Breaking News In Nigeria Today May 22 2019

Good Day, Nigeria and the world. Here are the top stories in Nigeria today Wednesday, May 22 2019, from iDONSABI.

Recruitment: We Didn’t Exclude You – NNPC Tells People Living With Disability

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that people living with disabilities (PWD) were not excluded from its ongoing recruitment process.

Ndu Ughamadu, NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division said the corporation has a corporate policy and do employ many of the physically challenged persons.

Tinubu’s Visit to Buhari in Saudi Shows That He Has Nothing Towards Development of Nigeria – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, for “resorting to hauling insults against the PDP to curry political relevance, ostensibly for his selfish pecuniary interests.”

According to Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP’s National Publicity in a statement, by travelling to faraway Mecca during Ramadan period to meet President Buhari and engage in “gossips, invectives and diatribes against the PDP, Asiwaju Tinubu has further demonstrated that he has nothing to offer towards the development of our nation.”

Nigeria Will Become One of The Easiest Places for Anyone to Do Business – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigeria had no luxury to constantly be dealing with one country in the world.

Osinbajo who noted that Nigeria as a developing country was ambitious in building relations with America, Europe, Asia, Middle East and others said that Nigeria would continue to be a partner to different countries.

House of Reps Set to Criminalise Use of Plastic Bags

The House of Representatives has adopted a report on a Bill for an Act to, among other things, prohibit the use, manufacture and importation of plastic bags for commercial and household packaging.

The bill seeks to address the harmful effects of plastic bags on the oceans, rivers, lakes, forests, wildlife as well as human beings when passed into law.

If You Don’t Obey The Laws And You Will Blame Yourself When Caught, Buhari Tells Drug Traffickers

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians in Diaspora to always provide information that will help the government to curb the menace of drug trafficking.

Buhari who pointed that the sweeping offensive against drug trafficking will be sustained stressed the need to intensify efforts toward exposing those involved in drug trafficking and illegal trade in the country.

Bandits Hit Katsina Communities, Kill Over 26

Arm bandits have attacked three communities in Dan Musa, Faskari and Batsari local government areas of Katsina State killing more than 26 people.

The bandits who carried out the attack while riding motorcycles on Tuesday killed 11 persons in Sabon Layin Galadima community of Faskari LGA, while five persons were killed at Mara Zamfarawa village in Dan Musa LGA with many animals rustled and attacked farmers on their farmlands in the afternoon in Yar Gamji village of Batsari LGA, killing 18 people with 10 others missing.

Why The North will not Support Tinubu or Anyone from the South West in 2023 – AYCF

The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum AYCF has called on the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) BolaTinubu to banish the thought of running for the highest post in the country come 2023.

The Forum made it known that the North would not support the APC national leader or anyone from the South West for such exalted office.

That’s all for today’s breaking news. Have a great day.

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