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APC Chairman, Governors turn against Buhari, demand change of Naira Policy

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to obey the Supreme Court order on the Naira redesign policy.

Joining the Chairman to demand a change of the policy are over Ten APC governors.

The Supreme Court had temporarily restrained the federal government from banning the use of the old naira notes from February 10.

It gave the order while ruling on an ex parte application filed by the governments of Kaduna, Kogi, and Zamfara.

Rather than obey the court injunction, Buhari made a nationwide broadcast directing the CBN to make available the old N200 notes for the next 60 days, which elapses on April 10.

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But the governors of the party who had openly expressed their disappointment against the policy kicked against the directive by the president.

It was based on this that Adamu summoned the governors of the party to an emergency meeting on Sunday.

Reading the resolution of the meeting, Adamu said the naira redesign policy was hurting Nigerians and the country’s economy and called on Buhari to intervene.

He said: “I’m sure you are quite aware of the fact that a meeting comprising of APC governors was held today and the leadership of the NWC of our great party was summoned for this afternoon and we had a discussion.

“And at the end of the discussion, we have resolved as follows and this resolution is without prejudice or whatsoever to the case that is lying at the Supreme Court at this point. This has to do with the issue of currency redesign.

“We note very seriously that the programme and its implementation are causing tremendous difficulties to the people of Nigeria and the national economy.

“We urge the Attorney General of the Federation, (Abubakar Malami) and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria to respect the supreme court order of Interim injunction which is still subsisting

“That the meeting is urging his Excellency, Mr President to intervene in resolving issues that are causing these great difficulties to the economy.”

Asked if the governors and the party are now on the same page, Adamu answered in the affirmative, saying the governors’ forum, and the NWC of the party are on the same page.

The meeting had in attendance Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna state Mohammed Bello (Niger), Abdulahi sule (Nasarwa), Yahaya Bello (Kogi), Inuwa Yahaya (Gombe), Bello Matawalle (Zamfara) Mai Mala Buni (Yobe), Abubakar Badaru (Jigawa), Biodun Oyebanji (Ekiti), Simon Lalong (Plateau) Deputy governor of Imo state, Placid Njoku, and Mohammed Yakubu, Deputy Governor of Katsina State

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German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock praised US President Joe Biden’s decision to end his re-election campaign, emphasizing his prioritization of national interests.

Biden’s announcement, following concerns over his fitness for office, has left the Democratic Party in uncharted territory as Donald Trump’s campaign gains momentum.

Vice President Kamala Harris is now the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination.

Baerbock highlighted Biden’s role in maintaining strong international relations and NATO unity during his presidency, especially amid Russia’s war in Ukraine.

She stressed the importance of continued US-European cooperation for global peace and security.

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U.S. President Joe Biden’s decision to end his reelection campaign on Sunday followed a series of strategic missteps by his campaign team and White House aides. These errors amplified concerns that the 81-year-old president wouldn’t be able to win November’s election or run the country for another four years.

Biden’s halting performance at the June 27 presidential debate against Republican candidate Donald Trump pushed even some of his closest allies to question his endurance for a full campaign. This episode fueled a growing Democratic party movement questioning the wisdom of his second term. Within days, Biden went from the party’s figurehead to a liability, making him the first sitting president to stand down from a possible reelection since Lyndon B. Johnson in 1968.

Biden initiated the debate by telling radio show host Howard Stern in April that he’d engage Trump, despite worries from some Democratic allies that a debate might not improve his chances and could cast him in an unflattering light. Biden’s aides believed they had an advantage in agreeing to a June debate with CNN, setting the rules to favor Biden’s style. However, Biden’s performance during the debate, where he stumbled over his words and lost his train of thought, surprised and concerned voters, donors, and Democratic officials.

Following the debate, Trump criticized Biden’s incoherence, and Biden admitted his poor performance. Calls for Biden to step down began almost immediately. High-profile Democrats, including Jim Clyburn and Nancy Pelosi, began to question Biden’s viability as a candidate.

Despite efforts to regain momentum, including interviews, news conferences, and speeches, Biden continued to make missteps, such as confusing names at the NATO summit. Polls showed Biden trailing other Democrats in key states and districts, though the nationwide race remained close.

Biden was eventually persuaded to withdraw from the race while recovering from COVID-19 at his Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, home, where he had time to reflect on his decision.

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The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Adamawa has vowed to clinch all the chairmanship positions across the 21 Local Government Areas in the state.

Mr Tahir Shehu, state chairman of the party made the vow before newsmen in Yola.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the Adamawa Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC), has scheduled July 13 for the conduct of the local government councils elections in the state.

Shehu said that the party was gender sensitive and had supporters at the grassroots and in the National Assembly.

“PDP is rooted in Adamawa, we have three senators, seven out of eight members of the House of Representatives and we are ruling the state for the second term.

“And also PDP is gender sensitive that is why our deputy governor is a female”, he said.

According to him, if women were entrusted they are honest and can deliver, and that i why they are the highest when it comes to vote.

He added that the present administration in the state was also providing dividends of democracy for all irrespective of political differences.

He further congratulated residents of the state and Nigerians at large for the 25 years of uninterrupted democracy.

He noted that within the last 25 years, Nigeria had recorded lots of development in the area of health, education, transportation and other infrastructural development among others.

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