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Latest Political News For Thursday, 11th July, 2019

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Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of political news headlines for today Thursday, 11th July 2019.

Below is a roundup of top political stories in Nigeria.

1. Revealed! Top Politicians Set To Make Buhari’s Next Level Cabinet

Indications coming from the Presidential Villa shows that President Muhammadu Buhari is set to recall about 12 to 15 of his former ministers to his “Next Level” cabinet. It was gathered that the ex-ministers’ names are on the list which was reportedly submitted to Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Wednesday.

2. Photos: Omokri Releases Proof That INEC Transmitted 2019 Election Results Through Servers

A former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has released some of the documents he claims, shows that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) used computer server for electronic transmission of the 2019 election results. Omokri had earlier said that the documents with him have the URL address of INEC Nigeria’s server.

3. 2023 Presidency: Why No Automatic Ticket For Igbo – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Organising Secretary, Emma Ibediro, has urged the South East to convince Nigerians into accepting them for the position of president. The APC chieftain stated that Igbos won’t get an automatic presidential ticket in 2023.

4. Dino Melaye Breaks Silence On ‘Why He Would Become Governor’ (Video)

Controversial Senator representing the Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye has given reasons why he wants to be the Governor of Kogi State in November. Naija News reports that Melaye, who has declared his intention to vie for the number one seat in Kogi, in a viral video which he shared earlier on his Instagram page, said he wanted to be governor of the state to as part of his deliberate attempt to arrest the precarious situations the state found itself.

5. Buhari: Bola Tinubu Speaks On 2023 Presidential Ambition

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has distanced himself from group ‘campaigning’ for his 2023 presidential bid. The former Lagos State governor also denied reports he is running for the highest political office in the country in 2023.

6. How INEC, Police Rigged Presidential Election For APC – Buhari’s Kingsmen

The Kingsmen of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, disputed his victory at the February 23 Presidential election. Naija News reports that Buhari’s kingsmen disputed the return of the President by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner of the presidential election at the presidential election petition tribunal which resumed hearing on Tuesday, July 9.

7. Presidential Tribunal: Atiku Calls 9 Additional Witnesses (Full List)

The Presidential Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar and his party, on Tuesday, called 9 witnesses who testified in his petition praying the presidential election petition tribunal to void the election of February 23 on grounds of non-compliance with electoral laws, violence, thuggery, non accreditation of voters and non qualification of Buhari to contest the election. Naija News reports that the witnesses which included President Muhammadu Buhari’s kingsmen disputed the return of the President by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner of the presidential election at the presidential election petition tribunal which resumed hearing on Tuesday, July 9.

That’s political news in Nigeria for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.


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