The brief: Tears from Ikoyi; Knocks for APC; Bandits in place of worship | Dailytrust

The brief: Tears from Ikoyi; Knocks for APC; Bandits in place of worship

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Death toll from the Monday building collapse at the Ikoyi area of Lagos has risen to 20, causing untold pain and hardship for the families of the deceased and the state as a whole.

A former governor of Jigawa State and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Sule Lamido, has described the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as a barren party that cannot conceive to deliver good governance for the country.

At least 60 worshippers were abducted when gunmen invaded a church in Kaduna State. A worshipper was gunned down in the incident, while some persons sustained injuries.

Ikoyi Building Collapse: Outrage, Agony As Death Toll Hits 20, Many Still Trapped

The death toll from Monday’s collapse of a 21-storey building in the Ikoyi area of Lagos rose to 20 on Tuesday even as more people are still trapped in the rubbles.

The increase was recorded in the wake of the collapse of another 2-storey building also in Lagos on Tuesday.

Invaders Out To Kill Justice Odili – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has alleged that those that invaded the residence of Justice Mary Odili last Friday were out to kill her.

It described the invasion of the justice’s residence as “uncivilised and shameful show of primitive force on the innocent judicial officer.”

APC A Barren Party – Lamido

A former governor of Jigawa State and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Sule Lamido, has described the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as a barren party that cannot conceive to deliver good governance for the country.

He said the APC was only formed to grab power but lacks the character and capacity to bring the needed development to Nigerians.

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Bandits Abduct 60 Worshippers in Kaduna

At least 60 worshippers were abducted when bandits raided Emmanuel Baptist Church located in Kakau Daji in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna.

The Christian Association of Nigeria ( CAN), Kaduna chapter ‎Chairman, Reverend John Hayab, confirmed the attacked to Daily Trust, saying the incident happened on Sunday but details did not come out on time because there was no telecommunications network in the area.

El-Rufai Explains Chief Of Staff’s Removal, Denies Sanusi’s Involvement

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has explained the reasons behind the removal of his Chief of Staff, Muhammed Sani Abdullahi, and his transfer to the Ministry of Budget and Planning Commission as a commissioner.

The governor said since Sani left the ministry two years ago, the administration had been having challenges preparing budgets.

NFF Demands ‘Dreaded’ Falcons As Madugu, Okon Join Technical Crew

The president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has tasked the Super Falcons coaching crew to transform the team into a dreaded side

He made this known during the absorption of coaches Justin Madugu and Edwin Okon into the technical crew of the Super Falcons which is in line with a recent resolve to rejig the team’s technical group at the Federation’s headquarters in Abuja.

God Raised You, Obi Cubana’s Wife Breaks Silence Amid EFCC Probe

Ebele Iyiegbu, wife of businessman and socialite known as Obi Cubana, has described her husband as a hardworking man, who was raised by God.

Ebele said this while reacting to his arrest by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

 

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