This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Friday, May 24, 2019.
Fulanization: Bode George Tackles Lamido For Insulting Obasanjo
Obasanjo had on Saturday alleged that there was a plot by some group causing violence to Fulanize West Africa and Islamize Africa.
Reacting to Obasanjo’s comments, Lamido said the former president should not allow his displeasure with the current administration make him a religious and ethnic bigot.
What Mohammad Adamu Said After His Confirmation As IGP
The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, after his confirmation as IGP, on Thursday promised to reorganise police operations across Nigeria to reduce insecurity in the country.
He stated this after he was confirmed as IGP by the Police Council chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Reacts To FG’s Plan To Create Radio Station For Herdsmen
The plan by the Federal Government to set up a radio station for herdsmen has been opposed by the leaders of the Southern and Middle Belt Forum.
In a statement signed by Yinka Odumakin (South-West), Senator Bassey Henahaw(South-South), Dr. Isuwa Dogo (Middle-Belt) and Professor Chigozie Ogbu (South-East) said it received the news with rude shock.
Why Police Council, President Buhari Confirmed Mohammed Adamu As IGP
Mohammed Adamu was on Thursday confirmed as the Inspector-General of Police by the Police Council headed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi who happens to be a member of the council stated this while speaking with the State House correspondents at the end of the meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Imo: Okorocha Speaks On Constant Harassment By EFCC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had withdrawn the certificate of return of the governor for Imo west senatorial district, saying Okorocha was declared winner by returning officer under duress.
Buhari Drops Minister From New Cabinet List
According to sources close to the Presidency, Buhari has been warned not to reappoint the Oyo politician due to scandals surrounding him.