Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Friday 7th December 2018
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Experts to farmers: Vote for agric-friendly politicians
The smallholder farmers have been advised not to give in to politicians’ empty promises, but rather vote based on issues in the forthcoming elections that will assiduously contribute to the growth of the Nigeria’s agriculture. Executive Director, CARA Development Foundation, Mrs. Nnennaya Enyinna Emeremadu, made this call to a select group of farmers’ cooperatives during
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target=_blank>Pension: Workers in 22 states face bleak retirement
Following their state governors’ failure to fully implement the new pension scheme under the revised Pension Reform Act 2014, civil servants in at least 22 states currently have their future hanging in the balance, New Telegraph has learnt. Checks revealed that while some states have keyed into the scheme, majority of them have, failed
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target=_blank>200 golfers for cbn governor’s Cup
Over 200 golfers drawn from across the country are expected compete at the 2018 edition of the annual Central Bank of Nigeria Governor’s Golf Cup teeing-off on Saturday at the IBB Golf and Country Club, Maitama, Abuja. Being the 12th in the series, the one-day championship which is being sponsored by the Central Bank of
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target=_blank>GOtv Boxing Night 17: ‘Fijabi’ll taste first defeat’–Murphy
Fast rising light welterweight boxer, Yusuf “Murphy” Muftau, has declared that he will be the first opponent to defeat former West African Boxing Union title champion, Olaide “Fijaborn” Fijabi. Both boxers are scheduled to clash at GOtv Boxing Night 17, holding on 28 December at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos. In an interview after a
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target=_blank>NDE: FG’s policy stirs youths’ interest in agric
The Director-General, National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Nasiru Ladan, has said that the policy of the Federal Government on agriculture has opened opportunities for youths to embrace it as business, earn income and create mass employment. Ladan, who made the declaration during the commencement of training for 50 youths in Sustainable Agricultural Development Training
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target=_blank>Ahmadiyyah, Fayose’s land tussle degenerates
The controversy generated by the alleged forcefully acquiring of a land belonging to Ahmadiyyah Muslims by former governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has degenerated. Ahmadiyyah Muslims, it would be recalled, held a massive protest in Ado Ekiti penultimate Saturday, 17th November, 2018 against the ex-governor. The group, under the leadership of Mr. Bashiru
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target=_blank>Empowerment: Nigeria, others to benefit from EU’s $1bn
As part of measures to checkmate the growing trend of irregular migration, the European Union Bank is setting aside $1 billion for the empowerment of Nigerian youths and others from other for African countries. Disclosing this during the launch of “Managing Migration Through Development Programmes (MMDP), Coordination Matrix,” in Benin City, the Edo State capital,
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target=_blank>Alleged cyberstalking: Court admits Deji Adeyanju to N500m bail
An Abuja Chief Magistrate’s Court yesterday admitted to bail, a civil society activist and Coordinator of concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, to N500 million bail. The police had arrested the Adeyanju and arraigned him over alleged cyber-stalking. Adeyanju had been remanded in prison custody by the court on Tuesday, following his arraignment on charges of cyber-stalking,
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target=_blank>Iwobi blames Man United draw on loss of focus
Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi, has blamed momentary loss of concentration for ther 2-2 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford on Wednesday. Arsenal twice led at Old Trafford but they saw those goals cancelled minutes later and Iwobi acknowledged that, instead of slowing down the tempo and trying to maintain the flow of the game
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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) yesterday said that the Lagos ports were classified among the worst ports in the world in 2018. The chamber noted that approximately 40 per cent of businesses located around the Lagos ports’ communities had been relocated to other areas or completely shut down because of the gridlock […]
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