Nigerian newspapers: 10 matters you call for to realize this Wednesday morning


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Good morning! Here is {today}’s abstract from Nigerian Newspapers:

1. President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday agreed on N30,000 as the innovative national minimum wage. Buhari gave the blessing while the assembly with the Tripartite Committee working on the innovative minimum wage. at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to the President, Nigerian workers deserve a innovative wage as they ownuse been struggling since 2011 after the rise in prices of goods and services. The presidency has, notwithstanding, denied Buhari’s blessing, saying he did not endorse any amount while the assembly.

2. The seven-man committee set-up by the Kano State House of Assembly to enquire the alleged bribery video clips against Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of the State has vowed to persist with its assignment despite the court order stopping it. The Chairman of the committee, and member representing Kano Municipal, Alhaji Baffa Danagundi disclosed the committee ‘s decision on Tuesday. He said that the committee will career in line with the charter of the nation.

3. Suspected gunmen on Tuesday shot dead unit Alhaji Nasiru Maimasara at Gachi quarters in Kankia Local Government Area of Katsina State. It was learnt that the gunmen also kidnapped his daughter during she tried to run the incident. The incident occurred at approximately 2 a.m. on Tuesday.

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4. The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu alongside his wife, and son, Tuesday at approximately 4am escaped an assassination try. The armed men discreetly evaded the security at Ekweremadu’s Apo quarters residence, to gain entry into his house. Ekweremadu’s special Media adviser, Uche Anichukwu in a term said the attackers, who could not now shoot in order not to attract the attention of the security personnel on duty, took possess of his son, and commanded him to lead them to the Senator’s bedroom.

3. Meanwhile, the Nigeria Police Force has said that it has commenced investigation on the alleged assassination try on the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu. Speaking on the incident, DCP Jimoh Moshood, the Force Public Relations Officer, during addressing newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja, explained that the incident was a housebreaking and not an assassination try.

6. The Buhari Media Organisation says U.S. lobbyist were paid millions of dollars to seal an American visa for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. The Chairman, Niyi Akinsiju and Secretary, Cassidy Madueke, said this in a term jointly signed in Abuja on Tuesday, describing the attempt as another chapter in PDP’s “book of corruption.”

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7. Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Prince Matthew Kolawole, has confirmed the kidnap of his brother, wife and two others on Kabba-Oshokoshoko road in the kingdom. Kolawole, who disclosed this while the house plenary sitting on Tuesday, said the yet-to-be-identified hoodlums appeared in Army and Police uniforms and later demanded ransom. The speaker, during drawing the attention of the kingdom government and security agencies to the rampant kidnapping which has resurfaced in the kingdom famous that the incident happened on Monday.

8. Senate President, Bukola Saraki has reacted to claims by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) that he plans to increase salaries of Nigerian senators. Reacting, Saraki in a term by his Special Assistant on New Media, Olu Onemola, described the allegation as unfaithful, adding that there are no plans to increase the allowances of Senators. He, notwithstanding, urged SERAP to receive its fact correct.

9. . The Buhari Campaign Organization (BCO) has demanded apology from the Director, Strategic Communications, President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo, for linking it to a letter soliciting for contracts from the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing. In a term signed by the National Coordinator and National Secretary, Alh Danladi Pasali and Mike Asatuyi respectively, the association distanced itself from the letter, stating that it was self-funded.

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10. The Nigerian Air Force on Tuesday said, that its fighter aircraft operating against recalcitrant insurgents in the northeast ownuse bombed a Boko Haram camp in Borno, killing numerous of the terrorists and destroying their equipment. A term signed by Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, Director of NAF Public Relations and Information, said fighter aircraft used in the operation include the Alpha Jets, the F-7NI and the Mi-35 helicopter gunship.


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