This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Wednesday, 30th, June 2021.
Matawalle Officially Dumps PDP, Joins APC
Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle has officially dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The official defection took place in Gusau, the state capital on Tuesday evening at an event attended by some APC governors and chieftains.
British High Commission Speaks On Nnamdi Kanu’s Arrest
The British High Commission has reacted to the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.
A spokesperson of the British High Commission, Dean Hurlock, while speaking with TheCable said Kanu was not picked up in the UK where he is based.
Doyin Okupe Reveals How Atiku, Others Forced Governors, Senators To Dump PDP
A former aide to ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, on Tuesday reacted to the defection of Governors and lawmakers from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress.
He noted that the main opposition party was affected due to the decision of the presidential candidate of the party in the 2019 general elections, Atiku Abubakar, to withdrew from the party and travel out after his defeat.
Governors Who Defect To APC Lack Conscience – Wike
The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday said his counterpart who dumped the Peoples Democratic Party for the All Progressives Congress lacks a conscience.
The Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, on Tuesday officially confirmed his defection to the APC.
Reno Omokri Reveals Where Nnamdi Kanu Was Arrested
A former aide to ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has hinted that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, was rearrested in Kenya.
The former presidential aide noted that a top official of the federal government disclosed this to him.