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Nigeria Breaking News Today, Tuesday, July, 16, 2019



This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, July 16, 2019.

What Obasanjo’s Letter To Buhari Has Done For Us – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has stated that ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s latest open letter shows that President Muhammadu Buhari has failed to secure the lives of Nigerians.

Obasanjo had in an open letter to Buhari lamented the current situation in the country.

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Police Arrest Suspected Killers of Pa Fasoranti’s Daughter

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested some suspects behind the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunri, the daughter of Afenifere chieftain, Pa Reuben Fasoranti.

Naija News reports that the State Police Command, however, refused to disclose the identity of the suspects.

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Finally, Tribunal Grants PDP’s Request To Tender 48 Video Clips Against Buhari

The application of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to tender 48 video clips has today been granted by the presidential election petitions tribunal

The application to tender the video was made by Chris Uche, counsel to the petitioners, in support of the petition challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of February presidential election.

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Boko Haram: Presidency Reveals Steps Taken Over Chibok Girls, Sharibu, Others

The Presidency on Monday disclosed that it was still negotiating with members of Boko Haram over the released of Chibok schoolgirls, Leah Sharibu and others still being held captive.

In a statement on Monday, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu also took a swipe at a former CNN anchor, Isha Sesay, for saying that Nigerians and the government had forgotten the kidnapped girls because they were from poor homes.

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Busola Vs Fatoyinbo: CAN Denies Supporting COZA Pastor

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has dismissed widespread reports that they pledged to support Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo on the alleged rape allegation.

Naija News recalls that celebrity photography and wife of singer Timi Dakolo, Busola, had accused the COZA pastor of raping her 20 years ago.

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Buhari: ‘Childish’ Obasanjo Wants Publicity – Prof. Sagay

Professor Itse Sagay (SAN) has berated former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his latest letter open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Naija News reports that Obasanjo had on Monday, addressed an open letterto Buhari in which he lamented the current situation in the country.

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