This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, 3rd October 2019
Former President Reveals Boko Haram’s Major Sponsors
A former President of Benin Republic, Nicephore Soglo, has accused the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Qatar of funding the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group.
He made this known while speaking at the constitutional term limits summit in Niamey, Niger Republic.
PDP Faults Federal Government Move To Return Toll Gates
The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the proposed plans by the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration to return toll gates in the country.
Naija News recalls that the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, stated this while briefing State House Correspondents earlier today after the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
DSS Hands Over Ex Pension Boss, Maina To EFCC
Naija News reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) received the ex-pension boss at about 5.30 pm earlier today and was being quizzed over the alleged N2billion biometrics contract.
President Trump’s Position Threatened As Impeachment Poll Rises
The United States President, Donald Trump‘s position may be under threat as a new poll released today by Politico/Morning Consult has shown a 46 percent support rate for his impeachment, and 43 percent opposition.
This means that the team aiming to impeach the US president is higher than those who want him to remain.
No Evidence To Prosecute Maina – Lawyer
A lawyer, Frank Tietie, has said the federal government lacks forensic evidence to prove its case against the former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina.
Naija News reports that the Department of State Services (DSS) had arrested Maina after returing to Nigeria.