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Breaking News In Nigeria This Evening, Saturday 18th of July 2020

1. 2023 presidency: Ahmed Lawan denies having presidential ambition.

Ahmed Lawan, has denied having Presidential ambition in the forthcoming 2023 Presidential election.

The information was disclosed today being Saturday, 18th of July 2020, by Ola Awoniyi, the spokesperson to Ahmed Lawan, who in his statement said that any information that says Ahmed Lawan is intending to contest for the forthcoming 2023 Presidential election, should be regarded as rumor.

2. Edo: INEC publishes final list of Candidates.

The independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has published a final list of candidates for the forthcoming Edo State governorship election, which was scheduled to hold on September 19th 2020.

The information was disclosed today being Saturday 18th of July 2020, by the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee of the Commission, Barr. Festus Okoye, who in his statement said, that the list has been uploaded on the Commission’s website.

3. President Buhari approves naming of railway complex after Goodluck Jonathan.

According to report from the minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, the Nigeria president, Muhammadu Buhari has approved the naming of Agbo Railway complex in Goodluck Jonathan's name.

4. Edo 2020: Obaseki denies destroying Ize-Iyamu’s billboards.

Governor Godwin Obaseki, the governor of Edo State, has denied the claims of destroying the billboards of his opponent, ize-iyamu from the All progressive Congress (APC).

The information was disclosed today by Crusoe Osagie, the special Adviser on Media and Communication strategy, to governor Obaseki, who in his statement said that, the state government did not remove any of ize-iyamu's billboards.

He further noted that the previous information concerning the destroying of ize-iyamu's billboards is a cheap blackmail to score lame political points.

These are some of the breaking news we have in Nigeria this evening.

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