declaring end to years of feud in the state’s chapter.

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Bauchi Jailbreak Attempt Caused By Mobile Phone – NCS

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The Nigeria Correctional Service has disclosed that the attempted jail break at the Bauchi Correctional centre was as a result of an attempt to smuggle a mobile phone into the centre.

The FidelinfoNews gathered that an officer tried to smuggle in a mobile phone for inmates, which is clearly illegal and against the rules.

Reports indicates that a scuffle ensued when inmates who wanted to benefit from the deal had a face off with other officers who busted the plan and enforced the rules.

The commission also affirmed that 2 officers and 5 inmates sustained injuries in the disturbance, and have been treated and discharged.

The restive inmates have also been put under control while the staff involved is undergoing interrogation, as ordered by the State Controller. This regrettable development is being investigated.

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