Expect Breaking News: January 2022 news in Nigeria

Get the latest information on the political landscape, entertainment updates, and health sector in Nigeria with this Expect Breaking News for January! The latest news in Nigeria that you need to know are the following:

• The Senate of the Federation has resumed with the passing of the Nigerian Budget Bill 2017.

• The president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has launched the Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina.

• A former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

• The chief of staff of the Nigerian Army, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has been sacked.

• A Nigerian senator has been arrested for allegedly plotting to assassinate the president of the senate.

• A new military officer, Major General Yusuf Suleiman, has been appointed to the position of commander of the Nigeria Air Force.

• The president of the senate has been elected.

• The president of the National Assembly, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has been re-elected.

• The House of Representatives has approved the motion of no confidence against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

• A bill to establish a National Commission on Bioethics has been passed by the Senate.

• The House of Representatives has passed the Nigerian Army (Recruitment and Retention) Bill.

President Buhari has ordered the withdrawal of troops from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Headquarters, the Federal Ministry of Finance and the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). The President also ordered the withdrawal of troops from the NIA’s head office in Abuja, and the Ministry of Defence (MoD). It was gathered that President Buhari made the decision after a meeting with the leaders of the three agencies in the State House. In the meeting, President Buhari said the decision to withdraw troops from the three agencies was necessary in order to protect the integrity of the institutions. It was gathered that the decision to withdraw troops from the three agencies was a result of the illegalities in the handling of the budget by the three agencies. President Buhari has also ordered the withdrawal of troops from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Headquarters, the Federal Ministry of Finance and the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). The President also ordered the withdrawal of troops from the NIA’s head office in Abuja, and the Ministry of Defence (MoD). It was gathered that President Buhari made the decision after a meeting with the leaders of the three agencies in the State House. 

#1: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration will embark on the rehabilitation of the Niger Delta region, #2: The Federal Government has unveiled plans to spend $5.8 billion on the renovation of the ageing capital, Abuja, #3: The Nigerian Senate has passed the bill for the 2018 budget, #4: A new report has found that there is a link between violent conflicts in the Middle East and West Africa, #5: The World Health Organization has reported that there is an increase in the number of Ebola cases in Nigeria.

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