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summary from Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Friday morning



Hello! Here is the present summary rundown from Nigerian Newspapers:

1. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday said it didn’t know about the supposed close of houses accepted to have a place with President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki. Acting Head, Media, and Publicity of the commission, Mr. Tony Orilade, told reporters on Monday that he was ignorant of the issue.

2. Some aeronautics associations have given the Federal Government a seven-day final offer to audit the recently affirmed organogram for the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) by the Federal Ministry of Transportation. The associations, which issued the final offer on Monday, amid a peaceful dissent at the NCAA Headquarters in Lagos, pledged to set out on a notice strike if their requests were not met.

3. African Action Congress (AAC) National Executive Committee (NEC) has clarified that it expelled Omoyele Sowore as National Chairman of the gathering for supposed defilement. The group additionally affirmed the establishment of Dr. Leonard Nzenwa as the Acting National Chairman. Confidant Oladele Ade, Acting Director Communication, in an announcement said Dr. Nzenwa was until March 27 the National Secretary of the gathering. The gathering reviewed that at its second NEC meeting in Abuja, Sowore and nine other NEC individuals from the group were blamed for evil and against gathering exercises.

4. The Association of Resident Doctors, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (SOUTH), Awka branch, has set out on an uncertain strike over weak states of administration. Dr. Obinna Aniagboso, Chairman of the office, reported this in an announcement on Monday in Awka, Anambra State capital. He said the strike was brought about by the failure of the Anambra Government to respect the understanding it marked with the body on January 17, amid its notice strike.

5. Two people purportedly kicked the bucket in flood after overwhelming precipitation in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital. The people in question, a man and lady, were found in a canal along Atiku Abubakar path by GWT fuel station in Uyo after the downpour that began at about 5:30 pm on Sunday. An observer said the unidentified exploited people, who were discovered dead inside the canal on Monday morning were not occupants of the region. She expressed that occupants of the zone called the police who quickly reacted and removed the bodies.

6. The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has again gone after Bola Tinubu, previous Lagos State Governor and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He demanded that the times of godfatherism in Nigeria were gone and that Lagosians ought to unseat those still set up. El-Rufai talked with State House journalists on Monday after a gathering with President Muhammadu Buhari.

7. The sorted out work on Monday challenged asserted encroachment of specialists’ rights by Senator Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labor and Employment. As indicated by reports, Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC), said the dissent was to express their remain against specialists’ treatment amid a rally at the home of Ngige on Wednesday in Abuja. The dissenting specialists held notices with engravings like ‘Laborers rights to quiet challenge and picketing are not debatable’ and ‘Picketing is legal while thuggery is a wrongdoing’ among others.

8. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has revealed that it transmitted N5 billion to the Federal Government’s satchel after the director of its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This is contained in the board’s week after week release, marked by the JAMB Head of Media and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, on Monday in Lagos. Benjamin clarified later in a phone meeting with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the Federal Government gave N2 billion out of the N5 billion back to the board to improve its activities.

9. Zainab Aliyu, the Nigerian understudy who was kept in Saudi Arabia for supposed medication dealing, on Monday, touched base in Nigeria. Aliyu arrived Nigeria through the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport in Kano on Monday. She was discharged to the Nigerian mission in Saudi Arabia after President Buhari coordinated Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, to quickly intercede for her situation as she was wrongly denounced. Aliyu, a 22-year-old understudy of the Maitama Sule University in Kano, had gone to Saudi Arabia for lesser hajj close by her mom and sister before her capture with a prohibited medication.

1o. Godwin Emefiele, Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Monday, met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the ASO Villa, Abuja. Emefiele, who as of late got reappointed as legislative head of CBN, shook hands with the president who praised him. The explanation behind the gathering was not revealed, but rather their meeting happened nearly at the pinnacle of an incredible spilled sound uncovering a supposed missing N500 billion under Emefiele’s supervision.