Nigerian Newspapers, read top Naija News headlines today, January 24, 2023 below.
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I Stayed Away From Movies Because Of An Incurable Facial Illness – Chidi Mokeme
Nollywood actor Chidi Mokeme has opened up on why he has been away from acting. In an Interview with Runbin’ Minds, he said he has been battling with Bell’s Palsy .
“It comes like a stroke and sort of affects one side of your face and gives your face a droop,” he explained during an interview on Channels TV’s Rubbin’ Minds.
“The doctor said it was incurable. They had no cure because they didn’t know what causes it,” he said.
He also said since he could not act with an ill face, he had to focus on his business while praying to get better .
Bell’s Palsy is a condition that causes sudden weakness in the muscles on one side of the face. In most cases, the weakness is temporary and significantly improves over weeks. Bell’s palsy may be a reaction to a viral infection. It rarely occurs more than once.
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Folagbade Aboaba : How RCCG Assistant GO Died
RCCG Assistant GO, Folagbade Aboaba is dead. He died at age 90.
NAIJA NEWS NG reports that the Assistant General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Prof. Folagbade Aboaba is dead.
This online news platform understands that 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 this morning after a brief illness.
The death of the RCCG Assistant GO was disclosed in a statement by the national chairman of the Nigeria Institute of Agricultural Engineers, Prof Folarin Alonge.
Alonge in a tribute to his memory on the website of the institute described the late scholar as one of the founding fathers of the institute who was always passionate about the growth of Agricultural Engineering and mechanisation in the country.
Late RCCG Assistant GO, Folagbade Aboaba.
He wrote: “One of our Fathers in the profession, Prof. Fola Aboaba, has gone home. He was a Professor of Professors of Professors.
“Prof Folagbade Olajide Aboaba was an Emeritus Professor of Agricultural Engineering at University of Ibadan and the Pioneering Dean of the Faculty of Technology (1976-1982). I was privileged to be taught by him at both undergraduate and Masters class. He was a mentor to several people and professors.
“He was the Executive Secretary of Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (1992-1998). He was the founding Pro Chancellor of Redeemers University (2005-2013). He was the Chairman of Governing Council of Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), Lagos (1976-1979).
“He died at the age of 90.
“I had a chat with him on Sept 15, 2023, when we were preparing of NIAE conference in Asaba (Delta State). His response to my asking about him is ‘Thank you. Ageing slowly but fine. Glory to God. God bless you’. Baba was a lovely, cheerful and good man.
“He was one of the founding members of the NIAE. He played significant role with other fathers in establishment of National Centre for Agricultural Mechanization, Ilorin. He made substantial contributions to the growth of NSAE (NIAE). His last major public lecture he delivered for NIAE was when we were invited to Presidential villa, Abuja in 2004 by the then Vice President. Late Prof John Ohu was the NIAE National Chairman then. He was always interested in hearing the progress NIAE is making.
“He was a member of American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) as well as Institution of Agricultural Engineers UK.
“May his soul find eternal rest in God.”
BREAKING : National Conscience Party Endorses Peter Obi
The National Conscience Party, NCP,in a heartwarming move has endorsed the presidential ambition of Peter Obi .
NAIJA NEWS NG gathered that National Chairman of NCP, Dr Tanko Yinusa promised to mobilise NCP party members to secure victory for the Labour Party’s candidate .
Dr Yunusa explained in a statement on Monday January 23, 2023 that the successful business man governor “has all it takes to earn the trust and confidence of our party.”
“We will mobilize our members and supporters nationwide to canvass and vote for the Labour Party candidature because we share their philosophy and manifesto,” he stated.
“We have studied both the party’s manifesto and the characters of the ex-governor Peter Obi and Datti Baba Ahmed carefully.”
See the full statement below:
PRESS STATEMENT ON ADOPTION AND ENDORSEMENT OF PETER OBI AND DATTI-BABA AHMED BY NCP
The National Conscience party (NCP), one of the foremost political party in Nigeria is pleased to announce its adoption of the labour party’s presidential flag bearer ex-governor Peter Obi and his Vice, Senator Datti Baba Ahmed as its choice for the fourth coming February 25th Presidential election.
Though we are still facing challenges of deregistration by INEC.
We will mobilize our members and supporters nationwide to canvass and vote for the labour party candidature because we share their philosophy and manifesto.
We have studied both the party’s manifesto and the characters of the ex-governor Peter Obi and Datti Baba Ahmed carefully and we believe that the labour party’s candidates have what it takes to earn our trust and confidence.
We have also reviewed deeply the 7 Point Agenda of Peter Obi and Datti Baba Ahmad
Securing and uniting Nigeria
Production-centred growth for food security and export
Effective legal and institutional reforms (rule of law, corruption, and government effectiveness)
Leapfrogging Nigeria from oil to the fourth industrial revolution (4IR)
Expanding physical infrastructure through market-driven reforms (unleashing growth, enabling entrepreneurship an market-creating innovations)
Human capital development that empowers competitiveness.
7. Rebus foreign policy that restores Nigerian strategic relevance.
With particular reference to page 7 as stated below:
We are coming to run an entrepreneurial state able to double Nigeria’s GDP in a short time and reduce extreme poverty like China which removed 740m from poverty through a policy that emphasized a social market economy. Our focus is to ensure that wealth is created through sectors that improve the well-being of all Nigerians. Our theory of change is DEMOCRATIC CITIZENSHIP.
Therefore, we will prioritize economic and social rights under chapter 2 of the constitution and implement these rights through social programs and projects that empower the people and mainstream the poor first in access to critical services. To ensure poverty reduction, based on fast economic growth our governance principles, priority projects and programs that will be anchored on the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs)
As captured in the 72 pages manifesto tagged it is possible our pact with Nigerians. This is in consonant with the slogan of the NCP of the abolition of poverty and 10 care programs.
