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Nigeria Breaking News Today, Tuesday, June ,11, 2019

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This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, June 11, 2019

9th National Assembly: Full List of Senators To Be Inaugurated Today

The 9th National Assembly will be inaugurated today with the tussle for principal officers in top gear.

Naija News had reported that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has the majority number of senators-elect with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) coming behind.

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Breaking: PDP Backs Ndume, Bago For 9th NASS Leadership

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, has backed Ali Ndume and Umar Bago for the position of the Senate President of the 9th Nigerian Senate and Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives.

Naija News reports that the 9th National Assembly will be inaugurated today, Tuesday, June 11, with Ahmed Lawan representing Yobe North Constituency and Ali Ndume, representing Borno South, both on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, seeking to be the President of the 9th Senate.

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Orji Uzor Kalu Withdraws From Deputy Senate Presidency Race

A former Governor of Abia State, southeast Nigeria, and Senator-elect, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has withdrawn from the race for the position of the Deputy President of the forthcoming 9th Nigerian Senate.

Naija News reports that the 9th National Assembly will be inaugurated today, Tuesday, June 11, with Ahmed Lawan representing Yobe North Constituency and Ali Ndume, representing Borno South, both on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, seeking to be the President of the 9th Senate.

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Vote Buying Takes Centre Stage Ahead 9th National Assembly Elections

Vote buying has reportedly taken the centre stage in both camps of the lawmakers seeking elective positions in the forthcoming 9th National Assembly.

Naija News reports that the 9th National Assembly will be inaugurated on Tuesday, with Ahmed Lawan representing Yobe North Constituency and Ali Ndume, representing Borno South, both on the platform of the All Progressives Congress(APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, seeking to be the President of the 9th Senate.

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Senate Presidency: 37 PDP Senators-Elect ‘Endorse’ APC’s Lawan

Thirty-seven Senators-elect on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, on Sunday, reportedly endorsed Ahmed Lawan for the position of the President of the 9th Nigerian Senate.

Naija News reports that Lawan, a senator representing Yobe North Constituency of Yobe State, is contesting against a fellow All Progressives Congress (APC) senator, Ali Ndume, representing Borno South at the Nigerian Senate.

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Buhari ‘Drops’ Amaechi From ‘Next Level’ Cabinet

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly dropped Rotimi Amaechi, the former Minister of Transportation from his second term cabinet.

Naija News recalls that the former Rivers State Governor was Nigeria’s Transportation Minister in President Buhari’s first tenure which was tagged “Change” but will not be playing a pivotal role in the President’s second term tagged “Next Level‘.

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