This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, 29, August 2019
Police Rescue Abducted ABU Law Students
The Kaduna State Police Command has rescued three law students of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria.
Naija News had reported that the three students of ABU had been abducted on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway.
Buhari’s Minister, Bashir Magashi Stole $550,000 As A Public Officer
The newly appointed minister of defence for Nigeria, Bashir Magashi, has been dragged into the muddy waters of the past while serving as a top army officer.
In a report monitored by Naija News on Premium Times, the former military governor of Sokoto State abused the public trust by stealing and shipping abroad not less than $550,000 while in service.
President Sacks Aide After Testifying At TB Joshua’s Church
President Julius Bio of Sierra Leone has sacked his state chief of protocol (SCOP), Edna Kargbo, following an open church testimony at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) founded by Prophet TB Joshua.
Kargbo had travelled to Nigeria to give testimony over her appointment, showing photos of her appointment letter and luxurious house to a crowd in front of the church.\
Buhari: Withdraw Statement On IPOB, Fani-Kayode Tells Junaid Moh’d
Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has urged Junaid Mohammed to withdraw his statement on President Muhammadu Buhari’s trip to Japan.
Naija News had earlier reported that President Buhari travelled out of Nigeria to Japan to participate in the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) holding in the City of Yokohama, August 28-30, 2019.
Kogi: APC Bows To Pressure, Clears Irukera
The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has cleared the ex-Director-General of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, Babatunde Irukera to contest the party’s Kogi governorship primaries.
The Kogi APC governorship primaries is scheduled to hold today, August 29, 2019.