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Latest Political News For Friday, 12th July, 2019

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Latest Political News For Friday, 19th July, 2019

Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of political news headlines for today Friday, 12th July 2019.

Below is a roundup of top political stories in Nigeria.

1. Appeal Court Fixes Date To Deliver Judgement On Buhari’s Certificate Saga

The Appeal Court has fixed tomorrow (Friday) to rule on a suit challenging the qualification of President Muhammadu Buhari to contest the 2019 Presidential Election. Naija News recalls that the Appeal Court had on Monday reserved judgment in the suit after listening to the arguments by counsel to parties involved.

2. Buhari Makes Shocking Revelation On 1st Term Ministers, Says He Is Under Pressure

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he is under tremendous pressure to name ministers for his second term in office. He made this known while speaking at a dinner with leaders of the National Assembly on Thursday night at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

3. President Buhari Writes Senate On Confirmation Of Tanko As CJN, Appointment Of 15 Aides

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the Nigerian Senate to approve the nomination of Justice Tanko Mohammed as the substantive Chief Justice of the country. Naija News understands that the president made his request known in a letter sent to the National assembly.

4. Atiku Vs Buhari: INEC Cancelled Results In PDP’s Strongholds In Kaduna – PDP Agent

The 24th petitioners’ witness of the Peoples Democratic Party, John Makama, has stated that the results of the election in the stronghold of PDP in Kaduna State were cancelled by the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission. Makama served as the collation agent of PDP in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State during the February 23, 2019, presidential election.

5. Buhari’s Next Level: Lawan Speaks On Ministerial List

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to submit the list of ministerial nominees to the leadership of the National Assembly. He made this known while speaking to State House correspondents on Thursday after dinner with Buhari at Aso Villa.

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


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Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am