Good Morning, Nigeria, Welcome To Naija News Roundup Of Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For Today Tuesday, 21st January 2020
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has been affirmed by the Supreme Court of Nigeria as the duly elected governor of Kano State.
Delivering judgment on Monday, the seven-man panel of Justices of the Supreme Court upheld Ganduje’s election and dismissed the appeal by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abba Yusuf.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has carpeted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party over some of its actions.
The APC in a press release on Monday, noted that some of the actions by PDP members are capable of bringing disrepute to Nigeria as a nation and putting the country’s democracy in danger.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus and former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi has led thousands of Party supporters to protest in Abuja and against the judgment of the Supreme Court in 2019 Imo State governorship election.
Naija News recalls that the Supreme Court had on January 14 nullified the electoral victory of Emeka Ihedioha, the PDP Imo State 2019 governorship candidate.
Shortly after the supreme court affirmed the victory of Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, as the winner of the governorship election which held in March 9, 2019, the apex court has again affirmed the election of Bala Muhammed as the governor of Bauchi state.
Muhammed, who was the flag bearer for the PDP had being declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner of governorship election which held March 9, 2019.
The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry in Enugu, southeast Nigeria, Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka, says Emeka Ihedoha, the sacked Governor of Imo State, southeast Nigeria, should have visited his ministry to avert the “sack prophecy” he gave concerning him.
Naija News had reported earlier that the Supreme court sacked Ihedioha as governor of Imo state and affirmed Hope Uzodinma as the winner of the March 9 governorship election.
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the re-election of Simon Lalong in the March 2019 Plateau State Governorship election.
Naija News reports that the seven-man panel of the Apex court unanimously dismissed the appeal of Jeremiah Useni and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for lacking merit.
No fewer than twenty basic food items have been exempted from the increased Value-Added Tax (VAT) recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Naija News reports that the 20 basic food items exempted from the increased VAT were made known in a statement issued by Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Office of the Vice President.
The Debt Management Office (DMO) has revealed that Nigeria’s total public debt stock as at September 2019 stood at N26.215 trillion.
The Director-General, Debt Management Office, (DMO) Patience Oniha, who made this known at a press briefing organized by the DMO, for the release of public debt data, said in the quarter July to September 2019 the total public debt grew by 2.0% as the comparative figure for June 2019 was N25.701 trillion.
The Supreme Court has affirmed Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the valid winner of the last governorship election in Sokoto State.
The apex court dismissed an appeal the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state, Ahmed Sokoto, filed to challenge Tambuwal’s re-election.
A suit filed by Natasha Akpoti against Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has been dismissed by the Federal High Court of Abuja.
The court in its ruling on Monday, stated that Akpoti lacks the legal right as an individual to institute the case she brought before the court.
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