Breaking News in Nigeria Today : Thursday 23rd June 2022

Breaking News in Nigeria Today Thursday 23rd June 2022

Here are some of the Breaking News in Nigeria Today Thursday 23rd June 2022 on some of the nation newspapers .

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Ekiti: Oyebanji, Afuye get return certificates

The Ekiti State governor- elect Biodun Oyebanji and deputy governor-elect Mrs Monisade Afuye yesterday got their certificates of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Oyebanji of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won the June 18 governorship election. Speaking at the event in Ado Ekiti, the former Secretary to the State Government praised the

Ekiti: Fayose’s waning political influence

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, is gradually losing political relevance in his state and party. In May, he returned with zero votes at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primary, despite having 16 delegates from his state; and under his watch and leadership, the opposition party has now lost back-to-back governorship elections in

Okowa is the best choice of vice presidential candidate for PDP –Kuye

Chief Taiwo Kuye is a member of the South West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caretaker Committee. In this interview, he speaks on the outcome of last weekend’s Ekiti State governorship election, the forthcoming Osun guber poll and Ifeanyi Okowa’s emergence as the vice-presidential candidate of the party, among other issues. ANAYO EZUGWU reports Looking at

Senate: Defections, resignations after party primaries

CHUKWU DAVID reports that a mild drama ensued in the Senate last week Tuesday, when the Red Chamber resumed from its break and the issue of defections and resignations of some of its members came up for consideration The just concluded primary elections of the various political parties across the country elicited some level of

Ekiti Poll: US Mission hails voters, INEC

The United States Mission to Nigeria has congratulated Ekiti State citizens on the peaceful conduct of Saturday’s governorship election in the state. The mission in a statement equally commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies that helped in facilitating a secure election with a credible outcome. The statement read: “The United States

Senate confirms Longpet as INEC REC

The Senate yesterday confirmed the nomination of Dr. Hale Gabriel Longpet (Plateau) as the resident electoral commissioner (REC) for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Longpet’s confirmation followed the con- sideration of a report by the Committee on Electoral Matters. Chairman of the committee, Senator Kabiru Gaya (Kano South), in his presentation, said Longpet’s nomination was

Again, two senators resign from APC, PDP, defect to Labour, NNPP

Senators Dauda Jika, representing Bauchi Central and elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Ezenwa Francis Onyewuchi, representing Imo East senatorial district and elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday resigned their membership of their respective parties. The senators in separate letters addressed to the President of

Oando resolves shareholder dispute, announces 2019, 2020 financial results

Nigeria’s leading indigenous energy solutions provider Oando Plc finally released its long-anticipated full-year 2019 and 2020 financial statements. In a statement yesterday, the company said the three-year delay in the release of the results was caused by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) suspension of its 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM). It said this was

‘I’ll defeat Ugwuanyi in Enugu North senatorial poll

The senatorial candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu North in the 2023 general election, Amb Ejike Eze, yesterday said he would win the senatorial poll if the election is free and fair. Eze, a retired career diplomat and former Senior Special Assistant on Protocols and Security to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, spoke

7-day notice: Oyo Assembly yet to decide deputy gov’s fate

Seven days after the Oyo State House of Assembly served notice for the removal of Deputy Governor Rauf Olaniyan, it could not confirm yesterday whether it had received a reply or not as the members did not sit. They were said to be away on an oversight function. However, the Chairman, House Committee on Information

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