This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Monday, February 11, 2019
Leah Sharibu Is Not Dead – FG
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described as ‘absolute fake news’ the reports in the Social Media that the abducted Dapchi school girl, Leah Sharibu, has died in captivity.
“It’s absolutely fake news. There is nothing like that,” the Minister said at a press briefing in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Sunday.
PDP’s Atiku Pulls ‘Unbelievable Crowd’ In Kano (Video/Photos)
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, Atiku Abubakar, has pulled what many Nigerians have tagged as “unbelievable” crowd at his Presidential campaign in Kano, northern Nigeria.
Biafra: Why Atiku Should Not Contest 2019 Presidency – Nnamdi Kanu
The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, says the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, Atiku Abubakar is not a Nigerian, hence should not contest the forthcoming presidential election in the country.
Naija News reports that Kanu made this statement during a live broadcast via Radio Biafra in London, United Kingdom on Saturday, February 9.
2019 Election: What Atiku Told Emir Sanusi In Kano
The former Vice President made this known when he paid a courtesy visit to the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II on Sunday.
PDP Unveils People Within Buhari’s Presidency Working For Atiku
Naija News reports that the PDP said these persons who hold strategic positions in the Muhammadu Buhari’s government and top members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), are working tirelessly to see that Atiku Abubakar emerge as the winner of the 2019 presidential election.
Ajimobi Solicits Support For APC’s Adebayo Adelabu
Naija News reports that Ajimobi further solicited the support of traditional rulers and citizens of Oke Ogun for the APC.
APC Raises Alarm Over Planned Attack
Naija News reports that the party has expressed worries a planned attack on some selected supporters of the party.
PDP Exposes Alleged Plot To Declare Inconclusive Polls
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) is currently making plans to manipulate the forthcoming election without any justification.
Naija News reports that the party also went ahead to allege that the APC had also concluded its plans to declare the election inconclusive, particularly in Kwara central.