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Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Friday, 17th, January 2020

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This a round-up of some breaking news, Today, Friday, 17th, January 2020.

Imo: Gov Uzodinma Makes First Appointments [Full List]

The newly sworn-in governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has made his first appointments after taking over from Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

In an announcement on Thursday, Uzodinma named the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Attorney General of the state, Chief of Staff and Chief Press Secretary.

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Biafra: Buhari Fighting War Against Igbo In Nigeria – Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, says the administration of President Muhamadu Buhari is still fighting a war against the Igbo people as if the Nigerian Civil War has not ended.

Naija News reports that Kanu made this statement during the live broadcast on Radio Biafra on Wednesday, January 15, to mark the “Biafra War 50th Anniversary.”

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Buba Galadima Is Suffering From Political Dysfunction – Ganduje

The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has accused the former leader of defunct Congress for Progressives, Buba Galadima, of suffering from political malfunction.

Galadima had called on the Supreme Court which removed Emeka Ihedioha as the governor of Imo State to do the same to Ganduje due to the similar incidence.

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Imo: Why ‘Unserious’ PDP Must Apologise – Keyamo

The Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, Festus Keyamo, has called on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to apologise to Nigerians over a statement on the Supreme Court judgement of Imo election.

Naija News reports that the Supreme Court headed by Justice Tanko Muhammad has sacked the incumbent, Governor Emeka Ihedioha from office.

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Buhari Meets NNPC Boss, Mela Kyari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mela Kyari.

Naija News reports that the meeting was held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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