This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Wednesday, 2nd, June 2021.
Those Who Want To Destroy My Govt’ll Be Shocked —Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, said individuals after his administration will be shocked as his government will do everything in its power to make sure that they fail.
Buhari stated this after meeting with the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu; and other electoral commissioners over the recent attacks on the commission’s facilities.
Why The 1999 Constitution Must Be Amended – Gbajabiamila
The Speaker of the House Of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has declared that the 1999 constitution of Nigeria must be amended because it was hurriedly put together.
He argued that the constitution falls below acceptable standards and described it as “the product of a hurried national compromise” just to ensure the military returned to the barracks.
Full List: 13 Northern, 11 Southern Generals Who Face Retirement As Farouk Yahaya Becomes COAS
About 24 senior officers of the Nigerian Army on the rank of Major Generals may have to ‘end’ their careers to accommodate the appointment of Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS).
This is because of their seniority in rank to Yayaha who was recently appointed the new Chief of Army Staff by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Senator Ita-Giwa Dumps PDP For APC
A former Special Adviser to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo on National Assembly Matters, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, has again dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Naija News reports the defection of the former Cross River Senator to the APC is coming days after Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State joined the party two weeks ago.
Why Ahmed Gulak Was In Imo State – DSP Omo-Agege
Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, has revealed that the assassinated former presidential aide, Ahmed Gulak, was on a national assignment on behalf of the Senate Committee on Constitution Review in Imo State.
Naija News recalls that a former political adviser to Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak, was on Sunday assassinated in Owerri, Imo State, on his way to catch a flight at Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport.