This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, April 09, 2019
Why I Met Vice President Osinbajo – Ndume
Speaking with State House correspondents after the meeting, Senator Ndueme (APC-Borno South) dismissed reports that he was at the Villa over his aspiration to become the next Senate President.
9th Assembly: Gbajabiamila Woos PDP Lawmakers For Speakership
The Majority Leader of the House Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has intensified his campaign for the speakership of the ninth National Assembly.
A member of Gbajabiamila’s camp in the House told The Punch that the plot by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to cause conflicts in the APC caucus had been uncovered, leading to a counter-move by the speakership aspirant.
Ganduje Reveals What He Told Presidency About Kano Elections
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has revealed that he told the Presidency that his state was peaceful and happy with his victory at the Governorship election.
The governor said this while speaking with State House correspondents after a meeting with the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, The Nation reports.
Anambra: APC Speaks On Winning Governorship Election In 2021
Ahead of the 2021 governorship in Anambra the All Progressives Congress in the state has unveiled it’s plan to win the state.
The acting chairman of the party in the state, Basil Ejidike, while speaking with newsmen in Awka during the weekend, stated that the party’s target is the 2021 governorship election in the state.
Why Igbos Have Failed – Okorocha
Rochas Okorocha, Imo State Governor described how the Igbo has failed woefully in politics.
This he said while speaking with reporters at Government House yesterday Owerri. Okorocha gave two reasons to back his claim.
National Assembly: Dogara Says Forced Leadership Will Fail
Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said the leadership that is imposed on the ninth National Assembly will fail.
Speaking at the ongoing induction of Senators-elect and House of Representatives members-elect, the nation number four man noted that a situation where “leadership is forced and literally driven down the throat of elected members had never endured in the National Assembly.”
See Death Toll From Bank Robbery In Ondo
Seven persons have been killed while several others have been left injured during a robbery attack on a commercial bank at Isewa Quarters, Ido-Ani, headquarters of Ose Local Government Area of Ondo state.
Naija News had reported that the robbers had during the afternoon hours of Monday, April 8 stormed the bank and killed two customers who were at the ATM gallery of the bank while five staff of the bank were also shot dead.