Sunday, February 5, 2023


Good day! Below are News Stories across Nigeria and abroad:

1. 45 days to the 2023 general election, a Yola High Court in Adamawa State has sacked Senator Elisha Abbo as the All Progressives Congress Senatorial candidate for Adamawa North senatorial zone for the 2023 election.

2. The United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel is collaborating with presidential candidates and other stakeholders in Nigeria to ensure peaceful elections in the country.

3. Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command have busted a baby factory in the state, arrested four syndicates and  rescued 10 pregnant women.

4. The Head Coach of the Super Falcons Randy Waldrum is optimistic of an impressive performance at the forthcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup finals coming up in Australia and New Zealand in the summer. The Super Falcons survived a huge scare at the 12th Women Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco. Even though the team finished in fourth place, picking the last automatic ticket from Africa to Australia and New Zealand, Nigerians saw it as a disappointing outing and rightly so.

5. A judge in Nicaragua has ruled that a Catholic bishop known for criticising the government of President Daniel Ortega will stand trial on charges of conspiracy and spreading false information.

6. Nigerian singer, actor, and politician, Bankole Wellington popularly known as Banky W has stated why he thinks the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) should be optional.
According to him, the NYSC program has probably not achieved everything it was originally designed for. He said instead of being a mandatory program, it should be made optional. DAILY TRUST

7. Popular Nigerian social activist and skit maker Debo Adebayo known as Mr Macaroni has called on Nigerians to be wary of politicians offering money in exchange for votes. DAILY POST

8. Health workers in Zimbabwe have been banned from striking for more than 72 hours with organisers risking up to six months in jail according to a new law.Those who defy the striking ban risk disciplinary action. BBC

9. Flying Eagles head coach, Ladan Bosso will soon wield the big stick on players who have put up below-par showing in the team’s training.The team resumed camping for the 2023 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations in Abuja on Monday. DAILY POST

10. A fire outbreak has destroyed 86 shops in Potiskum main market in Dogo Nini ward, Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe State. DAILY TRUST




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