2. Insecurity: Miyetti Allah Reveals Those Behind Killings, Kidnappings
The South-East Chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Siddiki Gidado, has claimed that bandits are responsible for most killings and kidnappings in the geo-political zone. Gidado stated that although there might be few bad eggs among the Fulani, most of the kidnappings and killings could also be attributed to other cattle rearers.
3. Revolution Now: What DSS Will Do To Sowore – FFK
The Department of State Services (DSS) will charge the Publisher of Sahara Reporters Omoyele Sowore for treason. A former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode said this on Thursday. Sowore was last week arrested by the DSS over the “Revolution Now” protests.
4. Bauchi: ATBU Vice Chancellor Reveals Why Bridge Collapsed
The Vice-Chancellor of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, Professor Muhammad Abdulazeez, has disclosed that the metal bridge linking the student hostel and the lecture halls collapsed because 30 students were taking selfies on it. Abdulazeez disclosed this when he received the State governor, Bala Mohammed, who paid a condolence visit to the Gubi campus of the institution on Wednesday.
5. Court Orders EFCC To Detain Former INEC Chairman Iwu
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been ordered by the Federal High Court in Lagos to detain former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Maurice Iwu till Friday for hearing of his bail application. Iwu was arraigned in court on Thursday by the EFCC for allegedly laundering N1.2billion.
The proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has alleged that the Kaduna State Government wants to assasinate its leader Ibraheem El-zakzaky. Concise News understands that the IMN called Shiites said this in a reaction to the conditions by the Kaduna Government for the release of the release of Ibraheem El-zakzaky.
7. Kogi APC Suspends Yahaya Bello’s Deputy
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi state has suspended the Deputy Governor of the state, Simon Achuba from the party, Concise News reports. APC Chairman in the state, Abdullahi Bello, announced this on Thursday at a press conference in Lokoja, the state capital.
Judgement on the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate Abba Yusuf challenging the election of Abdullahi Ganduje of the All Progressive Congress (APC) will be delivered in October, Kano State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has disclosed.The presiding judge, justice Halima Shamaki, spoke after the Counsel representing the petitioners, Adegboyega Awomolo (SAN) told the court they had closed their case.
The National Assembly has vowed to appeal the court ruling which stopped it from taking over the legislative functions of the Edo State House of Assembly. In a statement by the Chairman, House Committee on Media, Benjamin Kalu, the Senate said while the Parliament while comply with the court ruling, it will appeal because the injunction poses a problem to the principles of power separation in a democratic system.
Arsenal made the most noise on the 2019 summer transfer Deadline Day with two major signings, Concise News reports. The London side brought in experienced defender David Luiz from Chelsea for 8 million Pounds following the departure of Lauren Koscielny.