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Nigeria Breaking News Today, Tuesday, 20th, August, 2019

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This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, 20th, August 2019.

Gov Fayemi Reveals Why He Banned Ekiti Officials From Speaking English

Ekiti State governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, today banned state government officials and other participants from speaking the English language during any cultural and traditional functions.

Fayemi explained that his government is aimed at promoting arts and culture in the state while adding that it is important the English language is banned.

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Ekweremadu: IPOB Members May Get 10 Years In Prison – Embassy

The Nigeria Embassy in Germany has disclosed that members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) that attacked Senator Ike Ekweremadu will be prosecuted under German law.

Naija News had reported earlier that Ekweremadu was attacked by the IPOB members in Nuremberg, Germany on Saturday, August 17.

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IPOB Threatens To Humiliate Buhari, Buratai (See Why)

After the attack on the former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, the Indigenous People of Biafra, has threatened to humiliate President Muhammadu Buhari anytime he travels out of Nigeria.

The group in its statement also threatened that it will humiliate Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai.

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#RevolutionNow: Falana Berates Buhari Over Sowore, Others Arrest

Constitutional and human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has condemned the arrest of Omoyele Sowore and other #RevolutionNow protesters.

Speaking at the Coalition for Revolution’s (CORE’s) working consultative assembly, Falana said President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration knows those causing unrest in the country and should go after them.

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IPOB: Ekweremadu Reveals What Will Happen To Attackers

Former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has revealed that he will not be seeking punishment for members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)that attacked him in Germany.

Naija News had reported earlier that Ekweremadu was attacked by the IPOB members in Nuremberg, Germany on Saturday, August 17.

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APC Administration Dancing Naked In Corruption – Timi Frank

The former Deputy Spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress, Timi Frank, has stated that most Nigerians are seeing how the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration is dancing naked in corruption both nationally and internationally.

Following the recent report by the United State of America which scored the Buhari government low, Frank appreciated the country for exposing the fact that there had been no significant progress in the fight against corruption by the Buhari government.

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