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Nigeria Breaking News: Top 10 Things Happening You should Know Today 13th sept 2018

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Good morning! Here is today’s breaking news summary from Nigerian Newspapers


  1. The Lagos State Police Command has arrested Olukoya Ogungbeje, legal professional to the alleged billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, additionally recognise as, Evans.

The attorney changed into arrested on Wednesday morning by means of officials from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, on the Federal High Court in Ikoyi.


  1. Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has sacked his Chief of Staff and Son-in-regulation, Uche Nwosu alongside different appointees who could be contesting at some stage in the 2019 wellknown elections.

The affected appointees had been: Sir George Eche – Secretary to the Government of Imo State,. Chief Uche Nwosu – Chief of Staff, Government House, Dr. Paschal Chigozie Obi – Principal Secretary to the Governor, Hon. Kingsley Uju – Deputy Chief of Staff (Operations) and others.


  1. President Muhammadu buhari, on Wednesday submitted his nomination and expression of duty forms purchased for him by of the Nigeria Consolidation Ambassadors Network (NCAN).

Buhari submitted the forms on the All Progressives Congress, All Progressive Congress, National Secretariat in Abuja.


  1. The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday submitted his governorship nomination shape to the All Progressives Congress, All Progressive Congress.

Ambode submitted the governorship forms on the APC headquarters in Abuja amid report of a face-off along with his estranged political godfather and a National Leader of the APC, Bola Tinubu.


  1. The Accord Party has expelled the previous Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, over alleged anti-celebration exercise, which the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party stated had prompted chaos and anarchy within the birthday party.


The National Secretary of the celebration, Mrs Abiola Ajaja, informed journalists the day prior to this in Abuja that the celebration took the decision after they invited Okupe severally and he declined to honour the invitation and also refused to desist from his bad actions.


  1. Pandemonium broke out on Wednesday night at Damasak Local Government Area of Borno as Nigerian infantrymen and Boko Haram combatants engaged in fierce gun conflict.

Reports had it that the assault began after the insurgents attacked a navy formation, but met stiff resistance from troops.


  1. The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday set up a ministerial committee to investigate the tremor witnessed in some parts of Abuja closing week.

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, who briefed State House correspondents on the quit of the meeting, said the committee installation on Wednesday changed into composed of the representatives of four ministries.


  1. The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday, downplayed the reviews of a face-off with his alleged political godfather and a National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu.

Ambode burdened that opposite to insinuations, there has been no rift between him and Tinubu.


  1. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said there is no plan to shift the 2019 standard elections.

The fee in apparent reaction to a document in one of the national dailies said that the newspaper’s headline “We May Shift 2019 Polls Over Threat Of Violence – INEC” did not reflect efficiently the declaration of INEC boss, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu at the Inter-corporation Consultative Committee on Security (ICCES) meeting.


  1. A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has given an order mandating the West African Examination Council (WAEC), via its Director General or some other precise officer of the council to depose to a testimony confirming or denying that the flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (People\'s Democratic Party) within the drawing close gubernatorial election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke sat for the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination performed through the council at Ede Muslim High School, Osun State, in May/June 1981.

The court additionally gave an order compelling WAEC via any of its any unique officials, to supply the ledger containing the effects of all candidates that sat for the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination carried out by way of the council at Ede Muslim High School, Osun nation in May/June 1981, within 5 days of being served the order.


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