This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today Tuesday, 15 May 2018
Leah Sharibu Celebrates Birthday In Boko Haram’s Den
The Government Girls Science and Technical Secondary School in Dapchi, Bursari Local Government, Yobe state, on February 19, 2018 was attacked by Boko Haram terrorist, which led to the abduction of Leah Sharibu alongside 111 other girls.
The act of the terrorist left the whole nation devastated and clamouring for the release of the abducted school girls and this saw the government reach a decision of negotiating for the release of the abducted girls from their Boko Haram kidnappers.
Omo-Agege Vows To Resume In Senate Despite Court Case
Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, who represents Delta Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, has said the appeal filed by the Senate and its President, Bukola Saraki, against the court judgment nullifying his suspension, would not stop him from resuming his legislative duties.
Abacha’s $350m Loot Would Be Used To Support The Poor – Buhari
The Federal Government of Monday disclosed that late Former Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha‘s $350 Million Loot would be used on the Conditional Cash Transfer scheme of the administration to support the poor.
14 Whistleblowers Get N439million Reward From FG
Fourteen different individuals who gave useful information that led to the recovery of several billions of Naira and some millions in hard currency from some corporate tax evaders have been paid about N439.3 million, finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, said.
President Buhari Is Interested In Nigeria’s Unity – Kachikwu
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has urged journalist to desist from the act of reporting fake news.
Onaiyekan, who who gave the admonition yesterday in Abuja at a forum to mark the 2018 World Communications Day, explained that fake news are disastrous.
Fayose Instructed Us To Pick N1.2b In Akure Airport – Zenith Bank staff
A senior officials of Zenith Bank has, before A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday, disclosed how Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, allegedly directed officials of Zenith Bank to collect the N1.2billion received from the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) for the preparation for the 2014 governorship election in the state.