Good Day, Nigeria and the world at large. Here are the top stories in Nigeria today Monday, May 6 2019, from iDONSABI.
Prevail on National Assembly to Approve Diaspora Voting, Dabiri-Erewa Tells Nigerians Abroad
The Senior Special Adviser to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has told Nigerians in the Diaspora to prevail on the National Assembly to approve voting for Nigerians in the Diaspora.
Dabiri-Erewa, who noted that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had indicated its readiness for Diaspora voting, said the lawmakers were uncomfortable with the idea for reasons unknown to her.
Former minister of education, Oby Ezekwesili has said that she is proud of the women involved in a Police raid in Abuja, saying there is no stronger voice in any society than that of women, who finally have had enough of anything a people should discard for their own good.
Muslims to commence fasting on Monday – Sultan
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar has confirmed the sighting of the moon, which symbolizes that Muslim faithful are ready to start their fasting.
The Sultan, who in his statement declared that the fasting will commence tomorrow made this declaration on Sunday, which comes after the Sultan on Saturday told Muslim faithful to look out for the new moon of Ramadan 1440A.H.
‘Swallow Your Words’, Presidency Slams Oppositions As Buhari Returns
The Presidency on Sunday tells the opposition to swallow their words on the state of health of President Muhamadu Buhari.
Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity in a statement lambasted some online media which he described as irresponsible and political opposition, and other bilious groups and individuals, he said had gone on overdrive since the President left the country on April 25, insinuating that he was going for hospitalization, and would not return after 10 days as stated.
Your Support to Buhari’s 2019 Election Is A Betrayal on Igbo, Anglican Communion Tells Obiano
Nnewi-Diocese of Aguata Anglican Communion has said the open support given to President Muhammadu Buhari by Anambra Governor, Willie Obiano during the last general election was “a betrayal against the whole Igbo race.
While bemoaned the strained relationship between Obiano and his immediate predecessor, Peter Obi, the group alleged that this led to the former turning his back and working against the Igbo interest.
‘I Lost A Friend’, Jonathan Remembers Late Yaradua
Immediate past Nigeria president, Goodluck Jonathan has eulogised late president Umar Musa Yaradu, describing him as a man who placed national interest above personal and ethnic gains.
In a statement released on his social media page, Jonathan described him as a friend, colleague, brother and his boss who was selfless in his leadership style that his committed to peace-building, and democratic consolidation.
That’s all for today’s breaking news. Have a nice week.