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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

Video: FG Paid LGs N45m To ‘Purchase’ People For Buhari’s Rallies – Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima, a spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign, says the Federal Government empowers Local Government Areas in the country with N20 million to N45 million to purchase crowd for President MuhammaduBuhari’s rallies.

Naija News reports that Galadima made this allegation on Sunday when he appeared on Politics Today, a political talk show on Channels Television.

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Atiku Weeps Over Widespread Endorsement

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, says he has been moved to tears over the widespread endorsement he has received ahead of Nigeria‘s Presidential election.

Naija News reports that Abubakar, who is a former Vice President of Nigeria, made this comment on Sunday in a statement personally signed by him and sent to Naija News.

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Finally, Tinubu Breaks Silence On Impeachment Plot Against Ambode

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has described the move to impeach Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, as a “conflict between the executive and the legislature” in the state.

Naija News reports that the leaders of the APC in Lagos met on Sunday, where the conflict between the governor and the lawmakers was resolved at a special Governor’s Advisory Committee (GAC) meeting held in Marina, Lagos.

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Lagos APC Leaders Halt Impeachment Plot Against Ambode

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city, on Sunday, asked the State Assembly to drop the impeachment plot against the governor of the state, Akinwunmi Ambode.

Naija News reports that the leaders of the APC in Lagos met on Sunday, where the conflict between the governor and the lawmakers was resolved at a special Governor’s Advisory Committee (GAC) meeting held in Marina, Lagos.

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Atiku Pledges To End ASUU Strike If Elected President

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has pledged to end the lingering strike by university lecturers in the country, from his first day at work, if elected the next president of the country.

The presidential candidate made this disclosure in Lagos, Sunday evening, at the Silverbird Man of the Year event.

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Nigerians React As Buba Galadima Knocks Keyamo On #PoliticsToday

A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted a statement made by Buba Galadimathat Festus Keyamo is not a good student of history.

Naija News reports that Galadima made this statement on Sunday when he and Keyamo appeared on Politics Today, a political talk show on Channels Television.

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Middle Belt Forum Denies Endorsing PDP’s Atiku

The Middle Belt Forum says it did not endorse the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.

Naija News had quoted Abubakar as saying that he was moved to tears over the widespread endorsement he has received ahead of Nigeria‘s Presidential election.

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2019 Presidential Election: Buhari Reacts To Endorsements That Made Atiku ‘Weep’

The Presidency has reacted to the endorsement of the PDP Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar by some socio-cultural bodies for the forthcoming presidential elections.

Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday, said the endorsements are irrelevant.

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Again, Suspended CJN Onnoghen Fails To Appear At CCT

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, on Monday failed to appear at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over the non-assets declaration charge preferred against him.

During proceedings, the Danladi Umar-led tribunal confirmed Onnoghen’s solemn absence at 10:28 am.

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2019: See Who Professor Wole Soyinka Is Not Supporting For Presidency

The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, has said the Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has not endorsed his presidential ambition.

Naija News learnt that Mr Sowore disclosed this via his verified Instagram handle on Sunday.

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Court Strikes Out Evans’ Fundamental Rights Enforcement Suit

The fundamental rights enforcement procedure suit filed by Chukwudumeme Onwamadike popular known as Evans, against the police over the seizure of his property has been struck out by a Federal High Court in Lagos.

The judge in charge of the case Justice Mojisola Olatoregun stated that the court lacked the jurisdiction to entertain the case.

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N6.9 Billion Fraud: See Details Of Why Judge Didn’t Continue Fayose’s Trial

A Federal High Court in Lagos has stood down for one hour, the trial of the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, facing charges of N6.9 billion fraud.

A former Minister of State for Defence, Sen. Musliu Obanikoro, who is the fifth prosecution witness, was billed for cross-examination on Monday.

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Aisha Buhari Returns To Nigeria After Alleged Medical Treatment Abroad (Photos)

Nigeria’ First Lady, Aisha Buhari has returned to the country after an unannounced medical trip to Europe.

Early last month, Naija News reported that Aisha could not attend campaigns with her husband, the President, Muhammadu Buhari because she was ill.

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Imo Governorship: See What Uzodinma Did In Nwosu’s Home Town

Monarchs from Nkwere Local Government Area of Imo State, the home town of the governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA), Mr Uche Nwosu have pledged their support to the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Hope Uzodinma.

Naija News reports that Uzodinma is a political opponent to Nwosu who is a preferred governorship candidate of the state governor, Rochas Okorocha.

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Onnoghen: How FG Plans To Destabilize Supreme Court, Court Of Appeal, Others – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state says he has uncovered plans by the All Progressives Congress (APC)  led government to destabilize the judiciary system in Nigeria.

Naija News recalls that the Federal government and Judiciary are still finding a way to resolve the issues surrounding the suspension of the Cheif Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen who was charged with false declaration of assets.

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President Buhari Blows Hot, Reveals What He Will Do To Corrupt Politicians

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated the determination of his administration to rid the country of injustice and corruption.

“Any person who cheated or looted the nation will be brought to justice, irrespective of the status of the person in society,” he said.

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