Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of political news headlines for today Sunday, 14th July 2019.
Below is a roundup of top political stories in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised the leader of Afenifere, a Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, that the “security agencies will ensure that the culprits”, who killed his daughter, Funke Olakunrin, are “arrested and brought to justice.” Naija News had reported earlier that the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation announced the killing of Mrs. Olakunrin by suspected herdsmen in a terse message sent to The PUNCH on Friday by the spokesman for Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday paid a condolence visit to the leader of Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti over the death of his daughter, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin. Naija News reports that the 94-year-old Afenifere leader’s daughter was reportedly killed by some suspected Fulani herdsmen on Friday.
The 9th Senate has dropped a resolution passed by the 8th Senate which mandated President Muhammadu Buhari to attach portfolios to the list of ministerial nominees. The 8th Senate had stated that such resolution would enable Senators to know the specific questions to ask ministerial nominees.
In a unanimous judgment, justices of the Court of Appeal have ordered the immediate release of the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.), who has been in detention since 2015 by the President Muhammadu Buhari led-Federal Government. The family members and associates of the detained ex-NSA are eagerly awaiting his release after four years in the custody of the Department of State Security Service (DSS).
Senator representing the Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye, has demanded RUGA Cattle settlement from President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s president. Naija News understands that Melaye made his demand after announcing his membership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria.
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