These are the top five stories that drove conversations today.
- EMIR SANUSI RELEASES HIS APRIL SALARY PAYSLIP
Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II has made details of his salary for April, 2017 public.
Sanusi disclosed this early Tuesday via his verified Instagram account with a caption, “Pay slip… Since colonial times, the Emir of Kano is the highest paid public office holder in Nigeria. Period.”
2. FG CONGRATULATES WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION, ANTHONY JOSHUA
The Federal Government has congratulated British professional boxer of Nigerian descent Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua, who recently defeated Ukranian Wladimir Klitschko to become the unified World Heavyweight Champion.
3. EX-GOVERNOR SULE LAMIDO REMANDED IN PRISON CUSTODY
A former governor of Jigawa, Sule Lamido had been remanded in prison custody.
The Chief Magistrate, Usman Lamin directed that Lamido be remanded in the Dutse prison until May 4 when applications for his bail will be decided.
4. I DON’T SLEEP IN PUBLIC, I ONLY PRETEND – GANDUJE
Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has said he doesn’t sleep in public functions as claimed by his political opponents.
5. SENATE BEGINS PROCESS TO CONFIRM 27 INEC RECS
The Senate on Tuesday initiated the process of confirming the appointment of 27 resident electoral commissioners (RECs).
The lawmakers had suspended the confirmation of the RECs over the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu.