Top 10 Stories You Cannot Afford to Miss This Friday evening, September 23, 2022

Top 10 Stories You Cannot Afford to Miss This Friday evening, September 23, 2022

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

PDP Crisis Festers As Wike Reveals How Ayu Exploited Delegates, Manipulated Presidential Primary For Atiku

“He was calling aspirants to withdraw for Atiku. I was there, Saraki and others were there. He manipulated the delegates. There was nothing Ayu did not do to ensure Wike didn’t emerge,” the governor declared. READ MORE

Kolade Johnson: Policeman Who Killed Football Lover Bags Life Imprisonment

“There were four injuries on the thigh, two injuries on the hands, one on the right hemi-scrotum (either half of a scrotum), one on the left hemi-scrotum,” he said. “The injury on the left hemi-scrotum was an abrasion which could be from anything and the second-hand injury was not related to injuries caused by gunshots. Six of the injuries were related to the penetrative missiles. READ MORE

Court Remands Late MKO’s Wife, Maid For Assaulting Female Police Officer

A Magistrate Court sitting in Wuse, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja has ordered the remand of the wife of the acclaimed winner of the 1993 presidential election, late M.K.O Abiola, Prof. Zainab Duke-Abiola, and her domestic staff, Rebecca Enechido, for allegedly assaulting a female officer, Inspector Teju Moses. READ MORE

Two Rescued, Two Missing In Lagos Building Collapse

“Two people who were trapped inside the building have been rescued and treated. However, we were informed that two females that are occupants of the building are still missing. The search and rescue operation is ongoing; LRT, LASG fire, LNSC, LABSCA, and NPF are all responders at the scene. READ MORE

2023: Economist Intelligence Unit predicts Tinubu’s victory

“We expect Tinubu to take the presidency, and recent developments have only reinforced our thinking. It does not appear that a Muslim-Muslim ticket will weigh significantly on Tinubu’s electoral chances,” it said. READ MORE

Supreme Court Strikes Out Suit Seeking Zoning of Presidential Ticket to South-East

The Supreme Court has struck out a suit instituted against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to enforce the party’s zoning and rotatory policy ahead of the 2023 presidential election. The Court on Friday, in a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Adamu Jauro, struck out the suit on the ground of lack of jurisdiction to entertain it. READ MORE

Capital Market Offers Unique Channels to Fund Varsities – Stakeholders

Prof. Muhammad Malnoma, the former Vice-Chancellor of the Nasarawa State University, Keffi, said that the government could utilise the capital market to fund public universities. READ MORE

Wike Reveals Why He ‘ Rejected’ Tinubu’s Senatorial Ticket

Wike justified his refusal saying, “I didn’t contest so I can become a vice presidential candidate. I am not like others who were not serious and bought senatorial form alongside presidential form and that’s why when Tinubu offered me senate slot, I didn’t go for it.” READ MORE

FG/ASUU Face-Off: Falana Reveals Government’s Unreadiness To Resolve Strike

“All the government says is we have no money, but the same administration, this year alone, increased fuel subsidy from 443 billion Naira to 4 trillion Naira and we are now being told that before the end of the year may metamorphose into 6.3 trillion.” READ MORE

FA Charges Cristiano Ronaldo With Improper Conduct

A statement from the FA read: ‘Cristiano Ronaldo has been charged with a breach of  FA Rule E3 for an incident that took place after Manchester United’s Premier League match against Everton FC on Saturday 9 April 2022. READ MORE

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