This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Again, Shiites To Embark On Massive Protest
Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) also known as ‘Shiites‘ have disclosed they will embark on another massive protest today (Wednesday) over the release of their leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.
Naija News recalled that Shiite members had on Tuesday allegedly shot two security operatives dead during a protest at the National Assembly in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
RUGA: Governors Reveal Only Way Herdsmen Can Enter South-East
The South-East Governors Forum have banned Fulani herdsmen from bringing cattle into the geopolitical zone through bush paths and on foot.
This was made known in a statement by the Director-General, South-East Governors Forum, Prof. Simon Ortuanya.
Video: Abbo Blasts Sen. Tinubu Over Alleged Attempt To ‘Suspend’ Him
Senator Elisha Abbo, representing Adamawa north, was angry at the first hearing with the Senate ad hoc committee set up to probe him.
Abbo, currently is facing criticism over a video in which he was seen assaulting a nursing mother went viral.
Court Order Forfeiture Of Deizani’s Land In Port Harcourt
The forfeiture of a plot of land in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, belonging to Diezani Madueke, a former minister of petroleum resources. has been ordered by a federal high court in Lagos.
Chuka Obiozor, the presiding judge, made the forfeiture order after an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Dino Melaye Breaks Silence On ‘Why He Would Become Governor’ (Video)
Naija News reports that Melaye, who has declared his intention to vie for the number one seat in Kogi, in a viral video which he shared earlier on his Instagram page, said he wanted to be governor of the state to as part of his deliberate attempt to arrest the precarious situations the state found itself.
Gov Ishaku Tells Buhari What To Do To Ruga Settlements
Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to cancel the suspended Ruga initiative.
Speaking to newsmen in Jalingo, the governor claimed that the Ruga scheme is a form of colonialism.
Next Level: Senate Urges Buhari To Send Ministerial Nominees
The Senate has urged the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to perform its constitutional duties and submit names of ministerial nominees.
Naija News reports that President Buhari is yet to constitute is ‘Next Level’ cabinet despite commencing his second term on May 29th.