This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, 4th November 2019.
Oshiomhole vs Obaseki: Presidency Breaks Silence On Edo APC Crisis
The Presidency on Sunday insisted that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is capable of handling the crisis rocking the Edo State chapter.
Naija News reports that the rift between the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, and the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, turned violent on Saturday.
PDP Speaks On Plans To Zone 2023 Presidency To Northeast
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday denied reports that it has zoned its presidential slot ahead of the 2023 election to the North-east and South-east geo-political zones.
In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party accused political terrorists of spreading false news.
The PDP stated that its governors are not divided along lines of ambition ahead of the 2023 general election.
President Buhari Approves Border Closure Extension
President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the closure of Nigeria’s border with neighbouring countries to January 31, 2020.
The Deputy Comptroller of Customs in charge of Enforcement, Investigation and Inspectorate, Victor Dimka, disclosed this in a memo to Sector Coordinators.
Biafra: Finally, IPOB Leader Reveals How He Escaped Nigeria
The Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has revealed how he escaped operatives of the Nigeria Army during the “Operation Python Dance II” in 2017.
Naija News reports that miltary personnel had stormed the pro-Biafra activist residence in Afaraukwu, Umuahia, in Abia State to effect his arrest but Kanu managed to escape.
Fani-Kayode Reacts As Presidency Warns Nigerians Over Bandits Activities In SouthWest
Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has accused the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari of flooding the Southwest with killer Fulani herdsmen.
Naija News reports that the Permanent Secretary, Special Services, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Dr Amina Shamaki, had warned Nigerians against attacks from bandits.