This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, 29th, December 2020.
National Assembly Transmits N13.5tn Budget To Buhari
The National Assembly on Monday transmitted the 2021 Appropriation Bill of N13.5tn to Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari.
The development was disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matter, Senator Babajide Omoworare, in a text message to Punch.
We Never Apologised To Buhari For Inviting Him Over Insecurity – Reps
The House of Representatives has denied media reports that it had apologised to President Muhammadu Buhari for inviting him to address the lawmakers on the security challenges facing the country.
A report in The Nation had said that the Green Chambers shelved any immediate or future plans of inviting Buhari to come and explain to lawmakers the rising insecurity in the nation.
Arewa Youths Call For Bishop Kukah’s Arrest Over Coup Comment About Buhari
The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) has submitted that the Catholic Arc. Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah should be arrested for statements capable of inciting violence.
The AYCF in a statement by its National President, Alhaji Yerima Shettima, on Monday said Kukah’s statement is capable of destabilizing Nigeria and shouldn’t be treated with mild hands.
Edo: Oshiomhole Not Responsible For Obaseki’s Problems, APC Tells Shaibu
The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has told the Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, that former APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, is not responsible for Governor Godwin Obaseki’s woes.
Naija News had reported that Shaibu had warned Oshiomhole against overturning the victory of governor Obaseki at the September 2020 governorship election through the judiciary.
Dino Melaye Warns Buhari Against Arresting, Embarrassing Bishop Kukah
Former Senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, has warned the President Muhammadu Buhari administration against arresting the Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Kukah.
Naija News reports that the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese while delivering his Christmas message accused President Buhari of nepotism and incompetence.