Nigeria news today headlines update Thursday 20th December 2018

Nigeria news today headlines update Thursday 20th December 2018

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target=_blank>Engineer Faces N1m Fraud Charge In Lagos

A 64-year-old engineer, Chikezie Sibeudu, on Wednesday appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over alleged N1 million fraud. Sibeudu, who lives at Alago Meji, Yaba, is facing a count charge of obtaining by false pretences, but he pleaded not guilty. According to the Prosecutor, ASP Thomas Nurudeen, the accused defrauded Mr David Kehinde
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target=_blank>Travel Agent Docked Over Alleged Visa Scam

A travel agent, who allegedly defrauded a client on the pretext of helping him to get a United Arab Emirates visa, on Wednesday appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Thirty-two-year-old David Ogunleye, who resides on Obabiyi Street, Ikotun, Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of stealing and obtaining money under false pretences. He, however, denied committing
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target=_blank>Britain’s Homeless Crowdfund Their Way To Work

When Hana fled to Britain with her son from East Africa, she was grateful to have found safety from persecution and a roof over her head in her sister’s tiny London apartment. It should have been a stop-gap, but a year on, the four still live together in cramped conditions, with Hana sharing a bed
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target=_blank>FEMA Reviews 2018 Emergency Situations In FCT

The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has reviewed how all emergency situations in the territory were handled in 2018. Mr Bitrus Samuel, Head, Abuja Operations, FEMA, said on Wednesday that the review would help the agency respond better to changes and close gap on emergency cases. Samuel spoke in Abuja at a stakeholders’
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target=_blank>FMBN Inaugurates Digital Mobile App To Boost NHF Scheme

The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) on Wednesday, inaugurated a digital mobile application to enable National Housing Fund (NHF) contributors to have unfettered access to the operations of the scheme. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the NHF Mobile App is an FMBN Information Technology service delivery channel based on internet and
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target=_blank>Netanyahu: ‘Terror Tunnels’ Bug Under Border From Lebanon are ‘act of war’

Benjamin Netanyahu looked laboured as he walked up to the lectern – this was about laying the diplomatic bricks to persuade the international community of the imminent threat Hezbollah poses to Israel. There were no props, as we have seen from the Israeli prime minister in the past, but speaking in English this was clearly
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target=_blank>Expert tasks FG on disaster risk management

Nigeria will have the best policy on disaster risk management if the validated National Disaster Risk Management (NDRM) policy is effectively implemented. Mr Seth Vordzorgbe, the Project Technical Adviser (UN Development Programme) to National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said this at the closing of a 2-day workshop on Wednesday in Lagos. The workshop was to
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target=_blank>Lt. ‘Yod’ First Israeli Air Force Pilot Of Ethiopian Heritage

Lt. “Yod” will officially become the Israeli Air Force’s first pilot of Ethiopian heritage when he completes the elite pilots’ course on Wednesday. The new pilot’s name could not be released, due to security concerns. As soon as Yod participates in his class’s graduation ceremony, he will begin his service as a navigator for IAF
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target=_blank>Christmas: Adamawa LG Workers To Get 6 Months Salary Arrears

Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa has directed the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs to ensure the payment of six months salary arrears owed local council workers before Christmas. The Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Mustapha Barkindo, made this known in a statement Wednesday in Yola. Barkindo said the arrears were
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FCT Rural Communities, 69 Others To Enjoy $200m Power Funding

ABUJA – With Federal Government securing $200 million explicitly for rural electrification, communities in the FCT and its environs, four other states are expected to enjoy the benefits, including economic boost from power restoration in the settlements. Babatunde Raji Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, made this known as part of the new rural […]
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