Good morning! Here’s a summary of today’s top stories from Nigerian newspapers:
Senate to Screen CBN Acting Governor: Today, the Senate is set to screen the acting Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Olayemi Cardoso, for confirmation into a substantive capacity. Four nominees for the positions of CBN Deputy Governors will also undergo screening.
NLC Accuses Federal Government: The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has accused the Federal Government of delaying negotiations on post-subsidy palliatives for workers. This comes four months after the removal of the fuel subsidy. The NLC will hold an emergency National Executive Council meeting today to discuss their next steps.
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Tinubu’s Legal Request: President Bola Tinubu has requested a United States District Judge, Nancy Maldonado, to order Chicago State University to protect his privileged information, including admission records and transcripts. He seeks to release only his certificate to the legal team of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
Appeal Court President’s Concern: President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, expressed concern over the high volume of election-related lawsuits in Nigeria. She noted that the 2023 general elections resulted in 1,209 petitions, requiring 98 panels of judges to adjudicate.
Sanwo-Olu’s Victory Affirmed: The Lagos State Governorship Election Tribunal affirmed the re-election of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. It dismissed the petition of PDP’s Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, who challenged the return of Sanwo-Olu and his Deputy, Obafemi Hamzat.
Ondo Deputy Governor’s Legal Move: Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has approached the State High Court in Akure to halt the impeachment process initiated by the State House of Assembly against him.
Public Holiday for Eid-ul-Maulid: The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, September 27, 2023, as a public holiday in commemoration of Eid-ul-Maulid, signifying the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
Supreme Court Fire Incident: The Director of Press and Information of the Supreme Court, Dr. Festus Akande, clarified that the fire incident at the Court’s building on Monday did not affect the documents related to the presidential election petition.
APC Responds to Atiku’s Aide: The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) criticized Phrank Shaibu, Special Assistant on Public Communications to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, for his claims about President Bola Tinubu’s administration using propaganda to deceive Nigerians.
Search for Kidnapped Commissioner: The Benue State Police Command has initiated a search for the kidnapped State Commissioner for Information, Culture, and Tourism, Mr. Matthew Abo, who was abducted by gunmen on Sunday.
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