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Nigeria Breaking News Today Tuesday, March, 05, 2019

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This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, March 05, 2019

EFCC Arrests Atiku Campaign Deputy DG

The Deputy Director General (Admin) of Atiku Campaign Organization, Barr. Tanimu Turaki (SAN), has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, has said.

Naija News reports that the opposition party made this known in a statement issued on Monday night by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan.

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CBN’s Governor, Emefiele, Asked To Leave Office

A letter by the Federal government of Nigeria has today been sent to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s governor Godwin Emefiele, asking him to proceed on leave as his tenure expires soon.

According to the letter, the leave takes effect from today, Monday.

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Amosun, Okorocha, Others Remain Suspended – APC Insists

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday maintained that Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State and his counterpart in Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, remain suspended.

Naija News recalled that the National Working Committee had after a meeting presided over by the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, in Abuja on Friday announced their suspension for alleged anti-party activities.

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PDP Submits Petition Challenging Buhari’s Election Victory

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus, has revealed that the party’s legal team for the presidential election will file its petition today (Monday).

He disclosed this while speaking at the PDP expanded National Caucus meeting in Abuja.

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Southern Kaduna Leaders Threaten To Dump PDP (Give Conditions)

The Coalition of Southern Kaduna Nationalities (CSKN) has demanded to know why its Peoples Democratic Party, PDP leaders lost their constituencies in the just concluded senatorial elections.

They further threatened to leave the party if it does not provide the said explanation.

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Why We Arrested Atiku’s Son-In-Law – EFCC Breaks Silence

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has finally spoken on why they arrested the son-in-law of Atiku Abubakar, Babalele Abdullahi.

According to the anti-graft agency, Abdullahu is been investigated over an alleged N61 billion money laundering case.

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Why There May Be No Election By 2023 – Secondus

Uche SecondusPeoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s national chairman opined that Nigeria has entered into full blown dictatorship” under the current administration.

Speaking at the PDP expanded national caucus meeting in Abuja on Monday, Secondus accused the President Muhammdu Buhari administration of winning reelection “with the use of military force”.

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