This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria Today, Wednesday, 16th, September, 2020.
Edo: Tinubu Broadcast Pepper Soup-Joint Rant – Fani-Kayode
Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Aviation Minister, has berated the Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Recall that Tinubu had in a broadcast urged Edo people not to vote Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
What I Did After Losing 2019 Election – Saraki
Former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has broken his silence and narrated what transpired after he lost in the 2019 general elections.
Dr. Saraki who spoke on Tuesday during a virtual conference to mark the 2020 International Day of Democracy, said the experience was another lesson for him in politics.
Why We Must Borrow – President Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has today justified his government’s borrowing to finance infrastructure.
Buhari who spoke at a meeting with members of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC) at the State House, in Abuja, explained that his administration take loans to solve the shortage in infrastructure.
Nnamdi Kanu Gives Buhari Govt Eight Tough Conditions To End Biafra Agitation Forever
The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has reportedly given the Nigerian government led by President Muhammadu Buhari eight tough conditions to end Biafra agitation forever.
Naija News reports that Kanu, who is the director of Radio Biafra is agitating for the Republic of Biafra. His group, the IPOB which is also seeking to break away from Nigeria had since been proscribed by the Nigerian government led by President Buhari.
Strike Looms As FG, Labour Talks End In Deadlock
The meeting between the Organised Labour and Federal Government on Monday over the removal of petrol subsidy and the increase in electricity tariffs, ended in a deadlock.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, who welcomed the labour leaders to the meeting held at the Bouquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, in Abuja, called on stakeholders to join heads and deliberate how Nigeria can survive the economic challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.