Monday, February 6, 2023


Good day! below are News Stories across Nigeria and Abroad:

1. The Federal Executive Council has approved the sum of 2.3 billion naira for the start of the local assembly of Magnus Centennial Aircraft in Nigerian College of Aviation Technology Zaria, Kaduna State. NEWS LODGE

2. President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria has recovered all grounds previously under the control of Boko Haram and other terrorist groups. Buhari said this when he met with the President of the Abu Dhabi Peace Forum, Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyah, at the sidelines of the African Conference for Peace, held in Nouakchott, Mauritania. P.M NEWS

3. The Lagos office of the Independent National Electoral Commission has lashed out at the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party over the accusation that it is aiding manipulation, intimidation and oppression of voters through the ongoing collection of Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. P.M NEWS

4. American Michael Mackenzie Lowe “Mackie” McDonald has ousted World Number One Rafal Nadal from the Australian Open in the second round. P.M NEWS

5. Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has warned against campaigns supporting rights of homosexuals in the country. Homosexual acts are already illegal in Uganda. BBC

The president termed gay rights as nonsense during remarks made at a graduation ceremony at the National Defence College. BBC

6. Nigerian singer/songwriter, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa popularly known as Charly Boy has expressed optimism that with the emergence of the Labour Party presidential candidate Peter Obi as another force in the February election, Nigeria’s politics will never remain the same again. DAILY POST

7. A member of the Psquare music group, Paul Okoye popularly known as Rudeboy has questioned why tertiary institutions are still in session amid the ongoing collection of Permanent Voters Card, PVC. In a tweet on his verified handle, the music star opined that most of the students registered for the PVC in their various states during the prolonged strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. He wondered why they are still kept back in school even as the deadline for PVC collection elapses in the next 10 days. DAILY POST.

8. Nollywood actor Kunle Remi has opened up on the biggest challenge he faced while playing the role of Saro in the movie Anikulapo. He said he  had to speak Yoruba all through. Kunle had played the leading role “Saro” alongside the multi-talented actress, Bimbo Ademoye, who played the role of his wife Olori Arolake. NAIJANEWS

9. The embattled Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria Godwin Emefiele has been summoned by a Federal High Court in Abuja over a 53 million dollars judgement debt arising from the Pars Club refund. NAIJANEWS

10. Chairman, Body of Benchers Wole Olanipekun (SAN) has suggested that Section 65 of the 2022 Electoral Act as amended be expunged. The legal luminary said the Act was very dangerous to the electoral system because it empowers the Chief Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission to return and also review his decision. LEADERSHIP




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