This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Friday, 11th, June 2021.
Journalists Bounced As Obasanjo Intervenes To Stop Clash At State-Of-Nation Parley
Newsmen from across the nation were on Thursday prevented from covering the high-profile meeting on the “state of the nation” convened by former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
The meeting which was originally meant to be held in secret was revealed by Naija News on Wednesday.
CDS Irabor Sends Military Chiefs On Courses As 70 Generals Set To Lose Position
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, has reportedly met with Major-Generals, Air Vice Marshals and the Rear Admirals who are members of the Regular Course 36.
Recall that Muhammadu Buhari had skipped 29 Major-Generals and appointed Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff.
Buhari vs Tinubu: Presidency Speaks On Lagos Reference
The Presidency has denied reports that President Muhammadu Buhari was referring to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu when he referenced Lagos State while speaking on the future of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
During an interview with Arise TV, Buhari had said nobody has the power to decide for the party on zoning.
Goodluck Jonathan’s Son-In-Law Dumps PDP For APC
The son-in-law of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Prince Godswill Edward, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Naija News reports that Edward decamped to the ruling party together with many of his supporters at Usumutong/Abeugo council ward in Abi Local Government Area of Cross River state on Wednesday, June 9.
2023: Oyegun Insists Zoning Inevitable As PDP Bombs Buhari Over Defection Comments
A former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has insisted that zoning must continue to give every part of Nigeria a sense of belonging.
Naija News recalls that President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday had said nobody has the power to decide for the party on zoning.
This article was originally published on Nigeria News