This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Monday, November 5th 2018
IMN Publishes Names Of Members Allegedly Killed By Military
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has published the names of 34 of its members who had allegedly dead after they were shot by military officers between between October 27 and October 30.
The Movement in a statement alleged that their members were murdered by the military and asked for thorough investigation to be carried out.
Minimum Wage: Organised Labour absent at FG’s reconciliatory meeting
Members of the Organised Labour on Sunday were absent at the reconciliation meeting with the Federal Government over the non-implementation of the N30,000 new National Minimum Wage for the workers in the country.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Federal Government had called a reconciliatory meeting with the Organised Labour and the Organised Private Sector, scheduled to hold at the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
Nigeria’s Limited Resources Should Be Used For Her Peoples and Not Donated To Others – Atiku
Abuja, Nigeria, 04 November, 2018: Recently, we had cause to counsel the Buhari administration to be more prudent with national resources after the government declared its intention to sell national assets built by previous administrations to fund their business as usual 2019 budget.
Apparently, rather than give heed to our pro bono patriotic advise, the Buhari administration is persisting in the financial profligacy that has seen them destroy a once thriving economy.
Ekiti PDP Reps Caucus disowns call for State Exco dissolution, restates loyalty to Fayose
The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) five House of Representatives members from Ekiti State have expressed their confidence in the leadership of the Chief Gboyega Oguntuase-led State Exco of the party, dissociating themselves from the Saturday meeting of some stakeholders held at the instance of the Senate Minority Leader, Biodun Olujimi, which called for dissolution of the State Party Exco.
2019 Elections: USIP Predicts Victory For President Buhari
The United States Institute of Peace has predicted victory for President Muhammadu Buhari during the 2019 general election.
The institution said that it prediction on the forthcoming elections was based on the interactions it had with Nigerians from different sectors.
Lagos APC names Hamzat as Sanwo-Olu’s running mate
The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday officially named Dr Obafemi Hamzat as the running mate of Mr Babajide Sanwoolu, its governorship candidate for the 2019 elections.
The Chairman of the party in the state, Alhaji Tunde Balogun announced Hamzat’s choice at a news conference in Ikeja.