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 alleged today that the police chief had transferred some criminal suspects undergoing interrogation in Kwara to make statements to implicate him.
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.
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.
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.
Ekiti Primary: Segun Oni Threatens To Dump APC
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.