This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, 11 August 2019
Court Rules Final Forfeiture Of Diezani’s $40m Jewellery To EFCC, FG
Nigeria’s former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke has permanently lost some pieces of jewelry valued at $40 million (about N14.4 billion) to the Federal Government.
Naija News recalls that the federal government through the EFCC had requested for the final forfeiture over an alleged illegal acquirement of the jewelries.
Presidential Tribunal: I Have Enough Evidence To Sack Buhari – Atiku Boasts
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party in the 2019 Presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, says he has enough evidence to sack President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal.
Breaking: Shiites Hold Procession In Abuja Despite Police Order
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) embarked on its planned procession in the federal capital territory (FCT) on Tuesday despite a warning by the police.
Naija News understands that the procession is an annual ritual by the religious organisation all over the world on September 10 known as the Ashura procession.
Minimum Wage: FG To Meet Labour Union Leaders Next Week
The Federal Government and the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) on the new minimum wage has once again rescheduled its negotiation plans till next week Monday.
Naija News recalls that the last negotiation between the government and the JNPSNC was to hold on Sept. 4 but was suspended.
Tribunal: APC Vows To Appeal Ekweremadu’s Victory
The ruling All Progressives Congress has promised to appeal the victory of former Senate Deputy President, Ike Ekweremadu, at the State and National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal in Enugu State.
The Chairman of the party in Enugu State, Ben Nwoye, stated this while reacting to the victory of Ekweremadu at the Tribunal on Tuesday.