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Nigeria Breaking News Today Monday, April, 08, 2019

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Breaking: INEC Collation Officer Shot In Benue

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

Senate Presidency: APC Leaders Pressure Danjuma Goje To Accept Lawan

Some former governors are mounting pressure on their former colleague, Senator Danjuma Goje, to accept President Muhammadu Buhari’s choice of Ahmad Lawan for Senate president.

The President is believed to have met Goje on the matter.

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Northern Leader Tells Igbo How To Wrestle 2023 Presidency From South West

A former Chairman of Northern Elders’ Forum, Paul Unongo, has advised the Igbo to organise themselves as Nigerians, and not Igbo, to canvass support for their ambition to occupy the position of Nigeria’s President come 2023.

Naija News reports that Unongo gave the advice in an interview with The Sun Newspaper over the weekend.

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Buhari’s Aide Caught In Alleged Financial Misappropriation

The Social Media Assistant of President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta Onpochie, is alleged to have siphoned slush funds belonging to Buhari Support Organisation, Delta state Chapter.

The BSO is the umbrella body of all support groups for President Muhammadu Buhari and headed by Colonel Hameed Ali, CG Custom.

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Collaborate With PDP, Get Expelled From APC – Lawmaker Warns Goje, Ndume

Senator Abu Ibrahim (APC-Katsina South) has said any member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that connives with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to sabotage the party on who becomes Senate President will be shown the way out.

Naija News understands that Senator Ali Ndume and Senator Danjuma Goje are bent on contesting for the position of Senate Presidency despite the endorsement of Senator Ahmad Lawan by the ruling APC.

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Kano Rerun: Ganduje Speaks On Election Tribunal

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has expressed confidence that the state election petition tribunal will confirm his victory at the polls.

Speaking to newsmen in Kano on Sunday, the governor accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of using thugs and the police to rig the first round of the governorship election held on March 9.

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2019 Elections: Why We Lost Some States To PDP – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has disclosed that it lost some states to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded general elections because it gave every Nigerian the opportunity to contest election freely.

The APC lost the governorship elections in Imo, Adamawa, Bauchi and Oyo states, four states controlled by APC Governors.

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Leah Sharibu’s Father Down With Stroke

Father to one of the kidnapped Dapchi girls, Leah Sharibu is reportedly down with a stroke.

Representatives of Chibok and Dapchi made this known during a visit to Prophet Temitope Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos.

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