Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Tuesday 1st January 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>FG mulls Afam Power, Yola DisCo’s sale by March
●Why AMCON seized 2 NIPP power projects from firm The Federal Government is considering the completion of the sale of multi-million dollars Afam Power Plc and Yola Electricity Distribution Company on or before March 2019. Nineteen companies had earlier submitted bids for the two power companies – seven firms submitted bids to buy Afam,
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target=_blank>200,000 Egina alters crude loading programme
Egina crude oil grade, new Nigerian grade from Total, has been added to the February crude loading programme, while Nigeria’s MRS issued a sell tender. The first cargoes from Total’s newly producing Nigerian offshore field, Egina, will load in February. Total, China’s CNOOC and Nigeria’s NNPC will each have a cargo of Egina in February,
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target=_blank>Man, 52, defiles 11-year-old boy
A 52-year-old civil servant, Mohammed Lawal Ahmed, is currently facing trial in Kaduna over alleged defilement of an 11-year-old boy, Abdulla (not real name). The suspect was said to have perpetrated the act on December 14, about 9a.m. by luring the minor to his house with sweets and repeatedly inserted his finger into the boy’s
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target=_blank>Nigerian pupils shine at Kenyan national primary school exams
The founders and management of Bridge International Academies are still savouring the outstanding performance of the pupils of the Academies in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations for the fourth consecutive year. The impressive performance was contained in the DFID report in Lagos released by the United Kingdom (UK) Government on the
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target=_blank>Enugu hosts blind football trials
The Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium Enugu will come alive from January 15 to 20, 2019 when blind football players converge there for a national trials packaged by the Nigeria Para-Athletics Federation in conjunction with the BINA Foundation for persons with special needs. Secretary General of the Nigeria Para-Athletics Federation, Patrick Abobi, who disclosed this, said the
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target=_blank>Camtel Int’l B/Volleyball: Nigeria’s female team emerges champions
Nigeria’s women beach volleyball team defeated Cameroon 2-0 at the weekend to claim the event’s gold medal at the Camtel International Championship in Yaoundé. The pair of Tochukwu Nnourge and Francisca Ikhiede did not take chances as they humbled their Cameroonian counterparts 21-14, 21-13. Meanwhile, the men’s team lost 2-1 (19-21, 21-16, 15-11) to
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target=_blank>M&A: Access Bank, Diamond scrap ATM charge
Following the Merger and Acquisition (M&A) deal sealed by Access Bank and Diamond, customers of both financial institutions can now use their combined total of 3,100 Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) without paying the usual N65 charge that applies after a customer’s third withdrawal from another bank’s ATM. According to statement issued by Access Bank yesterday,
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target=_blank>Bayelsa APC warns against fake news, propaganda
Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday felicitated with the people of the state to mark the 2019 New Year’s Day, warning the residents to be wary of fake news, innuendos, and propaganda intentionally designed by “enemies of peace and democracy” to cause disaffection among the people for selfish political purposes.
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target=_blank>Avaldsnes move, dream come true –Ajibade
Nigeria international Rasheedat Ajibade says ‘it’s a dream come true’ for her after joining Avaldsnes. The 19-year-old was handed a two-year contract in Norway after ending a nine-year stay with FC Robo Queens. Her move came on the heels of her title-winning debut at the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations in Ghana as she
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Nigerian midfielder, Henry Onyekuru, is in line for a switch to Valencia in the forthcoming transfer window starting January 2. According to reports, the impressive youngster is favoured to replace Belgian, Michy Batshuayi, as the top man for the Mestalla outfit. Incidentally, it was the Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund that Batshuayi played for last season […]
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