Good morning! Here are 10 things you need to know this morning:
1. A former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Doyin Okupe, has given a detailed breakdown on how he spent the N100m he received from ex-National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd).
While speaking on his arrest and detention by the EFCC, the former presidential aide in a Facebook post on Sunday said the money was used for official purposes.
2. A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has denied a statement credited to him where he reportedly said that the best thing is to support the current leadership in order to escape all the charges against him. In a post on his Facebook, he vowed not to bow to the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, but to continue to criticise the government.
3. The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the compulsory retirements of two judges, Justice Mohammed Yunusa of the Federal High Court, Lagos, and Justice Olamide Oloyede of Osun State High Court. The NJC, in a statement signed by the Council’s Acting Director of Information, Mr Soji Oye, said the judges were found guilty of professional misconduct at the 77th meeting of the council held on July 15.
4. 54 Engineers working with Nigeria’s first indigenous telecommunication