• July 26, 2021

Nigerian News: 10 Must-Read News Items This Wednesday Morning


Good morning readers. This is a summary of some top news stories

1-.Seventy-five members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups have been killed by the military across the North East in the last six weeks.

2-.The Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, following the #EndSARS protest has received nine petitions from the public.

3-.The Federal Government has denied generating a ‘no-fly’ list containing names of youths and persons who participated in the recent #EndSARS protests.

4-.The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has approved the posting of Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Sanusi Lemu and Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) Usman Alkali Baba to new departments.

5-.The Lagos State Panel of Inquiry and Restitution set up by the state government to look into the allegations of brutality and highhandedness by personnel of the now-defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), has resumed its meeting for a fourth day.

6-.The Governor of Ekiti State Dr. Kayode Fayemi has denied the existence of anything called security vote in the state.

7-.The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, said some lecturers got excess salaries and had to refund it back to the government.

8-.The Ondo State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal has granted Mr Eyitayo Jegede permission to inspect the materials used for the poll.

9-.A three-year-old girl was pulled from rubble Tuesday, 91 hours after a powerful earthquake hit western Turkey, offering a ray of hope for grieving families as the death toll soared past 100.

10-.Democratic Presidential candidate, Joe Biden secured all five votes cast at the polls in the tiny town of Dixville Notch in New Hampshire located along the America-Canada border.


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