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Nigeria Breaking News Today, Monday January 14, 2019



BREAKING: APC Supporters Barred As Judge Rules On Obaseki’s Certificate Case

Welcome to the Naija News live breaking news update for January 10 2018.  Keep in touch with all the very latest news headlines from across Nigeria today

We will be bringing you regular updates throughout the day of all the breaking news and events from across Nigeria.

We will also update you on pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest happening across Nigeria.

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Police Charge Dino Melaye To Court For Illegal Possession Of Firearms

Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West in the upper house of the National Assembly, has been charged to court by the Nigerian Police.

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Revealed: Kayode Egbetokun, New CP Of Lagos State Is Tinubu’s Former Aide

A background check has shown that the newly deployed Commissioner of Police in Lagos state, Kayode Egbetokun is a former chief security officer to Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Makes U-Turn, Says IPOB Will Vote In Abia, Ebonyi

The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, says members of his group will participate in the forthcoming governorship elections in Abia and Ebonyi state.

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‘I Forgot To Declare My Assets’ – CJN Onnoghen

ustice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), says he forgot to declare his asset.

Naija News had reported earlier that the Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari, ordered Justice Onnoghen to immediately vacate office.

Lagos CP, Imohimi Edgal Redeployed, Egbetokun Takes Over

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Imohimi Edgal, has been redeployed by the police authorities. Naija News learned that Edgal who replaced Fatai Owoseni (now retired) in August 2017, was redeployed to the Force Headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

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Buhari Govt Orders CJN Onnoghen To Vacate Office

The Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), to immediately vacate office.

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Details Of South-South Governors Meeting On CJN Onnoghen’s Trial Emerges

South-South governors have asked Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), to ignore the summons by the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

The five governors from the south-south, who met in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Sunday, accused President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s President of not having any regards for the feelings of the Niger Delta.

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I Will Find A Solution To Apapa Gridlock Within My First 100 Days In Office – Sanwo-Olu

Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has promised to find a solution to Apapa gridlock within the first 100 days of his administration, if given the mandate as government.The candidate made this known during The Platform organized Lagos governorship debate in Lagos.

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Saraki Speaks On How APC Thugs, ‘Protected’ By Police Allegedly Injured His Family Members In Ilorin

Senate President Bukola Saraki has alleged that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris may be planning a sinister for him and is family members in Ilorin, Kwara State.

Addressing reporters in Abuja yesterday, Saraki who is also the Director General of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation, claimed that on Thursday, thugs allegedly belonging to the All Progressive Congress, “shielded by policemen went to my family quarters in Agbaji in Ilorin and vandalized houses, shops and inflicted wounds with matchetes on three people.

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Stop Spreading Lies About Buhari In Your Campaigns, Presidency Warns Gov. Ortom

The presidency has warned Governor Samuel Ortom to forthwith, desist from smearing President Muhammadu Buhari’s name in his political campaigns.

Furthermore, the statement from the presidency on Sunday, signed by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity), urged the people of Benue state not to be deceived by the lies against President Buhari by the governor.

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Police Speak On ‘Alleged Hatred’ Of Saraki

The police have reacted to the allegation that it is shielded thugs to vandalize property and injure family members of the Senate President Bukola Saraki in Ilorin Kwara State.

It has also told Nigerians to disregard claim by Saraki that his life is under threat as the police had not made efforts to protect him.

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Embattled Okorocha Reacts As Youths Disrupt APC Rally In Imo State

Governor Rochas Okorocha Of Imo State has expressed anger over the disruption of the Southeast zonal rally for youths and women of the All Progressive Congress, APC in the state.

Armed youths suspected to be supporters of the APC  were said to be chanting the praises of APC governorship candidate, Senator Hope Uzodinma, while they attacked supporters of the Action Alliance (AA) governorship candidate, Uche Nwosu.

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