This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Friday, August 10 2018
Tinubu Lied, We Have No Plan To Impeach President Buhari – Sen. Misau
The Senator representing Bauchi Central and chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Isah Hamma Misau, has debunked the claim made in Uyo yesterday by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu that the National Assembly was planning to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari.
In a statement sent to Naija News, the Senator on Thursday, urged Nigerians to disregard such empty talk by the APC chieftain.
Breaking News: Lawal Daura Released From Custody
The sacked immediate past director general of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura, has been released from custody.
The international passport of the former secret police boss was however seized from him, Naija News learnt.
Saraki Should Resign As A Matter Of Honour, Says Sagay
The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) Prof. Itse Sagay, has advised the embattled Senate President, Bukola Saraki to resign his seat as a matter of honour.
Prof. Sagay,however, confirmed that the cross-carpet of the Senate President from the All Progressive Congress (APC) to the People Democratic Party does not invalidate his seat as the Senate President.
Buhari Knows Nothing About DSS Occupation of NASS – APC caucus
The All Progressives Congress caucus of the House of Representatives have refuted claims that President Muhammadu Buhari was aware and in fact gave the order of the invasion of the National Assembly by the operative of the Department of State Service.
The Caucus meeting which began at about 2 PM, was out to review the Tuesday’s invasion of the National Assembly by the Department of State Service operatives. The meeting lasted for four hours.
Udom Remains My Governor… I Don’t Have Any Issue With Him, Akpabio Declares
Emmanuel was largely unknown in political circles until 2013, when he was appointed Secretary to the State Government (SSG) by Akpabio. With Akpabio’s support, Udom went on to become Governor of the state two years later.
2019: APC Plans To Freeze Account Of PDP Leaders – Timi Frank
The current administration has plans to freeze accounts of major opposition leaders ahead of the 2019 general elections, a former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has revealed.
Frank further listed the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Rivers state governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal, National Chairman of PDP, Uche Secondus and former governor of Kano state, Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso as part of those the government is targeting.
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