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Ganduje Welcomes PDP Chairman To APC

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GovernorAbdullahiGandujeof Kano State has formally received RabiuBichistate Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Kwankwasiyya faction who defects to the ruling All Progressives Party, (APC). At an event held at the Kano Government House, Governor Ganduje received him alongside with all KwankwasiyyaCoordinators from the 44 local governments of the state, former Commissioners who served under Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso’s regime.

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has slammed the rumour making round that its leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzakky is dead. The spokesperson of the group, Ibrahim Musa, on his official twitter page on Wednesday urged Nigerians to disregard the information saying their leader is doing okay.

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has reacted to the distressed video of an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) teenage boy who gruesomely executed one, Mr Ropvil Dalyep, a 200 level student of University of Maiduguri from Plateau state who was taken hostage by the group.

Coronavirus: FG Beef Up Screening At Airports

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Worried by the spread of Coronavirus around the world, the Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) have issued an advisory,enjoining travellers and airport users to comply with all quarantine procedures and submit themselves for routine quarantine checks whenever they are asked to at the nation’s airports.

Lassa Fever: Kano Confirms 3 Dead, 292 On Watch List

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Officials of Kano state government on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020 confirmed the death of 3 persons caused by the outbreak of Lassa fever in the state. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, confirmed this at a press briefing on the recent reported Lassa fever outbreak in Kano state.

Malaria: Nigerian Nwoko Takes Fight To Antarctica

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The founder and president of Prince Ned Nwoko Foundation (PNNF), a humanitarian group is clamouring for a vaccine to end malaria in the continent. Mr NosikeOgbuenyi, Strategic Communication Advisor of the PNNF, made the development known in a statement in Abuja.

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite has said that mining in Zamfara state will resume by the end of the first quarter of year 2020 after the federal government has dispatched a team of surveillance group to bring the illegal activities that have marred the region with chaos and insecurity into order.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday while in London on a sideline held a bilateral meeting with his Ghanian counterpart, Nana Akufo-Addo, where he throws more light on why Nigeria had to partially close its border. The President special Adviser on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina revealed this in a statement in Abuja, saying the meeting was held in a side-line of the UK-Africa investment summit 2020.

Border Closure Kick-Starts N20b Rice Mill In Katsina State

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Recall that the Federal Government of Nigeria in August 2019, announced the closure of the country’s land borders that connects with Benin and Niger Republics.

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta has praised his side's never-say-die spirit after they twice fought back from behind to claim a dramatic 2-2 draw against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge despite having David Luiz sent off in the first half. Luiz was shown a straight red card when he brought down Tammy Abraham following an under-hit backpass from Shkodran Mustafi, with Jorginho converting the resulting penalty.

Manchester United and Chelsea may be frustrated in their attempts to sign Edinson Cavani from Paris Saint Germain this January, with the player’s father Luis stating he wants his son to sign for Atletico Madrid.  With Cavani’s contract running down with the Ligue 1 giants this summmer, there are growing questions on where his next move will be. The prolific striker is attracting plenty of interest from a number of clubs in the January transfer window.

English giant, Tottenham Hotspur are looking to strengthen their side and that has led them to consider a move that would see Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale return to the north London club. According to Marca.com, the Welshman has featured sparsely this season, mostly due to injuries, and Los Blancos could be tempted into selling the forward for the right price.

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Amotekun: I was Misinterpreted, Malami Cries Out

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Following widespread criticism that greeted the pronouncement of operation Amotekun as illegal, the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakr Malami, on Thursday, denounced his earlier stance against the establishment of the Western Nigeria Security Outfit code-named Operation Amotekun which he had declared illegal.

Tinder Sets To Include Panic Buttons & Safety Check-Ins on Apps To Prevent Life Threatening Dates

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Location-based dating app, Tinder is planning to offer its users an option to receive check-ins and hit a panic button whenever a date goes wrong or they don't feel safe.

Nigerians Blast Dino On Flaunting House

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Nigerians have blasted a former senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the 8th National Assembly, after flaunting his wealth on social media.

The United States President Donald Trump is set to slam a travel ban on more countries, possibly including Nigeria, the popular black nation. Politico reports that on Monday, 27th, January, 2019 President Trump is expected to make an announcement, exactly three years when Mr Trump signed the travel ban in 2017, a week he takes over power in the U.S.