This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, 29th, September 2020
Abubakar Malami, Allegedly Planning To Manipulate Taraba Election Case To Favour Neighbour
Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has been accusing of allegedly planning to manipulate a Supreme Court ruling on the of the Bali/Gassol Federal Constituency elections in Taraba State.
According to SaharaReporters, Abdulsalam Gambo Mubarak, Garba Hamman Julde and Ibrahim Na’awe contended in All Progressives Congress primaries for the federal seat with Mubarak winning the primaries, Na’awe coming second place and Julde coming last place.
Akeredolu Opens Up On Alleged Embezzlement Of COVID-19 Funds
The Peoples Democratic Party has been urged to play issue-based politics and stop the spread of misinformation.
The warning was given by the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, who currently is facing accusations that he was not ready to account for the COVID-19 funds.
Amaechi: Wike Threatens To Resign As Rivers State Governor
Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has alleged that the State has not benefited a single thing since Rotimi Amaechi became Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation.
The Governor who spoke confidently about his allegation said he is ready to resign immediately if Amaechi can mention one thing he has contributed to Rivers State since he became Minister.
Nigerians Need To Join Me And Kill Corruption In The Country – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his commitment to fighting corruption in Nigeria, explaining that ‘If we do not kill corruption, corruption will kill Nigeria.’”
Buhari explained that his understanding of this fact, is why his administration remains committed to fighting all forms of corruption in Nigeria. He, therefore, called everyone to join him in the fight.
Katsina State: One Killed, Many Injured As Police Attack Anti-Banditry Protesters
A yet to be identified man in Katsina State has been shot dead by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, according to Sahara Reporters.
Information gathered revealed that several others were injured while residents of communities under Jibia Local Government Area of the state staged a protest over the spate of insecurity in the area.