Latest News In Nigeria Today June 3 2019

Good morning. Here is the latest news reports in Nigeria today Monday, June 3, 2019, from iDONSABI.

Buhari Endorses Muhammad- Bande for UNGA Presidency, Sends Delegation

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his support for the Prof. Tijjani Muhammad- Bande, who is vying for the Presidency of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) by sending a federal government delegation to the US ahead of the election scheduled to hold in New York, June 4, 2019.

Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity revealed this in a statement on Sunday. Read more here.

You Are Free to Resign Rather Than Plunge Nigeria Into Religious Crisis, Ohanaeze Tells Buhari

Igbo socio-political group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has called for President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation if he wants to become a religious fanatic after the president’s alliance with the Organisation for Islamic Affairs (OIC) in a summit held in Saudi Arabia.

The group in a statement signed by Chuks Ibegbu, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary said Buhari owes Nigerians explanation about his trip to Saudi Arabia immediately after the swearing-in ceremony for his second term in office. Read more here.

Why Buhari Gave Executive Order on Gun Licence – Ozekhome

Constitutional lawyer, Mike Ozekhome has said the real reason behind President Muhammadu Buhari’s executive order on withdrawal of licenced guns of Nigerians was to curtail the self-determination aspiration of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and Niger Delta militants.

Ozekhome said the order exposes some vulnerable Nigerians to the murderous activities of herdsmen, kidnappers and Boko Haram terrorists. Read more here.

Release Dasuki, El Zakzaky Now, Islamic Cleric Tells Buhari

Popular Islamic Scholar, Ahmad Gumi has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to release former Security Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Colonel Sambo Dasuki and Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky.

The cleric who made the plea during this year’s Tafsir lecture at Sultan Bello Mosque on Sunday said the federal government need to obey court orders to release the duo from detention.Read more here.

N500bn Was Released to Assist Vulnerable Nigerians, Only Few Benefited – Aisha Buhari Tackles SIP Again

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has called on the National Social Investment Programme (N-SIP) to extend support to poor people in Katsina State including those devastated by banditry.

Mrs Buhari made the call in Batsari, Katsina State on Saturday when she and entourage came to distribute relief materials to victims of banditry.Read more here.

Please Take Action Before Bandits Finish Killing Our People, Aisha Buhari Urges Security Agencies

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari on Saturday charged security agencies to quickly put an end to the banditry and other security crises across Nigeria.

While urging the security agencies to take action or they will allow the situation continue until bandits finish people, she added that she is not supposed to be here giving relief materials to victims of an incident during Ramadan period but can’s be silent while things are happening,Read more here.

Adeyanju and Ogundamisi react to Matawalle’s Airport plan

Social commmentator, Deji Adeyanju and Kayode Ogundamisi have reacted to the move by Gov. Bello Matawalle to build an Airport in Zamfara
The Zamfara State Governor, Bello Muhammad Matawelle few days after his inauguration disclosed his project, which is to construct an Airport terminal in the state capital, Gusau. Read more here.
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