Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of political news headlines for today Monday, 15th July 2019.
Below is a roundup of top political stories in Nigeria.
1. Atiku vs Buhari: PDP Agent Reveals Shocking Details Of What Happened At Polling Units In Borno State
An agent for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 presidential election in Nigeria has revealed some of his experiences in Borno State. The agent, Babagana Kukawa spoke at the resumed hearing of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja on Monday as the 37th witness for the PDP and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
Benue APC aspirants have agreed to unite to reposition the party after a huge defeat at the last Governorship, State Assembly and National Assembly elections. Naija News learned that the party made the revelation after a meeting with some aggrieved members at Donny Hotel, Makurdi, the Benue State capital.
President of the Appeal Court of Nigeria, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has directed Justices of the Appellate court to shelve plans of embarking on this year’s annual vacation. Naija News understands that Justice Bulkachuwa gave the directive in view of the volume of pending election-related cases.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has on Monday, addressed an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari in which he lamented the current situation in the country. He also called for urgent steps in curbing the negative happenings ravaging the country, while calling on all stakeholders to work together in the interest of the country.
In respect to the recent crisis in Nigeria, Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has failed. In his statement, he noted that the problems confronting Nigeria were beyond Buhari.
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