Good Day, Nigeria and the world at large, it’s another week of activities. Here are the top stories in Nigeria today Tuesday, May 14 2019, from iDONSABI.
I Have Grown Wiser Now in Politics – Ambode
Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said he has grown wiser having navigated the unpredictable political terrain of the country in the last four years.
Speaking to State House correspondents shortly after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Monday, the governor said he had normally seen himself as a technocrat but the time he spent in the office has changed his perception.
Media Sold Itself to Falsehood, I Didn’t Slump in Delta – Gowon
A former military Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, has described a media report that he slumped recently in Delta State as untrue.
Gowon lamented that some sections of the media sold itself to falsehood, stressing that the report was not true.
Buhari to Have A Low Key Inauguration, Main Event Moved to June 12
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari will have a low-key inauguration for his second term on May 29.
Mohammed who made this know in Abuja explained that most events for that date had been moved to June 12, the country’s new Democracy Day, adding that world leaders had already been invited to attend the occasion.
I Respects, Obeys Bible Than Nigerian constitution – Melaye
The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has said that he respects and obeys the Bible more the Nigerian constitution.
Melaye added that he knew God would take over the affairs of the country.
Ramadan: Don’t Compromise Right Attitude, Aisha Buhari Tasks Parents
The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has urged Muslim parents to be uncompromising in inculcating the right attitude in their children.
Mrs Buhari also urged Muslims to use the period of Ramadan to pray for the nation to surmount the security and other challenges facing the country.
Lawmaker applauds NFIU Over move to save LG funds from State Governments
Senator Shehu Sanni has applauded the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) for the move to save the Local Governments funds and allocations from state governments.
He added that it is the most significant effort to save the country’s ever since the return of Democracy in 1999, saying Local Government and State assemblies are not existing in reality but only exist in name and on paper.
Stop Propaganda on Job Creation, You Are Producing Empty People, Auwal Tells FG
The Executive Director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Auwal Ibrahim Musa, has advised the federal government to stop propaganda on job creation.
Auwal, who is also known as Rafsanjani in an interview with Daily Post said the quality of graduates from the higher institutions will determine the types of jobs to be provided.
Why Peace Will Continue to Elude Nigeria – Nwobodo
Former governor of old Anambra State, Jim Nwobodo, on Sunday says peace will continue to elude Nigeria until Ndigbo are given their rightful place in the scheme of things.
The former governor, who made case for a Nigerian president of Igbo extraction in 2023 said it was unjust that Igbo, one leg of the Nigerian tripod, was being relegated in the country’s power equation.
That’s all for today’s breaking news. Have a productive week.