Legit.ng has gathered the most important news for August 6. Find all the things you should know for this Thursday below.
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.
Oluwakayode Olumide Ogundamisi took to his Facebook account to expose the real miserable salary of Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram.
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.
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.
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.
The 49 senators of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have announced their support for President Muhammadu Buhari.
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.
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.
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.
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.