This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, 30th October 2019
Atiku vs Buhari: Supreme Court To Hear Atiku, PDP’s Appeal Today
The Supreme Court will today, Wednesday, hear the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar against the judgment of the presidential election petitions tribunal.
Naija News recalls that the Presidential Election Tribunal (PEPT) had dismissed the petition of the presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku, against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
NYSC DG Reveals When Youth Corpers Will Receive N30,000 Minimum Wage
Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says Youth Corpers will receive the 30,000 minimum wage Once the government commences with the civil servants.
Naija News reports that the NYSC boss made this comment during the opening ceremony of a meeting between top management of the scheme and representatives of state governments on Tuesday in Abuja with the theme: “Optimising the potentials of corps members for national unity and development: The role of state governments as stakeholders.”
820 Buses: Ambode Drags Lagos Speaker, Assembly Members, Others To Court
Former Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has approached the Lagos High Court in Ikeja, to challenge the constitutionlity of the ongoing probe of procurement of 820 buses by the administration.
Ambode in the suit noted that the procurement was based on budgetary approval as part of the Bus Reform Project of the State Government designed to revolutionize public transportation.
Benue: Group Urges Buhari To Probe Akume, Jime Over Campaign Funds
The Jemgbagh Youth Alliance (JYA) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the Minister of Special Duties, Senator George Akume.
The group in a statement on Tuesday by its President, Ternenge Bendega, accused the former Benue State governor allegedly handling N2bn campaign fund of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State.
Oshiomhole’s Aggression Will Cost APC States – Sagay
The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Itse Sagay, has said the aggression and approach of the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, will make the party lose control of some states.
Prof Sagay, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), made this known while speaking to Daily Independent.
Source: Naija News