This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today Thursday, 19 April 2018
Embarrassment As Visiting Ghanaian Lawmakers Watch As Thugs Steal Senate’s Maze
Ghanaian Lawmakers who were visiting the National Assembly watched in amazement as thugs invaded the Senate chamber and stole the mace.
The Ghanaian Lawmakers watched their Nigerian counterparts scampering to safety as thug invaded the senate.
They entered the House and sat at the gallery to observe proceedings as members debated the invasion.
Senate Reacts To Attack, Resumes Plenary With Another Mace
Barely an hour after the shock attack on the senate floor of the National Assembly by hoodlums, led by suspended senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, which resulted in the suspension of plenary, The Senate has resumed sitting with a new mace.
Thug Invasion Of National Assembly Shows Buhari’s Govt Is Broken – Secondus
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondushas described the recent invasion of the senate by hoodlums as insensitivity of the All Progressives Congress to the security issue in the country.
Secondus made the submission in a statement while preparing for his flight from Akure Airport to Ekiti state.
Angry Youths Stone Governor Al-Makura’s Convoy
The convoy of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, was on Tuesday at the IDP camp in Agwatashi, Obi local government area of Nasarawa state, attacked by some angry internally displaced persons (IDPs), who stoned his convoy.
The angry youths were said to be taking out their frustrations on the killings by suspected herdsmen as well as the situation in the camps on the governor.
Nigerian Youths Wants Everything For Free – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari said a lot of youth in Nigeria do not want to do anything as they believe that Nigeria is an oil-rich nation.
President Buhari made this statement while speaking with the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster today. the president said a lot of Nigerian youths haven’t been to school and want everything free of charge.
Police Arrests Kidnapper-Herdsman Who Has Made N100m From Kidnapping
A notorious kidnapper, Muritala Umaru in Edo was paraded yesterday by the Edo state police command.
Umaru, who also is a herdsman, was reportedly apprehended with an AK-47 rifle, breech number KO340119 and 10 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition.
APC Fixes National Convention For May 14
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the timetable for its congresses and national convention.
Naija News understands that the ruling party sent a letter to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) dated April 9, 2018 to officially inform the electoral body of the party’s ward, local and state congresses for officers who wish to be elected at those levels.