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Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Saturday, 29th, August, 2020

This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria Today, Saturday, 29th, August 2020.

Black Panther Star Chadwick Boseman Dies Of Cancer

Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman is dead.

Naija News reports that Black Panther star died aged 43 after a four-year fight with colon cancer.

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2023: Group List 11 Igbo Politicians Viable For Presidency

An Igbo group, Igbo for President Solidarity Group, currently headed by a Yoruba man, Dr. Olukayode Oshiariyo, has listed 11 politicians from the South-Eastern states that can contest for presidency come 2023.

According to the group which noted that the time had come for the Igbo tribe to produce the next president, said the 11 listed politicians are “qualified to be presented as presidential candidates in 2023 general elections”.

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“I Should Have Been Smarter” – Fani-Kayode Finally Apologizes To Journalist

Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has tendered his unreserved apology to the reporter he verbally attacked during a recent press conference in Calabar.

Naija News recalls Fani-Kayode in a viral video had angrily described a Daily Trust journalist, Eyo Charles as very stupid after the man asked him a question during a press conference about who was financing his tour of the South-South states.

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“I Didn’t Know I Was This Powerful” – Garba Shehu Reacts To Report Of Changing A Christian Nomination To A Muslim

Mallam Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the story published by an online newspaper that he changed a nomination after it was approved by the Council of State.

Naija News gathered that an online newspaper, Sahara Reporters had alleged in its report that Mallam Shehu reversed the Council Of State decision nominating a Christian as Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPC) and announced a Muslim as a replacement.

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Ondo: Jimoh Ibrahim Officially Dumps PDP For APC

Chief Jimoh Ibrahim has officially joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) after decamping from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The former PDP governorship candidate was received on Friday into the APC by the party’s Ondo State chairman, Engr. Ade Adetimehin.

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