7 Things You Need To Know This Wednesday Morning From Nigerian Newspapers
1. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to work together to conduct credible elections in Nigeria amid the electronic transmission of results.
2. Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa has encouraged the Yoruba and the Igbo to remain resolute in their quest for freedom. He said the present happening in the country, where freedom fighters such as Nnamdi Kanu of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and Sunday Igboho of the Yoruba Nation were arrested by the Nigerian government shows that freedom was near
3. Hours after the arrest of Sunday Igboho, by the International Criminal Police Organisation, Interpol, in Cotonou, Benin Republic, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday assured Nigerians that more efforts would be made to fish out those that had been troubling the peace of the nation and citizens. Buhari spoke in his hometown, Daura, Katsina.
4. Leading lawyers, yesterday, swung into action to avert the repatriation of Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemi popularly known as Sunday Igboho to Nigeria from Cotonou, Republic of Benin. According to them, the way his house was raided by the DSS in collaboration with other security agencies recently, showed he would not get justice if extradited to Nigeria.
5. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has released a list of the latest imported goods into the country to include 21 ships of fish, salt, sugar, petrol, butane gas, among other items. The most populous black nation on earth depends largely on imports to drive its floundering economy and the widening appetite of its citizens for imported consumer goods.
6. Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 59 suspected cases of monkeypox with 15 confirmed, its Director General, Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said. Ihekweazu stated this, yesterday, in Abuja.
7. President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that more efforts would be made to fish out those troubling the peace of the nation and citizens. He gave the assurance hours after the arrest of Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho.