Naij.com Digest: Top 10 Must-Read News For This Thursday
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Naij.com Digest: Top 10 Must-Read News For This Thursday

Legit.ng has gathered the most important news for August 6. Find all the things you should know for this Thursday below.

1. Dasuki Releases Images Of Weapons Bought By GEJ

Colonel Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser (NSA), has released images of sophisticated weapons attained by ex-president Goodluck Jonathan to fight the Boko Haram insurgency.

2. How Much Nigerian Soldiers Are Paid

Oluwakayode Olumide Ogundamisi took to his Facebook account to expose the real miserable salary of Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram.

3. Nigerian Army In Gun Battle With Boko Haram Sect In Yobe

The Boko Haram militants hit Gadaka town over the night in a bid to seize the town but the Nigerian soldiers responded in the morning.

4. Gov El-Rufai Orders Closure Of Govt Accounts

The governor of Kaduna state, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has directed all banks hosting the state government’s revenue and expenditure accounts to close them.

5. Bail Out Funds: NLC Threatens Banks Over Unpaid Salaries

Nigeria Labour Congress promised the union would follow up on banks withholding the bailout funds being provided by the federal government for payment of workers’ salary.

6. PDP Senate Caucus Reiterates Its Support To Buhari

The 49 ‎senators of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have announced their support for President Muhammadu Buhari.

7. Senate Committee Asks DSS DG To Appear Before It

Lawan Daura, the director general of the Department of State Services (DSS) has been ordered by the Senate committee on ethics, privileges and public petitions to appear before it over an allegation of intimidation of Rivers election tribunal by DSS officials.

8. SEE What Reps Advise Buhari On Measures Against Boko Haram In Adamawa

Insurgency has been on the rise in some parts of Adamawa state lately and the House of Representatives has called on president Muhammadu Buhari to strengthen security in those parts.

9. Group Appeals To Buhari, EFCC Against Amaechi

The documents that Integrity Group has sent to President Muhammadu Buhari may cost Rotimi Amaechi, former governor of Rivers state, the place in ministerial list.

10. Adamawa State: Atiku's Daughter Nominated As Commissioner

One of the daughters of former vice president,Atiku Abubakar, has been nominated for a slot in the cabinet of Governor Bindow Jibrilla of Adamawa state.

 

Source: Legit.ng

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