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Nigeria Breaking News,Today, Wednesday, 04 August 2019



This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Wednesday, 04 August 2019.

Senator Diri Emerges Bayelsa PDP Gov’ship Candidate

Senator Douye Diri has won the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election for Bayelsa State.

Naija News understands that the primary election was held at the Dr Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre, Yenagoa.

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Xenophobia: FG Condemns Attack On Shoprite, MTN, Others

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has condemned the recent attack on South African business operating in Nigeria.

Naija News reports that Nigerians took to the street in retaliation for the ongoing xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa.

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Bayelsa Guber: Aspirants Allegedly Stepping Down For Dickson’s Anointed Candidate, Get Juicy Offers

Ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party governorship primaries in Bayelsa state, there were reports that pressure has been mounted on some of the aspirants of the party to step down for Governor Seriake Dickson‘s preferred candidate.

According to the report, the first aspirant to step down was the immediate past Chief of staff to the current governor, Hon. Talford Ongolo, who revealed the development after series of meeting with his kinsmen in his own town in Oporoma, Southern Ijaw Local government area, of Bayelsa state.

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2023: Ganduje Speaks On Who’ll Determine Buhari’s Successor

The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has revealed who will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari during the 2023 presidential election.

Ganduje in his statement claimed that the ruling party will determine which zone will produce the next president of Nigeria at the end of President Buhari’s tenure.

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Xenophobia: How Buhari’s Govt. Is Handling The Attack In South Africa -Osinbajo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has today declared that the Nigerian government would ‘take up” the issue of attack on Nigerians with South African government, assuring that such attack “does not repeat itself.”

This he said while speaking with Journalists in Kano through his media aide Laolu Akande.

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