Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Wednesday 19th December 2018
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Nigeria’s cargo imports soar to 80m tons
The volume of cargoes imported into Nigeria has increased from about 35 million metric tons in 2006 to over 80 million metric tons. It was learnt that the two seaports in Lagos – Lagos and Tincan ports – handled over 60 per cent of goods imported into country. However, the Africa Communication Manager of
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target=_blank>Stock market gains N75bn on renewed bargain hunting
Local equities rebounded on resumed bargain hunting activities as overall performance measures, NSE All Share Index (ASI) grew by 0.67 per cent halting the previous day’s loss. The bullish activities were driven by consumer goods and financial services stocks, which were highly demanded. Consequently, the All-Share Index gained 208.49 basis points or 0.67 per
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target=_blank>Aina savours Ronaldo duel
Super Eagles’ and Torino of Italy fullback, Ola Aina is taking positives of testing his defensive skills against five-time World Footballer of the Year, Ronaldo in last weekend’s Turin derby. Although Aina and his Torino teammates comes short against the leaders who are also the reigning Italian champions, the experience was a memorable one
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target=_blank>Chukwueze’s talent marvels Cameroon legend
Former Arsenal star, Lauren Etame Meyer, has joined in the rain of accolades and superlatives on fast-rising Villarreal of Spain winger, Samuel Chukwueze, as the Cameroon legend says the Super Eagles rookie has incredible skills and speed. Following another sparkling performance by Chukwueze for The Yellow Submarine in La Liga, Laurent said he was amazed
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target=_blank>The imperative of creating jobs, growing Nigeria’s GDP
As the 2019 elections draws near, the issue of how to create jobs for the teeming millions of young school leavers, graduates and adults in the country is taking center stage. Creating jobs and growing the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is the mark of a sound economy and a sign that the government of
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target=_blank>Scolari not bothered about Mourinho speculation
Real Madrid head coach Santiago Solari says he is not concerned by speculation linking Jose Mourinho with his job after the Portuguese was sacked by Manchester United. Sky Sports News understands Mourinho was sacked at around 9am on Tuesday in a face-to-face meeting with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward at United’s Carrington training base. Michael Carrick
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target=_blank>LACVIS decorates Daddy Showkey, Atawewe, others as safety ambassadors
The Lagos Computerised Vehicle Inspection Service (LACVIS) yesterday decorated some Nigerian musicians, including Olorogun John Odafe Asiemo, better known as Daddy Showkey and Suleiman Adio Oladele, also widely known as Atawewe, as safety ambassadors. The initiative, known as the LACVIS Safety Ambassador, was unveiled at an ultramodern centre in Ojodu in conjunction with the
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target=_blank>IDB, IFFIM to collaborate on private placement
The International Finance Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm) and the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB), a development partner of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, have announced plans for the IDB to purchase a Sukuk issued by IFFIm, aimed at accelerating funding for immunisation efforts that save children’s lives in the world’s poorest countries. This according to a
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target=_blank>Mastercard partners firm to boost Pan-African payments
Leading global payments and technology company Mastercard and Africa’s leading payment service provider, DPO Group have announced a collaboration to enable more than 40,000 African merchants to accept Mastercard payments, connecting more people and businesses to the global economy. The collaboration according to a statement, will enable DPO to act as a Pan-African switch by
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PDP chieftain kicks against non-signing of amended Electoral Bill
A former Chief of Staff to Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, the immediate past Governor of the Delta State, Dr. Festus Okubor, has urged Nigerians to be extra vigilant during the 2019 general elections to ensure that their votes count following the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amend ed Electoral Bill. Okubor, the […]
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