Today's Headlines:Army Released Ex-Boko Haram Members To Borno Government, Okorocha Addresses APC Defection Rumour

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1. Nigerian Army Secretly Returns Over 1000 Ex-Boko Haram Fighters In Borno State.

According to Sahara Reporters, the Nigerian Army has reportedly released over 1000 ex-Boko Haram members in Borno State. The release was carried out in secrecy, and the ex-Boko Haram fighters were handed over to the Borno State Government.

PHOTO CREDIT: Sahara Reporters.

A covert ceremony was supposed to take place at a different time, but military authorities put it on hold indefinitely. The government was represented at the event by Hajiya Zuwaira Gambo, the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, and the ex-terrorists were handed over to her.

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2. Okorocha Speaks On Leaving APC For PDP.

A former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has reacted to rumors which claims he has dumped the 'All Progressives Congress' for 'Peoples Democratic Party'.


Rochas Okorocha has denied defecting from APC to PDP. His statement was made known to the public on Wednesday, July 14, by his media aide identified as Sam Onwuemedo. Okorocha refuted the media report that he has joined the Peoples Democratic Party.

3. You Can’t Decide Next Rivers Governor – Okocha Tells Amaechi.

Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation and former Rivers Governor, has been advised that he cannot choose the zone from which the state's next governor will emerge.

According to Naija News, this was revealed by Chief Tony Okocha, a senior member of the 'All Progressives Congress' (APC).


APC chieftain claimed no one can zone the party's governorship single ticket to any zone of the region during the inauguration of the Obio/Akpor LGA chapter of a political pressure group, the Rivers Voice of Freedom (RVF).

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