Nigeria Breaking News Today, Saturday, June 01, 2019
Why Bukola Saraki Lost Appointment
More details as to why Senate President Bukola Saraki lost his appointment as the Ambassador-at-Large of the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) has emerged.
It was gathered that the former Kwara Governor was yet to conclude registration for the appointment because his aides were still trying to gather information on the organisation and its affiliation with the United Nations (UN).
Gov Sanwo-Olu Appoints Chief Of Staff, Deputy
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has appointed Tayo Ayinde and Gboyega Soyannwo as his Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff respectively.
This was made known in a statement on Friday by Deputy Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile.
Oyegun Reveals Problem Of APC, PDP, Others
Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has stated that godfathers are the problem of political parties in Nigeria.
Speaking to the New Telegraph, the former Edo State governor urged his party and other political parties to do away with godfatherism.
Godfatherism: El-Rufai Denies Attacking Tinubu
The governor made this known when he received 121 members-elect, who were on consultation tour of Northwest to canvass support for Speakership candidate, Fem Gbajabiamila.
Biafra: Police Boss Vows To Arrest IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu
The Abia State Police Commissioner, Ene Okon, has vowed to arrest the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, if he dares to return to the state.
Naija News recalls that Kanu escaped from the country after he was granted bail the Justice Binta Nyako-led Federal High Court in Abuja over a case of treason filed against him by the Federal Government.
APC Denies Defrauding Local Council Aspirants
The Ondo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has denied claims that it defrauded aspirants who sought to contest in the local government elections in September 2018.
The state Publicity Secretary of the party, Alex Kalejaiye, made the denial in a statement on Friday in Akure, the state’s capital.