1. Buhari, NJC Extend Appointment Of Acting CJN Ibrahim Muhammad By Three Months
The appointment of Ibrahim Muhammad, acting chief justice of Nigeria has been extended by three months after the National Judicial Council (NJC) approved the request of President Muhammadu Buhari. Concise News understands that President Muhammadu Buhari had earlier requested for an extension in regards to the appointment of new Chief Justice of Nigeria.
2. Easter: What Gov. Ambode Told Nigerians In His Message
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has called on Nigerians to sacrifice for another as shown by Jesus Christ while he was on earth. Concise News understands that Ambode issued the charge in his Easter message to Nigerians over the weekend.
3. FAAN Reacts To Fire Incident At Abuja Airport
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has disclosed that no fire incident occurred at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Saturday. Concise News learned that the General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, Henrietta Yakubu in a statement in Abuja, said there was only an equipment alarm caused by high temperature.
4. APC NWC Suspends Ondo Governor For Anti-Party Activities
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, the Ondo State Governor has been suspended by the National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress for anti-activities. Concise News learnt that on March 1, the party’s NWC issued a query to the governor over what it described as glaring anti-party activities.
5. Ondo Gov. Akeredolu Speaks On Suspension By APC
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has dismissed reports that he has been suspended by the National Working Committee (NWC) of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Concise News understands that there Akeredolu said this on Saturday following reports that he has been suspended by the APC.
6. Tony Momoh Cautions APC On Imposition Of Leaders On National Assembly
Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information has criticised the move made by the All Progressives Congress to impose leaders on the National Assembly. The former minister while addressing the press on Friday in Abuja as part of the event to mark his 80th birthday said the claims of party supremacy could only be effective in a parliamentary system of government because the party with the majority would always form the government.
7. 11 Persons Lose Lives As Gunmen Attack Benue Community
No less than 11 persons have been killed with many disappearing following an attack on Tse-Aye and Tse-Ngibo, Ikurav Tiev in Katsina/Ala local government area of Benue state, Concise News understands. This online news medium reports that the incident which took place on Good Friday was carried out by unknown armed men on the people who were returning from church.
8. Bishop Oyedepo Descends On African Leaders
The Founder, Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, has described African leaders as intellectually bankrupt. Concise News understands that Bishop Oyedepo said this during Covenant University’s 20th inaugural lecture at the university premises on Thursday.
9. 2019: Swear With Quran You Didn’t Rig 2019 Election, Galadinma Dares Buhari
A former member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Buba Galadinma, has dared President Muhammadu Buhari to swear with the Quran if he didn’t rig the 2019 elections. Concise News understands that Galadinma said this recently where he noted that Atiku Abubakar was rigged out by the APC and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
10. AFCON U-17: Nigeria’s Eaglets Finish Top Of Group A
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets finished top of Group A after they were held to a 1-1 draw by the Cub of Uganda in their last group match at the 2019 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The Nigerians were once again wasteful in front of goal but got the needed one point that sealed the semi-final progression and FIFA U-17 World Cup ticket.