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The immediate past speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Alhaji Kabiru Adjoto, on Monday said he is set to release a three-hour documentary, “exposing Mr Adams Oshiomhole’s dark waters.’’ He made the disclosure during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin. He explained that the documentary would be shown to the public on Jan. 30 in Abuja.

The Ohanaze Ndigbo, a Socio Cultural group of Igbo people has on Monday called on the Imo state indigenes to accept in good faith the Supreme court verdict that upturned the Governorship election of Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and uphold that of Hope Uzodimma of the All Progressive Congress (APC).

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has called on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to change its name if the party want to win election ahead of 2023 general election. Okupe made this call on his Facebook page, saying only change of name and formation of a new party that will give the party an edge to defeat the All Progressive Congress (APC).

Malaria: Nigerian Nwoko Takes Fight To Antarctica


The founder and president of Prince Ned Nwoko Foundation (PNNF), a humanitarian group is clamouring for a vaccine to end malaria in the continent. Mr NosikeOgbuenyi, Strategic Communication Advisor of the PNNF, made the development known in a statement in Abuja.

The United Nations Children’s Fund( UNICEF) has on Sunday said it is ready to commence the immunization of two million persons against yellow fever disease in Ekiti State, Vanguard reports. The vaccination exercise set to commence between January 24 to February 2,2020 is targeted at persons between the ages of 9 months and 44 years, at 85 per cent of the population, making up 2.3 million people in the state.

FG Announces 3 New Laboratories For Disease Outbreak

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the nation’s yellow fever, rubella and measles laboratory network.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday while in London on a sideline held a bilateral meeting with his Ghanian counterpart, Nana Akufo-Addo, where he throws more light on why Nigeria had to partially close its border. The President special Adviser on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina revealed this in a statement in Abuja, saying the meeting was held in a side-line of the UK-Africa investment summit 2020.

Border Closure Kick-Starts N20b Rice Mill In Katsina State

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Recall that the Federal Government of Nigeria in August 2019, announced the closure of the country’s land borders that connects with Benin and Niger Republics.

Manufacturing Sector Creates 1.64 Million Jobs

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The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has disclosed that it recorded an increase at the end of the first half of 2019. It gathered that an estimated 1,644,392 historical cumulative jobs had over time been created by the sector. 

Sharif Rabi’u Inuwa (Ahlan), Chairman of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Referee Appointment Committee, has warned that any referee found wanting or performing below standard in all competitive matches across the nation would be severely sanctioned.

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has identified Vincent Enyeama as his goalkeeping role model of all time. According to, Enyeama represented Nigeria for 13 years and was rated as one of the best goalkeepers to have come out of Africa.

Heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua insists a "curveball" offer could tempt Deontay Wilder into a dream undisputed heavyweight championship fight, and has revealed he has held meetings to discuss how to set it up. WBC champion Wilder will face Tyson Fury in a rematch on February 22 while Joshua will defend his newly-regained IBF, WBA and WBO titles against either Kubrat Pulev or Oleksandr Usyk, whose representatives he met for negotiations last week.

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 The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, on Monday warned all local and foreign interests to exhibit more commitment and restraint on issues relating to national security and avoid taking sides. Buratai said all their actions and utterances must be tailored towards supporting the national cause with a view to restoring peace and tranquility to Nigeria. 

Japanese multinational automotive company, Toyota Motor Corporation has announced a collaboration with an aerospace company, Joby Aviation (Joby) to develop an all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) taxi service aircraft. 

BBNaija: Gedoni Bags Political Appointment


Ex-Big Brother Naija housemate, Gedoni Ekpata has been appointed by Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade as his Special Assistant on Garment Factory and Branding.

Following Disney’s purchase of 20th Century Fox in 2019, the company's executives have decided to drop and phase out the "Fox" branding in its new network studio, rebranding it to "20th Century Studios" from the present "20th Century Fox film studio".