This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, 15th October 2019
Buhari Vs Atiku: Panel To Hear PDP’s Appeal Not Constituted – Supreme Court
The Supreme Court has denied reports by the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) that it had handpicked judges to hear the appeal filed by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Naija News reports that the CUPP Spokesperson, Ikenga Ugochinyere had accused the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Mohammed Tanko of plotting to tinker with the list of judges of the Supreme Court.
Ganduje vs Sanusi: Real Reason Kano Emir Sacked Me – Maja Siddin Sarkin
The Siddin Sarkin Kano, Alhaji Auwalu Maja, has said the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi 11 sacked him. because he celebrated Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
Naija News understands that reports emerged on Sunday of the Emir sacking Alhaji Auwalu and asking him to vacate his residence of over 30 years.
Customs Boss Speaks About Opening Of Closed Border And Import-Export Ban
The Comptroller-General, Nigerian Customs Service, retired Col. Hameed Ali has revealed when the Nigerian border will be open to neighbouring countries and on the kind of goods that should enter and exit Nigeria.
According to Ali all import and export of goods from the nation’s land borders remain banned until there is an agreement with neighbouring countries on the kind of goods that should enter and exit Nigeria.
Fani-Kayode Speaks On Abduction Of Nine Muslim Children In Kano
The minister of Aviation under the Goodluck Jonathan administration, Femi Fani-Kayode, has condemned the abduction of nine children in Kano State.
There had been a report that nine children were kidnapped in Kano and taken to Onitsha in Anambra State where they were sold.
Edo 2020: Gov Obaseki Fires All Appointees
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has sacked all political appointees in the 8th Local Government council areas of the State.
Naija News reports that Obaseki had earlier this month sacked all his Special Assistants and Senior Special Assistants.