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Today’s Headlines: Stanley Nnaji Shot Dead In Enugu State, Governor Uzodinma Reacts To Gulak’s Death

Stanley Nnaji Shot Dead In Enugu State

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A retired judge of Enugu State High Court, Justice Stanley Nnaji, was, on Sunday, killed by yet to be identified gunmen in Enugu.

Justice Nnaji, who hails from Mbu in Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State, was dragged down from his black Mercedes Benz jeep and shot at close range by his assailants, along Okpara Avenue, close to Ebeano Tunnel.

Nnaji was dismissed in 2014 on recommendation of the Nigerian Judicial Council (NJC) over his order, which removed Dr Chris Ngige as Anambra State Governor.

Uzodinma Reacts To Gulak’s Death

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Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma has expressed shock over the killing of APC stalwart, Ahmed Gulak, describing the incident as an unfortunate clear case of political assassination.

Addressing Imo people in a broadcast at the Government House in Owerri the Imo State capital, the governor said he is really saddened by the gruesome murder which underscores the ugly security situation in Imo State in recent times.

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The governor sympathized with the families of those who lost their lives within the recent period of unrest, most especially the family of late Ahmed Gulak.

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APC & PDP Clash Over Gulak’s Assassination

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The All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party have accused each other of fueling the embers of disunity and hate among Nigerians.

While the APC is accusing the PDP of rejoicing over the growing spate of killings and general insecurity, the PDP said the ruling party was responsible for the seemingly endless bloodshed.

The APC in a statement titled, ‘APC mourns Ahmed Gulak, calls for collective action against criminality,’ which was signed by its acting National Secretary, Senator John Akpanudoedehe, in Abuja, on Monday, accused the PDP of lacking empathy.

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Governor Wike Speaks

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Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says he does not believe that establishing more universities will solve the problems associated with higher education.

The governor stated his view while speaking at the flag-off ceremony for the establishment of the Emohua Campus of the Rivers State University in Emohua Local Government Area on Monday.

The governor said what should be of more concern should be how more funds can be committed to existing universities so that they can offer the needed holistic educational training in the production of requisite manpower for the country.

Ganduje Speaks

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Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has urged Nigerian editors to use the media for the promotion of peace and stability.

The governor spoke yesterday at the biennial convention of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) in Kano.

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He implored the editors to use their media organisations to set an agenda that would focus public views and sentiments on a more peaceful resolution of the nation’s crises.

The governor also advised the editors to exercise their social responsibility powers to further unite Nigerians.

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