This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, June 18, 2019.
Gani Adams Vows To Retaliate ‘Killer Herdsmen’ Violence In Yorubaland If…
Gani Adams‘ led Aare Onakakanfo Council has asked the Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari to contain activities of “killer herdsmen” in the south-west part of the county to avoid retaliation.
Naija News reports that the council made this statement in a communique signed by its members, where it added that the activities of herders “who have been ravaging our land” have become a serious concern for the Yoruba race.
Abacha: APC Berates Bode George For Attacking Tinubu
The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has slammed a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olabode George, over comments made against Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Naija News recalls that George had backed claims that Tinubu approached the late military dictator, Sani Abacha, and begged to be appointed a commissioner in Lagos.
INEC Speaks On Using Server To Transmit 2019 Elections Results
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted that it did not electronically transmit the 2019 general election results to its server.
This was made known by INEC National Commissioner, Solomon Soyebi, during a Post Election Retreat organised by the Commission for its staff and ad hoc staff engaged for the last general elections in Osun State.
Atiku vs Buhari: Peter Obi Sends ‘Strong Message’ To INEC Over Election Server
The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, in the 2019 election, Peter Obi, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria’s electoral umpire, to provide the server used for the general elections.
Naija News reports that Obi made this statement at a victory thanksgiving service in Atani, Anambra state, southeast Nigeria, in honour of Sen. Princess Stella Odua; Hon. Chukwuka Onyema and winners of Anambra state House of Assembly, Hon. Noble Igwe and Hon. Somto Udeze, Ogbaru 1 and Ogbaru 11 constituencies, respectively.