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Nigeria Breaking News Today, Tuesday January 15, 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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2019 Elections: INEC Releases Official Guidelines For Electoral Process

All is almost set for this year’s general election as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the guidelines for the exercise yesterday.

Recall that INEC had insisted  on its timetable for the elections, that the Presidential elections will take place first.

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IGP Idris Retires, Adamu Mohammed Named New IG

Ibrahim Idris, the Inspector General of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), has been asked to proceed on retirement. Naija News reports that AIG Adamu Mohammed has been named as the Acting Inspector General of Police.

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Buhari Mourns The Victims Of Truck Accident In Ekiti

President Muhammadu Buhari, in his reaction to the weekend tragic truck accident that took the lives some 15 persons at Iworoko-Ekiti, in Ekiti state, has described the incident as sad and unfortunate

Justice Onnoghen Must Face Trial – APC

More trouble for the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, as the All Progressives Congress (APC) insists that he must face his trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

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2019: PDP Appoints Ekweremadu, Others As Technical Advisers To Atiku

The deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has been appointed by the Peoples Democratic Party on Monday as the Technical Adviser, to the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

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Breaking: Court Stops CCT From Continuing Trial Of CJN Onnoghen

The Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Federal Government from proceeding with the arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

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Fashola Speaks On Alleged Diversion Of $600M Mambilla Power Project

Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, has disclosed what he knows about the allegedly diverted $600m Mambilla Power project money. According to him, reports that the Mambilla power project has been stalled, due to an attempt to divert funds, is not true.

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EFCC Arraigns Doyin Okupe Before Federal High Court

Dr Doyin Okupe, was on Monday, arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission before the Abuja Federal High Court in Maitama.

Recall that Naija News reported that the media adviser to the Peoples Democratic Party presidential campaign, Doyin Okupe was arrested by the EFCC in Abuja, in December.

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Check Out Profile Of New IGP, Adamu Mohammed

The profile of the new Acting Inspector General of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Abubakar Adamu Mohammed has emerged.

Naija News had reported earlier that Mohammed, an AIG, was named as the Acting Inspector General of Police.

Merger: Access, Diamond Bank Reveal When New Name Will Emerge

new identity and name for AccessDiamond bank will emerge in the next six to eight weeks, the banks have said.

Naija News reports that the Executive Director Personal Banking of Access Bank Plc, Victor Etuokwu, made this known during a press briefing at Access Bank headquarters in Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria on Monday evening.

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Wike Speaks On What He Thinks About Buhari’s Administration

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike has described President Muhammadu Buhari‘s administration as worse than the military era.This, Wike said while speaking at the inter-denominational service held to mark the year’s armed forces remembrance day.

Wike said every attempt to “deliberately truncate the nation’s democracy” would be met with serious antagonism by Nigerians

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Lere Olayinka Speaks On Attempted Assassination On His Life

Lere Olayinka, Media Aide to the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, has accused the State government of plot to assassinate him, saying that thugs stationed at the State Pavilion, Fajuyi in Ado Ekiti by the governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi fired gunshots at him at about 4pm today.

Olayinka, who is also the Director of Media and Publicity of the Atiku/Obi PDP Presidential Campaign Council in Ekiti State said more than 10 gunshots were fired at his direction and to the air by the thugs.

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Court Dismisses Lawsuit Filed Against Kashamu By Oladipupo Adebutu

The lawsuit filed against Senator Buruji Kashamu, by Honorable Oladipupo Adebutu, as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the election scheduled for March 2, 2019, has been dismissed by the Federal Capital Territory High Court.

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