This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, June, 28th, 2019
Drama As EFCC Unseals Houses Erroneously Linked To Fayose
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, has reportedly unsealed some properties it linked to the former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
Naija News recalls that EFCC sealed off the properties, November 22, 2018, marked them with red ink and wrote on them: “EFCC under investigation, KEEP OFF ABJ-HQ FAFI.”
What Buhari Said After Receiving AFCFTA Report
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria supports free trade as long as it is fair and conducted on an equitable basis.
This online news platform understands that President Buhari formerly accepted the report from the committee at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Thursday, June 27.
Buhari Govt Writes British Parliament Over ‘Persecution’ Of Nigerian Christians
The Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected claims by Northern Christian Elders Forum that the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration was practicing bigotry and isolating Christians in Nigeria.
Naija News reports that the Nigerian Government gave this response in a letter to the British Parliamentary Group, which was signed by Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, George Adetola Oguntade.
A statement issued by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to the President, said two letters were addressed to Rt Rev’d Philip Mounstephen, a former secretary of the Church Missionary Society (CMS) and now Head, “Independent Review of Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Support of Persecuted Christians, “and Baroness Berridge, the Chair of “All Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief.”