This is a Round-up of some breaking news for Today, 9th December 2019.
Sen. Goje Vows Not to Contest Again
As Nigerian politicians glued to seat tight syndrome a former governor of Gombe State and serving senator, Muhammadu Danjuma Goje (APC, Gombe), has now vowed not to contest election again.
Mr Goje who disclosed this during an empowerment programme, tagged, “Goje Empowerment Programme” at the Pantami Stadium, Gombe State, said he would, however, remain in politics.
Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Reveals ‘Real Reason’ Sowore Is In Prison
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, says Omoyele Sowore, the convener of #RevolutionNow Movement is in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) because he had a meeting with him (Kanu).
Naija News reports that Kanu made this statement during a live broadcast on Radio Biafra on Sunday, December 8, where he spoke on the maltreatment of Sowore by officials of the DSS and the abuse of human rights in Nigeria.
Presidency Breaks Silence On Sowore’s Re-Arrest By DSS
Naija News had reported earlier that the DSS released Sowore on Thursday night after spending 124 days in detention.
Why Orji Uzor Kalu’s Seat Can’t Be Declared Vacant – Senate
The Nigeria Senate has said it would not declare the seat of its Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, vacant despite his conviction by a Federal High Court.
Naija News reports that the Federal High Court in Lagos. on Thursday, found the former governor of Abia state guilty of all the 39-count charges filed against him.
APC, Babachir reject Results as PDP Sweep Adamawa LGs polls
Adamawa chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the outcome of the local government council elections conducted in the state.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) won all the 21 local government council chairmanship position in the Saturday’s LG elections in Adamawa.