This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria Today, Saturday, 15th, August 2020.
Real Reason Buhari Suspended 12 EFCC Officials
The officials include the EFCC Executive Secretary, Olanipekun Olukoyede, in July suspended by Abubakar Malami, Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, on the orders of President Buhari.
Boko Haram Commander – This Is What Mailafia Told Us – DSS
Obadiah Mailafia of changing his words after been interrogated by its operatives.
The DSS in a statement on Friday by its Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunanya claimed that Malafia had apologized profusely for his comments about Boko Haram when he honoured an invitation at the Service’s Plateau State Command.
Edo 2020: Caution Governors’ Forum DG – APC Chieftain Warns Mala Buni
Recall that Lukman had accused former National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, of hijacking the campaign structure of the APC governorship candidate in Edo.
Plans To Rig Ondo Election Won’t Work – Ajayi
Ajayi disclosed this development on Friday at the ZLP Secretariat in Akure, the state capital.
Boko Haram: Prepare For Increase In Crisis, Hunger In Northeast – UN Warns Nigeria
UN Humanitarian Coordinator, Edward Kallon has noted that the security crisis in the Northeast of Nigeria calls for urgent support for victims of the attack.
Kallon further stated that the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in the region is the highest ever recorded in five years of a joint humanitarian response.