This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Thursday,
March 07, 2019
Court Takes Final Decision On Atiku’s Request To See INEC’s Election Materials For Presidential Election
A three-man panel of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja today has granted the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakaraccess to all the materials that were used during the presidential elections.
The decision was made after the panel heard the ex-parte motion filed by Atiku Abubakar, seeking an order granting them access to inspect the electoral materials used for the February 23 polls.
Keyamo Attacks Obasanjo For Criticising Buhari
Naija News recalls that Obasanjo made the claim in an event to commemorate his 82nd birthday anniversary, which held at the Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.
Buratai Reveals Plans By Politicians To Carryout Assassination, Bomb Places On Election Day
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has said plans by some wicked politicians to disrupt the March 9 elections with violence, including plans to bomb some areas have been uncovered by the force.
This Buratai said today while meeting with Principal Staff Officers (PSOs), General Officers Commanding (GOC), Operational Commanders and Directors of the military at the Army Headquarters in Abuja.
Buhari Addresses Nigerians Ahead Governorship Elections (Video)
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently addressing the nation on March 9, 2019, Governorship and State House of Assembly Elections.
CUPP Reveals What Buhari Plotting To Do During Governorship Elections
The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has alleged that there are plans by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that the APC wins in 24 states in Saturday’s governorship and state House of Assembly elections.
The coalition made this claim in a statement on Wednesday by its National Spokesperson, Imo Ugochinyere.
Lagos Decides: Agbaje Reacts To Reports Of Stepping Down
In a statement, on Wednesday, by his Director of Media and Publicity, Felix Oboagwina, Agbaje stated that he is still very much in the race.
APC Reacts To Sacking Of Taraba Candidate Days To Election
The Taraba State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted that its governorship candidate, Sani Danladi, remains eligible to contest the election, despite a court ruling disqualifying him.
Agbakoba Finally Supports Atiku’s Decision To Challenge President Buhari (See Why)
A Nigerian senior lawyer, Olisa Agbakoba who had earlier adviced the PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar not to go to court has backtracked his decision.
Naija News reports that the well known legal luminary while explaining the reason for his previous statement said his earlier advice to the former vice-president not to go to court was because of the “uphill task” he would face following the suspension of Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria.