This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria Today, Saturday, 8th, August 2020
Boko Haram: Why Buhari Must Not Sack Service Chiefs – Umahi
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has said the sack of service chiefs may derail the fight against Boko Haram insurgents.
Speaking in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi, during the groundbreaking ceremony of Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, Umahi said he disagrees with the call by the National Assembly for the sacking of the service chiefs.
Tinubu Bombs Governor Obaseki Over Edo Assembly Crisis, Makes New Claims
Naija News reports that the APC National Leader in a statement made available to Daily Post described Governor Obaseki’s actions as “the gravest possible assault on constitutional democracy and the rule of law and escalation of violence and tension in the state he purports to govern.”
Buhari’s Wife, Aisha Buhari Flown To Dubai Over Health Challenges
Mrs Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, wife of the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly been flown out of the country for some medical treatment.
According to a report monitored by Naija News on Sahara Reporters, the first lady of Nigeria is presently in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, for medical treatments.
Buhari Reluctantly Endorsed Ize-Iyamu – Obaseki
Naija News reports that President Buhari on Friday presented the flag of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Ize-Iyamu ahead of the September 19 governorship election.
Edo 2020: What Buhari Told Ize-Iyamu To Do After Hosting Him In Aso Rock
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja received the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
President Buhari received the governorship candidate at the State House alongside Caretaker Committee Chairman of the APC and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni; Chairman of Progressive Governors Forum and Governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, and APC Campaign Chairman for Edo State elections and Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.