This is a Round-up of some breaking news for Today, 27th, November 2019.
Senate Postpones Passage Of 2020 Budget
The expected passage of the 2020 budget by the Senate has been postponed by one week.
It will be recalled the lawmakers had earlier scheduled that the budget report will be laid on November 26, 2019 for final consideration and possible passage on November 28, 2019.
Protest Rocks Abuja Over Hate Speech Bill, Sowore (Photos)
Civil society groups are currently protesting the proposed Hate Speech, Social Media Bills and the continued detention of the convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore.
The protesters are at the entrance of the National Assembly in Abuja.
Fani-Kayode Exposes Boko Haram Sponsors
Former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode has accused ISIS, AL-Qaeda, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey of sponsoring Boko Haram in Nigeria.
Naija News recalls that the CBN News Channel recently reported that Turkey is a major supplier of arms to Boko Haram.
EFCC Drops Corruption Charges Against Ex-Jonathan’s Minister, Diezani
A 14 count charge filed against Diezani Madueke, a former Minister of Petroleum under Goodluck Jonathan’s administration by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been withdrawn.
Naija News reports that the EFCC filed the charges against the Ex-Jonathan’s minister along with Ben Otti, Nnamdi Okonkwo, Stanley Lawson, Lanre Adesanya, and Dauda Lawal, all of them former officials of commercial banks and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
Seriake Dickson Condemns Declaration Of Bayelsa Gov Election Results
The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has condemned the Independent National Electoral Commission for announcing the results of the governorship election in the state.
He noted that the November 16 governorship election was marred with brigandage and violence.