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Nigeria Breaking News Today Wednesday, 16 May 2018

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This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Saraki Cries Out To Senators Over Alleged Plan By IGP Ibrahim Idris To Implicate Him

The Senate president, Bukola Saraki, has alleged a plot by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to “frame and implicate” him.

The Senate President alleged today that the police chief had transferred some criminal suspects undergoing interrogation in Kwara to make statements to implicate him.

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Court Grants Dino Melaye N10m Bail

A Kogi state high court, sitting in Lokoja on Wednesday granted bail to Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, on the suit of illegal possession of firearms brought against him.

Justice Nasir Ajana, who presided over the judgement, granted Melaye bail with the sum of N10 million and one surety.

I Was Jailed For Three Years For Fighting Corruption – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday has declared that he will not bow to any form of pressure in his second attempt to fight corruption in Nigeria.

The President, who recounted how he was arrested and jailed for three years for fighting corruption, noted that corruption successfully defeated him at the first attempt.

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Court Sends Former Governor Jonah Jang To Prison

Former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Jonah Jang today has been arraigned at a state high court in Jos.

The former Governor who was accused of embezzling N6.3 billion, was ordered to be remanded in Jos Prison, pending when the Court would give its ruling on his bail application on Thursday next week.

Ekiti Primary: Segun Oni Threatens To Dump APC

The first runner-up in the Saturday All Progressives Congress primary in Ekiti State, Segun Oni, has threatened to leave the party if he is not treated with respect.

He also demanded that his supporters must be respected and not victimised by the winner of the primary, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, and his supporters.

Senator Omo-Agege Resumes Sitting At The Senate

Lawmaker representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, was at the Senate chamber this morning.

Confirmed source reports that he signed the attendance register and left.

However, Naija News reports that the Senator returned to join his colleagues in plenary before the lawmakers went into a closed door session.

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