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Welcome to the Naija News live breaking news update for January 28, 2019. 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.  If you have some information you can contact us via mail: newsroom@naijanews.com

What Onnoghen Told CCB On His Asset Declaration

Three weeks ago, Justice Walter Onnoghen, who was suspended as the Chief Justice of Nigeria for non-declaration of his assets, had defended his actions, stressing that he forgot to make a declaration of his assets after the expiration of his 2005 declaration in 2009.

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Army Releases List Of Successful Candidates For 78 Regular Recruitment (Check Your Name)

The Nigerian Army has released the list of successful candidates for its 78 regular recruitment exercise for applicants who showed interest in joining the service. The announcement was contained in a terse statement on the official Facebook page of the Army on Friday

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Police Nab Woman With New-born Baby In Anambra

Operatives of the Central Police station in Nnewi, Anambra state have apprehended Dorothy Sunday, 35 for allegedly stealing a five-day-old twin baby boy.

Dorothy was alleged to have sneaked into the maternity section of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital in Nnewi and picked up her innocent victim while he was lying in his bay.

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Revealed: FG Taking Steps To Give Onnoghen A Soft Landing

A 12-man Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) team has met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to wade into the crisis created by the suspension of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen and instalment of the Acting counterpart, Tanko Mohammed.

The session at the Presidential Villa was to seek a “soft landing” for the CJN, who is expected to resign in what a source described as a “win-win” situation, The Nation reports.

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Evans’ Trial Adjourned Till 6th Of February Due To Absence Of Prosecuting Witness

The absence of Idowu Haruna, a police officer and witness for the prosecution, stalled the trial of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, on Thursday.

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Lagos House Of Assembly Give Ambode Conditions To Avoid Impeachment

The Lagos State House of Assembly at the end of their emergency meeting on Wednesday insisted Governor Akinwunmi Ambode must appear before it to explain issues regarding the 2019 budget for the state.

Majority Leader, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade while addressing newsmen at the end of the meeting by the lawmakers on Wednesday night, said the Governor and some of his commissioners as earlier invited by the house must appear to clear their names.

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CCT Adjourns Onnoghen’s Trial Till Feb. 4th

The ongoing trial of the embattled chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen has been adjourned till Monday for more hearing on the declaration of non-assets. The Code of Conduct Tribunal spokesman, Ibraheem Al-Hassan, made this known in a statement issued today.

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Court Dissolves 18-Year Old Marriage As Husband, Who Is A Pastor, Impregnates Church Members

The 18-year-old marriage between one Grace Adekunle and Pastor Adeyemi Adekunle has been dissolved over abandonment, irresponsibility as well as impregnating church members.

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No Looter Can Survive Under Buhari – PACAC

Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Executive Secretary, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has noted that people who have stolen money or looted assets do not have a hiding place under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

This Owasanoye said while presenting his paper at a one-day conference on Nigeria’s Foreign Policy under President Muhammadu Buhari Administration (2015-2019) held at Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Lagos on Thursday.

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Nigerians Can Never Forgive Obasanjo For Ceeding Bakasi To Cameroon – Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has fired at former president Olusegun Obasanjo accusing him of ceding Bakassi to Cameroon for selfish reasons.

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Wole Soyinka Speaks On Supporting Buhari/Atiku

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, says he will not support presidential candidates of either the All Progressive Congress, APC or Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The Nigerian Playwright said this at an ongoing interactive session tagged citizen forum 2019.

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Amaechi Challenges Peter Obi To A Debate

Peter Obi, vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been challenged to a public debate by the director general of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCPCO), Rotimi Amaechi.

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Obasanjo Backs Atiku To Re-position Nigeria If Elected President

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has again expressed hope and confidence in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar that he will reposition Nigeria.

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2019: APC Confident That Saraki Will Not Win Election Nor Return As Senate President

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has again restated its plan to remove the Senate President, Bukola Saraki following his defection from the party to the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party.

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