This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Wednesday August 1 2018.
Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed Defects To PDP
In press release made avalible to Naija News by Dr. Muyideen Akorede the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Communications to the Kwara State Governor, Fatai
President Buhari Elected ECOWAS Chairman; Pledges To Take Organisation To Greater Heights
President Muhammadu Buhari was Tuesday in Lome elected the new Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
The President’s election was one of the highpoints of the 53rd Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS which held in the Togolese capital.
Saraki Finally Decamps APC!
Senate President Bukola Saraki has taken his leave from ruling All Progressive Congress .
Saraki took to his twitter account to announces his departure from the party after consultations.
Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu in EFCC custody
IG Orders Shut Down Of Benue House Of Assembly
Naija News recalls that the Police had earlier in the week, besieged the complex, preventing workers from gaining access to the complex.
EFCC Begins Probe Of Fayose, Wife,Others
The agency is also investigating Lere Olayinka, spokesperson to the governor; Toyin Ojo, the state’s commissioner for finance; Oluyemisi Owolabi, the state’s accountant general.