Top 10 Nigeria News You Should Know Today

1. EFCC BEGINS PROBE OF BUDGET PADDING SAGA

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has commenced probe of the budget padding saga involving key members of the house of representatives including the honourable speaker Yakubu Dogara.

2. BADOO STRIKES AGAIN, BREAKS PASTOR’S HEAD

According to media reports from various sources, a minister with the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, Wale Solomon, is battling for his life in an undisclosed hospital on the Lagos Island after attack by members of the dreaded Badoo Gang.

3. LAUTECH ALUMNI TO THE RESCUE

The alumni association of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, has stepped into the financial crisis rocking the widely-renowned institution, set to raise about 1bn in 90 days.

4. IHEANACHO NOT AT HIS PEAK

There are concerns that Nigerian football sensation may not be living up to his billing as one of the most highly-rated young footballers. This is largely due to the peripheral role in played under manager Pep Guardiola last season.

5. HEAVY RAIN LANDSLIDE KILLS 57 IN BANGLADESH

Heavy monsoon rains during the weekend have killed not less than 57 people in southeast Bangladesh, most of them buried under landslides, authorities said Tuesday.

6. LAGOS, ABUJA RECORD HIGHER RATES OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES IN 2016

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said that the FCT and Lagos State reported a total of 58,566 crime cases in 2016.

7. OSINBAJO BLAMES POOR GOVERNANCE FOR INCESSANT AGITATIONS

The Vice President saddled with the responsibility of coordinating the economy, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has blamed the rising wave of agitations on poor governance at the state and federal levels, owing largely to corruption.

8. HIGH PROFILE KIDNAPPER, EVANS, NAMES ACCOMPLICES

Less than 48 hrs after the arrest of notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Onuamadike a.k.a Evans, in his Magodo mansion in Lagos, security sources, yesterday, revealed that the dreaded gang patron has started naming high-profile accomplices .

9. PROMINENT LEADERS MEET TO BROKER PEACE OVER IGBO QUIT NOTICE

Former Chief Security Officer, CSO, to late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha (retd), and Founder of the Biafra Independence Movement, BIM/ Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, yesterday, met in Kaduna to mediate and broker peace over the quit notice issued to Igbo to leave the northern region by some Northern youths.

10. SOUTHWEST LEADERS DEMAND GOOD GOVERNANCE, RESTRUCTURING AMONG OTHERS

Southwest leaders have demanded for good governance, restructuring of the country amongst others as part of activities to mark the June 12 remembrance of late Chief MKO Abiola.

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