This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, 1st October 2019
DSS Arrests ‘Wanted’ Maina
The Department of State Services (DSS) has reportedly arrested the fugitive former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdul-Rasheed Maina.
Naija News recalls that Maina was on July 21, 2015, charged before a Federal High Court on a 24-count charge bordering on procurement fraud and obtaining by false pretence.
Nigeria At 59: Buhari To Address The Nation Today
President Muhammadu Buhari is set to address Nigeria this morning to mark the country’s 59th independence day celebration.
Naija News reports that the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, made this known in a statement on Monday.
INEC Publish Final List Of Candidates For Kogi Gubernatorial Elections
The final list of 24 candidates and political parties that will contest the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi State has been released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The commission pasted the list on the notice board of it’s Lokoja office today.
‘Political Parties’ Tell Supreme Court To Sack Buhari, Install Atiku
Naija News understands that the CUPP had also alleged that there is nothing to celebrate except pains, division, incompetence, banditry, tribalism, and hopelessness as the country turn 59.
Nigeria At 59: Some People Planning To Divide Nigeria – APC
The All Progressives Congress in its message on the country’s 59th Independence Anniversary has pleaded with Nigerians to be careful of people planning to divide Nigeria.
The spokesperson of the ruling party in a statement on Monday commended Nigeria’s founding fathers who fought for independence as well as members of the Armed Forces, who have paid the supreme sacrifice to defend the country’s territorial integrity and unity.