Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today:
Banks to to be recapitalised – Emefiele
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has said that all banks will be recapitalised and he disclosed this in Abuja, Monday, while briefing the media on his agenda for the next five years.
Devote your time to tackling insecurity, CAN tells El-Rufai
The Kaduna state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked Nasir el-Rufai, the governor, to devote his energy to solving insecurity in the state rather than pursuing a law to regulate preaching. Addressing a press conference in the state on Monday, Joseph Hayab, CAN chairman in Kaduna, condemned the bill, which has now been ruled against by a court of law.
Court orders arrest of Innoson Motors chairman, others
The Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday issued a bench warrant against Innoson Nigeria Limited’s Chairman Innocent Chukwuma and two others. The lawyer prayed the court to order Chukwuma’s arrest for failing to appear in court to take his plea in a criminal charge.
Amosun surrenders 1000 AK47 rifles, 4 million bullets acquired before 2019 bullets
A few hours to the end of his reign as Ogun State helsman, embattled Governor Ibikunle Amosun contacted the state’s Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama, confessing that he had thousands of arms and millions of ammunition in store at a secret armoury in Government House, and that he had decided to hand them over to the police.
Rivers is a Christian state – Wike
Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, has said that the state is a “Christian state and cannot be touched by anyone.” Furthermore, Wike said Nigeria is a secular nation, according to the constitution. He revealed this on Monday during a crusade organised by the Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Church in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
When Bernard Dayo isn’t writing about pop culture, he’s watching horror movies, anime and trying to pretend his addiction to Netflix isn’t a serious condition.