Top Naija News Headlines Today, Saturday, 23rd October, 2021

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Good morning Nigerian, and welcome to the Ejes Gist News roundup of today’s top newspaper headlines in Nigeria, for Saturday October 23rd, 2021.

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Femi Otedola Takes Over First Bank Nigeria

Femi Otedola, a Nigerian billionaire businessman and investor, is said to have taken control of First Bank of Nigeria Plc on Friday.

According to The Wall Street Journal, Otedola took over the bank with a $30 billion stock purchase, making him the bank’s single largest shareholder.

Because Otedola is the largest shareholder, he has the most voting shares, giving him the ability to direct the bank’s direction through his voting power.

Sunday Igboho’s sponsors have been identified, and FG has revealed how he received millions of dollars from 43 different accounts.

The Federal has identified the backers of Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, as it investigates how Igboho obtained funds from 43 bank accounts spread across nine banks.

President Muhammadu Buhari’s disclosure that one of Igboho’s sponsors is a serving member of the National Assembly was reiterated by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN, who made this public on Friday.

Igboho’s home in Ibadan, Oyo state, was raided by Department of State Services (DSS) personnel on July 1, 2021, who recovered charms and weapons from his home.

 

Andy Uba is feared by the people of Anambra – Soludo

Andy Uba, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the November 6 election, is afraid of his own shadow in the state, according to the Chukwuma Soludo Gubernatorial Campaign. Andy Uba has been running from the people of Anambra State for weeks, according to the Chukwuma Soludo Gubernatorial Campaign.

Soludo Campaign stated this in a statement issued in Awka on Thursday by C. Don Adinuba, the Campaign’s Communications Director who is also the Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment,

The Soludo campaign dismissed Uba’s suspension of his rallies in Anambra on September 30 as a result of insecurity, claiming that the suspension has nothing to do with the state’s security because its leader has been holding massive rallies all over the state, touring two local areas daily with the state governor, Willie Obiano.

The Department of State Services (DSS) has released the last two Igboho aides.

Amoda Babatunde (Lady K) and Jamiu Oyetunji, two associates of Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, have been released by the Department of State Services (DSS).

Both associates were released on Friday to their lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, after spending 110 days in DSS custody,

The associates were among the 13 suspects detained by DSS operatives during an invasion of Igboho’s home in Ibadan, Oyo State, on July 1, 2021.

IPOB is accused by the Federal Government of killing 175 security personnel and attacking 164 police stations.

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has been accused of attacking 164 police stations across the country and killing 175 security personnel.

Abubakar Malami, the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation announced this at a press conference in Abuja on Friday, according to .

According to Malami, the figures were compiled by a Presidential Ad-hoc Committee established by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the IPOB’s activities.

Nobody Should Beg For Presidency On My Behalf, Yoruba Nation – Sunday Igboho

Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has denied asking anyone to plead with the Presidency on his behalf.

Yomi Aliyu, the agitator’s lawyer, stated this in a statement made available to journalists on Friday.

Aliyu claims that a well-known politician and a retired security officer are pressuring Igboho and his wife to speak with the president to secure his release from the Benin Republic.

Anambra Governor: Ozigbo is declared a PDP candidate by the Supreme Court.

Valentine Ozigbo has been declared the authentic candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State by the Supreme Court in Abuja.

The apex court dismissed the suit against Ozigbo’s candidacy and awarded Senator Ugochukwu Uba N5 million in damages in a ruling issued on Thursday.

The justices, led by Justice Inyang Okoro, upheld the decision of the Court of Appeal Awka Division, which declared Ozigbo the genuine PDP governorship candidate on September 3.

Sanwo-Olu pledges to publish and implement the Judicial Panel Report on #EndSARS.

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has promised to publish and implement the #EndSARS judicial panel’s report in the state.

The panel was established to investigate allegations of human rights violations and extrajudicial killings against police officers.

Governor Sanwo-Olu promised the #EndSARS protesters, as well as Lagosians, that the panel’s report would be made public during a press conference on Thursday.

Next week, the National Assembly will present Buhari with a resolution declaring bandits to be terrorists.

On Thursday, the National Assembly stated its willingness to push for bandit terrorists invading and killing innocent Nigerians to be designated as a terrorist organisation.

The lawmakers revealed that their resolution will be sent to Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, requesting that President Muhammadu Buhari declare bandits to be terrorists.

This comes after Shehu Sani, a former lawmaker from Kaduna Central, accused bandits of attacking an Abuja-Kaduna train that he boarded after planting explosives on the track.

Secondus is attempting to halt the PDP’s national convention.

Uche Secondus, the suspended National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has taken steps to halt the party’s convention.

The news was revealed in a letter written by his lawyer, Tayo Oyetibo, SAN, and dated October 21, 2021.

Secondus, according to the letter, an appeal has been filed in the Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt Judicial Division, in the case filed by one Mr Ibeawuchi E. Alex and four others, Suit No PHC/2183/CS/2021.

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