This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Friday, July 19, 2019
Buhari Meets Ooni Of Ife
Buhari Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s president on Thursday received the Ooni of Ife, Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II.
Naija News understands that Buhari met with the Ooni of Ife at the State House on Thursday, July 18th. The Ooni of Ife arrived at the Presidential Villa in the afternoon hours of Thursday and was received by the President.
Quit Order: Northern Elders Forum Threatens President Buhari (See How)
Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has threatened President Muhammadu Buhari over his recent reaction to the directives given by the group to the Fulani herdsmen.
Naija News recalls that the group had earlier given an order asking the herders to leave the southern part of the country. According to the spokesman of the group, Abdul-Aziz Suleiman in a statement,
Atiku vs Buhari: INEC Produces Document Requested By PDP At Tribunal
Some of the documents requested by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, have been made available by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal had on Wednesday, mandated INEC to make the documents available to the petitioners latest by Thursday noon, Naija News recalls.
The tribunal’s order comes after complaints by the petitioners that the subpoenas issued and served on INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, and the commission’s Residential Electoral Commissioner in Zamfara State had not been complied with.
Yoruba Nation Ready To React Over Herdsmen Killings – Gani Adams
The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has stated that the Yoruba nation will react over the spate of kidnapping, armed robbery, herdsmen invasion and banditry in the South-West region.
The leader of the Odua Peoples Congress (OPC) made this known when a paid a condolence visit to the leader of Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, over the murder of his daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunrin, by suspected Fulani herdsmen.
Gani Adams noted that the leaders of the South-west are meeting as a group to strategize on how to react appropriately.