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Nigeria Breaking News Today, Wednesday, June ,12, 2019



This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Presidential Election Tribunal: Why Presidency Is ‘Scared’ Of Atiku’s Petition (Video)

Indications have emerged of tension in the camp of the presidency over the weightiness of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar‘s petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Naija News reports that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku are challenging the declaration of Buhari as the winner of the 2019 election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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How Buhari Is Leading Nigeria To Disaster – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has accused the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari of leading Nigeria towards disaster and instability and unsustainability.

In an interview with Premium Times, the former president stated that nobody has confidence in Nigeria’s present economy.

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Oshiomhole Reacts To Victory Of Lawan, Gbajbiamila

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the emergence of Senator Ahmed Lawan and Hon Femi Gbajamiabilaas Senate President and Speaker, respectively only indicates that the party has work to do as they have to deliver to Nigerians.

He said no excuse of non-performance will be tolerated by the party.

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Finally! INEC Issues Rochas Okorocha’s Certificate Of Return, See Photos

The Certificate of Return has been issued to ex-Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

This followed the decision of the board after its management meeting today. On Friday, that Federal High Court in Abuja had ordered INEC to issue Certificate of Return to Okorocha as the duly elected Senator representing Orlu, Imo West Senatorial district, after the judge, Justice Okon Abang ruled that the decision to deprive Okorocha of the certificate was “lawless.”

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What Saraki Said After Lawan, Gbajabiamila, Others Emerged Leaders Of 9th National Assembly

The immediate past President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan on his emergence as the President of the 9th Senate.

In a statement signed by Yusuph Olaniyonu, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Saraki also congratulated Senator Ovie Omo-Agege who is the new Deputy Senate President as well as Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, and his Deputy, Ahmed Idris Wase, on their emergence as the new presiding officers of the 9th House of Representatives of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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Ekweremadu Makes U-Turn, Blasts Senate Over Omo-Agege’s Emergence As Deputy Senate President, See Why

Former Deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has blasted that house over the emergence of Ovie Omo-Agege as his successor.

Ekweremadu, who belongs to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and represents Enugu West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, said it is “embarrassing” for the Senate to have elected Omo-Agege, who “led” thugs to steal the mace.

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