This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today Thursday, 10 May 2018
I Ignored Senate Invitation Because It was A Deliberate Blackmail And Mischievous Summon– IGP Idris
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has accued Nigerian senators of trying to blackmail and witch hunt him into perverting the course of justice.
Senate Declare IGP Ibrahim Idris Unfit To Hold Any Public Office
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, said the lawmakers have moved to declare the Inspector General Of Police(IGP) Ibrahim Idris, persona non grata, stating that he isn’t fit to hold any public office in Nigeria or outside the country.
Senate Resolution An Attempt To Blackmail I-G-Police
IGP Ibrahim Idris Shuns Senate Invitation For The Third Time
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has for the third time in a month, failed to appear before the Senate after he was summoned by the legislators.
As earlier reported by Naija News, the police boss was expected to brief the lawmakers on the arrest, detention, treatment and alleged manhandling of Senator Dino Melaye, as well as the spate of killings by armed herdsmen and militias across the country.
Ekiti: INEC Gives Parties May 15 deadline To Submit Candidates’ Names
The Deadline for all political parties for the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State to submit the names of their candidates and their running mates is May 15, The Independent National Electoral Commission say.
Boko Haram Weakened, But Not Defeated – UN
The United Nations, (UN), has given a verdict different from the position of the federal government of Nigeria on the actual situation of the dreaded Boko Haram sect.