Welcome to the summary of Nigeria news now today for Sunday 24th April 2022.
Aisha Buhari Hosts Tinubu, Others
On Saturday night, the wife of Nigeria’s President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, hosted dignitaries for an Iftar dinner.
Moreover, the event took place at the Old Banquet Hall, situated inside the Presidential Villa.
Present at the event was Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Also, other presidential dignitaries at the event include Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State, and Senator Chris Ngige, Minister for Labour and Productivity.
Besides, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State graced the occasion, among others.
109 People Died in an Illegal Oil Refinery Fire
About 109 people died when a fire broke out at an illegal oil refinery in Abacheke Kpofire, Imo State.
However, the incident happened on Friday night in Egbema community, Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area.
APC Postpones Sale of Expression of Interest and Nomination forms
The All Progressives Congress has postponed the sale of forms to members vying for various offices.
Furthermore, the sale was supposed to start yesterday, but aspirants will have to be patient for a while to obtain the forms.
PDP To Hold NEC Meeting on May 4th 2022
The Peoples Democratic Party has fixed its National Executive meeting for Wednesday, May 4th 2022.
The National Secretary of the party, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, confirmed this in a statement.
President Buhari May Reveal His Anointed Successor Next Month
There is every possibility that President Muhammadu Buhari will reveal his choice among presidential aspirants next month.
Sources claimed that he may choose among three top contenders – Rotimi Amaechi, Yemi Osinbajo or Bola Tinubu.
Church Leader Released After Four Days With Kidnappers
Apostle John Okoriko, who is the founder of Solid Rock Kingdom Church has been released by kidnappers.
He was kidnapped in his church, and spent four days in the den of his captors.
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