This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Presidential Election Tribunal: Why Presidency Is Scared Of Atikus Petition (Video)
Indications have emerged of tension in the camp of the presidency over the weightiness of former Vice PresidentAtiku Abubakars petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Naija Newsreports that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku are challenging the declaration of Buhari as the winner of the 2019 election by theIndependent National Electoral Commission(INEC).
How Buhari Is Leading Nigeria To Disaster Obasanjo
In an interview withPremium Times, the former president stated that nobody has confidence in Nigerias present economy.
Oshiomhole Reacts To Victory Of Lawan, Gbajbiamila
ComradeAdams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of theAll Progressives Congress (APC)has said the emergence of SenatorAhmed Lawanand HonFemi Gbajamiabilaas Senate President and Speaker, respectively only indicates that the party has work to do as they have to deliver to Nigerians.
He said no excuse of non-performance will be tolerated by the party.
Finally! INEC Issues Rochas Okorochas Certificate Of Return, See Photos
This followed the decision of the board after its management meeting today. On Friday, that Federal High Court in Abuja had ordered INEC to issue Certificate of Return to Okorocha as the duly elected Senator representing Orlu, Imo West Senatorial district, after the judge, Justice Okon Abang ruled that the decision to deprive Okorocha of the certificate waslawless.
What Saraki Said After Lawan, Gbajabiamila, Others Emerged Leaders Of 9th National Assembly
The immediate past President of the Senate,Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulatedSenator Ahmed Lawanon his emergence as the President of the 9th Senate.
In a statement signed byYusuph Olaniyonu, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Saraki also congratulatedSenator Ovie Omo-Agegewho is the new Deputy Senate President as well asRt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, and his Deputy,Ahmed Idris Wase, on their emergence as the new presiding officers of the 9th House of Representatives of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Ekweremadu Makes U-Turn, Blasts Senate Over Omo-Ageges Emergence As Deputy Senate President, See Why
Ekweremadu, who belongs to the oppositionPeoples Democratic Party (PDP), and represents Enugu West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, said it isembarrassingfor the Senate to have elected Omo-Agege, who led thugs to steal the mace.
Author: Enioluwa Adeniyi