This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, 13th, August 2019.
El-Zakzaky, Wife Jets Out Of Nigeria
The leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also known as the Shiites, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, on Monday night, left the country for India.
They flew out to India on an Emirate flight from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.
How We Sabotaged Jonathan’s Government – Former APC Spokesman
Former Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, Timi Frank, says he and some unidentified people sabotaged the government of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Naija News reports that the former APC spokesman made this comment in a statement recently.
Presidency Reveals What Buhari Is Doing About Soldiers/Police Clash
The Presidency has disclosed that contrary to believe in certain quarters, President Muhammadu Buhari is not unconcerned about the recent inter-agency clash between the police and the army.
Recall soldiers of the Nigerian Army killed some operatives of the Nigeria Police in Taraba state who were on a covert mission to arrest a wanted kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu.
BMO Berates PDP On Latest Attack On Buhari Govt
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has lambasted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its latest attack on the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
In a statement by its Chairman Niyi Akinsiju and Secretary Cassidy Madueke, the pro-Buhari group stated that the main opposition party has run out of ideas.
I Have Met Oshiomhole Over Fued – Gov Obaseki
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Monday said he and his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, met to resolve the dispute between them.
Naija News recalls that nine lawmakers loyal to Obaseki were secretly inaugurated on June 17, leaving their colleagues in Oshiomhole’s camp stranded.
Why EFCC Must Immediately Arrest Buhari, Tinubu – Omokri
He added that the confessions by Frank, a former National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has vindicated former President Jonathan.
I’m Ashamed Of Obaseki, Oshiomhole’s Rift – Oyegun
The former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has described the rift between Gov Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, as ridiculous.
Oyegun, who is also a former governor of Edo State, expressed his concern while speaking with newsmen on his birthday in Benin.