This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Thursday, September 13 2018.
Breaking News: Dogara Decamp To PDP, Pick Nomination Form
Speaker Yakubu Dogara has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), He also picked the nomination form to return to the House of Representatives on the platform of the opposition party Naija News understands.
The speaker picked the form on Wednesday, a day after dozens of his constituents traveled to Abuja from his home state of Bauchi.
Ambode Neglects Impeachment Rumours, Submits Nomination Form
He submitted the form two days after himself, Obafemi Hamzat and Jide Sanwoolu, two prominent APC chieftains in Lagos, picked up governorship forms at the APC secretariat.
Presidential Primary: Ballot Papers To Carry Aspirants’ Photographs – PDP
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has stated that the photographs of its aspirants will be on the ballot paper for the conduct of the Presidential Primary of the party.
Prince Uche Secondus, the National Chairman of the party made this development known in Abuja on Wednesday when he hosted the European Union team, headed by Bridget Markussen, in his office.
I Will Evict Wike In 2019 – Tonye Cole Speaks On His Plans For Rivers State In 2019
Cole, who plans to succeed Gov. Nyesom Wike, say if APC gives him the ticket, he would ensure economic and security challenges, which the present administration had failed to do is addressed.
PDP Warns INEC Over Alleged Plot To Shift 2019 Elections
PDP also admonished the commission’s boss, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, not to heed to the pressure of been used by the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC)and President Muhammadu Buhari to carry out their plans to truncate the sanity of 2019 general election.
New Minimum Wage: Labour Gives FG Two Weeks Ultimatum
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has warned Federal Government against further delay on the New Minimum Wage and allow the tripartite committee finish its job to avoid industrial crisis.
This, they stated at a joint news conference addressed in Lagos.