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Nigeria Breaking News Today Thursday, February, 14, 2019



This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Thursday, February 14, 2019

9 Reasons CCT Arrest Order On Onnoghen Cannot Stand – Ozekhome

Human rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), has listed nine reasons the bench warrant issued by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), against Justice Walter Onnoghen, the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), cannot stand.

Naija News recalls that the CCT had mandated the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, and the Director General, Department of State Services (DSS), Yusuf Magaji on Wednesday to effect  Onnoghen’s arrest.

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Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu To Expose ‘Jubril’ On Live Broadcast Today, See Time

The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed to give a “definitive expository presentation” on Jubril Aminu Al-Sudanni, an alleged impostor of President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock, the nation’s Presidential Villa.

Naija News reports that Kanu made this statement on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Wednesday, February 13, where he noted that he would be making the presentation during a live broadcast via Radio Biafra in London, the United Kingdom at 11 am UK time (12 pm Nigerian time) today.

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Many Feared Dead As Boko Haram Attacks Borno State Governor’s Convoy

Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima was today on his way to a political rally at Gamboru-Ngala in the state when his convoy was attacked by Boko Haram Terrorists. The Guardian Newspaper reports

The deputy governor of the state Usman Durkwa, said he cannot confirm the attack.

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2019 Election: PDP Sues INEC, Faults Its Decision On Card Reader

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has filed a suit against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the use of card readers for the general election.

In a suit filed before the federal high court in Abuja, the party asked the court to restrict INEC from postponing elections in any polling unit as a result of a malfunctioning card reader.

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#2019: Did US Lobbyist Write A Letter To Saraki Predicting That Atiku Will Lose The Election?

A letter allegedly was written by Brian Ballard, a top US lobbyist to Senate President Bukola Saraki, which predicted that Atiku AbubakarPeoples Democratic Party (PDP)‘ s presidential candidate will lose the forthcoming presidential poll is presently in circulation.

As seen on TheCableng , In the letter dated February 5, the firm said its survey on the presidential election demonstrated that Atiku has a very slim chance of winning.

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Why Yemi Osinbajo’s Helicopter Crashed – AIB

The Accident Investigation Bureau ( AIB ) has today revealed the reason why Vice President Yemi Osibanjo’s chopper crashed

The AIB Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer Akin Olateru disclosed that the crash occurred because it landed on a dry dusty environment.

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Guru Maharaji Ji Blast Oyedepo, Adeboye

The self-proclaimed Living Perfect Master Sat Guru Maharaj Ji has slammed the Founder of Winners’ Chapel Bishop David Oyedepo and the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye.

According to Maharaj Ji, Bishop Oyedepo, Pastor Enoch Adeboye and most Christian leaders in the country are “crooked.”

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2019 Election: PDP Reveals What INEC Is Plotting To Do For APC

The Delta State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of plotting to manipulate and rig the forthcoming elections for President Muhammadu Buhari and All Progressives Congress (APC).

In a statement obtained by Naija News, the state Publicity Secretary of the Party, Ifeanyi Osuoza, alleged that the gambit of the electoral body was to stage-manage the pre-loading and key in the card readers with pre-determined fictitious voters’ details before accreditation.

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2019 Elections: AGF Malami Asks INEC To Postpone Elections In Zamfara, Gives Reasons

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami(SAN) has written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) asking the commission to postpone the governorship, House of Assembly and National Assembly elections in Zamfara State to enable the All Progressives Congress (APC) to field candidates in the polls.

A copy of the three-page letter bearing Malami’s signature and dated February 13, 2019, with reference number MJ/DSD/03, emerged online on Thursday.

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Shekarau Slams Kwankwaso, Describes Him As Absentee Senator

Former Governor of Kano State Ibrahim Shekarau has described Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso (PDP-Kano Central) as an absentee Senator associated with failure.

Speaking to newsmen on Wednesday, the All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidate for Kano Central Senatorial District boasted that he would have defeated Kwankwaso if he had contested against him, The Nation reports.

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