This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, October 09 2018
Just In: Gov Fayose Threatens To Leave PDP
Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has threatened to quit the Peoples Democratic Party less that 24 hours after the party held its National Convention in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State Punch Newspaper reports.
The governor hinted our correspondent on Monday that he would renounce his “membership of the PDP anytime from now.” He added, “After consultations , I will speak clearly to Nigerians.”
FG Set To Announce New Minimum Wage This Week
Mr Ayuba Wabba, President of Nigeria Labour Congress, made this known while speaking with newsmen today in Abuja.
Nigeria is Heavy-Laden Under Chinese and Other Foreign Loans – Donald Duke
Donald Duke, the Social Democratic Party presidential candidate, has said that Nigeria was bleeding from the indebtedness of the nation to China and other countries.
Duke made this known while fielding questions from newsmen in SDC secretariat in Abuja on Monday.
Buhari Administration Expended N1.7trillion On Infrastructure In 2 years – Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal government has expended 1.7 trillion in capital investment in two fiscal years.
The Vice President made this claim while addressing participants at the 9th Presidential Quarterly Business Forum held at the State House Banquet Hall on Monday in Abuja.
Kwara APC Declares AbdulRasaq As Party’s Governorship Candidate
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared Alhaji Abdulrahaman AbdulRasaq winner of its governorship primaries in Kwara State.
Abdulrasaq came out victorious ahead of Modibbo Kawu, a federal appointee, who is the Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).
Protesters Hit APC secretariat In Abuja
Some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in some states of the federation have thronged the premises of the party in Abuja to express their displeasure concerning the party’s primaries in the state.
Dozens of protesters from Kano, Niger, Nasarawa, Enugu and Jigawa were at the APC secretariat at different times on Monday to register their displeasure over perceived injustice.