Here are the stories that drove conversation today:
Viral video of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome saying men are woman aren’t equal in marriage sparks outrage
A viral video showing Pastor Chris Oyakhilome saying in a church sermon that men aren’t equal in marriage has sparked conversations online.
Documents show INEC directed RECs to upload voter data to server
A leaked internal circular of the Independent National Electoral Commission indicates that the electoral body transmitted voter accreditation data during the 2019 presidential elections from smart card readers to a central server. The memo, dated March 25, 2019, was posted on Twitter on Wednesday by Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.
Algeria qualify for AFCON 2019 semi-finals
The Desert Foxes of Algeria are through to the semi-finals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after beating Cote d’Ivoire 5-4 on penalties. They had both played a 1-1 draw at regulation time.The Desert Foxes will play against the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Sunday night, to determine who reaches the final.
Take over Edo if you can, Obaseki dares Abuja ”politicians”
Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo, has dared those he described as “Abuja politicians” to take over the state if they can.
Speaking on Thursday at a rally held to show solidarity for his administration, Obaseki said those who are intent on splitting the state house of assembly cannot stop him.
No plan to increase pump price – NNPC
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has dismissed reports that it is planning to increase the price of premium motor spirit (PMS) better known as petrol. In a statement, Ndu Ughamadu, group general manager, group public affairs division of NNPC, said mischief makers are behind the reports.