Top 10 Stories You Cannot Afford to Miss This Friday Evening, July 08, 2022

Top 10 Stories You Cannot Afford to Miss This Friday Evening, July 08, 2022

Here is a round-up of stories we have tracked for your reading pleasure this evening

2023 Elections: Peter Obi Announces Datti Baba-Ahmed As Running Mate

Presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), has named Datti Baba-Ahmed, founder of Baze University, as his running mate for the 2023 presidential election.

Obi unveiled his running mate at an event in Abuja on Friday. READ MORE

NDLEA Apapa Decorates E-Money as Anti-Drug War Patron

Dr. Emeka Okonkwo, popularly known as E-Money, has been decorated as Patron of the War against Drugs Abuse (WADA) of Apapa Special Area Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

This is contained in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the command, Superintendent of Narcotics, Mr Thomas Ogbudu, on Friday in Lagos.  READ MORE 

Ondo Poly Students protest the Alleged killing of Colleague by Amotekun

Students of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, on Friday protested the death of one of their colleagues , Mr Folarera Ademola, who was allegedly killed by a personnel of the state security outfit codenamed Amotekun.

Ademola was an ND1 student of Science Laboratory Technology Department in the institution. READ MORE   

Do not carry out Any Protest Over Kanu In Abuja-IPOB Warns Igbo Women

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has advised women from the Southest planning a protest march in Abuja over continued detention of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu to drop the plan.

The group said the planned protest would only expose the women to avoidable dangers and harm. READ MORE    

2023: Tinubu Has Agreed To Pick A Muslim Deputy – Ganduje

Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano State governor, on Friday said Bola Ahmed Tinubu, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, has agreed to pick a Muslim vice-presidential candidate. READ MORE     

Crisis brews in Rivers APC as Dawari George dumps Amaechi 
An ally to the former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, and a former Commissioner for Energy and Natural Resources under Amaechi’s administration in Rivers, Dawari George, has dumped the All Progressives Congress. READ MORE     

Names of 69 Boko Haram members who escaped from Kuje prison released [Full list]

The Nigerian Correctional Service on Friday, July 8, released the names and pictures of inmates with cases of terrorism who escaped from the Kuje Medium Custodial Centre in Abuja.The inmates escaped from the Kuje Medium Custodial Centre in Abuja on Tuesday night. READ MORE      

BREAKING NEWS: Wike,3 APC Governors Meet In River

Three All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors on Friday met Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, at his private residence in Port Harcourt behind closed doors. READ MORE      

Ex-leader Shinzo Abe Fatally Ahot in Shock Japan Attack

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a divisive arch-conservative and one of his nation’s most powerful and influential figures, has died after being shot during a campaign speech Friday in western Japan, according to NHK public television. READ MORE       

Why Students  Are Trooping To Lagos Varsities  – Sanwo-Olu’s Aide

The three Lagos State Universities including Lagos State University (LASU), Lagos State University of Science and Technology (LASUST), and the Lagos State University of Education (LASUED) are oversubscribed in the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination  (UTME) application. READ MORE 

Why We Demolished Odumeje’s Building- Anambra Govt

The Anambra State Government says it commenced the demolition of illegally constructed buildings earlier marked for demolition in Onitsha on Thursday.Mr Christian Aburime, Press Secretary to Gov. Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists in Awka.  READ MORE 

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