This a round-up of some breaking news, Today, Thursday, 16th, January 2020.
Finally, Emeka Ihedioha Reacts To Supreme Court Judgment
Emeka Ihedioha, the sacked governor of Imo State, southeast Nigeria, says the Supreme Court judgment that declared Hope Uzodinma winner of the 2019 governorship election came to him as a “rude shock”.
Naija News had reported earlier that the Supreme court sacked Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo state and affirmed Uzodinma as the winner of the March 9 governorship election.
Oyo Governor, Seyi Makinde Clarifies What Amotekun Is All About
Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde has today declared that the Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Operation Amotekun was established in order to support security agencies’ works and bridge the gaps in the security of the geopolitical zone.
Makinde’s position was made against the backdrop of the statement credited to the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami, in which the Minister claimed the outfit was illegal.
Presidency Speaks On Another Civil War
All leaders and parties have been asked to moderate their utterances in order to avoid a repetition of the mistakes that led to civil war in the country in 1967.
The warning was given by the presidency through the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement in Abuja today.
Popular Igbo Spiritual Leader Reveals Why Ihedioha Was Sacked
Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka, the Spiritual leader of Igbo nation, has stated that Emeka Ihedioha was sacked by the Supreme Court becuase he offended the gods.
Naija News reports that the Apex court headed by Justice Tanko Muhammad has sacked the incumbent, Governor Emeka Ihedioha from office.
Uzodinma To Investigate Ohakim, Okorocha, Ihedioha
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has directed a probe on the tenures of former governors, Ikedi Ohakim, Rochas Okorocha and Emeka Ihedioha.
Naija News reports that Uzodinma gave the order on Wednesday during his inaugural speech after he was sworn in.