This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, 6th, October 2020
President Buhari Gives Teachers Special Salary Scale, Retirement Age Reviewed
The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has approved a special salary scale for teachers in the country. He also reviewed their number of years of service from 35 years to 40 years.
This was disclosed in Abuja on Monday, 5th October 2020 by the Minister of Education Adamu Adamu, who represented the President during the occasion of the 2020 World Teachers Day.
Sam Adeyemi Backs Adeboye, Tells Buhari To Restructure Nigeria
Pastor Sam Adeyemi, the Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to listen to Nigerians and restructure the country.
Recall that the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, had on Saturday called on Buhari to restructure the country “as soon as possible”.
#EndSARS: Nigerian Governors Gives New Directive To IGP Adamu
The Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force have been banned from conducting stop and search operations on roads.
The recent instruction is from the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, who had earlier promised to reform the SARS.
Edo 2020: You Are Destined To Fail – PDP Fires Ize-Iyamu
The Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for deciding to focus on pre-election issues.
Recall that Governor Godwin Obaseki of the PDP had defeated Ize-Iyamu in the September 19, 2020, Edo governorship election.
Why Ondo Election Will Be Better Than Edo – INEC
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has promised that the Ondo election will be better than the governorship election in Edo.
He stated this on Monday during the INEC Stakeholders’ meeting for the Ondo Governorship Election.
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