Nigerian newspapers: 10 issues you want to understand this Tuesday morning

Excellent morning! This is nowadays’s abstract from Nigerian Newspapers:

1. The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has emerged winner of the All Progressives Congress, APC, number one which hung on Monday in Akure, the Ondo State capital. Out of the 3127 delegates who voted right through the workout which lasted about 10 hours, Akeredolu polled 2458 votes to emerge winner whilst his closest rival, Olusola Oke scored 262 votes. With the end result of the principle, Akeredolu would be the standard-bearer of the celebration within the October 10, 2020 governorship election.

2. The Performing Managing Director of the Niger Delta Construction Fee, NDDC, Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, on Monday slumped right through the continuing probe via the Area of Representatives at the fee.Pondei slumped whilst being grilled via the committee led via Thomas Ereyitomi. Efforts had been made to restore him earlier than he was once rushed out of the corridor.

3. Alhaji Isa Funtua, an in depth best friend of President Muhammadu Buhari, is lifeless. Funtua died on Monday after struggling cardiac arrest. He was once a former President of the Newspaper Proprietors’ Affiliation of Nigeria (NPAN).

4. Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, on Monday, stated that the previous Managing Director of the Niger Delta Construction Fee, Pleasure Nunieh, didn’t take part in the only yr provider of the Nationwide Formative years Carrier Corps. Akpabio stated this right through wondering via lawmakers on the Area of Representatives Committee investigative listening to on monetary mismanagement within the NDDC. He additionally disclosed that Nunieh had on a number of events refrained from conferences he had known as.

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5. In a similar way, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has connected contacts awarded via the Niger Delta Construction Fee, NDDC, to individuals of the Nationwide Meeting, pronouncing that majority of the contracts awarded had been treated via the lawmakers. He made the disclosure whilst answering questions on the ongoing probe via the Area of Representatives committee. He alleged that the chairman of the Area Committee and few different colleagues may provide an explanation for higher.

6. Nonetheless on NDDC probe, the Performing Managing Director of the Niger Delta Construction Fee, NDDC, Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, who collapsed on the public listening to via the Area of Representatives Committee on NDDC have been ill. Director, Company Affairs on the NDDC, Charles Obi Odili disclosed this in a remark. The remark says Prof. Pondei who have been sick for greater than 2 weeks omitted his physician’s recommendation to honour the Nationwide Meeting. He stated it was once unfair to carry Pondei in my view responsible for acts dedicated when he was once no longer the pinnacle of the Fee.

7. The Chairman of the Area of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta, Olubumi Ojo Monday excused himself from the listening to into the Niger Delta Construction Fee (NDDC) following accusation of struggle of hobby. The lawmaker stepped apart for Thomas Ereyitomi to proceed the investigation into mismanagement of finances via the Fee. The Performing Managing Director of the fee, Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei remaining week staged a walkout at the committee, mentioning that Mr. Ojo is a person of hobby within the ongoing investigation.

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8. The Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has described as “half-hearted” and “insulting” the congratulatory message prolonged to him via the previous Managing Director of the Niger Delta Construction Fee (NDDC) Leader Ndutimi Alaibe following remaining Tuesday’s Ideally suited Courtroom’s dismissal of his enchantment. Expressing dissatisfaction, Senator Diri stated Alaibe went too some distance in his bid to usa him.

9. Gabriel Suswam, Chairman, Senate Committee on Energy has stated that the senate was once no longer concerned about reversing the privatization of the ability sector. He spoke on Monday right through the committee’s oversight consult with to a couple executive buildings being occupied via the Abuja Electrical energy Distribution Corporate (AEDC). The lawmaker stated the Senate was once best concerned about enhanced efficiency to create potency.

10. Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, on Monday recorded the easiest COVID-19 new instances within the nation. This was once introduced via the Nigeria Centre for Illness Regulate (NCDC) on Monday night time. NCDC stated Abuja recorded 102 instances whilst Lagos had 100 instances in the most recent determine launched via the company.

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