Nigeria Breaking News,Today, Wednesday, 11 August 2019

Nigeria Breaking News,Today, Wednesday, 11 August 2019


This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, 11 August 2019
Court Rules Final Forfeiture Of Diezanis $40m Jewellery To EFCC, FG

Nigerias former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs.Diezani Alison-Maduekehas permanently lost some pieces of jewelry valued at $40 million (about N14.4 billion) to the Federal Government.

Naija Newsrecallsthat the federal government through the EFCC had requested for the final forfeiture over an alleged illegal acquirement of the jewelries.

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Presidential Tribunal: I Have Enough Evidence To Sack Buhari Atiku Boasts

The Presidential candidate of thePeoples Democratic Party(PDP), Nigerias main opposition party in the 2019 Presidential election,Atiku Abubakar, says he has enough evidence to sackPresident Muhammadu Buhariat thePresidential Election Petitions Tribunal.

Naija Newsreports that the Presidential election took place on February 23 and was conducted by theIndependent National Electoral Commission(INEC).

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Breaking: Shiites Hold Procession In Abuja Despite Police Order

TheIslamic Movement in Nigeria(IMN) embarked on itsplanned processionin the federal capital territory (FCT) on Tuesday despite a warning by the police.

Naija Newsunderstands that the procession is an annual ritual by the religious organisation all over the world on September 10 known as the Ashura procession.

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Minimum Wage: FG To Meet Labour Union Leaders Next Week

The Federal Government and the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) on thenew minimum wagehas once again rescheduled its negotiation plans till next week Monday.

Naija Newsrecalls that the last negotiation between the government and the JNPSNC was to hold on Sept. 4 but was suspended.

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Tribunal: APC Vows To Appeal Ekweremadus Victory

The rulingAll Progressives Congresshas promised to appeal the victory of former Senate Deputy President,Ike Ekweremadu, at the State and National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal in Enugu State.

The Chairman of the party in Enugu State,Ben Nwoye, stated this while reacting to the victory of Ekweremadu at the Tribunal on Tuesday.

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Author: Enioluwa Adeniyi




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