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Nigeria Breaking News Today, Wednesday January 16, 2019

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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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Buhari, Osinbajo To Participate In Televised Town-Hall Programme Today

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) will on Wednesday, January 16, participate in a live televised two-hour presidential town-hall programme.

A statement issued on Tuesday by Festus Keyamo (SAN), the Director, Strategic Communications, APC Presidential Campaign Council and made available to Naija News, said the event will hold at the Ladi Kwali Conference Center, Ballroom of Sheraton Hotel in Abuja, Nigeria‘s capital.

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Officially Confirmed: Mohammed Abubakar Adamu Is Acting IGP

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, NPM, mni retires today, 15th January, 2019 from service of the Nigeria Police Force at the age of Sixty (60) Years.

The President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria has consequently directed that the outgoing Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, NPM, mni, hand over to the Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Mohammed Abubakar Adamu,mni as the Acting Inspector General of Police.

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EFCC Vows To Sue Fani-Kayode, Yinka Odumakin, Others Over ‘Evil News’

Fani-Kayode, Yinka Odumakin may be in fresh troubles as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has vowed to file a libel suit against them “and other purveyors of the evil news” over claims that the agency raided the house of Walter Onnoghen, the chief justice of Nigeria.

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Theresa May Faces Impeachment Threats, As MPs Reject Brexit Deal

 

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered the biggest loss in the country’s history as members of parliament rejected her Brexit deal by an overwhelming 230 votes.

The parliamentarians were quick to make it obvious that they do not support May’s deal, despite the fact that there is just 72 days left till Britain’s Exit from the EU is triggered.

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Former Deputy Speaker In Kwara State, Others Defect From PDP, Burn Membership Cards

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the former deputy speaker of the Kwara state House of Assembly, Hon Mohammed Suka-Baba, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress.

The former deputy speaker defected alongside some members of PDP in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara state.

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Okorcha’s Son In Law, Uche Nwosu Reacts To AA Party’s Decision To Support Atiku

The  governorship candidate of Action Alliance (AA) in Imo State, Uche Nwosu has insisted he will continue to support President Muhammadu Buhari and will ensure all members of the party in Imo vote for the President.  Nwosu who is the son-in-law to Rochas OKorocha made the submission in response to the warning issued by Kenneth Udeze, National Chairman of AA over his support for President Buhari.

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CUPP Lists Urgent Issues New IG of Police Must See To

The Coalition of United Political Parties has on Tuesday listed issues the newly decorated acting Inspector General of Police Mohammed Admu must attend to urgently.

The coalition, which comprises of opposition parties, demanded, as a matter of urgency, the release of political detainees such as Senator Dino Melaye and rights activist, Deji Adeyanju.

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Explosions Rock Nairobi Hotel In Kenya, Attack Claimed By Al-Shabab (Video/Photos)

Explosions and gunfire rocked an upscale hotel in Nairobi, Kenya‘s capital on Tuesday in a terrorist attack which has been claimed by Somali militant group al-Shabab. Washington Post reports that the terrorist attack sent people fleeing into the streets and left body parts on the ground.

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Kwara Violence: Ahmed Places Ban On Political Rallies And Processions

In the wake of Political tension and violence in Kwara State in recent times, the governor of the state, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has place a ban on rallies and processions in the state.The government promised that those behind the attacks and violence will be brought to book in no time.

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2019: New IGP, Adamu Speaks On What Police Will Do During Election

The newly appointed Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, after been decorated in Abuja, by President Muhammadu Buhari, promised to get to his assignment immediately.

The President decorated the new IGP with a new rank during a meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, which had the presence of the outgoing IGP, Ibrahim Idris.

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National Assembly Will Prioritize Passage Of Minimum Wage Bill And 2019 Budget – Lawan

The Leader of the Senate, Sen. Ahmad Lawan, says the National Assembly will prioritise the consideration of the 2019 budget and the passage of minimum wage bill upon resumption.

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I Did My Best For The Nigeria Police – Ex IG. Ibrahim Idris

The outgone Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, who recently retired from the Nigeria Police Force said he was grateful he reached the peak of his career after his 35 year mandatory years in service.

The former police boss stated this after President Muhammadu Buhari appointed and decorated Mohammed Adamu has the news Inspector General of Police in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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EFCC Speaks On Raiding CJN Onnoghen’s Residence

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied rumours in some quarters that it raided the residence of the Chief justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.

Naija News reports that the social media was awash with reports on Tuesday evening that the house of the CJN had been raided by the EFCC.

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Presidential Election Will Be Inconclusive; Nnamdi Kanu Will Be Extradited… Prophet Nwazuo Releases 39 Prophecies For 2019

Next month’s presidential election in Nigeria will be declared inconclusive, Prophet Emmanuel Ezenwa Nwazuo of Revolution Fire Christian Ministry (RFCM), has said.

Naija News reports that Prophet Nwazuo who said this in his 2019 prophecies, noted that he saw the Presidential election being declared inconclusive with President Muhammadu Buhari announced as the winner while Atiku Abubakar‘s hands

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