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Nigeria Breaking News Today Monday, March, 18, 2019

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This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today Monday, March, 18, 2019

Ihedioha Lacks Capacity To Govern Imo Says Okorocha

The outgoing governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, says Emeka Ihedioha, the state governor-elect, lacks the capacity to govern a “complex” state like Imo.

Naija News reports that the governor was reacting to the allegation by the governor-elect that the state government withdrew N17 billion shortly after the governorship election.

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Gbenga Daniel Speaks On Joining APC After Dumping PDP

A former Director-General of Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, Gbenga Daniel, says his supporters have been pleading with him to lead them to the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party.

Naija News reports that Daniel disclosed this a day after he resigned his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party and announced that he was quitting partisan politics.

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APC Leaders Expect Buhari To Rig Supplementary Elections – Presidency

The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari will not interfere with the supplementary polls in five states neither would he ask the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to change results in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party.

Naija News reports that the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu, made this statement on Sunday.

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Okorocha Speaks On Withdrawing N17bn From Imo Accounts

Okorocha Speaks On Withdrawing N17bn From Imo Accounts
The outgoing governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, has urged the public to ignore what he termed the posturing of the incoming Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government, saying the party lacks the right to harass the current government and financial institutions until they were sworn in.

Naija News reports that the governor was reacting to the allegation by the PDP that he withdrew 17bn from four banks in three days and converted government property to personal use.

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Jonathan Denies Plotting To Dump PDP, Quit Politics

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has dismissed reports that he is planning to quit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or retire from politics.

He made this known in a statement by his media adviser, Ikechukwu Eze.

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Omo-Agege Reveals What APC Senators Will Do To Saraki Loyalists

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (APC-Delta Central) has vowed that no lawmaker connected with Senate President Bukola Saraki will be allowed to hold any leadership position in the 9th Senate.

According to Independent, the lawmaker lamented that those he described as Saraki’s relegates regime made sure all agenda of the government was shut down for almost three of the four years of President Muhammadu Buhari first tenure.

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Peter Obi Reveals What Election Rigging Does To A Country

The running mate of Atiku Abubakar, Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last Presidential election, Peter Obi, says the “rigging that characterised the general election” keeps incompetent people in office.

Naija News reports that Obi made this comment in a statement issued on Sunday, March 17.

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