This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria Today, Thursday, 3rd, 2020.
Increased Fuel Price: CUPP Tells Nigerians What To Do
The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has expressed its’ shock and disbelief at the decision of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to increase in fuel price.
CUPP noted Nigerians are already “suffocating under the weight of numerous taxes.”, while wondering why such a decision should come at a time like this.
Femi Falana Drags NCDC To Court, See Why
Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN) has filed a suit against the National Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) amid coronavirus virus in Nigeria.
Naija News reports that Falana dragged NCDC to court over the centre’s failure to establish a functional centre for the detection, prevention and control of the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Cross River and Kogi states.
Edo 2020: Oba Of Benin Holds Peace Talk With Oshiomole Obaseki & Ize-Iyamu (Pictures)
The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, has helda peace meeting/talk with the leadership of both the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in the State ahead of the September 19 poll.
Speaking at his palace on Wednesday The monarch begged both parties to stop heating up the polity, adding that they must put the interest of the state first.
COVID-19: Some Guests Decline Invitation To President Buhari Daughter’s Wedding
Some guests invited for the wedding of President Muhammadu Buhari‘s daughter, Hanan, and her husband-to-be, Mohammed Turad, son of an ex-lawmaker from Kaduna State have reportedly declined invitation to the occasion due to fear of COVID-19.
According to SaharaReporters, Presidency sources revealed the development.
Kogi Gov. Bello Reveals What He Has Learnt, Makes New Promises
Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello has today restated his commitment to govern with the fear of God in the best interest of the people of the state.
This he made known at a reception which was organised for him in Lokoja when he returned to the state after the Supreme Court judgment which reaffirmed his victory at the Nov. 16, 2019 governorship polls in Kogi.