Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers Wednesday 24th June 2020

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Crisis: Bulama counters Buhari, says ‘Giadom’s APC NEC illegal’

The National Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Arc. Waziri Bulama, has described Thursday’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the party as “illegal”. Bulama, in a statement on Wednesday titled ‘Purported NEC Meeting to Hold on June 25, 2020 is Illegal’, said it would be untrue that President Muhammadu Buhari renowned for …

FEC approves N2.3trn stimulus plan

The Federal Government has approved N2.3 trillion stimulus contained in the Nigeria Economic Sustainability Plan (NESP) as recommended by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo- led Economic Sustainability Committee (ESC). The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, announced this on Wednesday after a virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting chaired by President …



Osinbajo postpones National Economic Council meeting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has announced the postponement of the monthly National Economic Council (NEC) meeting. Osinbajo, who is the Chairman of NEC in a notice to all the 36 State Governors Wednesday, regretted any inconvenience the postponement of the virtual meeting might have caused. How Buhari whittled down governors’ powers APC vows to take …

Father of five jumps into Ogun river

A 36-year-old man, Fatai Oyedele, on Tuesday, attempted suicide by jumping into Ogun river in Ogun State. Oyedele, a father of five, was, however, rescued by the officials of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE). No rapist will go unpunished in Ogun – CJ Lightning kills three FRSC officers in Ogun The Public Relations …

Alleged rape: Seyitan Babatayo files criminal complaint against D’banj

Seyitan Babatayo, the lady who accused singer Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj, of rape, has filled a criminal complaint against the Nigerian music star. Ms Babatayo on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, accused D’banj of raping her in a hotel room on 30th December, 2018. The accusation has been followed by a series of …

FG told to treat rape, sexual violence as security threat

A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) working in the area of security, justice sector and human rights has urged the Federal and state governments as well as the Nigerian Police to treat the increasing cases of rape and other forms of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) as a security threat. The CSOs under …

Edo: Why I instituted lawsuit against Obaseki over PDP ticket — Ogbeide-Ihama

A frontline governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in forthcoming election in Edo State, Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama has said he instituted the lawsuit against the party to prevent impending disaster following the defection of Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki. He said on Wednesday that the manner the governor was being imposed on party stakeholders …



Crisis: Giadom, Eta trade words over alleged plot to burn APC secretariat

Two individuals claiming to be the acting National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have traded words over an alleged plot to set the party’s National Secretariat on fire. The APC National Vice Chairman, South-South, Prince Eta Hilliard, who was asked to act on behalf of the Deputy National Chairman, South, Sen. Abiola …

COVID-19: We’ve spent N118m to support UCH, Virology Dept, Oyo gov’t insists

The Oyo State government on Wednesday declared that “it is standing by its position that it has supported the University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan to the tune of N118 million in the fight against COVID-19. Records made available by the Oyo State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Akinola Ojo, confirmed that the state government has provided …

COVID-19: Buhari should reopen economy — Oluwo

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reopen the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Oluwo, in an open letter to the president on Wednesday, stated: ‘Continuous locking of our economy is an hazard, not only for today but also the future. We have fought, fighting and winning.” …

Gov Makinde cabinet members test positive for COVID-19

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has confirmed that three members of the State Executive Council tested positive for coronavirus. The governor in a tweet on Wednesday, said the members have been contacted for treatment. Makinde, who advised residents of the state to take preventive measures against the disease, reiterated that COVID-19 was still in …
Gov Makinde cabinet members test positive for COVID-19

APC crisis: Fani-Kayode mocks Tinubu as Buhari backs Giadom as National Chairman

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been thrown under the bus and retired from politics. This is following President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to back a former Deputy National Secretary of the APC, Chief Victor Giadom, to continue as the …
APC crisis: Fani-Kayode mocks Tinubu as Buhari backs Giadom as National Chairman

APC crisis: Giadom reacts as Buhari backs him as Acting National Chairman

Former Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Victor Giadom, has expressed gratitude to God over President Muhammadu Buhari support for him. Recall that President Buhari on Thursday declared that “the law is on the side of Victor Giadom”, in his quest to become the Acting National Chairman of the All Progressives …
APC crisis: Giadom reacts as Buhari backs him as Acting National Chairman

Buhari congratulates MKO Abiola’s running mate, Kingibe

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe on his 75th birthday. A statement to DAILY POST by Garba Shehu, his Spokesman, said the President joins family members, friends and political associates to celebrate the renowned diplomat, “whose service to the nation has been exemplary.” It added that Buhari …
Buhari congratulates MKO Abiola’s running mate, Kingibe

APC crisis: ‘It’s over for Oshiomhole, Tinubu’ – Nigerians react as Buhari backs Giadom

Nigerians on social have shared their different opinions on the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to back a former Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Victor Giadom, to act as the party’s National Chairman. President Buhari had on Thursday, declared that “the law is on the side of Victor Giadom”, in his …
APC crisis: ‘It’s over for Oshiomhole, Tinubu’ – Nigerians react as Buhari backs Giadom

Military airstrikes kill scores of bandits, destroy 10 camps in Katsina, Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji, has taken out ten bandits’ locations and eliminated scores of bandits in Katsina and Zamfara States in the last few days. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Wednesday, said the success was recorded in a subsidiary air interdiction …
Military airstrikes kill scores of bandits, destroy 10 camps in Katsina, Zamfara

PDP dissolves South South caretaker committee, constitutes new one

The National Working Committee, NWC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has dissolved South South zonal Caretaker Committee of the party. The party also constituted new caretaker committee for zone, according a statement released on its official Twitter handle on Wednesday evening. “The National Working Committee (NWC) of the @OfficialPDPNig has dissolved the South South …
PDP dissolves South South caretaker committee, constitutes new one

COVID-19: We spent N118m to support UCH, Virology Dept – Oyo Govt insists

The Oyo State Government on Wednesday insisted that it has spent the sum of one hundred and eighteen million naira (N118m) to support the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan in the fight against the coronavirus. The state government noted that it is standing by its position that it has supported the University College Hospital, UCH, …
COVID-19: We spent N118m to support UCH, Virology Dept – Oyo Govt insists

Ondo election: Why APC may not have candidate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State risks exclusion from the forthcoming governorship election, DAILY POST has learnt. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had scheduled October 10, 2020, for the exercise. Last week, the APC notified INEC that it fixed July 20, 2020, for its primary election. The ruling party invited the commission …
Ondo election: Why APC may not have candidate

My life is under threat – ASUU Chairman alleges

The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma chapter, Monday Igbafen, on Wednesday alleged threat to his life and property for carrying out his union’s activities. He alleged that the threat is coming from the Vice Chancellor of the ivory tower, Prof. Ignatius A. Onimawo. In a press statement entitled “Threat …
My life is under threat – ASUU Chairman alleges

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