Breaking News in Nigeria Today : Wednesday 22nd June 2022

Breaking News in Nigeria Today Wednesday 22nd June 2022

Here are some of the Breaking News in Nigeria Today Wednesday 22nd June 2022 on some of the nation newspapers .

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Rivers Guber: Wike, Amaechi in another test of might

EMMANUEL MASHA reports on the forthcoming governorship election in Rivers State, which has once again set the stage for another supremacy battle between Governor Nyesom Wike and his predecessor, Chibuike Amaechi No matter what some electoral campaign analysts think, the 2023 governorship election in Rivers State will be one of the most keenly contested in

Ekiti Guber: CNPP urges INEC to prosecute electoral offenders

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has charged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to identify, arrest and diligently prosecute all those behind the vote-buying that characterized last weekend’s governorship election in Ekiti State. CNPP, which gave the charge in its congratulatory message to the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Biodun Oyabanji

Electoral Act: Will Reps dare Buhari?

The House of Representatives recently hinted of a plan to initiate a process to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto of the Electoral Act (Amendment), Bill, 2022. PHILIP NYAM looks at the possibility of implementing the resolution Last week Wednesday, the House of Representatives resolved to begin a process that would lead to its vetoing of

2023: Lawan contested Yobe North primary, says Adamu

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, yesterday said Senate President Ahmad Lawan participated in Yobe North Senatorial Primary. Abdullahi spoke when he led party members to present the Ekiti State governor-elect, Biodun Oyebanji, to President Muhammadu Buhari. He said he could not be responding to all speculations around issues concerning the party.

CVR: INEC deploys 50 machines, 150 workers at youth concert

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it deployed no fewer than 150 staff and 50 Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) machines at the Old Parade Ground, Abuja, venue for the Youth Vote Count Mega Music Concert to register youths who have been trooping in to get their PVCs ahead of the 2023 election The

DAPMAN blames fuel crisis on Russia-Ukraine war, others

Executive Secretary, Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers’ Association of Nigeria (DAPPMAN), Olufemi Adebayo Adewole, has blamed the ongoing Russia- Ukraine War as one of the causes of the crisis in the energy sector, especially with the current fuel scarcity being experienced in many states of Nigeria. In a statement on yesterday, he also identified other

UBEC faults editorial on unutilised N110bn intervention fund

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has faulted an editorial by a national daily on non-utilisation of about N110 billion in interventio funds by states as of 2021, with the money being left in the coffers of State Universal Basic Education Boards (SUBEBs). A statement by UBEC’s Head, Public Relations, David Apeh, yesterday condemned the

Buhari sends business facilitation bill to Reps for accelerated passage

President Muhammadu Buhari has transmitted the Business Facilitation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2022 to the House of Representatives for accelerated passage. The bill is contained in a letter by the President dated June 17 addressed to Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila. The letter explained that theproposedlegislationseeks to promote the ease of doing business in Nigeria by amending relevant

Lagos set to tackle power challenges

…targets $700m solar DPV As part of the measures to address the demand – grid supply deficit in the state, the Lagos State has reiterated its commitment tackle power challenges with massive investment in solar energy worth between $350 and $700million. At a one-day workshop to discuss the framework for the implementation of DPV in

Abayomi: Why we are vaccinating children against measles

The Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said that the ongoing campaign and vaccination of five million children against measles in Lagos will be integrated with other services to improve efficiency and effectiveness especially at the primary healthcare level. The Commissioner, who spoke during the flag-off ceremony at Kosofe Local Government, said that measles

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