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Nigeria Breaking News Today, Wednesday, June ,05, 2019

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This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Wednesday, June 05, 2019.

Popular Herbalist Predicts Victory For PDP’s Atiku At Tribunal

A popular traditional medicine practitioner (herbalist) in Anambra State, southeast Nigeria, Igwe Onyeachonam Ofomba, has predicted that Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party,  in the 2019 general elections, will win at the tribunal.

Naija News recalls that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared President Muhammadu Buhari who participated in the election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, winner of the February 23 Presidential election.

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Buhari Describes Abuja Residents As ‘Necessary Evil’ For Not Voting Him

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has described residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, as “necessary evil” for not voting him but rather the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, in the last general election.

Naija News understands that the President made this statement when a delegation of FCT residents paid him Sallah homage at Aso Rock on Tuesday, June 4.

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JAMB Cut-Off Marks For Universities, Polytechnics Out?

The question on the lips of most Nigerian students is if the 2019/2020 cut-off marks for universities, polytechnics, and Colleges of Education have been released by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
Naija News recalls that the Board conducted the 2019 UTME between April 11 and 18, with massive malpractice recorded during the UTME, a situation which JAMB officials regretted.

9th Speaker: PDP Okays Members To Work With APC

The caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, in the House of Representatives, has given its members the nod to with speakership aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party.

Naija News understands that this was disclosed in a statement issued by the minority leader of the House, Leo Ogor, on Tuesday, June 4.

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Real Reason For Internal Wrangling In APC Is Your Administration – APC Tells Oyegun

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has refused immediate past National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun‘s lashing out on its embattled leader, Adams Oshiomhole

Naija News recalls that Oyegun had attributed the internal wrangling in the party to Oshiomhole saying that “Oshiomhole fails because he lacks the temperament that is required to run a political party. He lacks the capacity to manage the different interests and tendencies that constitute a political party.

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Ihedioha Speaks On What He Would Do To All Those Who Looted Money In Imo State

Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has noted today that he would engage security agencies in ensuring that the financial dealings of the state in the last eight years were accounted for.

He said this while declaring open the ongoing retreat for the state lawmakers-elect in the Oguta Local Government Area of the state while stating that all robbed the state“must be criminalised.”

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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: enioluwa@naijanews.com, Instagram: adeniyidman

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