This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Thursday, August 30 2018.
Ojukwu’s Wife Declares For Anambra Senatorial Seat
ormer Nigerian Ambassador to Spain and widow of late Igbo leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Ambassador Bianca Ojukwu, has formally declared her interest to contest for the Anambra South Senatorial seat.
I Am The Only Northern Politician That Can Defeat Buhari – Lamido
The former governor disclosed this yesterday when he met with his supporters in Maiduguri, to formally declare his intention to run for the presidency under the People’s Democratic Party.
Fayemi Hires 35 Lawyers, Asks Tribunal To Dismiss Eleka’s Claims
A defense has been filed by Ekiti State Governor elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, after a petition was raised by the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)and outgoing Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka.
We Will Protest Naked, Rivers Women Threatens Over Oil Company Relocation
A group in Rivers State, the Concerned Community Women of Rivers (COCOWOR), has threatened to protest naked, if the supply base of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) refused to rescind its decision to relocate the supply base from Rivers State to Lagos.
Cattle Rustlers Attack Plateau Village, Killed 8, Burnt Down 95 Houses
An invasion on Abonong and Zayit communities in Foron District of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau by bandits have left eight people death, with 95 houses destroyed.
According to the Public relation Officer of Plateau State Police Command, Mr Terna Tyopev, the communities were attacked in the early hours of Wednesday.
2019: APC May Have Agreed To Use Direct Primaries
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has agreed to use direct primaries to produce its Presidential, Senate, House of Representatives, Governorship and State House of Assembly’s candidates ahead of 2019 general elections, a reliable party source disclosed last night.
Source: Naija News