Breaking News In Nigeria Today May 5 2019

Good Day, Nigeria and the world at large and happy World Press Freedom Day. Here are the top stories in Nigeria today Sunday, May 5 2019, from iDONSABI.

 Boko Haram: Interrogate Governors That Introduced Sharia law, Kukah Tasks FG

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah has charged the Federal Government to interrogate those that Governors that introduced Sharia law in 1999, on the emergence of Boko Haram sect.

Kukah, who said that Nigeria’s politics is so regionalised and factionalised added that whenever he looks at the map of the last elections, he doesn’t feel proud as a Nigerian.

Buhari Still An Illegal President-elect, Says Timi Frank

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Timi Frank on Friday said President Muhamamdu Buhari should rather be seen as “an illegal President-elect” until the supreme court says otherwise.

While backing the decision of the leader of the Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Ayo Adebanjo, who said that President Buhari should not be recognised as President-elect. noted that Pa Adebanjo had expressed optimism that Abubakar would reclaim his mandate at the court.

Second Niger Bridge among Buhari’s Priority Projects, Osinbajo Reassures South East

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reassured the people of South East and South-South geopolitical zones that the Federal Government would complete the second Niger Bridge on schedule.

While reaffirming the Federal Government’s commitment to ensuring that the country remained united, where nobody would be oppressed, he said, “We are all brothers regardless of religion, ethnicity or political affiliation.

Exclusive: People Living With Disabilities Can Solve There Financial Problems Themselves – Falade

The Executive Director of Angel Wings Global Freedom Foundation, Biose Falde has urged People Living With Disabilities (PWDs) to stop begging for charity telling them they can solve their problems themselves by discovering their talents.

Falade, who noted that PWDs are the most awesome human being on earth who can solve their financial problems themselves, adding that everything is possible for them when their mind to it.

Dogara speaks on Freedom of Press

Speaker House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has stated hat Press Freedom is not negotiable.
While adding that direct violence to journalists is not the only threat, he pointed that as one of the important person in the country, he would always stand up and speak out for media outfits that uphold the ethics of fairness, objectivity and truthfulness in their practice.

Osinbajo to Media Practitioners: Be Open to Reality of Digital Media

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has advised media practitioners to take over the online media as seriously as they did to the traditional media and that move has to be unprecedented.

The VP noted that what is seen today is that instant reporting, which is making mincemeat of the virtues of cross-checking facts before publishing.

That’s all for today’s breaking news. Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

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