This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, 22nd October 2019
Trial Judge Raises Concern Over Sowore’s Surety
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, the judge presiding over the case of the convener of #RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore, has raised the alarm over the inability of the Sahara Reporters publisher to meet the bail conditions granted to him.
Naija News reports that the judge presiding over the case made this comment on Monday while ruling on the application for variation of the bail conditions.
Court Delivers Ruling On Saraki’s Ikoyi Houses
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the temporary forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi belonging to former Senate President, Bukola Saraki.
Justice Mohammed Liman gave the ruling following an ex parte application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Melaye: INEC Fixes Date For Kogi West Rerun Election
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 16th to hold the Kogi West Senatorial rerun election.
Naija News reports that the major contenders for the rerun election would be Senator Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Senator Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Abaribe Urges Buhari To Intervene In Achuba’s Impeachment By Kogi State Assembly
The minority leader of the Senate, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail in the issue of alleged illegal impeachment of Kogi State Deputy Governor, Elder Simon Achuba.
Speaking through a statement released in Abuja earlier today, Senator Abaribe condemned the impeachment in the strongest terms and declared that act as reprehensible.
Bayelsa: APC Coming To Correct PDP’s Wrong – Oshiomhole
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has said the governorship candidate his party, David Lyon, will right the wrongs committed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The former Edo State Governor made this known at the flag-off of the party’s campaign in Ogbia town, Ogbia Local Government Area of the state.