Good Morning Nigeria! Here’s what you need to know this Saturday morning 🙂. Enjoy!
1. The Government of Kogi State has reportedly handed over about 15,000 hectares of land to the Federal Government to build proposed cattle colony for Fulani herdsmen.
2. Ahead of 2019 Presidential Election, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, visited Anambra State, kicks of presidential campaign.
3. Panic in Makurdi, the capital of Benue State, as suspected herdsmen issue notice of attack to communities around the capital on Friday.
4. Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday reassured Nigerians that the National Assembly is committed to making sure democracy works in Nigeria as it is the best way forward for Nigerians.
5. Mr. Kassim Afegbua, the spokesman of former Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida, in a recent press release issued on Friday, says that his life is now under danger.
6. Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, will lead 33 churches in Nigeria on a special prayer on Tuesday, February 13, against the nation’s crises.
7. A group identified as the Sanctity Transparency Peace Initiative, says that the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has been flouting the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari who asked him to relocate to Benue over killings.
8. Following recommendations by the National Judicial Council, President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday dismissed two judges of the Federal High Court, Justice Adeniyi Ademola and Justice O.O Tokode, over alleged misconduct.
9. Justice Mojisola Dada orders the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to arrest the Chairman of Nigeria’s only auto manufacturer, Innoson Motors, Mr. Innocent Chukwuma, over his failure to appear in court.
10. A first class Chief in Adamawa State, Teneke, faults government for compensating Fulani herdsmen who lost two cows, but refused to compensate farmers whose farmlands were destroyed.
11. The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of 2019 says that it will resist imposition of candidates in the state.
12. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s ex-wife, Taiwo, in an interview with Punch, says that her son’s wife treats him like a houseboy in his own home.