Latest News In Nigeria Today June 8 2019

Good morning. Here is the latest news reports in Nigeria today Saturday, June 8, 2019, from iDONSABI.

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Daar Communication: Court Rules Against NBC Over Suspension of Licence

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has nullified the suspension of the operating license of Daar Communications PLC, operator of AIT, Faaji FM and Ray Power.

Justice Inyang Ekwo in his ruling on the matter ordered both NBC and DAAR Communication to maintain the status quo pending a hearing on June 13, 2019. READ MORE HERE.

Sanni, Fani-Kayode, Bruce and Omokri react to shut down of DAAR Communications by NBC

Former lawmakers, Shehu Sanni, Femi and Ben Murray Bruce have reacted to the shut down of DAAR Communications by NBC

Sanni said the act is political while Murray-Bruce said if the press isn’t free, it means Government possesses more power over her citizens than it needs to have. READ MORE HERE.

Sub-committee on First Lady’s activities reveals plans for Democracy Day Celebration

The Federal Ministry of Culture and Tourism has released some programmes that will be hosted by wife of the president, Mrs Aisha Buhari to mark the June 12 Democracy Day Celebration.

According to the Ministry, preparations are underway to make the celebration eventful. READ MORE HERE.

Press Freedom: Ezekwesili – In True Leadership Citizens are left to Exercise their Freedom

Former education minister, Oby Ezekwesili has reacted to the shut down of DAAR Communications by NBC.

The co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) advocacy group pointed that in true leadership, citizens are left to exercise their freedom to love the leader or not to love the leader, adding that there is nothing in the letter issued by NBC to DAAR Communications that reaches the threshold for withdrawal of license and shut down of the media house. READ MORE HERE

Kwara and Abia Governors make First Appointments

 Kwara and Abia State Governors, Abdulrahman Abdulrazak and Okezie Ikpeazu have made their first appointments.

Governor Abdulrazak appointed Aminu Adisa Logun as Chief of Staff  (CoS), Mamman Saba Jibril as Secretary to the State Government  (SSG) and Rafiu Ajakaye as Chief Press Secretary (CPS).

In the statement released by the Deputy Chief Press Secretary Agboola Olarewaju, he revealed the names of the new appointees as Aminu Adisa Logun as CoS, Mamman Saba Jibril as SSG and Rafiu Ajakaye as CPS.

On his part, Ikpeazu appointed Justice Uche Ihediwa as the new Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice while Eyinnaya Apollos, who served as Chief press secretary returned as the special adviser to the governor on media. READ MORE HERE.

Buhari holds Security Meeting With Governors, Security Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari and state governors today met in Abuja, the national capital over security challenges being faced in some part of the country.

The meeting held behind-closed-doors involved the service chiefs and heads of other security agencies. READ MORE.

Judge Slaps RCCG Pastor Over Noise Pollution

All hell went lose at Redeemed Christian Church of God, the Glory Tabernacle parish, at Ijapo Estate in Akure, Ondo State, when a presiding judge of the Court of Appeal, Justice Oyebisi Folayemi Omoyele confronted the church over its noisy religious activities.

According to eye witnesses, Justice Omoyele stormed the church on Wednesday around 10am with her security guard and started filming their program. READ MORE HERE.

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