This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, 20th, August 2019. Gov Fayemi Reveals Why He Banned Ekiti Officials From Speaking English Ekiti State governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, today banned state government officials and other participants
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has approved the appointment of new Permanent Secretaries and senior officials for five agencies. This was made known in a statement on Monday by Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser, Media and Communication to the governor.
Constitutional and human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has condemned the arrest of Omoyele Sowore and other #RevolutionNow protesters. Speaking at the Coalition for Revolution’s (CORE’s) working consultative assembly, Falana said President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration knows those causing unrest in the
Former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has revealed that he will not be seeking punishment for members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) that attacked him in Germany. Naija News had reported earlier that Ekweremadu was attacked by
The Presidency has dismissed reports that Babatunde Fowler, the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), is under probe. Naija News reports that Fowler was queried in a letter by President Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, dated August
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has condemned the attack on former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Germany. Naija News had reported earlier that Ekweremadu was attacked by the IPOB members in
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday rejected 3 out of the 38 nominees sent to them for confirmation as Commissioners and Special Advisers by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State. Naija News reports that the rejected nominees are
The Presidency has denied reports that the Head of Service of the federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, has forwarded her letter of retirement to President Muhammadu Buhari. Naija News understands that reports had emerged that Oyo-Ita sent in her retirement letter following pressure