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Nigeria news today headlines on Wednesday, 10th of April 2019 and here are the top headlines news summary in Nigeria curated by NIGERIA NEWS for your online reads. enjoy

1. Igbos will get nothing in Buhari’s second term – Okorocha

The embattled Governor of Imo State, Governor Anayo Rochas Okorocha, has stated that there would be nothing for South East under President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term.

Governor Okorocha, who stated this while addressing newsmen on Tuesday at the Government House Owerri, before he left for Abuja, also said the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, was full of controversies.

“So long as the South-East region did not vote for Buhari, they should expect nothing from Buhari second tenure,” he said.

2. Be glad you’re not yet in jail – Presidency threatens Atiku

Lauretta Onochie, a special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media has declared that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar should be glad he’s walking free and not languishing in jail.

According to the presidential aide, she saw a photo of Atiku, who lost the presidential election on February 23rd, with some weird inscriptions on it.

Although she didn’t mention what the inscriptions on Atiku’s photo were, she noted that the former vice president should counsel himself to avoid being tried for treason.

3. Students protest non-mobilisation for NYSC, issuance of certificates, 2 years after graduation in Oyo [PHOTOS]

Scores of graduates of The Ibarapa Polytechnic, Eruwa in Oyo State, on Tuesday embarked on a peaceful protest over their denial for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme and non-issuance of certificates for them by the institution since they graduated two years ago.

The students, who converged inside the school campus, before marching out for the protest, showed their grievances to the management of the institution, saying that it was unfortunate that they were yet to be mobilised for the mandatory one year national service.

4.  NYSC: Sultan sends strong message to corps members posted to Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged members of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to always pursue issues that would contribute to the development of the nation.

Abubakar made the call on Tuesday at his Palace in Sokoto, during an interactive session with the 2019 NYSC Batch ‘A’ corps members posted to the state.

He also urged the corps members to interact freely with members of their host communities, understand their values and respect them.

5. NSCDC speaks on killing of its operative by colleague in Lagos

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has commenced investigation into the alleged killing of one of its operatives by his colleague at the Free Trade Zone, Epe expressway, in Lagos.

A statement by its spokesman, Mr Emmanuel Okeh, on Tuesday in Lagos said that the officer involved had been stripped of his arms and is currently in detention.

According to him, the ugly incident occurred as a result of an accidental discharge by a personnel of the Corps, which led to some casualties, involving another personnel of the Corps.

6. Tribunal grants PDP permission to inspect electoral material in Kano

Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Kano, on Tuesday granted permission to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to inspect all election materials used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during the gubernatorial election in the State.

The gubernatorial candidate of the PDP Alhaji Abba Kabiru-Yusuf is challenging the declaration of Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the March 23 supplementary election in Kano State, NAN reports.

7. Senate President tussle: Lawan’s fate hangs as thirty-five APC Senators back Ndume

Against the adoption of Senator Ahmed Lawan by the ruling All Progressives Congress, there are strong indications that no fewer than thirty-five Senators from the APC are backing former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume to clinch the seat of Senate President for the Ninth Assembly.

It was gathered that the lawmakers were angry with the leadership of the party over its decision to impose Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, without recourse to them.

The lawmakers, who pleaded anonymity, expressed disappointment at Lawan over alleged statement credited to him that all the APC State Governors have donated their Senators to him to ensure his victory.

8. Why Buhari is a liar – Jonathan’s ex-aide, Omokri

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has launched another scathing attack on President Muhammadu Buhari.

Omokri, who was a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Campaign team, described President Buhari as a liar.

He stated this while reacting to a claim by the Federal Government that Nigeria was now self-sufficient in rice production.

9. Illegal gold mining fuelling banditry in Zamfara – Eedris Abdulkareem claims

Veteran Nigerian rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem, has reacted to recent killings of residents in Zamfara State by bandits as well as the Federal Government’s suspension of mining activities in the state.

Recall that the Federal Government yesterday announced a total ban on mining activities in Zamfara State and its environs due to the recent violence in the state.

According to the Inspector-General of the Police, Mohammed Adamu, the decision is part of fresh measures to restore peace and curb the menace of banditry in the state.

10. Champions League: Tottenham defeat Manchester City, Liverpool win

Son Heung-Min scored a second-half winner, as Tottenham Hotspur claimed a 1-0 win over Manchester City on Tuesday night.

Pep Guardiola’s men came into the first leg as favourites and should have taken the lead in the first half, but Sergio Aguero’s weak penalty was saved by Hugo Lloris.

City failed to create clear cut chances and were punished after Son retrieved the ball and slammed it past Ederson.

 

The above is the top 10 breaking news trending news on Google Nigeria News as of April 10th, 2019 being Wednesday, visit NIGERIA NEWS tomorrow being 11th of April, Thursday for more news summary

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