This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Friday, April 12, 2019
Election Tribunal: INEC Responds To Atiku’s Petition
Yesterday, Thursday, was the deadline for the INEC and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to file their responses.
Why Nigeria Should Remove Fuel Subsidy – IMF
Naija News reports that Lagarde made this statement while addressing the press on Thursday at the ongoing spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group.
Abba, PDP File Petition Against Ganduje
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and candidate of the Kano state governorship candidate of the party, Abba Kabir-Yusuf have finally filed a petition against the victory of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
Naija News reports that the PDP in Kano on Thursday, April 11, filed the petition against Ganduje in about twenty days after the declaration of Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje as winner of the March 23 governorship election.
Fani-Kayode Reveals What TB Joshua Told Him About African Politics
Femi Fani-Kayode has revealed that the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet T.B Joshua, told him two years ago that President of Sudan, Omar Al-Bashir will step down or be removed from office.
In a post on Twitter on Thursday, he revealed that T.B Joshua told him that African politics will take a turn in three years time.
Presidency, APC Plotting To Frame Atiku Abubakar – PDP
Atiku, who lost the election to incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, has gone to court to challenge the President’s re-election.
Zamfara Monarch Says Air Strikes Killing Innocent Villagers
A council of chiefs in Zamfara state has said that some innocent villagers have been killed in the misdirected air strikes by the military in the ongoing fight against bandits in the state.
Naija News reports that the Zamfara Council of Chiefs made this known on Thursday, April 11, during an emergency meeting in Gusau.
Northerners Will Contest Presidency In 2023 – Tony Momoh
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Tony Momoh, has said adhering to the presidential rotational policy between the North and South would be difficult.
In an interview with Daily Independent, Momoh said 2023 presidency will be a tough struggle among the regions as none will be begged to come and take power.
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