The following is a gathering of top political stories in Nigeria.
1. Uncovered! Buhari Hires American Lobbying Firm (See Why)
The organization of President Muhammadu Buhari has obtained the administrations of a picture washing and campaigning firm with workplaces in the United Kingdom and the United States to attempt 'effort and relationship working with different partners.' The contracting comes about a month after Atiku Abubakar last April enlisted the administrations of campaigning firm Fein and DelValle PLLC, established by a previous Justice Department representative, Bruce Fein, to help push stories that help his test of the aftereffect of the presidential race among top US government officials.
2. APC Is Nothing Without Me – Okorocha Boast
Senator Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has flaunted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is nothing in the South East without him. The representative made this known while responding to reports in which the Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), and a chieftain of the APC, Osita Okechukwu blamed him for destroying the APC in South-East.
3. National Assembly: Dariye Receives N171m In Prison
A previous Governor of Plateau State, Senator Joshua Dariye, keeps on getting the N750, 000 compensation and N13.5m month to month running expense from the National Assembly, 11 months after his conviction by a Federal Capital Territory High Court. This suggests his complete profit have ascended from N85.5m in November a year ago to N171.1m in May.
4. Buhari: Saraki Eyes Kwara Ministerial Position
On the off chance that antennas leaking out from the Kwara State part of the decision All Progressives Congress (APC) is anything to go, there is a titanic fight at present continuous between two of the state's unmistakable individuals in what adds up to a straight shoot-out for control of the neighborhood section of the APC. The two camps have begun thumping the war drums in front of the approaching introduction of the new organization, ThisDay reports.
5. Court Fixes Date For Further Hearing On Adeleke's Death
An Osun State High Court sitting in Ede has fixed July sixth for further hearing on the conditions encompassing the unexpected passing of Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke. The directing Judge, Justice Ayo Oyebiyi gave the notice of suspension after the arraigning group driven by the Acting Solicitor
General and Permanent Secretary, Osun State Ministry of Justice, Dapo Adeniji shut his case.