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Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Wednesday, 12th, August, 2020

This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria Today, Wednesday, 13th, August 2020.

I Will Dump PDP If… Femi Fani-Kayode

A former Nigerian Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has threatened to dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party.

Naija News reports that Fani-Kayode threatened to leave PDP if the PDP National Working Committee takes the party structures in Cross River State away from Ben Ayade, the Governor of Cross Rivers state, and hand them over to another person

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Breaking: DSS Summons Obadiah For Accusing Northern Governor Of Sponsoring Boko Hara

The Department of State Services (DSS) has summoned a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Obadiah Mailafia, for accusing a serving northern governor of sponsoring Boko Haram.

Naija News had reported earlier that the former CBN Deputy Governor had said while reacting to the insecurity issues affecting South Kaduna during an interview on Nigerian Info, that a serving governor in the northern part of the country is the person sponsoring the activities of the dread Boko Haram.

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‘You Have Failed’ – Catholic Bishops Bomb President Buhari

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has berated the Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to fulfil its campaign promises.

Naija News reports that the Catholic Bishops for the umpteenth time, expressed concern over the insecurity ravaging parts of the country, this is even as they declared 40 days of joint prayers against terrorism and banditry.

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Kashamu Had Plans To Handover His Political Structure To Me – Gbenga Daniel

Gbenga Daniel, the former Governor of Ogun State, on Tuesday disclosed that former Lawmaker, Buruji Kashamu, had plans to transfer his political structure to him few days before his death.

Recall that the Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in 2019 election died from coronavirus complications on Saturday in Lagos.

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Edo Assembly: You Have Lost Your Seats – Speaker Tells 14 Members-Elect

Rt. Hon. Francis Okiye, the Speaker of the Edo Assembly, has said the 14 members-elect not yet inaugurated, no longer have seats to occupy in the assembly.

Speaking during the Edo assembly’s Tuesday plenary in Benin, Okiye stated that their seats have been declared vacant.

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