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Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Wednesday, 14th, October, 2020



BREAKING: APC Supporters Barred As Judge Rules On Obaseki’s Certificate Case

This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Wednesday, 14th, October 2020.

IGP Adamu Sets Up SWAT To Replace F-SARS

Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), on Tuesday set up a new tactical unit to replace the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

In a statement by the Force spokesman, Frank Mba, the new unit is named Special Weapons and Tactics Team – (SWAT).

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Resign Honourably If You Still Have Integrity – Akeredolu Tells Deputy, Ajayi

Rotimi Akeredolu, the incumbent governor of Ondo State, has asked his current deputy governor, Agbola Ajayi to resign if he as any atom of honour left in him.

This, the governor said when he paid President Barack Buhari a visit today at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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Oshiomhole Pleads For Out-Of-Court Settlement In Ortom’s N10bn Suit

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has pleaded for an out-of-court settlement in the N10bn libel suit filed against him by Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State.

The Peoples Democratic Party Governor has filed the suit against former Edo State Governor following his statement against him at a press conference on July 27, 2018.

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INEC Commissioner: Reasons Why Onochie Is Not Fit – Falana

Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has stated reasons why President Muhammadu Buhari should not appoint his aide, Lauretta Onochie, as a Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Falana in a statement released on Tuesday noted that the special assistant to the President is a card-carrying member of the All Progressives Congress.

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Anambra State: APGA Speaks On Soludo’s Candidacy

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Charles Soludo, has been handed the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Grand Alliance ahead of the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State.

The Chairman of the state chapter of the party, Norbert Obi, however, described the report as fake news.

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