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

1. The Central Bank of Nigeria has excluded mobile money/Point of Sales agents in Abuja and Lagos from its newly launched cash swap programme. The development came as the January 31 deadline for the phasing out of the old N1,000, N500 and N200 notes approaches. PUNCH

2. An Assistant General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Prof. Folagbade Aboaba, is dead. He was aged 90. Aboaba, who was said to be one of the closest allies of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, died on Saturday after a brief illness. PUNCH

3. Twitter boss Elon Musk announced in a series of tweets Saturday that the company’s subscription service would show less advertising to users, including an ad-free tier. The announcement comes as the social network has faced major economic uncertainty since its takeover by Musk in October. DAILY TRUST

4. Arsenal midfielder, Granit Xhaka, has been named Switzerland’s male national team Player of the Year for 2022. Arsenal disclosed this in a statement via its website on Tuesday. Reacting on Instagram, Xhaka said he was proud to be named his country’s national team Player of the Year. DAILY POST

5. Famous Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo has said she felt betrayed by her friend, comedian Princess, after exposing their conversation on Apostle Suleman’s sex scandal to a blogger. This is coming barely 48 hours after the return of actress Halima Abubakar’s relationship saga with the general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleman, following the pastor’s N1 billion lawsuit against the actress. DAILY POST

6. The Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, has said that excessive fast can lead to kidney problems. Adeyeye who said this on Monday while fielding questions from journalists in Abuja noted that using substandard, unwholesome products can also lead to kidney failure and death. PUNCH

7. Nollywood actor Chidi Mokeme has revealed why he took a break from acting. The actor in an interview on Monday said he took a break from the movie industry to focus on his health. Mokeme who featured in the recently released movie, Shanty Town, said he battled Bell’s Palsy, a condition that affects the face. DAILY POST

8. An Islamic group, Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, on Monday, urged the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, to ban ‘Kuku Do Ritual’. an album by Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable. MURIC, in a statement by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, said the new album would encourage youths and other Nigerians to embrace ritual. DAILY POST

9. An Islamic group, Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, on Monday, urged the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, to ban ‘Kuku Do Ritual’. an album by Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable. MURIC, in a statement by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, said the new album would encourage youths and other Nigerians to embrace ritual. PUNCH

10. A top Indian university has banned the screening of a BBC documentary about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s role during the deadly 2002 sectarian riots after his government attempted to block its spread online. CHANNELS

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