This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Thursday, 4th, June 2020.
Oshiomhole Had No Money When He Came To Us – Obaseki
Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has said his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, was seriously broke when he contested the governorship election in 2007.
Oshiomhole, who was a former president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), ran under the then Action Congress (AC) lost to Oserheimen Osunbor of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Edo 2020: Stay Clear Of APC Primaries, Obaseki Warns Oshiomhole
Obaseki stated this on Wednesday, in Abuja while speaking with newsmen after submitting his expression of interest and nomination forms at the APC National Secretariat.
COVID-19: Nigeria Records 348 New Cases Of Coronavirus
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has reported three hundred and forty-eight confirmed new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.
The agency disclosed the details on its verified Twitter handle on Wednesday, June 3. The new update brings the overall number of confirmed cases of the novel virus in Nigeria to 11166.
Henceforth, FG Will Not Refund States Govt. For Repairing FG Roads – Lai Mohammed
Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, has said states would no longer be refunded for construction or repair works carried out on federal roads.
This Mohammed stated while he was addressing state house correspondents after the third virtual meeting of the federal executive council (FEC).
Why We Can’t Shift Edo, Ondo Governorship Elections – INEC says
The fate of both Ondo and Edo indigenes with regards to whom will take control of the state in the next four year might be delayed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The new development was revealed at the first virtual meeting of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with Pressmen