Good morning, here is the latest news reports in Nigeria today Tuesday, June 11, 2019, from iDONSABI.
Immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has said his successor, Emeka Ihedioha, is behaving as if he is still in the House of Representatives.
In a statement released by Okoriocha’s media aide, Sam Onwuemeodo. in Owerri on Sunday, the former governor said instead of Ihedioha to start work in earnest as the number one citizen of the state, he had been busy setting up committees as if he was still a member of the House of Representatives. READ MORE HERE.
Anti-corruption group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to stop the National Assembly Service Commission (NASSC) from paying the incoming members of the 9th National Assembly N4.68bn as take-off allowance.
In a suit filed before the court in Lagos on Friday, the Senate President, Speaker of the House of Representatives, National Assembly Service Commission and Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission were joined as defendants. READ MORE HERE.
The Federal Government on Monday declared Wednesday, June 12, 2019, as a public holiday to commemorate the maiden National Democracy Day.
This was announced by Georgina Ehuriah, a Permanent Secretary from the Ministry of Interior in a statement issued by the Director of Press and Public Relations of the Ministry, Mohammed Manga.READ MORE HERE.
In line with the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has written the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, to initiate the process of appointing five new justices of the Supreme Court/
This was done after accepting the voluntary resignation of former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen. READ MORE HERE.
Immediate former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has asked the National Assembly management to distribute his severance allowance to the families of three victims of the insurgency in the North-East geopolitical zone being perpetrated by Boko Haram.
It was gathered that the former Kwara governor entitlement is about N7.452m as contained on the website of the Revenue Allocation and Fiscal Commission. READ MORE HERE.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Public Holiday Amendment Bill which has cancelled May 29 as holiday giving credence to June 12.
The Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, disclosed this to the State House correspondents after the signing by the President. READ MORE HERE.
Nigerian Girl based in Morocco, Mhiz Abi GoldN has reportedly woke up from death after being dead for 3 days.
Gold, a Facebook user spoke up after the news of her death surfaced and announced that she will be making a live video to reveal what actually went on. READ MORE HERE.
Popular music artiste, Davido has apologized to Pamilerin on behalf of his record label artiste, Peruzzi.
Earlier, it was reported that Peruzzi assaulted Pamilerin at an event for trolling him 5 months ago. READ MORE HERE.