Here are stories you should be monitoring today:
Atiku not Nigerian, caused Ekwueme’s presidential loss in 1999 – Nnamdi Kanu
The self-exiled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu has stirred another controversy from his hideout, alleging that Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is not a citizen of Nigeria but a Cameroonian “indigene.” Kanu said this in a live broadcast on Radio Biafra which commenced 6 p.m. on Saturday.
FG is targeting 200 judges for corruption – Wike
The governor of Rivers Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has alleged that the Federal Government has zeroed in on 200 Judges in its declared onslaught on corruption in the judiciary. He said this during the central healing service of the Greater Evangelism World Crusade on Sunday in Port Harcourt.
Buhari felicitates with Osinbajo for surviving helicopter crash
President Buhari has felicitated with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and nine others for surviving an helicopter crash on Saturday in Kabba, Kogi. The president’s message was contained in a tweet posted by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Sunday.
ASUU strike: We have resolved all issues – FG
The Federal Government has released N16.8 billion to settle outstanding salary arrears of staff in the country’s tertiary institutions. Malam Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, who disclosed this during the “Sixth Edition of the Ministerial Press Briefing’’ in Abuja, said that disbursement is ongoing through the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation. Adamu said that the government had resolved all issues and await the academic unions to also call off their strike in the coming days, especially ASUU and ASUP.
Tinubu resolves Lagos impeachment crisis
The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and other party chieftains on Sunday resolved the conflict between Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and Lagos State House of Assembly. The resolution was at a Special Governor’s Advisory Committee (GAC) meeting in Marina, Lagos. Ambode, his deputy, Dr (Mrs.) Idiat Adebule, Speaker Mudashiru Obasa, his deputy, Wasiu Esinlokun and Lagos central Leader, Prince Tajudeen Olusi attended the meeting.
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