This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Thursday, 9th, July 2020.
Vice President Osinbajo Speaks On Receiving N4bn From EFCC’s Ibrahim Magu.
The camp of Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has reacted to the news on social media claiming the embattled EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu gave N4bn to the Vice President from his alleged loot.
Taking to his verified Twitter account on Wednesday evening, Mr. Laoulu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on media and publicity said Osinbajo never received any such amount from Magu.
Ondo Assembly Suspends Deputy Speaker
The deputy speaker of Ondo State house of assembly Hon Irioju Ogundeji have been placed on indefinite suspension.
Naija News learnt that the deputy speaker Iroju and a member representing Ondo West, Rotimi Williams were suspended for unruly behaviour.
Ivory Coast Prime Minister, Coulibaly Dies At 61
Gon Coulibaly, Prime Minister of Ivory Coast, has died at the age of 61.
Patrick Achi, presidential spokesman, in a statement today, said Coulibaly fell I’ll while the cabinet meeting was ongoing, and was evacuated to a hospital where he passed away.
BREAKING: Bala Ciroma ‘Appointed’ New EFCC Boss To Replace Magu
Bala Ciroma has reportedly been appointed to replace the suspended Ibrahim Magu as the new Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Daily Independent reports.
Mr Ciroma is currently the Commissioner of Police of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)
Ondo 2020: APC Picks Indirect Mode Of Primaries
The All Progressive Congress (APC) has picked Indirect mode of primaries for Ondo state governorship election.
Naija News Understands that the Caretaker Committee of the party, Mala Buni confirmed the information after the six aspirants have were screened at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja.