Peter Obi lacks character, integrity for dumping PDP 72 hours to presidential primaries —Gov Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday blasted the former Anambra State governor, Peter Obi, for dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of this weekend’s presidential primary.

Wike, who featured in a Channels Television programme, Politics Today, said the former governor lacked character and integrity for dumping the party with just 72 hours to the primary.

Obi, who is one of the 2023 presidential aspirants, dumped the PDP on Wednesday.



Source: Channels Tv



‘Goodfellas’ Actor Ray Liotta Dies


Legendary actor Ray Liotta, 67, who starred in the 1990 blockbuster crime film “Goodfellas,” died in his sleep on Thursday in the Dominican Republic, the Dominican Republic General Directorate of Cinema confirmed to Reuters.

Liotta died in bed at a hotel where he was staying with his fiancée Jacy Nittolo while filming “Dangerous Waters,” said his publicist Jennifer Allen. He had a leading role in the film about a sailing holiday that goes awry when family secrets are revealed.

A cause of death was not specified, cinema officials said. According to media reports, an emergency service team had entered the hotel. His body was transferred to the forensic institute of Santo Domingo.

Liotta was born Dec. 18, 1954, in Newark, New Jersey. His many starring roles included playing mobster Henry Hill in “Goodfellas” and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in “Field of Dreams.” He is also known for films including “The Many Saints of Newark” and “Something Wild.”

He leaves behind a daughter, Karsen Liotta, 23.