This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Thursday, October 18 2018
Senators In Rowdy Session Over Akwa-Ibom APC Primaries
Senator Bassey Akpan (PDP, Akwa Ibom North-East) had raised a point of order to tell the Senate about how the APC primary allegedly threatened the peace in Akwa Ibom. He also said the PDP was ready for a peaceful contest in the state.
Lagos 2019: Femi Hamzat Emerges As Sanwo-Olu’s Running Mate
The governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 elections, Babajide Sanwo-Olu may have settled for a fellow contestant in the primaries, Femi Hamzat as his running mate.
Naija News learnt that Hamzat made the announcement on his Facebook page today.
Missing General: Army Parades 13 Suspects
About 13 suspects arrested in connection with missing Maj.-Gen. Idris Alkali(retd) have been paraded before journalist in Jos, Plateau State.
The Garrison Commander, 3 Division, Nigeria Army, Rukuba, Brig.-Gen. Umar Muhammed, stated that the suspects would be handed over to the Police for full investigation.
Fayose: EFCC Gives Update On Probe Of Ex-Gov
Mr Ayodele Fayose, Former Governor of Ekiti State who reported at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) office in Abuja yesterday, in accordance with his promise is still being interrogated by the commission.
Head, Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren disclosed this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday.
Igbo Nation Can Produce President If They Support Buhari – Joe Igbokwe
The Publicity Secretary of the Lagos Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Joe Igbokwe, has asserted that the Igbo nation has a more better chance of producing the presidency in the nearest future if they vote President Muhammadu Buhari.
Igbokwe made this assertion while fielding question from journalist in Lagos.
Ezeife Supports Obi’s Selection As Atiku’s Running Mate
Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife, an ex-governor of Anambra, has shown support for the choice of Mr. Peter Obi as the running mate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 2019 Presidential flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar.
Ezeife, in an interview with NAN, lambasted critics who opposed the emergence of Peter Obi, describing their action as shameful.
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