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1. 2Face Idibia slams Federal Government for health and education budget reduction
Innocent ‘2Face’ Idibia has slammed the federal government over its decision to slash the budget of the health and education sectors. According to the media, these cuts were effected in the 2020 revised budget proposal which has been presented to the National Assembly. 2Baba 2 face 2 baba tuface the Nigerian news today.
In the revised budget, there is a provision of N27.7b for the renovation of the National Assembly. This budget slashing by the federal government and the one in place for the renovation has caused Nigerians, including 2Face, to express their anger on social media. Nigerian celebrity news
“If this Naija Budget is The real figures then I must say I’m ashamed ‘Extra’ of my government beyond how I have been ashamed before,” he tweeted.
“How can u slash Health and Education and Agriculture spending. Wetin renovation wan do. Smh. I weak. Can’t even shout cos my voice dey fail me.”
2. Supreme Court of Ghana orders Electoral Commission to provide legal basis for refusing old voter IDs
The Supreme Court of Ghana has ordered the Electoral Commission (EC) to provide the legal basis why it decided to refuse to accept the existing voters’ identification card as a form of identification in the upcoming mass voters registration exercise.
A seven-member panel of the Supreme Court, presided over by the Chief Justice, Justice Anin Yeboah, gave the order Thursday, June 4, during the hearing of a suit by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) challenging the upcoming compilation of a new voters register by the EC. Nigerian celebrity news
Per the orders of the court, the EC must provide the legal basis by Monday, June 8, 2020.
3. Gang-related violence draws outrage from Western Cape government in South Africa
There has been strong condemnation for increased gang activity in the Western Cape, South Africa, with community safety MEC Albert Fritz calling for a thorough investigation from the South African Police Services. This follows the fatal shooting of 31-year-old Moegamat Johnson and his two-year-old son Zhairo Johnson in Bonteheuwel earlier in the week. Nigerian celebrity news
The pair were gunned down during a drive-by shooting on the corner of Tolbos and Bonteheuwel avenue on Wednesday night, with Johnson dying on the scene, while his son succumbed to his injuries in hospital the following morning. 2face federal government budget
4. US Navy veteran held by Iran released
A United States Navy veteran jailed in Iran for nearly two years has been released and has started making his way home, with the first leg on a Swiss government aircraft, US officials said on Thursday. “The nightmare is over,” his mother said.
The US special envoy for Iran, Brian Hook, flew to Zurich with a doctor to meet freed detainee Michael White and will accompany him to the US on board an American plane, the officials said. the Nigerian news today
White’s release was part of an agreement involving an Iranian-American doctor prosecuted by the US Justice Department and followed months of quiet negotiations over prisoners.
5. Coco Gauff demands change in powerful Black Lives Matter speech
Sixteen-year-old American tennis player Coco Gauff has given an emotional speech at a Black Lives Matter protest saying she demands change now. Gauff, one of sport’s rising stars, urged people to vote and speak out against racism, adding: “If you are choosing silence, you are choosing the side of the oppressor.”
Speaking in her hometown of Delray Beach, Florida, Gauff said it is sad she was protesting against the same thing her grandmother did 50-plus years ago.
“We must first love each other, no matter what,” Gauff added.
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