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Nigeria Breaking News Today, Monday, June ,10, 2019



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

Buhari Accepts Onnoghen’s Retirement, Gives Fresh Directive To Acting CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the voluntary retirement of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, from service.

This was made known in a statement released to newsmen on Sunday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

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Atiku Vs Buhari: Presidential Election Tribunal Resumes Today

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal will recommence hearing on the petition filed by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari today, Monday.

During the sitting of the Tribunal, the justice that will replace the President of the Appeal Court, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, will also be made known.

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Leah Sharibu: Saraki Donates Severance Package To Family Of Boko Haram Victims, Others

President of the Eighth Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has directed that the National Assembly Management should distribute his Severance Allowance to families of three victims of the insurgency in the North-East zone being perpetrated by Boko Haram and children of late Senators in need of financial assistance.

In a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, and made available to Naija News on Sunday, Saraki stated that the Severance Allowance should be used to support the families of Leah Sharibu, who is being held by Boko Haram after she and other girls were abducted from Dapchi townin Yobe State, and two humanitarian workers abducted and subsequently murdered by the insurgents, Hussaini Ahmed Khoisan and Hauwa Liman.

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Fani-Kayode Backs APC’s Gbajabiamila For Speaker

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has backed Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) for Speaker of the 9th National Assembly.

Fani-Kayode, who is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), made this known in a post on Twitter.

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Akpabio Reveals Who Caused His Senatorial Election Loss

Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, has accused the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the state, Mike Igini, of been behind his loss at the polls.

The former lawmaker who represented Akwa Ibom north-west district in the 8th assembly made this known in Essien Udim local government area of the state while empowering some of his constituents

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I Don’t Need Buhari, Others Endorsement To Be Senate President – Ndume

Senator Ali Ndume (APC-Borno South) has said the endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari or lawmakers-elect doesn’t matter in the race to become Senate President.

Naija News reports that over 60 senators-elect had endorsed Senator Ahmed Lawan (APC-Yobe North) as their candidate for Senate Presidency.

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