Northern Elders' Request to Exit Southeast from Nigeria, Other Major Stories in Newspaper Review

Northern Elders' Request to Exit Southeast from Nigeria, Other Major Stories in Newspaper Review

One of the major headlines that trended over the week in Nigerian mainstream news media was the request made to the Federal High Court by some northern elders for the commencement of processes to exit the southeast from Nigeria.

Anxiety As Northern Elders Ask Court to Exit Southeast From Nigeria

Some northern elders have filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Abuja to order the National Assembly to exit the southeastern region from Nigeria.

Some major Nigerian newspapers
Northern elders' call for the exit of the southeast from Nigeria dominated the news space
Source: UGC

The plaintiffs, led by Nastura Ashir Shariff, Balarabe Rufa’I, Abdul-Aziz Sulaiman, and Aminu Adam, are aiming to achieve this goal before the end of the ongoing constitutional review.

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Great loss as prominent Nigerian lawmaker dies

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Ironbar died from a protracted illness in the morning of Wednesday, October 27, at the Assembly Village, Ikotenim in Calabar.

Former governor set to defect to PDP finally revealed

The governor of Adamawa state, Ahmadu Fintiri, has said Olusegun Mimiko, former governor of Ondo state, will soon defect to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Fintiri who is the chairman of the PDP national convention committee said this on Tuesday, October 26.

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