Good morning! Here is today’s summary from
1. The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) has demanded
the immediate resignation of President
Muhammadu Buhari over the raging killings across
the country, especially in the north. The Director,
Publicity and Advocacy of NEF, Dr. Hakeem Baba-
Ahmed, made the call on Tuesday.
2. Gunmen have attacked a Mosque at Maisamari
town, in Sardauna Local Government Area of
Taraba State, killing Alhaji Abdulkadir Maisamari, a
district head. According to eyewitnesses, Maisamari
was killed during Ishai prayers on Tuesday.
3. At least 25 people were killed in attacks on
several villages in three Local Government Areas of
Benue State, on Tuesday morning. It was gathered
that villages in the three Local Government Areas of
Guma, Logo and Tarka came under severe gunfire
between 8pm on Monday night and 3am on
Tuesday, in what appeared to be a coordinated
siege by invaders.
4. Senator Abdullahi Adamu has resigned as the
Senator representing Nasarawa West in the 9th
Senate. Senator Abubakar Kyari has also
relinquished his position as lawmaker representing
5. Report emerged yesterday that Peter
Nwachukwu, the husband of late gospel music star,
Osinachi, has a ‘secret’ wife outside of their
turbulent union. Nwachukwu is believed to have
wedded the woman with whom he shares a
romantic relationship in a church but hid the union
from Osinachi and her family.
6. The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP
Abiodun Alabi has ordered immediate
commencement of appropriate disciplinary
measures on a Police officer pictured smoking
weed at the Ijora area of the State. The
Spokesperson of the Command, SP Benjamin
Hundeyin stated this in a statement on Tuesday.
7. The All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus in
the Senate has wished Vice-President Yemi
Osinbajo good luck in his quest to lead Nigeria.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, who led the
APC senators to the Villa, spoke with reporters after
a closed door-meeting.
8. The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Lagos
Zone, yesterday, warned that the rejection of
University Transparency and Accountability Solution
by the National Information Technology
Development Agency will continue to elongate the
9. There are indications that the Nigeria Labour
Congress, NLC, may cripple the economy for three
days in solidarity with the striking four university-
based unions. The indication emerged yesterday
after the NLC met with the unions at the Labour
House, Abuja, over the failure of the Federal
Government to address the concerns raised by the
10. The Independent National Electoral
Commission, INEC, has released the final list of
candidates and the parties that would participate in
the 2022 Osun gubernatorial poll. The list, which
was released on Tuesday, contained the names of
the candidates, deputies and their other details.