Good morning! In today’s trending news stories;
1. The organized labour union constituting NLC and TUC shunned the meeting set up by the Federal Government on Friday. The meeting had been scheduled to hold by 3 p.m. at the office of the Chief of Staff, Femi Gbajabiamila. However, the organized labour refused to turn up. The event follows their declaration to embark on an indefinite strike from Tuesday, 3rd October, 2023.
2. The court has nullified the election of Okey Mbah, PDP Enugu House of Assembly candidate representing Nkanu east constituency. According to the judgement, on Friday, the election was not in line with the provisions of the Electoral Act 2022.
The tribunal ordered a rerun in some polling units.
3. The Vice-Chancellor of Covenant University, Ota, Ogun, Prof. Abiodun Adebayo, announced that out of the 1,175 graduates in the 2022/2023 academic session, 283 students had graduated with first class honours. He disclosed this on Friday at the18th convocation ceremony. A total of 656 students finished with second class upper honours, 214 second class lower, and 22 finished with third class degrees.
4. Eric Umeofia, the founder of Erisco Foods Limited laments over his $15 million loss caused by the misleading review by Chioma Egodi which he sued for damages. According to him, the Central Bank of Nigeria demanded an extra 50-70 naira to sell a dollar to his company. He also accused bank officials for demanding bribes before selling dollars to him.
5. Manchester United boss, Erik Ten Hag speaks on the increasing injury list threatening the team. “Players can’t deal any more with this overload,” he said. Reports from PremierInjuries.com, says that England’s top 20 teams currently have a total of 112 players who are injured. According to BBC Sports, Pep Guardiola feels it is important for players to come together to insist a change to their schedules.
6. After 27 years, US police have charged ex gang leader with the1996 murder of 25 years old American rapper Tupac Shakur. He had been shot four times in a drive-by attack in Las Vegas. On Friday, Nevada’s grand jury indicted Duane “Keffe D” Davis, 60, on one count of murder with a deadly weapon,” BBC reports.
7. Greatness Olorunfemi, a ‘One-Chance’ victim who was admitted to Maitama General Hospital has died. The deceased was a staff of YALI network.
She was severely injured after being thrown out of a vehicle by robbers along the Maitama-Kubwa Express on Tuesday. When rushed into the hospital for immediate treatment, she was denied treatment by the medical staff who demanded a police report, she died about 20 minutes later. YALI network has demanded justice be served against the hospital.