Nigeria Breaking News,Today, Tuesday, 8th October 2019

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This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, 8th October 2019

Tribunal Delivers Final Judgment On Ortom’s Election

The election of Governor Samuel Ortom has been affirmed by the Benue state governorship election petitions tribunal sitting in Makurdi, the state capital.

Naija News reports that Ortom contested the election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party.

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Ghanaian Lecturer To Sue BBC Over #SexForGrades Video

Yaw Gyampo, a Ghanaian lecturer who was involved in the trending sex for grade video has threatened to sue the BBC over the video documentary.

The professor of political science at the University of Ghana was exposed in a 13-minute video documentary released by the BBC Africa Eye on Monday.

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Nigeria’s Democracy Maturing – Buhari Declares

Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s president on Monday said that the peaceful conduct of the 2019 general elections was clear proof that Nigeria`s democracy was maturing.

Naija News reports that Buhari stated this in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital while declaring open the 25th Nigeria Economic Summit (NES) with the theme: ‘‘Nigeria 2050: Shifting Gears’’

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Sex For Mark: Saraki Tells Senate, Buhari What To Do To UNILAG Lecturer

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, while reacting to the sex for mark video urged the 9th Senate and President Muhammadu Buhari to revisit the “Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Education Institution Prohibition Bill” which was passed by the 8th Senate.

Recall that Naija News had earlier reported that a lecturer in the University of Lagos, Boniface Igbeneghu, was spotted in a video allegedly seeking for sex from admission seeker.

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Pastor Bakare Speaks On Buhari Failing Nigerians

Tunde Bakare, Senior Pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, has said that no ethnic group in Nigeria has declared that that President Muhammadu Buhari will not fail Nigerians.

Naija News understands that the cleric said this on Sunday, October 6 during his annual state of the nation address to commemorate the nation’s 59th independence anniversary.

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