Good Day, Nigeria and the world. Here are the top stories in Nigeria today Sunday, May 19 2019, from iDONSABI.
Summon Local Stakeholders in Tackling Security Challenges, Obasanjo Urges Buhari
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to summon local stakeholders as well as go global in seeking a solution in the fight against terrorism.
The former president asked Buhari to take the issue of insecurity seriously at all levels and address it at once “without favouritism or cuddling.”
There Is Credible Evidence That PDP, Atiku Want to Destabilise Nigeria – Lai Mohammed
The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed has againsaid that the federal government has credible evidence that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and it’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar are doing everything possible to sabotage the current administration generally overheat the polity and make Nigeria ungovernable.
Mohammed said interventions are based on credible evidence, and no government with such evidence on plans to subvert the power of the state, attack the nation’s economic live wire and generally unleash mayhem on the polity, will keep quiet.
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar has challenged Minister Information, Lai Mohammed to come up with evidence if has any, to back his claim that he (Atiku) and the PDP were planning to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari’s government
The opposition party urged the Minister to stop playing to the gallery and instead, face the challenge of speaking for a government that has “failed to deliver on the promises it made to the people four years ago.”
Some People Frustrating My Effort in Ensuring Peace – Mama Boko Haram
Aisha Wakil, popularly known as Mama Boko Haram, has lamented that many people are frustrating her peaceful effort in making peace return to Northeast Nigeria.
Wakil’s effort through her NGO Complete Care and Aid Foundation, meant to impact on victims of Boko Haram has been nominated for the 2019 Sydney Peace Award.
Am Sad at ‘Low’ People Who Tells Lies Against Others, Jonathan Denies Withdrawing ‘Billions’ From Treasury
Immediate past Nigerian President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan has denied allegations of withdrawing Billions of Naira from the Nations treasury while he was in office.
Jonathan who described the allegation has false and misleading expressed sadness at what he described as ‘low’, people who tell lies against others.
Naira Marley’s fans summoned boldness as they stormed EFCC office in Lagos on Saturday to protest against his arrest.
The fans were seen in front of the EFCC office protesting against his arrest, screaming “Free Naira Marley”.
Buhari Second Term: Obasanjo, Atiku Afenifere Reply Oba Akiolu
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Yoruba social-political group, Afenifere, and PDP’s presidential candidate have urged the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu to face traditional issues, which are under his purview and allow the tribunal to do its job.
Paul Ibe, the spokesman of the PDP presidential candidate said Abubakar has presented his petition before the tribunal with belief in the judiciary to render justice.
That’s all for today’s breaking news. Have a lovely weekend.