10 Most important News you need to know this Friday Morning –Dailypost

Nigerian Newspapers Summary

Good morning! Here is today’s abstract from Nigerian Newspapers

  1. Aisah, the spouse of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been given a brand new appointment by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS)

Aisha on Thursday was appointed because the UNAIDS Special Ambassador for the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV.

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  1. Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State on Thursday urged Nigerians to disregard the hearsay going round within the social media that he was concerned in an accident.

El-Rufa’i stated in a Hausa audio message made accessible to newsmen on Thursday in Kaduna, that the hearsay being circulated was completely false.

  1. The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kano, Alhaji Ladan Baba stated 9 corps members from the 2018 Batch A are to repeat the one year nationwide service.

The Coordinator stated the affected corps members absconded fully for greater than three months from their locations of main assignments

  1. The Kaduna State Police Command stated no fewer than 17 vigilantes had been killed by armed bandits in Jan Ruwa Village in Birnin Gawri Local Government of Kaduna State.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, disclosed that the police obtained info on March 12 at about 11:45am {that a} group of armed bandits entered Jan Ruwa Village of Birnin Gawri LGA and rustled many cows.

  1. The Police in Anambra have arrested the driving force of the tanker carrying kerosene, who misplaced management of his car in Onitsha round Upper Iweka space, killing about seven people, whereas injuring 19 others.

The Police Public Relations Officer of the state police command, SP Haruna Mohammed in a press release made accessible to journalists in Awka stated the driving force, a 35-year-old man named Junior Agari, was arrested and the truck additionally confiscated.

  1. Imo state Governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha has warned monetary establishments to cease new transactions with the state authorities or accomplish that at their very own peril.

Ihedioha, who stated this at a media interplay in Owerri on Thursday, stated new transactions would enhance possibilities of unlawful actions and jeopardise the monetary stability of the state.

  1. The Adamawa State High Court has barred the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from conducting the supplementary governorship election scheduled for the state on March, 23.

The state High Court, presided in Yola by Justice Abdulaziz Waziri, granted an interim injuction by one of many governorship candidates stopping INEC from conducting the supplementary polls within the 44 polling models the place voting throughout the March 9 governorship election was cancelled

  1. The Police in Oyo State have arrested the Chief Whip of the State House of Assembly, Honourable Wasiu Olafisoye Akinmoyede in reference to the loss of life of senatorial candidate of Action Democratic Party, ADP, Honourable Temitope Olatoye, also called Sugar.

The Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rt Honourable Olagunju Ojo, confirmed that the House was notified by means of a letter that Honourable Akinmoyede is below investigation.

  1. The Supreme Council of Bishops also called World Council of Bishops, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Electoral Amendment Bill.

The bishops made the appeal following the discrepancies that characterised the lately concluded Presidential, National Assembly, Governorship, State House Of Assemblies, and Area Councils in Abuja’s Nigeria’s 2019 General Elections.

  1. The Oyo State Police Command on Wednesday stated that’s has arrested no fewer than 18 suspects in reference to numerous electoral offences throughout the Saturday’s governorship and state House of Assembly elections within the state.

Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the state police command, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi, whereas talking with journalists, defined that the suspects, who had been being held on the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), had been arrested at numerous polling models throughout the elections.


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