This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Wednesday, 15th, July 2020
Jonathan Gets Major Appointment, Appreciates President Buhari
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has appointed former President Goodluck Jonathan as a special envoy to lead the sub-regional body’s mediation mission in Mali.
Jonathan’s appointment was communicated to him in a letter signed by Mr Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, President of the ECOWAS Commission.
Magu: Buhari Roasts PDP, Vows To End Corruption
President Muhammadu Buhari has said he will not be distracted by baseless criticisms as he continues the fight against corruption in Nigeria.
Speaking to State House correspondents on issued raised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the probe of the suspended EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu, Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said the president was determined to eradicate chronic corruption.
APC Will Reclaim Edo State From The Opposition Party – Sylva
The current Governor of the state, Godwin Obaseki, would be contesting under the Peoples Democratic Party in the September 19 governorship election.
Ondo 2020: Disqualified Governorship Aspirant Supports Agboola Ajayi’s Governorship Ambition
Bamidele Akingboye, a disqualified governorship aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, has asked his supporters to throw their weight behind the Deputy governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi.
He made this call in a statement released through his spokesman, Oyeniyi Iwakun, on Tuesday in Akure, the state capital.