As empowered by the NEC and NCC of the party on this day 22nd January 2023, we hereby adopt and endorse Peter Obi and Datti-Baba Ahmed’s Presidential ticket of the Labour Party for the 2023 general election.
This adoption/endorsement has been officially communicated to the party even though we have since be working in collaboration with the big tent and Obidient movement to drive the project of Obi/Datti campaign. We urge all members and indeed Nigerians to work together with the Labour Party in achieving this monumental task of rescuing Nigeria, uniting and rebuilding its feature.
We also thank Chief Edward NKwegu and Chief Nwanbuaze Governorship candidate of Labour party in Ebonyi state for all the support.
Dr Yuusa Tanko
Weight Loss Capsules Have Potential To Cause Cancer – NAFDAC Warns
NAFDAC’s Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye has warned Nigerians against the use of the drug- Weight Rapid Loss Capsule .
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in an alert with No. 049/2022, signed by NAFDAC’s Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, issued to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, Jan. 22, in Abuja.
Adeyeye stated that the drug has been found to have potential to cause cancer.
The NAFDAC boss added that result of laboratory analysis showed that the drug, manufactured by Ingi Oman, contain banned substance “phenolphthalein”, which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recognised as unsafe.
She added that the capsule, being marketed as “the most effective weight loss supplement” and sold through social media platforms like Instagram, also contain microbial growth above permissible limits.
She stated that “phenolphthalein has been found to be toxic to genes, as it can cause damage or mutations in the DNA. Studies have also shown its potential carcinogenic risks.
“NAFDAC implores consumers to stop the purchase and use of the product.
“Members of the public in possession of the product should discontinue use or sale, and submit stock to the nearest NAFDAC office.”
Adeyeye encouraged healthcare professionals and consumers to report any adverse effect experienced with the use of the product to the nearest NAFDAC office.
Consumers are also advised to report adverse effect via [email protected] or E-reporting platforms available at www.nafdac.gov.ng.
The director-general urged the public to also report any incident concerning the use of the drug via the Med-safety application, which can be downloaded on android and IOS stores.
Men Should Do This Daily To Keep Their Penis And Prostate Healthy
All men, but especially older males, should take care of their prostates and male genitalia. Reproduction relies on the male genitalia and the prostate gland, according to Healthline.
Male genitalia as well as the prostate require regular care, and there are various daily routines that might help. Given below are what men should do regularly or daily to keep their penis and prostate healthy according to Healthline
Consider switching to a diet high in whole grains like oats and fresh produce like tomatoes. By supplying essential nutrients, this can aid in maintaining a healthy prostate and male genitalia.
Take in a lot of fluids. The male reproductive system, particularly the genitalia and the prostate, can be negatively affected by toxins, and drinking water can help flush these toxins out of the body.
It’s especially important for men to maintain an exercise routine. The health of the male reproductive organs relies on good circulation, which can be promoted through regular exercise. It’s a great way to enhance your health and reduce stress.
Don’t indulge in smoke or excessive alcohol. The prostate and male genitalia are vulnerable to the effects of both of these chemicals. In instance, smoking can restrict blood circulation well to male genitalia, that could result in impotence.
The same attention to personal cleanliness should be given by men. Soap and water should be used everyday to clean the male genitalia and the area around it.
When cleaning their toilets, they should use gentle soaps instead than chemically-laden bar soaps. These items may cause irritation or even a penile infection to the area around their genitalia.
Maintain a schedule of regular checkups. To maintain good health in the male reproductive organs and prostate, men should get frequent checkups and tests. As the likelihood of prostate cancer rises with age, this is of particular importance for males over the age of 50.
Treat any underlying health issues that you may have. Men should take special care to maintain good control of illnesses like diabetes and cardiovascular disease that can have an impact on male reproductive health.
Men can maintain healthy male genitalia and a fully functional prostate by following these guidelines.
WAEC Certificate Buhari Presented Is Fake – Professor ABC Nwosu
Professor ABC Nwosu a parasitologist, administrator and politician has said the WAEC Certificate President Muhammadu Buhari provided to INEC is fake .
NAIJA NEWS NG reports that Professor Nwosu said the exams did not take place in 1961 which Buhari’s certificate claims.
He added that the certificate they had was not called WAEC but was called the Cambridge West African School Certificate.
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Speaking during the interview, Prof Nwosu said ” I was in court when Abba Kyari came in one morning and presented Buhar’s WAEC certificate and I laughed because I had my own school certificate with me and I know that we didn’t sit for WAEC exams at the time.
“The President’s school certificate was 1961 while mine was 1962 and if you look at it, it was called Cambridge West African School Certificate”.
Shanty Town Is About Prostitution And Corruption – BBNaija Vee
Shanty Town TV series has continued attracting knocks and praises from Nigerians who have watched the show .
NAIJA NEWS NG reports that the most controversial part of the TV show is Nnacy Isime’s scene with Richard Mofe-Damijo . In the scene Nancy Isime was unclad .
Big Brother Naija star, Vee , has condemned the show, she said the show does not promote anything African culture is about.
The beautiful singer in correcting the impression of her followers took out time to share a tweet that reads ” Nudity is not part of our culture” Shanty Town is about crime, prostitution, corruption, etc. if it’s culture you’re looking for, go and watch AM Epic and stop disturbing us. ” Which is a core reality that people ought to see, as not everything coming out of Africa must tell its story.
The series which has gained game immediately after being released has gathered so much momentum and attention, as there is that feeling of excitement coming from many of the people that have seen the latest series, and the reactions has been quite impressive, with the impressive work of the actors.