This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Friday, October 05 2018
Osinbajo Speaks On Buhari’s Plans To Lift Nigerians Out Of Poverty
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, says the Federal Government is focusing on more creative ways of getting Nigerians out of poverty and also improve the country’s Human Capital Development indices.
Osinbajo made this known while chairing a meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC), Steering Committee on Human Capital Development on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
APC National Assembly Primaries For Lagos Holds Amidst Tight Security
The News Agency of Nigeria correspondent observed that some of the centers reports that security operatives were on ground in most centres as party members converged at various centers to take part in the exercise.
PDP Presidential Primaries: Party Members Torn In Between, Tambuwal And Bafarawa
As the Peoples Democratic Party prepare for the party’s presidential primary election, in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Sokoto State delegates are reportedly torn between two aspirants.
Oshiomhole Meets With APC Governors
The National chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, is meeting with Governors under the party at his campaign office along Aso Drive in Abuja.
Further report had it that the Governors had earlier met with President Muhammadu Buhari.
Nigerian Customs Intercepted Military Uniforms, Bulletproof Cars
A bus containing two big sacks of military uniforms and boots along the Ijebu-Ode expressway, has been intercepted by the Nigeria Customs Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A’
The white Hiace bus which belongs to Chimezie Motors Nigeria Limited with registration number JJT 905 XB, was intercepted on Wednesday.
NJC Dismisses Two Judges Over Corruption, 26 others Face Probe
The National Judicial Council (NJC) under the Chairmanship of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen has recommended the dismissal from office of two Judges, Justice R. N. Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court and Justice James T. Agbadu-Fishim of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria.
Court Fixes November 7 For El-Zakzaky’s Trial
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN leader, his wife, Yahaya and Abdulqadir were charged with alleged conspiracy and abating culpable homicide, among other related offence.
Chimamanda ‘Misleading Our Girls’ Says Female Presidential Aspirant
A female Presidential Aspirant under the auspices of National Interest, Eunice Atuejide has opined that Nigerian novelist, Chimamanda Adichie is an extremist.
According to Atuejide who is businesswoman, Chimamanda she is misleading our girls. She said this in an interview with leader of the free nation, Daddy Freeze,on Cool FM.