Top Stories Trending in Nigeria Today 8th June 2023 can be accessed below…
This article contains the top stories trending in Nigeria today, 8th June 2023. Stay updated with the latest news and developments in Nigeria as we bring you a curated selection of the most relevant and popular stories making waves across the country. From politics and current affairs to entertainment, sports, and more, our coverage will keep you informed and engaged with the trending topics that matter. Join us as we delve into the pulse of Nigeria and explore the stories that are capturing the attention of the nation on this day.
below is a compiled list of headlines and stories trending in Nigeria Today.
1.Tinubu Govt Plans Earn-as-you-work Pay Policy For Workers
The Federal Government has designed a National Pay Policy (NPP) to check arbitrariness in the workplace and to ensure appropriate remuneration for Nigerian workers.
The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Salaries Incomes and Wages Commission (NSIWC), Ekpo Nta, made this known on Wednesday in Abuja.
Speaking with Daily Sun, Nta said the policy will calculate the number of hours a worker spends in the office and the quality of work done which will determine salary payment.
2. Senator Annie Okonkwo is dead
A former Senator who represented Anambra Central senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Annie Okonkwo is dead.
He reportedly died in US after a long battle with a terminal illness.
A family member who spoke to Vanguard via the telephone on condition of anonymity confirmed the news of the his (Okonkwo) death.
Recall that the deceased who was a foremost industrialist recently celebrated his 63rd birthday on May 23, 2023.
3. President Bola Ahmed Tinubu currently in a closed door meeting with Senators-Elect and House Rep Members-Elect of the 10th National Assembly at the Villa ahead of the June 13th Inauguration of the 10th NASS
4. Exxon Mobil Executives Liam Mallon, Richard Laing and Adesua Dozie met with Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
5. INEC Ad-Hoc Staff Testifies Against Electoral Umpire, Reveals What Transpired While Transmitting Presidential Results
Two ad-hoc staff members of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) testified against the electoral umpire in the Presidential Election Petition Court in Abuja. They explained that the BVAS machine failed to transmit the scanned result sheet for the presidential election, despite multiple attempts. The court allowed their testimony despite objections from the lawyers representing INEC, President Bola Tinubu, and the All Progressives Congress. The court adjourned after the witnesses presented their statements.
6. President Tinubu May Release Nnamdi Kanu Soon
President Tinubu May Release Nnamdi Kanu Soon: This is currently a topic trending on social after Enugu State’s Governor, Peter Mbah, held a private meeting with President Bola Tinubu earlier today Thursday 8th June 2023.
Governor Mbah held a meeting with President Tinubu to discuss the possible release of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of IPOB. The governor urged the president to consider releasing Kanu as part of a national healing process. He also sought the federal government’s support in utilizing Enugu State’s mineral resources for the benefit of its people. Kanu has been in detention by the DSS since his arrest. Additionally, Governor Mbah had previously announced that schools, markets, and other establishments must open on Mondays or face closure, as part of efforts to end the sit-at-home directive in Enugu State,.
7. Tinubu, PDP G-5 governors in closed door meeting
President Bola Tinubu is currently holding a closed-door meeting with the G-5 former governors from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The group consists of four former governors and the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde. The meeting is taking place at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The G-5 members arrived at the State House around 4:21 pm. Alongside Seyi Makinde, the other former governors in attendance are Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State. It is noteworthy that Wike has visited the State House multiple times within a week. During the previous election, the G-5 group had varying allegiances, with some supporting President Tinubu, while others supported the Labour Party’s candidate, Peter Obi.
8. El-Rufai can ignite religious war with his careless comments – Primate Ayodele warns