There is a rumpus in the All Progressives Congress (APC) over which zone should produce President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor.
Buhari has directed that the national flag be flown at half-mast in honour of former Head of the Interim Government, Chief Ernest Adegunle Oladeinde Shonekan.
Six years after, the Katsina State Independent Electoral Commission (KTSIEC) has fixed April 11 for the local government elections.
2023: Rumpus In APC Over Zoning As Umahi, Kalu Join Race
There is fresh rumpus in the All Progressives Congress (APC) over which zone should produce President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor as Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Tuesday announced his intention to vie for the presidential seat.
The governor disclosed his decision after visiting Aso Rock Villa in Abuja, where he intimated President Buhari of the move.
‘Borno Generates N18.7 Billion In 2021’
The Chairman of Borno State Board of Internal Revenue Service (BO-IRS), Mohammed Alkali, has said N18,739,031,387.28 was raised through internally generated revenues (IGR) collected in 2021.
Mohammed made this known to our correspondent in Maiduguri on Tuesday. “This represents a year-on-year increase of 62 per cent over that of the year 2020 which was N11,593,000,000,” he said.
Shonekan: Buhari Orders Flags To Fly At Half-Mast
Following the death of a former Head of the Interim Government, Chief Ernest Adegunle Oladeinde Shonekan, President Muhammadu Buhari, has directed that the national flag be flown at half-mast.
The President gave the order in a statement on Tuesday night by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha.
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Katsina Fixes April 11 For LG Polls
The Katsina State Independent Electoral Commission (KTSIEC) has fixed April 11 for the local government elections, six years after.
The Chairman of the commission, Alhaji Ibrahim Bako, disclosed this at a press conference on Tuesday in Katsina.
10 Worshippers Killed, Others Trapped In Delta Church Collapse
Ten worshippers reportedly died on Tuesday after the building of Salvation Ministry in Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State collapsed.
It was learnt that the church building, which was being used for the first time, caved in during a service at about 6pm.
American Singer, Trey Songz, Faces Another Rape Allegation
American singer, Tremaine Aldon Neverson popularly known as Trey Songz, has been accused of rape by American basketball player, Dylan Gonzalez.
Dylan took to her Instagram page on Tuesday to call out the singer for raping her in a popular Las Vegas hotel. She revealed that she has hired an attorney to pursue the case against the singer and she also sympathised with other victims of rape and sexual assault.
AFCON 2021: Iheanacho On Target As Eagles Beat Egypt
Nigeria’s Super Eagles began their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations campaign on winning after they defeated seven-time champions Egypt 1-0 in Group D opener in Garoua, Cameroon on Tuesday.
Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho gave the Super Eagles the crucial lead after just 30 minutes of action with a brilliant volley inside the opponents’ box.