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Nigeria Breaking News Today, Friday, July, 05, 2019



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

Adeleke vs Oyetola: Tension As Supreme Court Delivers Judgement Today

There is visible tension in Osun state as the Supreme Court is set to deliver a final judgment on the 2018 governorship election in the state.

Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party is challenging the election victory of Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress in the state’s governorship election.

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Northern Youths Attack Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Give Buhari 30-Day Ultimatum To Implement Ruga

A section of Northern Nigeria youths under the aegis of Coalition of Northern Group(CNG), has spoken on the controversial Ruga settlement plans by the federal government.

The group while revealing their position on the issue at the end of its meeting on Wednesday, issued a 30-day ultimatum to President Muhammadu Buhari, to implement the Ruga policy across the country.

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President Buhari Admits FG’s Failure In Power Sector

President Muhammadu Buhari says the performance of his administration in the power sector in his first tenure was “not good enough.”

Naija News reports that President Buhari made this comment on Wednesday when the Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’ Edo Ewuare II, led members of the Edo State Council of Traditional Rulers and chiefs on a visit to the President at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

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Kaduna Guber: Gov. El-Rufai Wins In Court

The nomination of Nasiru El-Rufai as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State has been upheld by a Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna.

The court in its ruling stated that the Governor of the state was properly nominated as the APC governorship candidate in the 2019 governorship election.

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Gov. Wike, Makinde React To Gbajabiamila’s Alleged Attempt To Impose Minority Leadership On Reps

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, in his statement on Thursday condemned the alleged attempt by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, to impose a minority leader on the opposition party.

Governor Wike while reacting to the decision described the move as treachery which was not surprising.

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Breaking: INEC Unveils Another Secrete About 2019 Polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that the 2019 general elections were the most extensively covered in the country.

Naija News reports that the Chairman of the electoral umpire, Prof. Mahood Yakubu, s made this known in a meeting by the electoral body on Thursday in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

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