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Nigeria Breaking News Today Tuesday, 8 May 2018



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This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Breaking News: President Buhari To Depart Nigeria For UK Tomorrow On Medical Trip

President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow, Tuesday, 8th May, depart the shores of Nigeria for the United Kingdom to keep a medical appointment with his doctors.

This information was made available to Naija News by Mallam Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to President Buhari on media and publicity.

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President Buhari In Closed Door Meeting With Saraki, Dogara

President Muhammadu Buhari shortly after returning  to Abuja from his hometown, has began  meeting behind closed doors with the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.

The meeting started around 2.p.m when the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara arrived the President’s office.

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Police Seals Ekiti APC Secretariat As Primary Crisis Continues

Ekiti State police has moved in to seal off the party’s secretariat following reports that protests that greeted Saturday ’s inconclusive governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti took a new turn on Monday.

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Candidates Responsible For Disrupting Ekiti Governorship Primary To Be Disqualified

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that aspirants whose supporters disrupted Saturday´s governorship primary election in Ekiti would be disqualified from the race.

Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, National Publicity Secretary of the party, reveal this while speaking with newsmen on Monday in Abuja, shortly after the party’s leadership received report of the primary from the Governorship Primary Election Committee.

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Gwaska Massacre: Death Toll Hits 71, Emir Appeals For Vigilance

The death toll in the last weekend armed bandits’ attack on Gwaska Community in Birnin-Gwari Local Government of Kaduna State has increased to 71, as more bodies were recovered from the town and surrounding environs.

This is coming as the Emir of Birnin-Gwari, Alhaji Zubairu Mai Gwari in a chat with PRNigeria commended the local vigilante groups and security agencies in the search and evacuation efforts, adding that more people are still missing.

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Canada To Stop Migration Of Nigerian Asylum Seekers Soon

Canada will soon make move to curb the excesses of Nigerian asylum seekers moving into Canada through the United States, officials announced today.

Naija News understands that not less than 2,500 migrants, who were mostly of Nigerian descent migrated to Canada illegally in April, which makes it a total of more than 7,300.

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