This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today Thursday, April 04, 2019
Senate Presidency: PDP Plotting To Frustrate Lawan’s Ambition
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) plans to poach 13 All Progressives Congress (APC) returning and new Senators to forestall the emergence of Senator Ahmad Lawan as the President of the 9th Senate President, APC sources have said.
A source told The Nation that two Senators approached to be arrowheads of the plans alerted the party hierarchy and Lawan’s campaign team.
Revealed! What NJC Told Buhari To Do To Suspended CJN Onnoghen
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the compulsory retirement of the Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Onnoghen, based on “incontrovertible” findings on him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC).
It asked President Muhammadu Buhari to give effect to the recommendation immediately.
What Wike Said After Winning Rivers Governorship Election
Naija News reports that Wike who made this statement on Wednesday dedicated his victory to God and thanked members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for their show of courage, despite intimidation by security operatives who illegally wanted to change the will of Rivers people.
Rivers Election: AAC Reacts To Gov Wike’s Victory
The African Alliance Congress (AAC) has reacted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declaration of Governor Nyesom Wike as the winner of the Rivers State governorship election.
Nwosu Blames APC For Imo Guber Loss, Heads To Tribunal
Uche Nwosu, the son-in-law to Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha and governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in the recently concluded general election, has gone to the election petition tribunal to challenge the outcome of the poll in the southeast state.
Naija News reports that Mr Nwosu, who made this known on Tuesday, blamed the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party for losing the election to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Emeka Ihedioha.
Akeredolu Diverted The Money Disbursed By APC To Finance AA’s Candidate – Kekemeke
The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu as been described as an ingrate by the former Deputy Governor of the state, Ali Olanusi.
Olanusi stated this while raising allegation against Akeredolu of involving in anti-party activities which he stated was the main reason that saw the All Progressives Congress in the state perform woefully during the presidential election in the state.
Buhari To Sell All Recovered Assets
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate sale of the assets recovered by his administration in the fight against corruption.
The move is in a deliberate attempt to improve the revenue generation of the country in 2019.