These are the top five stories that drove conversations today.
- HOW EFCC SEIZED $13.5M FROM PATIENCE JONATHAN IN 2006 – WIKILEAKS
In 2006, operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seized the sum of $13.5million from a former first lady, Patience Jonathan, according to WikiLeaks.
Details of the seizure was revealed in Chapter 5 of Segun Adeniyi’s Against the Run of Play.
2. LAI MOHAMMED BEGS TB JOSHUA NOT TO LEAVE NIGERIA
The Minister Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday pleaded with the founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Pastor Temitope Balogun Joshua (T.B. Joshua) to reconsider his decision to relocate from Nigeria.
3. BUHARI ABSENT AT FEC MEETING FOR THE THIRD TIME
President Muhammadu Buhari has missed the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting for the third time in a row.
4. ‘WE WERE HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT’ | BANKY W FINALLY GETS ENGAGED TO ADESUA ETOMI
Musician Banky W on Wednesday confirmed that he and actress Adesua Etomi are engaged.
In a post on his Instagram page, The Wedding Party star said he proposed to Adesua in February this year.
5. ‘BOKO HARAM LEADER SHEKAU INJURED IN AIR STRIKE’
Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau has been injured in an air strike in the Northeast, AFP reports on Wednesday.
The news network said two Nigerian Air Force jets fired at fighters who had gathered for prayers in Balla village, on the edge of the Sambisa Forest, last Friday.