This is a round-up of some breaking news today 10th, December 2019
Just In: President Buhari Departs Nigeria For Egypt
President Muhammadu Buhari will today, Tuesday, December 10, 2019, depart Nigeria for Aswan, Egypt, to attend the Aswan Forum.
Naija News reports that the presidency in a statement said the Forum was designed to set “An Agenda for Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa.”
The Forum which holds December 11-12, 2019, is an initiative to address the interconnections between peace and development in Africa while promoting Africa-led solutions through strengthening policies and practices.
Adamawa: Gov. Fintiri ban LG Chairmen from Traveling
Adamawa state governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has cautioned local government Chairmen in the state from unnecessary trips saying that his administration “will not condone such habit whereby a chairman will abandon his official’s duties with no reason.”
Fintiri charged the newly inaugurated chairmen to provide dividends of democracy to their people and banned them from unnecessary traveling out of their respective local governments except if necessary.
Just In: President Buhari Appoints New FIRS Chairman
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Muhammad M. Nami as the new chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).
Naija News reports that Nami’s appointment was disclosed in a statement issued on Monday after by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President.
Expose Bola Ige Killers, Soyinka Tells Buhari
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to release the report of an investigation into the murder of a former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Bola Ige.
He made the call on Monday while speaking at the 2019 International Anti-Corruption Day organised by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in collaboration with Nigeria Shippers’ Council.
Sowore vs DSS: US Government Sends Strong Message To Buhari
The United States government has urged the government of Nigeria under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari to respect the independence of the judicial arm of government.
This was said in reaction to the decision of the operatives of the Department of State Services who last Friday, stormed the premises of the Abuja Federal High Court to rearrest Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow protest.
Source: Naija News