Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today:
Suspected herdsmen attacked travellers in Osun, kill LG worker
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, on Wednesday, attacked travellers on the Ife-Ibadan Expressway at Ikire and shot dead an employee of the Atakumosa West Local Government Area of Osun State, Samson Adenipekun.
According to Punch, the deceased was travelling to Ibadan, Oyo State, in an unregistered Toyota Corolla car driven by one Ismaila Olayiwola, when the incident happened.
Buhari, Tinubu will soon taste El-Rufai’s venom – Shehu Sani
Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, has described the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, as a hypocrite, adding that President Muhammadu Buhari will soon taste the poisonous venom of el-Rufai. Sani said this in a Facebook post while responding to El-Rufai’s comments online.
June 12 part of of our history – Sanwo-Olu
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has advised that young Nigerians should be educated on the significance of the June 12 anniversary.
Speaking at the maiden 2019 National Democracy Day Celebration in remembrance of late MKO Abiola, the hero of the annulled June 12, 1993 general elections held at De Blue Roof, Agidingbi, Ikeja, the Governor who was represented by his Deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, said “on June 12, 1993, Nigeria had an election adjudged by the entire world to be the most free and fair and remained so till this moment”.
We can life 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari says the All Progressives Congress (APC) government can move 100 million Nigerians out of poverty within 10 years. In his Democracy Day address in Abuja on Wednesday, the president said a database of poor and vulnerable Nigerians as well as that of unemployed youth was being developed to address the problem of socio-economic inequality in the society.
I see Buhari’s govt as pro-military than pro-Democracy – Dele Momodu
To commemorate June 12 as Democracy Day, Dele Momodu said in a Channels interview on Wednesday that Buhari’s administration is more pro-military than it is for democracy.