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Nigeria Breaking News Today, Monday, July, 08, 2019

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This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Monday, July 08, 2019

What Yorubas Will Do To Governors That Adopt RUGA Settlements – Gani Adams

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has warned State governors against adopting the Ruga settlement for herdsmen initially proposed by the federal government.

According to the Nigerian Tribune, the leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) said that Yorubas will not forgive governors that adopt Ruga settlement.

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Police Speak On Arraigning Senator Elisha Abbo

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has disclosed that it is yet to arraign Senator Elisha Abbo (PDP-Adamawa North) because they are tying loose ends to build a watertight case.

Naija News recalls that Senator Abbo, Nigeria’s youngers senator, was caught on CCTV assaulting a nursing mother at a sex toy shop.

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Finally, Boss Mustapha Speaks On Reappointment By Buhari

Boss Mustapha, has expressed delight over his reappointment as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Speaking to newsmen on Sunday in Adamawa, Mustapha, however, noted that the office of the SGF is challenging.

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Oshiomhole, Magu Met In Secret To Eliminate, Jail Me- Okorocha ‘Cries’ Before Court

The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted a motion ex parte barring the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Department State Services (DSS) and other security agencies from investigating or arresting the immediate past Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha.

Naija News reports that prior to the ruling of Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Okorocha told the court that he got information from a top detective at the EFCC that the acting Chairman of the commission, Ibrahim Magu, and the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, were holding secret meetings on how to eliminate or imprison him.

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Edo 2020: Obaseki Set To Probe APC’s Oshiomhole

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has approved the probe of contracts for the construction of structures and supply of equipment to the Benin Central Hospital.

Naija News reports that the contract for the construction of the hospital was awarded by the administration of Adams Oshiomhole.

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Senate President Lawan, Tinubu Meet In Lagos

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has met with the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in Lagos State.

Speaking after meeting with Tinubu at his residence in Bourdillon, Ikoyi, Lawan warned ministries, departments and agencies, saying the Senate will take its oversight role seriously and perform the assignment without fear or favour.

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