This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Sunday July 29 2018.
2019: Finally, Kwankwaso Meets Shekarau as Presidency, APC Lobby Shekarau to Leave PDP
Two former governors of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso and Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau have finally met Saturday’s night in Abuja after their last chance meeting at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja in 2011.
Kwankwaso was among members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) who recently decamped to the People Democratic Party (PDP), while Shekarau had decamped from APC to PDP in 2104 before the general election of 2015.
Osun Election: PDP Denies Manipulating Primaries In Favour Of Adeleke
Ahead of the Osun State Governorship election, the South-West chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has debunked the news that Senator Ademola Adeleke was favoured to emerge as the party’s candidate in the last Saturday’s primary election.
Dr. Eddy Olafeso, the Chairman of the PDP in the zone, stated that every contestant at the primary was treated fairly and that Adeleke emerged as the candidate with highest number of votes.
El-Rufai Tackles Saraki On His Leadership Style In The Senate
El-Rufai, made this known during an interview on several local radio stations in Kaduna on Thursday, Thecable reports.
Buhari Urges Supporters To Stop Campaigning For His Re-Election
Supports of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been urged to stop any campaign regarding his re-election in the country.
Buhari stated that it could be against the Independent National Electoral Commission’s timetable for the electoral process.
Dasuki’s Family Drags AGF Malami to NBA over Unprofessional Conduct
The family of the detained former National Security Adviser Colonel Sambo Dasuki (Rtd) has formally dragged the Attorney General of the Federation and Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami SAN before the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) praying for an investigation and sanction of the minister over his unprofessional conducts and utter disregards to the rule of law.
The Family in the petition accused Malami of exhibiting unprofessional conduct likely to cause anarchy in the country through his promotion of disobedience to the lawful order of court by the Federal Government.
Buhari To Visit Lome On Sunday
Republic of Togo, will be visited by President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, he depart Abuja for Lome to participate in two high-level meetings.
Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, revealed this in a statement made available to journalists on Saturday.