This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today,27th September 2019
APC Breaks Silence On Crisis In Presidency, Buhari vs Osinbajo Rift
This online news platform understands that the APC made its position known through Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, its National Publicity Secretary.
Buhari Govt Gives Update On Closure Of Nigerian Borders
President Muhammadu Buharis government through the Comptroller-General of theNigeria Customs Service(NCS), retired Col. Hameed Ali, says the closure of Nigerias borders byFederal Governmentwas undertaken to strengthen the nations security and protect its economic interests.
Naija Newsreports that Ali made this known during a meeting with border stakeholders, comprising freight forwarders and security agencies on Thursday at Seme.
The Customs Comptroller-General said that the closure was not intended to hurt anyone but to protect the nations interests
Illicit Financial Flow Has Eaten Up Our Economy African Leaders Cry Out
Naija News learnt that the presidents and prime ministers of the African Nations made this known at a high-level event on Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) held on the sidelines of the ongoing74th United Nations General Assemblyin New York.
BREAKING: UK Court Grants Nigerias Request To Appeal $9.6b P&ID Judgment
A United Kingdom commercial Court has granted the federal governments application request for leave to file an appeal against the award of $9.6billion to ab Irish firm,Process and Industrial Developments( P&ID).
Another application for a stay of execution of the award was still in progress.
P&ID secured the damages against Nigeria following a failed Gas Supply Project Agreement (GSPA) contract between it and the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources.
APC Reacts To 2023 Campaign Posters Of Tinubu, El-Rufai, Oshiomhole
TheAll Progressives Congress(APC), Nigerias ruling party, says posters of the national leader of the party,Bola Tinubu; the National Chairman,Adams Oshiomhole; and Kaduna State Governor,Nasir el-Rufai,campaigning for the 2023 presidencyare the handiwork of the opposition.
Naija Newsreports that theNational Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, made this comment while addressing journalists on Thursday in Abuja, Nigerias capital.
DSS DG Faces Jail Threat Over Sowores Detention
Naija Newsunderstands that the court made this known in a warning notice dated Thursday, September 26.
Author: Gbenga Sijuade