President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday attended the first Adamawa Anti-Corruption Summit in Yola, the Adamawa state capital. In his speech, the president said the country would easily win the war against corruption if the citizens support the ongoing war against graft by his administration.
Atom Maiyashi, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna state on Tuesday said the six months suspension of Governor Nasir El-Rufai still stands despite the demolition of Senator Hunkuyi's House along Sambo Road by the Governor. Maiyashi stated this on Tuesday during a brief interview with newsmen at the scene of the demolition in Kaduna.
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday reacted to the reported attack on GSS Dapachi in Yobe state by members of Boko Haram sect. The Vice President who took to his Twitter handle to make known his thought, called on Nigerians to be vigilant at all times. He expressed joy at the report that the students and teachers were all safe. His tweet reads;
The National Economic Council was on Thursday given an interim briefing on the NEC Working Group’s assignment on herdsmen-farmers clashes. The Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, told State House correspondents this at the end of a meeting of the council presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered that the missing leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, be separately tried from the rest of his co-defendants. Justice Binta Nyako made the order following an oral application by the lead prosecuting counsel, Mr. Shuaibu Labaran, who noted that Kanu’s continued absence from court since he was granted bail in April 2017 “has frustrated progress in the case.”
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa on his election as the President of the Republic of South Africa. The President also felicitates with the African National Congress (ANC)), and the Government and people of South Africa, on the peaceful transfer of power that resulted in the choice of President Ramaphosa.