The police have detained Senator Ademola Adeleke, lawmaker representing Osun west senatorial district. He was candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 governorship election in Osun state.
The Presidency has said that the recent spike in killings, banditry, and kidnapping in the country cannot be compared to that of the previous administration. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this during an interview on Kakaaki, a breakfast television programme on AIT.
Garba Shehu, a top media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, has said his principal beat Atiku Abubakar to the 2019 presidential elections due to his honesty, Concise News reports. This news medium had reported that Buhari beat his closest rival Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to claim a second term in office.
President Muhammadu Buhari has denied reports that he was in London, the United Kingdom, to compile the list of those who would make his cabinet, Concise News reports. Buhari returned to the country on Sunday after a 10-day visit to the British capital.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) were incompetent in handling the nation’s security challenges. A PDP chieftain, Kassim Afegbua, said this on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics, shortly after Buhari arrived in Nigeria.
The President of the United Nations General Assembly, María Garces arrived in Nigeria on Monday on a working visit. Garces and her delegation were received into the country by officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations office in Abuja.
The Nigeria police force has revealed why Senator Ademola Adeleke, PDPgubernatorial candidate in Osun state was detained. Speaking with TheCable on Monday, Frank Mba, force spokesman, said Adeleke was detained in connection with ongoing criminal investigations against him.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Monday, announced that he will celebrate the forthcoming “Biafra Remembrance Day” in Atlanta Georgia, United States of America (USA) on May 30. Concise News reports that the IPOB leader made this known in a post on the microblogging site, Twitter.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has said that defeating godfathers in Lagos and in the country at large requires having the people’s support, time and hard work. He said he defeated and retired four political godfathers in his state saying the feat could be replicated anywhere, including Lagos State.
Manchester City are one match away from retaining the Premier League title after Vincent Kompany scored a long-range stunner to down Leicester City 1-0 on Monday night. Pep Guardiola’s side were frustrated for long periods at the Etihad Stadium but later found a way through thanks to captain Kompany’s sensational strike.