Friday, January 8, 2016

Digest: 10 Most Important News For Today

OUR team has gathered the most important news for January 8, Friday. Find all the important things you might have missed but still need to know below.
The home of the speaker of Bayelsa State House of Assembly in Korokorosie, Southern Ijaw local government area of the state, has been bombed.
Chief Olu Falae, a former secretary to the government of the federation, has admitted that he collected N100 million from Tony Anenih, a former chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Reports just coming in reveal that the Abuja home of the immediate past Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Mr Abdullahi Inde Dikko, has been surrounded by stern looking mobile policemen and officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Several firearms were discovered in the home of Benjamin Madu, a member of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), according to documents obtained by Sahara Reporters.
Thousands of soldiers who were pardoned last August for various alleged offences during campaigns against the Islamic terrorist group, Boko Haram, have rejected redeployment to the battle fronts in the northeast.
Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Cotonou, the Republic of Benin, for the 11th summit of the heads of state and government of the Niger Basin Authority.
Fresh details revealing how former President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign publicity director, Femi Fani-Kayode, got paid from former National Security Adviser, Col.Sambo Dasuki (rtd), have emerged.
Barely a month after she was sacked by an Appeal Court sitting in Enugu as senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Uche Ekwunife has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party for the All Progressives Congress.
Kiki Osinbajo, one of the two daughters of Nigeria’s vice-president Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, joined Twitter with the handle @kikkiiosinbajo on Tuesday, January 5.
The church popularly known as Winners Chapel is about to witness a change of baton as the first son of Bishop Oyedepo, David Oyedepo Jnr is set to take over the leadership of the church from his father.