nigeria breaking news today thursday may 16 2019 - Nigeria Breaking News Today, Thursday, May 16, 2019

Nigeria Breaking News Today, Thursday, May 16, 2019

Breaking News - Nigeria Breaking News Today, Thursday, May 16, 2019

This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Thursday, May  16, 2019

How Buhari Was Misled Into Reappointing Emefiele – Kazaure

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Muhammed Gudaji Kazaure (APC-Jigawa) has expressed his disappointment at the re-appointment of Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, the lawmaker said he believes President Muhammadu Buhari was misled by someone he trusts into reappointing a corrupt man.

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Osun Gov’ship Election: ‘PDP’ Drags Senator Adeleke To Court

A group called “Concerned PDP Members” have dragged the governorship candidate of the party in Osun State, Sen. Ademola Adeleke, to the Federal High Court in Osogbo, Osun State.

The new case was instituted by Mr. Ajayi Shuaib on behalf of himself and the group urging the court to determine whether the certificate presented by Adeleke to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was genuine.

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Governor Okorocha Heads To Court Over Threat

Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha has approached the Federal High Court in Abuja to seek the protection of his fundamental rights.

Okorocha, in his fundamental rights suit filed at the court, alleged that his political adversaries were behind his current travails.

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Atiku Vs Buhari: Ex-VP Will Not Win In Court, Obasanjo Creating Problems – Oba Of Lagos

The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, says the number one person creating problems in Nigeria is former president Olusegun Obasanjo.

Naija News reports that Oba Akiolu made the statement when participants of the Senior Executive Course 41 of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, visited him in his palace in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city on Wednesday.

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National Assembly: Senate Presidency Not Do-or-die – Lawan

Ahead of the inauguration of the Ninth Senate and the election of a new Senate President, the Senate Leader, Dr Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday said the battle for the exalted position is not a do-or-die affair.

He made this known when he met with representatives of media organisations in Abuja against the backdrop of the fierce contest for the position of the Senate president.

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