iDONSABI brings to you review of top stories in Nigeria today April 15, 2019.
Those Close To Buhari Are Involved in Corruption – Onaiyekan
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan says those close to president Muhammadu Buhari are perpetrating corruption.
While also noting that rigging of an election was worse than stealing billions of money that belong to the people, the Archbishop also appealed to the President Buhari to make sure his administration refrain from controlling the judiciary so as to allow justices, judges the free hand to carry out their constitutional duties without unnecessary pressure from the government.
Another Nigerian has been caught at Jeddah Airport, in Saudi Arabia, for allegedly smuggling about 1,138g of cocaine weeks after a Nigerian lady in Saudi Arabia was beheaded,
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, who revealed on Friday made a passionate appeal to Nigerians to abide by the laws of countries they go to.
Some people have been killed and others left injured in a fresh community clash between Jukun and Tiv tribes in Wukari, South of Taraba State.
It was also gathered that many properties were destroyed during the clash which started last week.
Taraba Governor, Darius Ishaku, while condemning the violence, attributed it to the incessant conflict between Jukun and Tiv people in Taraba and Benue states.
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has given President Muhammadu Buhari until May 1 to sign the proposed N30,000 new minimum wage.
The ultimatum was given by the NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, on behalf of the group during an interview with newsmen on Saturday Saturday in Abuja.
The NLC stated clearly that the expectation of workers is that President should be able to sign the Minimum Wage Bill, doing all due diligence before 1st of May and it has not gotten to where it is on a platter of gold, adding that they will continue to engage the process.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has stated that the recent controversy surrounding the citizenship of Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) only confirms the claims made by the leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu as true.
The group in a statement also mentioned that political events in the near future will also confirm Kanu’s claim that President Muhammadu is dead and is currently being replaced by an impostor, Jubril Al-Sudani, a Sudanese.