This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Monday July 30 2018.
Saraki Is No More In APC – Senator Adamu
Senator Abdullahi Adamu has said Senate President, Bukola Saraki, is no more a member of the All Progressives Congress, APC, after failing to attend a meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the caucus of the APC in the upper legislature.
According to him, the Senate President betrayed Buhari and the national mandate of the APC by supervising the defection of some federal lawmakers to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Saraki To Fight Against Police Invitation With SANs Aid
Rafiu Ibrahim, the Senator representing Kwara South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, has revealed that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, will employ a team of Senior legal experts to handle the allegation of the Offa robbery levelled against him by the police.
The Senate President has been insisted by the police to appear before them so has to make clarifications on the statements of the suspects arrested in connection with the robbery.
Kwara APC prepares for Anticipated Saraki Exit
As they antecedent the inevitable exit of Senate President Bukola Saraki and Governor Abdulfattah Ahmed to the Opposition party, the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kwara State has brace itself to change and its ready to reset itself.
In a meeting at the country home of the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in Oro, stakeholders in the APC in the state called for dissolution of the state’s Party Executive Committee led by Alhaji Balogun Fulani and the conduct of fresh congresses.
Kwara PDP Chairman, Akogun Oyedepo Lobbying For APC Chairmanship
There are strong indications that the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kwara State, Chief Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo, is holding talks with the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state.
Oyedepo is holding talks with key player of Kwara APC and Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in order to absorb his political structure and integrate them into the APC system.
Stop Behaving Like An Attack Dog – PDP Tells Oshiomhole
Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, has been urged by the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, to stop acting like what they referred to as an attack dog.
The PDP Stated that since he assumed the office as the chairman of the ruling party, he has allegedly abandoned the path of wisdom expected of him and “has become noisy, loquacious, rapacious and completely immodest in all his actions and utterances.”
Team Nigeria Win 105 Medals In Africa Youth Games
Nigerian representatives at the just concluded African Youth Games (AYG) in Algiers, Algeria on Saturday, have ended their campaign with a total number of 105 medals won from 19 sports.
With weightlifting accounting for the the largest chunk of the medals gotten, with a total of 18, comprising 12 gold, five silver and one bronze medals, the team won 29 gold, 33 silver and 43 bronze medals.