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Friday, September 02, 2022

Daily News Roundup

A middle-aged man reportedly coughed to death in Akure, the Ondo capital, on Thursday.
According to NAN, he vomited blood while coughing as he waited for a taxi but gave up the ghost before first aid could get to him ...

- Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Thursday, arrested the Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. He was accused of embezzlement, forging signatures and financial documents of the Assembly.

-The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday September 1, 2022, berated the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for parleying with former President Goodluck Jonathan, saying that the move will not help in 2023. This was contained in a statement by  the party’s National Publicity Secretary.


-. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the nation has entered a critical stage ahead of the 2023 general elections. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this at an ‘Expert Meeting on Conducting Elections in Volatile Security Environment’, organised in collaboration with the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) in Abuja, on Thursday.

-. About 49 Boko Haram insurgents were reportedly killed when a Super Tucano warplane bombed three terrorists’ hideouts in Sambisa forest in Borno State during multiple raids. The air bombardment was conducted by the Air Task Force, Operation Hadin Kai, on August 30 and 31, at the terrorists’ camps of Gargash, Minna and Gazuwa, in Bama LGA of the State.

- Former Kano Governor and serving Senator, Ibrahim Shekarau alleged that his defection from the New Nigeria Peoples Party to the Peoples Democratic Party was due to the betrayal by the NNPP presidential candidate, Rabiu Kwankwaso. 
Shekarau made the allegation on the Channels TV programme on Thursday.

-. Former South-West Deputy National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George has said that Senator Iyorcha Ayu must quit as national chairman of the party before the commencement of electioneering campaigns for 2023 general elections.

-. The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Sector Commander in Ekiti State, Mr Olusola Joseph, on Thursday confirmed the death of some passengers in the State, which he said resulted from a head-on collision between an 18-seater passenger bus and a Toyota car. He explained that the accident occurred as the driver of one of the vehicles was meandering to avoid a crater on the road.

-. The Peter Obi media office has lambasted Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for saying the Labour Party (LP) candidate campaigns in churches. The team in a statement yesterday said Okowa ignored the magnitude of the nation’s challenges and why Nigerians are rising in support of the ex-Anambra governor.

-Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has disclosed that a loss awaits the All Progressives Congress, APC, if President Muhammadu Buhari insists on the conduct of a free and fair election in 2023.

Wike said the APC will lose in 2023 if Buhari insists on a free and fair election.

Speaking at the flag-off of construction work of Igwuruta internal roads in Ikwerre Local Government Area of the State he said: “I thank Mr. President that he wants to leave a legacy of conducting a free and fair election.
Thank God Mr. President for saying that you will not interfere or intimidate anybody. That means your party has no way to win.”

- Baba Iyaji in Oyo, Chief Mukaila Afonja, has submitted names of 86 contestants for the vacant stool of Alaafin of Oyo to the Basorun of Oyo, High Chief Yussuf Ayoola.

from dailypost


  1. Replies
    1. I had to scroll up to check again when I saw RIP to him. Una doh o. Hahaha

  2. Replies
    1. If you truly want to hide something from some people, write it .

  3. Thanks for the update, Stella nwanyi oma ๐Ÿ‘

  4. Thumb up ma ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

  5. Wike one day one trouble, but we truly need a free, fair and credible elections come 2023.

  6. Lousy tout as governor that is what you get


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