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Nigeria Breaking News Today Wednesday, April, 10, 2019



BREAKING: APC Supporters Barred As Judge Rules On Obaseki’s Certificate Case

This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Revealed! Atiku Abubakar Hires Top US Lobbyist To Oust Buhari

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has reportedly acquired the services of a US lobbyist firm to boost his challenge of the outcome of the February 23 presidential poll.

According to a report by Centre for Responsive Politics (CRP), Bruce Fein, former justice department official and his firm Fein & DelValle PLLC registered as foreign agents of PDP and Atiku on March 24.

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Senate Presidency: Over 30 APC Senators ‘Back’ Ndume, See Why

No fewer than thirty-six senators on the platform of the All Progressives Congress(APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, are backing Ali Ndume, a senator representing Borno south at the Nigerian Senate, for the position of Senate President.

Naija News reports that a senator-elect who did not want to be named, made this known on Tuesday while speaking with select journalists on the sidelines of the induction exercise for members of the incoming national assembly at Transcorp Hilton hotel in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

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Atiku Lucky To Be Walking Free – Presidency

The Presidency says the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, Atiku Abubakar, should be glad he is walking free.

Naija News reports that the special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, made this comment on the micro-blogging site, on Tuesday evening.\

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Real Reason I Conceded Defeat In 2015 – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has disclosed that his belief in the future of democracy in Africa is the reason he sacrificed his personal political ambition for a second term in 2015.

He made this known while speaking at the OrontoNatei Douglas Memorial Dialogue on Tuesday in Abuja.

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INEC Fixes Date For Kogi, Bayelsa Governorship Elections

The governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states will hold November 2, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said.

Naija News reports that the chairman of INEC’s information and voters education committee, Festus Okoye, made this known in a statement on Tuesday evening, April 9.

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Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Reveals Why He Is Grateful To His Sureties

The self-acclaimed leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPO) Nnamdi Kanu, has expressed gratitude to all his sureties.

The wanted pro-Biafra activities noted that God would bless them for standing by him in his moment of despair.

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is an Associate at Naija News. He is a news media enthusiast, he holds a degree in psychology and loves exploring and sharing about the enormous power that lies in the human mind. Email: [email protected], Instagram: adeniyidman