Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of political news headlines for today Tuesday, 13th August 2019.
Below is a roundup of top political stories in Nigeria.
1. PDP Chairman Declares Support For RUGA Settlement, Cites Reasons
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition has declared its support for the establishment of the Rural Grazing Areas (RUGA) programme of the Federal Government. Naija News understands that the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the PDP, Sen. Walid Jibrin made this known on Tuesday.
2. Joe Igbokwe Comes Hard On Buhari’s Critics
The spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr. Joe Igbokwe has berated all those who claim President Buhari has not performed well enough as the leader of the country. The APC leader who admitted the nation is faced with myriads of challenges called all Buhari’s critics lairs from the pit of hell.
3. Only APC Members Will Be Appointed In My Cabinet – Oyetola
The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, has revealed that only members of the All Progressives Congress would make his cabinet. Gov. Oyetola while speaking with newsmen at Iragbiji, however, stated that ideas from the oppositions that would help make the state better would not be rejected.
4. Ihedioha Pleads With Nigerians Not To See Okorocha’s Probe As Witch-Hunt
The Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has charged Nigerians not to see the probe of Senator Rochas Okorocha, as an act of witch-hunt. Governor Ihedioha stated this during his condolence visit to the Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, over the death of his father.
5. How We Sabotaged Jonathan’s Government – Former APC Spokesman
Former Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, Timi Frank, says he and some unidentified people sabotaged the government of former President Goodluck Jonathan. Naija News reports that the former APC spokesman made this comment in a statement recently.