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Saraki Sacks 98 Aides
There are reports that the Senate President and former governor of Kwara State, Senator Bukola Saraki has sacked 98 of his aides. The majority of aides affected are staffs of the National Assembly Management who were deployed to the Office of the Senate President. However, both Saraki and his media team denied the reports.
APC behind Crisis in Anambra- Obiano
The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano has made a blanket statement that the All Progressives Congress is responsible for the numerous crisis confronting the state. This is just as the hullabaloo of the Ozubulu massacre is still ringing loud in the ears of residents of the state and the country at large.
Presidency: There’s no Reason for Buhari to Resign
The Presidency has decried the recent spate of protests urging the ailing and erstwhile president of Nigeria to resign. In a chat with media men, the senior special assistant to the president and media and publicity, Garba Shehu urged citizens to rather pray for the safe return of the president. This is coming at a time another group of people have started rallies in support of the president.
Still no Updates on Kidnapped Lagos-Bound Passengers
About 3 days after Lagos- bound passengers were kidnapped in Port Harcourt, there whereabout is still unknown. Recall some gunmen were said to have kidnapped about 16 passengers just outside Port-harcout in the early hours of Monday morning. The passengers who were on a bus belonging to the very reliable transport company ‘God is Good Motors’ were intercepted and led into the bush by suspected militants.
Residents Lay Siege at Kidnappers Den
Following the discovery of kidnappers den at the Obadeyi Ajala, Ijaiye end of the Lagos- Abeokuta expressway, residents of the community have laid siege at the tunnels as they expect to apprehend more fleeing suspects who are stuck in the den. Recall that about two suspects were set ablaze yesterday. More so, the notorious cult group Badoo have continued incessant attacks in Ikorodu environs despite efforts to curb them.
Atiku Warns of Impending Genocide over Quit Notice
With the deadlock meeting which took place between the coalition of northern youths and prominent leaders of Igbo extraction, former vice-president has urged the country to be wary of an impending genocide. This is as arewa youths have refused to withdraw the quit notice issued to Igbos in the northern part of Nigeria.
Kidnappers Den Discovered Near Ikeja
It is another tale of suspense in Lagos State as kidnappers den was discovered at Ile-Zik along the Lagos- Abeokuta Expressway. This is the second incidence of discovery of ritualists hideouts this week. More so, a total of three suspects were said to be apprehended and are being interrogated at Isokoko Police Division.
Ahead of Convention, Wike Struggles to Woo Heavyweights
There are reports that the governor of Rivers State is set to woo stakeholders such as the former president, Olusegun Obasanjo and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar to the party ahead of their national convention. This is just as the governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa will head the committee planning the convention.
Naira Sustains Push as CBN Pumps $195m into Forex Market
Despite repeated interventions by the federal government through its financial regulatory agency CBN. The naira witnessed further declined against the dollar on the floor of the forex market. However things are expected to pick up in the coming days and this would be a huge relief for manufacturers and importers in the country.
9mobile Promotes Annual Prize for Literature
9mobile has announced new entries for the price for literature which was formerly sponsored by Etisalat. This is just as Etisalat has successfully pulled out of operations in Nigeria owing to a huge debt profile recorded in about nine commercial banks in the country.