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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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