This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Monday, 29th, June 2020
EDO 2020: I Will Never Support Obaseki- Afegbua Vows
Governor, Godwin Obaseki of Edo State seems to have more hurdles to cross before the main election on September 19, 2020, As one of the notable political big wig in the people’s Democratic Party, PDP has vowed to support Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
Speaking with Naija news, Afegbua accused Obaseki of hijacking the party at the state level.
Video: Ajimobi’s Wife Accuses Governor Makinde Of Neglect
Dr Florence Ajimobi, the widow of late former Governor of Oyo State Abiola Ajimobi, was seen furiously angry at Seyi Makinde led administration earlier today over controversies of her husband’s death and burial ceremony.
Naija News learnt that the bereaved widow lambasted the current administration in Oyo state, led by Engr Seyi Makinde for the way it handled the case of her husband when he was sick.
Presidency Speaks On Buhari Holding APC NEC Meeting In Aso Rock
The Presidency on Sunday said Nigerians can not dictate to President Muhammadu Buhari where to hold his meetings.
Recall that the recently held All Progressives Congress (APC) National Executive Council (NEC) was held at the Presidential Villa.
2023 Presidency: Ayo Adebanjo Reveals Buhari’s ‘Plan’ For Tinubu
A factional leader of the Pan-African Yoruba group, Afenifere, Ayo Adebanjo, says President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, Bola Tinubu are engaging in a mutual game of deception.
Naija News reports that the elder statesman made this comment in reaction to the allegation that the recent dissolution of APC National Working Committee signalled the beginning of a cold war between Buhari and Tinubu, a claim which has been debunked by the Presidency.
Dasuki Introduced Buhari To Tinubu During 2011 Merger
Exclusive details as to how the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), All Nigerian Peoples Party (ANPP) and Congress for Progressives Change (CPC), who were the legacy parties, teamed up to form a formidable political party since 2011 as emerged.
Dr. Ahmed Kurfi, a former chieftain of the defunct CPC, said it was Col. Sambo Dasuki, immediate-past National Security Adviser (NSA), who introduced General Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd) to the then Leader of CPC to Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, the leader of ACN prior to 2011 presidential election.