BREAKING NEWS IN NIGERIA THIS MORNING | FRIDAY | 2ND SEPT. | 2022

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Naija360 Media has compiled top Naija news headlines making the air wave today 2nd September 2022.

 

Buhari appoints brother-in-law as head of agency charge with INEC materials, printing currency

 

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ahmed Halilu as the managing director of Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company (NSPMC). Halilu, an

an elder brother of First Lady Aisha Buhari, is heading the company in an acting capacity following the resignation of Abbas Masanawa on May 16.

In addition to printing the banknotes and the postal orders of Nigeria, the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Plc also prints some electoral materials for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

 

Wike to Ayu: We brought you from gutters to chair PDP

Nyesom Wike, Rivers State governor, on Thursday, slammed the National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, Iyorchia Ayu, for showing “ingratitude” and “arrogance” after he was assisted to get the seat of the national chairmanship of the party

“These children you said we are, brought you from nothing,” the governor said during the commissioning of Omerelu Internal roads in the Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state.

Wike challenged Ayu to show himself as a man of honour and integrity by fulfilling his promise that he would vacate the chairmanship seat if the northern region produces the presidential candidate of the party.

 

Peter Obi Replies Okowa: Your Wife Represents You In Churches That Celebrate Me

Peter Obi, Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, has chided Ifeanyi Okowa, vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who accused him of whipping up sentiments through the church

Obi, who is fast gaining popularity, especially on social media, has made several visits to churches, where he was warmly received.

In an interview with Daily Trust and select media outlets on Wednesday, Okowa had said the church should not be dragged into politics.

 

Don’t Be Unruly, Campaign Peacefully — LP Chairman Begs Supporters Of Peter Obi

The National Chairman of Labour Party, Mr Ogar Osim has called on the supporters of its Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi not to be violent. According to him,

while campaigning for the poltician, they should be peaceful and avoid hate speech.

Osim gave the advice on Thursday while speaking with newsmen in Calabar on the best way party supporters should conduct themselves in support the party.

 

Crises between PDP and Wike will be resolved – Okowa

Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta state and vice presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has said the internal party issues with Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state will be resolved. Okowa stated this while speaking with newsmen in Kano, in a bid to receive Senator Ibrahim Shekarau back to the party .

“I’m in touch with all my colleagues in South-South. As a party and family, we are all talking with Governor Wike. And the process is being led by our Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar because he is the leader. I believe that sooner than later we will be able to have the issue resolved.

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