This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Wednesday, 24th, June 2020
PDP Names Edo Gov’ship Electoral/Appeal Committee (Full List)
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Working Committee (NWC) has released names of individuals that would serve in its Edo State Governorship Electoral Committee.
The party disclosed this in a post on its official Twitter page on Tuesday night.
Wike Slams PDP Leadership, Describe Them As ‘Tax Collectors’
Wike, while speaking in Port Harcourt the State capital, described some of them as tax collectors.
Court Gives Obaseki Freedom To Participate In PDP Primaries
Governor, Godwin Obaseki has gotten a court approval to participate in the upcoming primary governorship election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) slated for Thursday.
Naija News reported that Mr Obaseki had earlier been stopped by the court from contesting the election for allegedly submitting questionable certificates.
Nigeria Records 452 New Cases Coronavirus
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has reported four hundred and fifty-two new cases of Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.
The new figures were confirmed on by the health agency on Tuesday night in a series of tweets via its verified account on the microblogging site, Twitter. The new development brings the overall confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria to 21371.
Dariye Father’s Kidnappers Demand N100m Ransom
Suspected gunmen last week Thursday abducted the father of the former Governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye at his residence.
The Plateau State Police Command, while speaking on the development on Tuesday revealed that the search to free the father of the Senator, Pa Defwan Dariye is ongoing.