These are some latest breaking news in Nigeria this morning, today, Thursday, 23rd of July 2020.
Don’t waste money on 2023 presidency, MASSOB tells Igbo
THE Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra has cautioned politicians from the South -East not to waste their funds on the 2023 presidency, insisting that having a President of Nigeria from the region was impossible.
MASSOB ’s National Director of Information, Mr. Sunday Okereafor , stated that the plot to ensure that no Igbo would ever assume the position of President began after the civil war.
Speaking in a telephone interview on Wednesday, Okereafor explained that any Igbo, who decided to gun for the presidency in 2023, would only be wasting his or her money.
“Those people calling them to be ready for the presidency are not sincere . We know that it will turn out to be a waste of funds and a waste of time . The Igbo will never rule Nigeria; so, the Igbo politicians should avoid wasting their money.
BREAKING: APC can’t hide under Buhari’s integrity in 2023 – Udoedeghe
The Secretary of the National Caretaker Committee of All Progressives Congress, Senator John Udoedeghe, has urged party members to work hard ahead of the 2023 general elections.
He said the era of people hiding under the integrity of the President , Major General Muhammed ( retd.) , would be over by then.
BREAKING: Suspended civil servants petition Okowa over irregularities
Some suspended civil servants in Delta State have petitioned Governor Ifeanyi Okowa over the reported reinstatement of some people who did not apply for job in 2015.
Okowa had suspended over 3 , 000 workers recruited during the last administration of Emmanuel Uduaghan in 2014 over irregularities.
He thereafter set up a committee to look into the recruitment, which consequently led to the reinstatement of 450 disengaged workers.
UNIBEN lecturer killed as bribe-seeking policeman drags steering with driver
A lecturer at the Faculty of Education , University of Benin , Stella Okotie, has been killed by a commercial driver , Anu Adisa, around the institution located on the Benin – Lagos Expressway, Edo State.
The deceased’ s sales boy identified simply as Amos, who was also knocked down by Adisa when he reportedly lost control of the vehicle , was rescued and rushed to hospital for treatment.
It’s deceitful blaming Southern Kaduna killings on politics – Middle Belt Forum, SOKAPU
The Middle Belt Forum, the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union and the Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria on Wednesday advised the Presidency to stop twisting facts on the Southern Kaduna killings.
The groups made the call in their separate reactions to a statement issued on Tuesday by the Presidency on the killings in Southern Kaduna.
They said there was no deployment of troops in Southern Kaduna contrary to what the Presidency said.
Also reacting to the statement , the Northern Elders ’ Forum urged the Federal Government and other stakeholders to stop what it called blame game in addressing the Southern Kaduna killings.
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