This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria Today, Tuesday, 25th, August 2020.
President Buhari Makes Fresh Appointments (Full List)
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr James Lalu as the Executive Secretary of the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD).
Naija News reports that Buhari also approved the composition of the governing council of the NCPD.
Boko Haram Commander: Mailafia Drags Police To Court Over Invitation
A former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia has gone to court to challenge the invitation extended to him by the Nigerian Police.
Naija News recalls Dr. Mailafia was summoned by the Police last week and was expected to appear at the Abuja headquarters office of the Nigerian Police on Monday by 11am.
FG Gives Updates On Reopening Of Tertiary Institutions
Emeka Nwajiuba, the Minister of Education, on Monday disclosed updates on the plan to reopen tertiary institutions in Nigeria.
The Minister while speaking at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID revealed that the government has met with groups pressurizing it to reopen universities, polytechnics and colleges of education.
EFCC: Malami Speaks On Conspiring Against Ibrahim Magu
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has reacted to the report that he is conspiring against the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu.
The AGF described the report as false that he conspired with a lawyer to testify against the embattled EFCC boss.
Rivers: Former Lawmaker, Chidi Lloyd Dumps APC For PDP (Photos)
Hon. Chidi Lloyd, the former Majority Leader of the House of Assembly in Rivers State has defected from the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party.
Recall that the lawmaker was the Director-General of the Tonye Cole Campaign Organisation in the 2019 Rivers State Governorship election.