Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers:
The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has revealed when the National Assembly will pass the Electoral Act amendment into law.
Gbajabiamila said the bill will be passed into law immediately the National Assembly reconvenes from its current yuletide break.
The speaker made this known to our correspondent during a media chat at the State House after a meeting with President Buhari at the Aso rock Villa, Abuja.
According to Gbajabiamila: “We will do what is right for the Nigerian people.
Okorocha’s Son-In-Law, Uche Nwosu Out From Police Custody, Release Statement
Uche Nwosu, son in-law to the former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has been released by the Nigerian Police Force.
Recall that security operatives on Sunday arrested the former Governorship candidate in a church service at St Peter’s Anglican Church Umunwokwe Village Eziama-Obaire Nkwerre LGA of Imo State
The development was disclosed in a statement released by the Special Adviser to Nwosu on media, Nwadike Chikezie.
He condemned the state government led by Governor Hope Uzodinma for not respecting the house of God where the son-in-law of the former governor of the state was arrested.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom celebrated with his former boss and contemporaries in Gboko Motor Park, Mr Mnenge Mtemave and his colleague drivers.
Ortom was hosted at the residense of Mnenge Mtemave, Ipav, Mbadim, Gboko Local Government Area of Benue State.
It would be recalled that Governor Ortom was a motor conductor to Mr Mnenge Mtemave who was a driver at the Gboko Motor Park from the late seventies to the eighties.
Governor Ortom had told the public about his working experience as a bus conductor while growing up in Gboko.
Boss Mustapha and Adamawa Residents in Hong LGA has Fled their Homes as Bandits Attack
Residents of Kwapre and Dabna villages in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State have fled their homes over persistent attacks by bandits. Kwapre, Dabna, Lar, Zah and other adjoining villages are in Garaha Ward, where the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, and the slain Nigerian Army Brigadier General, Dzarma Zurkusu, hailed from.
Passengers Trapped In Lagos Canal
Many passengers got trapped after a commercial vehicle plunged into a canal at Oworonshoki in Lagos State, on Monday. Some of the passengers who were rescued sustained different degrees of injuries.
Malami Said President Buhari has Rescued Nigeria by Not Signing the Electoral Act
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has said President Buhari rescued Nigeria from collapse within the first year of his administration. He said Buhari came at a time when the economy was about to collapse, which would have led to a total collapse of the nation, but he rescued the situation within a short period of time.
Abubakar Malami (SAN), has revealed why President Muhamadu Buhari refused to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill.
In an interview on Radio Kano on Sunday, Malami said the President declined assent to the bill because the document didn’t capture the interest of all Nigerians.
The minister added that Buhari’s love for Nigerians and excessive cost implication raised in the bill was part of the reasons for the president’s action.