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This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Court Disqualifies Adeleke As PDP Guber Candidate

An Abuja High Court on Tuesday, nullified the nomination of Senator Ademola Adeleke as candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the September 22, 2018 governorship election in Osun state.

Two chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Wahab Raheem and Adam Habeeb, had dragged Adeleke to court accusing him of not possessing the requisite educational qualification (secondary school certificate), to contest for the office of Governor.

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What I Will Do If I Become Senate President – Ndume

Senator Ali Ndume (APC-Borno South) has maintained his interest in becoming the Senate President of the incoming Senate by unveiling his nine-point agenda.

Naija News understands that the lawmaker, in the document, promised to improve upon the performance of the 8th Senate.

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Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu’s Ex Ally Gives Strong Warning To IPOB Leader

Clifford Iroanya, a former ally of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has cautioned against any further attempt to smear his image.

This is following a confession by one of Nnamdi Kanu’s coordinators, Candy Stallworth, in the United States of America (USA), before Honorable Judge J. Scott Duncan of the Circuit Court.

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Court Decides Finally On Omo-Agege’s Senatorial Candidacy

Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege and other All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates who emerged through the primaries supervised by INEC in Delta has being upheld by the Federal High Court sitting in Warri.

The presiding judge, Justice Emeka Ewite, in his judgement delivered on Tuesday, struck out the suit filed by the applicant, Mr O’tega Emerhor challenging the validity of the primary that brought Omo-Agege.

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Buhari Vows His Best For Second Term

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to do his best in his effort to ensure the best for the country as well as the citizens.

Buhari on Tuesday said that he will put in all efforts at the commencement of his second tenure in office come May 29.

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PDP Win All 3 Senatorial Districts In Rivers

All three senatorial districts in Rivers State for which the election was conducted have been won by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

George Sekibo (Rivers East), Bari Mpigi (Rivers South East) and Betty Apiafi (Rivers West) defeated their opponents, to ensure a clean swoop for the opposition party.

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Nigerian Senate ‘Full Of Billionaires Not Ready To Fight For Anything’ – Rep Adekoya

Adekoya Abdel-Majid Adesegu, a member representing Ijebu North/Ijebu East/Ogun Waterside at the 8th Nigeria National Assembly and re-elected at the recently concluded House of Representatives election for the second time, says the Nigerian Senate is “full of billionaires who are not ready to fight for anything”.

Naija News reports that the honourable member made this statement in reaction to party imposing a candidate on the House for the position of the Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives.

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