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Top 10 stories of Wednesday, April 13, 2016

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FAYOSE SLAMS BUHARI 

Following the controversy surrounding the 2016 budget, Governor Ayodele Fayose has said that President Buhari was clueless and incompetent to rule Nigeria.
He re-affirmed his warning to Nigerians before the election not to vote Buhari into power but it fell on deaf ears.

 

INEC TODAY CONCLUDES FCT ELECTION

INEC fixed today to conclude the Chairpersonship and councillorship elections that were canceled at five polling  units during Saturday election. The affected areas includes Abaji, Bwari, Gwagwalada, Kuje and Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC).
It is been stated that the Saturday election was canceled due to non-compliance with the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended)  and the approved INEC guidelines and regulations.

 

MILE 12 TO BE COMPLETED IN 6 MONTHS

The popular Mile 12 market was inspected by Lagos State Governor yesterday and he promised that work will commence on the new Imota site.
The development became necessary due to the recent clash in the area that affected many. He gave assurance that the work will last till the next six months.

 

AGF AND IGP TO APPEAR BEFORE NATIONAL HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY 

Yesterday, the attorney general of the federation and minister of justice together with inspector general of police were being ordered to appear by the house of Representatives over the AGF directives to the IGP and not to carry out the order of National Assembly to close Kogi State house of Assembly.
The AGF said that the pronouncement of the National House of Assembly was not in order and described the misunderstanding as absurd.

 

GOVERNMENT SCHOOL CHIBOK TO BE REBUILT 

The Murtala Muhammed Foundation (MMF) has promised the Chibok community of its dedication to join the government in rebuilding the government secondary school, Chibok Borno state.
This was made known to the parents of the Chibok girls as they prepare for the second anniversary of the abducted girls.

 

$6BN INFRASTRUCTURE LOAN FROM CHINA

Yesterday, the Federal Government gets an offer of provisional $6BN from China to carry infrastructural projects all over the country.
The loan came as a result of President Buhari’s visit to China to strengthen the bounds between the two countries.

 

UNIPORT PROTEST 

Prof. Ndowa Lale, the Vice Chancellor of UNIPORT has affirmed that the violence being carried by the students of his institution led to the death of a student and was a ploy to remove him from office.
He acclaimed that the protest was not ordinary but was sponsored by the students he suspected. He stated that the protest had nothing to do with the increase in tuition fee.

 

KIDNAPPED POLITICIAN RESCUED 

Mr. Bartholomew Effiom former councillor and supervisor for works in the Bakassi Local Government Area has been rescued in Cross River state by the police after being kidnapped by gunmen ten hours later.
He was said to be kidnapped by five armed men at about 7pm in the presence of his wife in Calabar but was rescued by the team thereafter.

 

KOGI SETS TO RECOVER LOOTED PROPERTIES

The Kogi State Government have warned past political office holders who looted government properties to either return or face the consequences.
Members of the committee were urged yesterday to ensure the compliance of the task within the two weeks given to them.

 

IHIMIKPEN SLAMS IZE-IYAMU OVER OSHIOMHOLE 

A chieftain of The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Okharedia Ihimikpen brings to the knowledge of Osagie Ize-Iyanu, governorship aspirant of the party that slamming Oshiomhole won’t get him a ticket rather he should read out his manifesto to the people.
He advised Ize-Iyanu to apologize to the party for running it down when he was an ACN or else he will fail.

 

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