Breaking News In Nigeria Today April 8 2019

iDONSABI brings to you review of top stories in Nigeria today April 8, 2019.

Zamfara: Buhari Instructs Security Agencies to Combat Bandit Killings

President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed security agencies to double up on their effort eradicating banditry in Zamfara state.

Following a protest by different groups on the continued attacks on lives and properties of citizens by armed bandits in the Northeastern state, Buhari told the various security agencies to immediately provide more troops.

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Buhari further stated that his administration is working tirelessly in tackling the security situation in Zamfara State “ferociously until the bandits are crushed and utterly defeated.”

Execution of Nigeria Over Drug Offences Followed Legal Procedure -Saudia Arabia

The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Abuja says all due legal and judicial procedures were followed before the recent execution of a Nigerian woman by the authorities of the country over alleged drug-related offences.

Saudi Arabia embassy in Abuja in  an official statement said that the execution was carried out after all proofs and legal evidence were duly taken into consideration adding that all accused persons subjected to the legal process in Saudi Courts of Law are allowed access to lawyers to litigate on their behalf, and the Kingdom avails itself the responsibility to provide lawyers for any persons that have no financial ability to do so.

Emmanuel Kanu States Condition That Can Make Nnamdi Kanu Return To Nigeria

Prince Emmanuel Kanu, younger brother of Nnamdi Kanu, says his brother is ready to come back to Nigeria to defend himself in court as long as the Federal Government could guarantee his safety upon his return.

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Reacting to the allegation that the IPOB leader collected a large amount of cash from Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 election, so that he could support his campaign, Emmanuel said it was a lie from the pit of hell.

APC Explains Reasons for Losing Some States

The All Progressives Congress, APC says it lost the election in some important states they previously governed because Nigerians were given the opportunity to vote freely without interference during the election.

Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC’s Publicity Secretary said that before the 2019 elections, it was unprecedented that the ruling party lost an election in states they were ruling.

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He pointed that the ruling party is not ready to condone impunity, making it do what is decent in a democracy.

Twin Suicide Bomb Attacks Leave Three Dead in Borno

Three persons were killed while 45 others were injured in a twin bomb attack carried out by suspected Boko Haram members in Maiduguri, Borno state on Sunday.

Bello Dambatta, Head of the Rapid Response Team of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency, who confirmed the incident to journalists said two members of the civilian joint task force confronted the suicide bomb carrier and made attempt to halt them, however, they were sadly killed alongside one civilian following the confrontation which took place.

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