Published On: Sun, Oct 26th, 2014
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10 Things You Need To Know This Sunday Morning

Here are 10 things you need to know this morning:

1. Report says the use of commercial motorcycles for transportation may soon be banned nationwide as the Minister of Transport, Sen. Idris Umar has endorsed the proposal for the ban. The endorsement came at the National Council on Transport after its annual conference in Enugu State.

2. The Chris Giwa NFF led leadership has reinstated Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, after a Jos federal High Court ordered a return to status quo.
3. Report says Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose rolled on the floor before Secondary school Principals at Ado Ekiti on Friday in appreciation of their unwavering support since he was removed from office in 2006.

4. A former Head of State and presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), while condemning peoples view that he is a religious fundamentalist, has said that he was not against Muslim-muslim ticket. He stated this in an interview with TheCable.

5. A youth group under the aegis of Northern Youth Forum on Saturday donated N2m to President Goodluck Jonathan to purchase his presidential nomination form. The Coordinator of the forum, Engr Bello Bichi, announced the donation at a rally in support of President Jonathan in Kano State.

6. Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State yesterday declared that President Goodluck Jonathan should not be referred to as his brother, after having failed to carry out a single project in Rivers State.
The governor, spoke on Saturday during the All Progressives Congress mega rally at the Adokie Amiesimaka Stadium in Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state to mark his seventh anniversary in office.
7. The Director-General of National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Prof. Tijani Bande has disclosed on Saturday that experts from the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Ghana and Kenya are among the dignitaries that will be brainstorming in Abuja on the best policies to ensure violence-free elections in Nigeria in 2015 and beyond.

8. It was a bloody weekend at Igbotako in Okitipupa local government area of Ondo State as two persons were allegedly shot by soldiers attached to Okitipupa Local Government Council, while several others were badly injured. The two victims were killed through a stray bullet following a clash between the Okitipupa local government Chairman, Niyi Gbirinsola and people of Igbotako over sanitation matters.

9. Gunmen said to be sea pirates allegedly killed four policemen and abducted six persons in Bayelsa state on Saturday. Report says while the killing of the policemen took place along the Santa Barbara waterways, the six were abducted along the Nembe waterways in Nembe Local Government Area of the state.

10. President Goodluck Jonathan, according to report has arrived in Jerusalem on Saturday for a two-day pilgrimage to Israel. The president is expected to visit Mount Tabor and Mount Carmel as well as other holy sites during the pilgrimage.

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