This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Obasanjo: Oba Of Lagos Reveals Nigeria’s Biggest Problem
The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, has stated that former President Olusegun Obasanjo is the biggest problem of Nigeria.
The monarch made this known during a public presentation of ‘Battlelines: Adventures in Journalism and Politics’, a book by a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Olusegun Osoba.
Breaking: Buhari Moves Against Use Of His Bio-Data At Presidential Tribunal
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the admissibility of the form containing his bio-data at the presidential election petition tribunal.
According to NAN, this happened on Monday at the resumed sitting of the presidential election petition tribunal in the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and it’s Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
Ruga: Biafra Group Issues Fresh Warning To Buhari, Northern Youths
The Biafra Nations Youth League, (BNYL) has vowed to do everything humanly possible to frustrate the Ruga policy of the federal government as it currently stands.
Speaking further, the group said that the suspension of RUGA by President Muhammadu Buhari instead of cancellation shows that there is no genuineness in what the Federal Government is doing.
May God Deliver Us From Fulani – Fani-Kayode
Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has claimed that Fulani and non-Fulani cannot live in peace.
The chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made this known in a post on his Twitter page on Tuesday.
Why Tinubu Is Not Against RUGA Settlements – Odumakin
Spokesperson of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, has stated that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, is one of the advocates of Ruga settlements for herdsmen.
He recalled that Tinubu had in a national summit on conflict resolution said: “The government must help herders gradually shift from their traditional nomadic existence to a more static lifestyle. We have to face the reality that modernity is making the nomadic way counterproductive and inefficient.
Next Level: Appoint Competent Individuals, PDP BoT Tells Buhari
He also urged President Buhari to appoint his ministers quickly, adding that delay is not good for the nation.