This is a round-up of breaking news in Nigeria today, Wednesday May 30, 2018.
Democracy Day: President Muhammadu Buhari’s Full Speech
President Muhammadu Buhari, on the occasion of another democracy day in the country,addressed Nigerians in an early morning broadcast, Tuesday morning.
The President in his speech, appreciated Nigerians for their support for his administration and democracy as a whole, while promising to continue to deliver the change promised to Nigerians.
Buhari’s Democracy Day Speech Is Full Of Lies – Reno Omokri
Reno Omokri, a former presidential aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan,has faulted claims of achievement and progress made by President Muhammadu Buhari during his democracy day speech to Nigerians.
Omokri, in a series of tweets from his verified twitter handle, claimed the president’s speech is full of lies.
#Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill, NANS Applauds Buhari’s New Stance
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for agreeing to sign the `Not-Too-Young-To-Run’ Bill so as to deepen democracy.
“By this action, President Buhari has demonstrated that he is a listening President and father who seek for the betterment of the youths at heart.
Breaking News: Former PDP Spokesperson, Dayo Adeyeye Decamps To APC
A candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the recently concluded PDP governorship election in Ekiti state, Prince Dayo Adeyeye has defected to the All Progressives Congress.
Naija News had earlier hinted that Adeyeye who is a former Spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party was planning to decamp to the APC after his defeat in the gubernatorial primary.
Court Orders Buhari, Saraki To Prosecute N481b Budget Padding
A federal high court in Lagos has ordered that President Muhammadu Buhari as well as Senate President Bukola Saraki immediately demand a report of padding and stealing of some N481 billion from the 2016 Budget.
The judgment was delivered yesterday by Justice Mohammed Idris following a mandamus suit no: FHC/L/CS/1821/2017 brought by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP).
Nigerian Female Peacekeeper, Others Awarded UN’s Medals
Cdr. Olufunmilayo Amodu, serving with the UN Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), has been awaited with medal for her outstanding and excellent service.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday decorated her with the medal.