This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today Tuesday, 8 May 2018
Breaking News: President Buhari To Depart Nigeria For UK Tomorrow On Medical Trip
President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow, Tuesday, 8th May, depart the shores of Nigeria for the United Kingdom to keep a medical appointment with his doctors.
This information was made available to Naija News by Mallam Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to President Buhari on media and publicity.
President Buhari In Closed Door Meeting With Saraki, Dogara
President Muhammadu Buhari shortly after returning to Abuja from his hometown, has began meeting behind closed doors with the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.
The meeting started around 2.p.m when the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara arrived the President’s office.
Police Seals Ekiti APC Secretariat As Primary Crisis Continues
Ekiti State police has moved in to seal off the party’s secretariat following reports that protests that greeted Saturday ’s inconclusive governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti took a new turn on Monday.
Candidates Responsible For Disrupting Ekiti Governorship Primary To Be Disqualified
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that aspirants whose supporters disrupted Saturday´s governorship primary election in Ekiti would be disqualified from the race.
Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, National Publicity Secretary of the party, reveal this while speaking with newsmen on Monday in Abuja, shortly after the party’s leadership received report of the primary from the Governorship Primary Election Committee.
Gwaska Massacre: Death Toll Hits 71, Emir Appeals For Vigilance
Canada To Stop Migration Of Nigerian Asylum Seekers Soon
Canada will soon make move to curb the excesses of Nigerian asylum seekers moving into Canada through the United States, officials announced today.
Naija News understands that not less than 2,500 migrants, who were mostly of Nigerian descent migrated to Canada illegally in April, which makes it a total of more than 7,300.