This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Tuesday, 17th, March 2020.
More Crisis In APC As Another Court Approves New Chairman
Naija News reports that the presiding judge, Justice Samira Bature gave the order following a motion ex parte filed by Mustapha Salihu, the party’s national vice chairman, north-east.
Oshiomhole Wins In Appeal Court, Remains APC Chairman
An Appeal Court sitting in Abuja, the nation’s capital, has restrained the All Progressive Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party from executing the judgement of a federal capital territory high court which ordered the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as national chairman of the party.
Naija News recalls that Justice Danlami Senchi of the federal capital territory (FCT) high court in Abuja, had on March 4, ordered the suspension of Oshiomhole pending the determination of a suit filed by one Oluwale Afolabi.
Why There Can Never Be Igbo Presidency – Nnamdi Kanu
He explained that the reason why this wont happen is because Biafra would be achieved during his lifetime.
Gbadamosi Dumps ADP For PDP
Babatunde Gbadamosi, the governorship candidate of the African Democratic Party (ADP) in the 2019 governorship election in Lagos, has joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Naija News reports that Gbadamosi and his supporters were received at the PDP’s Secretariat in Ikeja by the state Chairman of the Party Deji Doherty.
Coronavirus: Why We Wont Stop Edo2020 Despite The Pandemic – FG
Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has stated that the government does not intend to stop the commencement of the National Sports Festival in Edo State, due to the fear of coronavirus.
According to him anyone looking suspicious would be denied entry to the venue.