This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Thursday, August 9 2018
Buhari Was Fully Aware Of The Decision To Sack Daura – Adesina
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo fired Daura on Wednesday after the DSS invaded the national assembly.
Saraki Holds Close-door Meeting with IBB in Minna
Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki held a meeting with former military President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, Naija News understands.
The meeting is coming 24 hours after the unwarranted Siege of the National Assembly Tuesday by operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS).
Saraki Must Resign As Senate President, APC
In a statement by the party earlier today by the Acting National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, the APC claimed that the Senate President lacked the moral ground to retain the position after defecting to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Sacked DSS DG, Lawal Daura, Placed Under House Arrest
The recently sacked Director General of the Department of State Services, DSS, Lawal Daura has been placed under house arrest Vanguard reports.
The news platform a source in the presidency revealed that after Daura was sacked by the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday, he (Daura) was arrested right inside the presidential Villa, by men of the Nigerian Police Force.
Osun 2018: Suit Of Certificate Forgery Against Adeleke, Dismissed
Presiding over the case, the Judge, David Oladimeji said though the “document” submitted by Senator Ademola Adeleke has “some serious and damaging irregularities,” the court can’t stop him from contesting the Osun State governorship election as plaintiffs failed to prove the forgery allegation preferred against him.
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