Here is a round-up of stories we have tracked for your reading pleasure this evening
APC Presidential Screening Panel Disqualifies 10 Aspirants
According to Oyegun, only 13 out of the 23 aspirants screened were cleared by the committee.
He added that only youthful aspirants made the list of cleared aspirants. READ MORE
2023: Adesina Refutes Report That Governors Were Asked To Pick Consensus APC Presidential Candidate
“No word about zoning, consensus, or imposition of candidate. He just charged them to let their plans converge, so that the party would put its best foot forward. Shortly after the meeting, we headed for the airport,” Adesina stated. READ MORE
Abba Kyari To Know Fate On Extradition Case On August 29
The suspended Police Chief informed the court that more than a year before his arrest, he had written the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba notifying them that he had opened a channel of communication with a suspected internet fraudster, Ramon Abass. READ MORE
Lagos Crushes 2,228 Impounded Okadas
These motorcycles impounded by the Lagos State Task Force are being crushed in an undisclosed location in the state, said Mr Gboyega Akosile who is the Chief Press Secretary to the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. READ MORE
Fayemi Denies Stepping Down As Presidential Aspirant
“[It is] absolute rubbish. No meeting took place between us and any aspirant about stepping down. We are undoubtedly among the leading aspirants for the position and one to watch in the race,” the statement reads. READ MORE
2023: INEC Launches Regulations, Guidelines For Conduct Of General Elections
On several occasions, the commission has assured Nigerians that we are finalising the regulations and guidelines for the elections. I am glad to announce that the document is ready and will be presented to Nigerians shortly. The soft copy will be uploaded to our website with the link shared on our social media platforms. READ MORE
Titan Trust Bank Completes Takeover Of Union Bank
Amray, who will step in as the new CEO is a seasoned banker with experience spanning across foreign and local banks in over 25 years in senior management roles and a proven track record of adaptability in six geographical regions including the USA, Nigeria, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Pakistan. READ MORE
Chad Declares Food Emergency, Calls For Help From Local And Foreign Partners
The government said the food situation had deteriorated significantly since the beginning of the year, and international humanitarian aid was needed urgently.
According to the UN, 5.5 million people in Chad, a third of the population will be in need of food aid this year. READ MORE
Court Remands Osinachi’s Husband In Kuje
“This was caused by your various acts of violence and aggravated assault with the knowledge that her death would be the probable consequence of your act.
“Particulars of offence: That you, Peter Nwachukwu, male, sometime between November 14, 2009 and April 2022 at Aco Estate, opposite Police Station, Lugbe, Abuja, FCT, within the jurisdiction of this court, did commit an offence to wit: emotional, verbal and psychological abuse on Mrs. Osinachi Nwachukwu (deceased). READ MORE
Int’l Friendly: Super Eagles Lose Again In Peseiro Second Game
The three-time AFCON champions have now gone five straight games without a win, losing three and drawing two. Up next for Peseiro and his team is the 2023 AFCON qualifiers against Sierra Leone and Sao Tome and Principe. READ MORE