These are the top five news stories to monitor today
1. FG has spent more than $40 billion in the Niger Delta – Kachikwu
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, has said that the Federal Government has spent more than $40 billion in the Niger Delta region in the last four years.
2. Shehu Sani chides Soludo
Senator Shehu Sani has accused former CBN governor Chukwuma Soludo of having a hand in the nation’s current economic woes.
3. I didn’t divert SURE-P funds – Ex gov. Shema
Former governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, has denied claims that he diverted billions of SURE-P funds meant for projects to electoral campaign.
4. Gov. Bello reacts to attack on him by citizens
Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, has said that those behind the attacks were aggrieved that his reforms were threatening their selfish interest.
5. Nigeria spends a whopping N10 billion in running the House of Representatives
Former chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmummin Jibrin says that Speaker Dogara and House Leaders alone cost Nigeria N10 billion.