This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Monday, 7th, November 2020.
Abia State Chief Of Staff Suspended For ‘Spraying Cash On Odumeje’
The Governor Of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, has suspended the state’s Chief of Staff for Anthony Agbazuere.
Mr Ikpeazu terminated Agbazuere’s appointment on Sunday after an undated video emerged online showing him (Agbazuere) spraying money on controversial clergyman Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere alias Odumeje.
APC’s Abiru Wins Lagos East Senatorial Bye-election (See Final LGA Results)
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Lagos East Senatorial bye-election, Tokunbo Abiru, has emerged winner of the poll held on Saturday.
Ganduje Takes Fresh Action After American University Denied Appointing Him As Visiting Professor
The Kano State government has demanded an apology from the East Carolina University over the fake professorial appointment offered to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
The demand follows the clarification by the University that Ganduje’s purported appointment as a visiting professor in a letter by one Victor Mbarika, a member of its faculty wasn’t authorized by the institution.
Why Buhari Is Afraid To Sack Service Chiefs – Senator Rufai Hanga
A former Senator representing Kano Central, Rufai Hanga has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to sack the Service Chiefs because he is afraid of a coup.
Naija News reports that there has been mounting pressure from Nigerians, including lawmakers and top members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the president to sack his service chiefs over the rising cases of insecurity across the country.
Kano Islamic Leaders Deny Endorsing Bola Tinubu For 2023 Presidency
Contrary to some reports in the media, the Council of Ulamas in Kano State did not endorse the National leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu for the 2023 presidential election.
Naija News recalls that reports of Tinubu’s endorsement emerged after visiting Kano on Friday to attend the wedding Fatiha of Sheikh Muhammad Bn Usman’s daughter.