Today, Apata Bayode brings to you the top ten news stories in Nigeria today. 24/11/2015. Sorry its too late before i could update this.
=> INEC Announces Decision On Kogi Election – Naij.com
The electoral commission has issued a statement that says:
1. The Commission will conclude the election in the remaining 91 polling units.
2. INEC will allow the APC to fill the vacancy created by Audu’s death
3. INEC will conduct supplementary election on December 5, 2015.
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=> UK Speaks On Kanu In Detention
Radio Biafra has published the letter from James Duddridge, the
minister for Africa of Commonwealth of Nations, on the continued
detention of its leader Nnamdi Kanu.
=> Biafra Protesters Set To Storm Lagos – Naij.com
In a statement released by Radio Biafra through their social media page,
the agitators said they plan to stage a massive protest in Lagos in
order to push for the release of Kanu and also to get their desired
independent state of Biafra.
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=> Photos, Video From Abubakar Audu’s Burial In Kogi – Naij.com
The late former governor of Kogi state, Abubakar Audu, was buried on November 23, 2015 amid tears and wailing in Ogbochia.
The hopes of the late former governor’s supporters were dashed when his body was brought out of the house and interred at exactly 1.15pm before the massive crowd of people wailing and wishing their former leader was still alive.
=> No Agreement With Barcelona For Osimhen – Agent – Completesports.com
Golden Eaglet star Victor Osimhen would not be joining last
season’s treble winners Barcelona according to his agent Shira Yussuf.
=> NYSC To Deploy 2200 Members To Borno State, Calls To Have Governor Shettima At Swearing-In Ceremony – Saharareporters
A total of 2,200 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members have been
posted to Borno State in the northeast for the 2015/2016 deployment.
He stated the State Coordinator of NYSC Borno State chapter said they
aware of the Boko Haram crisis that has bedeviled the area since 2011,
but urged the State Governor Kashim Shettima to come and grace the
swearing-in of the Corp members on Friday.
=> Dambazau May Turn Down Buhari Appointment, Refuses To Resume Work –
newly appointed Minister of Internal Affairs, Abdulrahman Dambazau, may
reject the portfolio assigned to him by President Muhammadu Buhari,
even as he has refused to resume to the Federal Ministry of Interior
given to him.
=> Looters Have Started Returning Stolen Money Voluntarily – Buhari – Vanguard
President Muhammadu Buhari during his working visit in Iran has disclosed that some treasury looters have commenced returning stolen money voluntarily.
Meanwhile, the president stated that he was not pleased yet as his administration would stop at nothing to confirm all stolen funds and not a fraction was returned.
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=> Nigerians dominate New Africa ‘s 100 Most Influential Africans of 2015 – Vanguard
Muhammadu Buhari and Dr Goodluck Jonathan, Linda Ikeji, and 15 others have been named among the 100
Most Influential Africans in 2015 by New Africa magazine.
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=> Prisons Are Better Than Our Hostels – OAU Students Cry Out – Dailytrust
Mr Oladapo Rasheed, a 200 level student of the Linguistics department is the General Secretary of Awolowo Hall of residence. He told Daily Trust that bedbugs have colonised the hostel “Our mattresses are full of bedbugs owing to non-fumigation. We brought our mattresses from our respective homes, but over the time, the bedbug penetrated the mattresses because the environment is dirty.
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