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The Immediate past Governor of Imo state who is also a Senator for Imo West Senatorial district, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has appealed to , Hope Uzodinma-lead Government in the state to put the past behind them and concentrate in forming an inclusive government that the APC is now a big family in the state.

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Most Revd Justin Portal Welby has reacted to the killing of Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State by Boko Haram insurgents. Dailypost recalls that the CAN chairman was abducted by Boko Haram when they attacked Michika on January 3.

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has insisted that the recently established security outfit in the South West, Amotekun remains illegal and unknown to the Nigerian Constitution, despite reactions from eminent leaders from the region.

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.

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.

Defect: Toyota recalls 3.4 million vehicles

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Following defects noticed in its cars, amongst which is the airbag defect, Toyota Motor has disclosed that it will recall 3.4 million vehicles worldwide because of an electronic glitch that can result in airbags not deploying in crashes.

 

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has disclosed that it has sponsored the training of over 2000 Nigerians for both masters and PhD IT post-graduate programmes across the world. Mallam Kashifu Inuwa, the Director-General, NITDA made the disclosure in a statement in Abuja, saying that the post-graduate scholarship was in efforts to meet up with global digital advancements through capacity building.

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.

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.

BBNaija: Gedoni Bags Political Appointment

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Ex-Big Brother Naija housemate, Gedoni Ekpata has been appointed by Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade as his Special Assistant on Garment Factory and Branding.

2020: Burna Boy’s Song Rank 4th In Michelle Obama’s Playlist

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Nigerian Singer and songwriter, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, a.k.a Burna Boy song has reportedly made Michelle Obama, former US First Lady’s, workout playlist for 2020.

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.

Prince Harry Arrives Canada

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The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry has arrived in Canada to begin his new life with his wife, Meghan and son, Archie.

Buhari Greets Chinese President On Lunar Year

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, 21st January 2020 sent warm greetings to President Xi Jinping and all citizens of the People’s Republic of China at home and abroad, as they celebrate the Chinese Lunar Year from January 25th.

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