Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Wednesday 2nd January 2019

Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Wednesday 2nd January 2019

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target=_blank>2019: We’re not out to make up numbers on ballot paper – YPP

The Young Progressives Party (YPP) said it was not featuring in the 2019 polls to add to the number of parties on the ballot paper, but to win. YPP National Chairman, Mr Bishop Amakiri, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Abuja. Amakiri said the party would make …
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target=_blank>Why we’re proposing parliamentary system – Lawmaker

member of House of Representatives, Mr Kinsley Chinda (PDPRivers), has said that adopting parliamentary system would help reduce corruption and address frictions among different arms of government in Nigeria. Chinda, who led 71 other lawmakers to sponsor a bill aimed at reverting the county to parliamentary system at the House in December 2018, disclosed this …
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target=_blank>Oluwo, Elegushi laud Ambode over Muri-Okunola’s appointment

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi and the Elegushi of Ikateland, Oba Saheed Elegushi have commended Lagos Governor, Akinwumi Ambode for appointing Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola as new Head of Service (HoS) in the state.   In a release issued by the Chief Press Secretary to Ambode, Habib Haruna, Muri-Okunola’s appointment was approved along with …
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target=_blank>Ajibade eyes Falcons’ World Cup squad

Avaldsnes new signing, Rasheedat Ajibade, believes his teaming up with the Norwegian club will impact positively on his game which would in turn brighten her chance of making the Super Falcons’ squad for this year’s Women’s World Cup slated for June in France.   The rising sensation inked a professional contract with the Scandinavian club …
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target=_blank>Arsenal need defensive improvement, says Emery

Arsenal manager Unai Emery insists the Gunners must still improve defensively if they are to challenge the top four, following their 4-1 victory over Fulham. Ryan Sessegnon came close to putting the visitors ahead early on, but was unable to find the target from a promising position.   The Gunners soon made him pay, as …
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target=_blank>Valverde drops hint at quitting Barca

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has admitted he might not stay at the club beyond this season.   The former Athletic Bilbao boss took over at the Nou Camp in 2017 and led the club to the league and cup double last season. Barca currently sit top of La Liga and remain in contention in the …
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target=_blank>Silva admits Man City pressure ahead Liverpool clash

Bernardo Silva accepts that Manchester City will be under the greater pressure in Thursday night’s showdown against Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium but the midfielder has urged his team to remain true to their footballing principles.   City enter the game with their confidence pepped by Sunday’s 3-1 win at Southampton, which was timely after …
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target=_blank>Special Eagles target Amputee Nations Cup

Nigeria Amputee Football Federation (NAFF) have intensified efforts to ensure the Special Eagles participate in the 5th Amputee Football Africa Cup of Nations, which is billed to hold in Angola.   The team’s spokesman and NAFF member, Ugochukwu Obieze says the team should be in Angola to consolidate on gains they got at the 2018 …
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target=_blank>Abe: God asked me to contest Rivers governorship

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Sen. Magnus Abe, has said that God asked him to contest the 2019 governorship election in Rivers State, stressing that he was optimistic of emerging victorious. Speaking during a crossover church service in Bera, his community in Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State, …
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Why I wrote Sand, Sun and Surprises, by Prof Akpata

  Sand, Sun and Surprises, a book authored by Professor Enosakhare Samuel Akpata was formally launched in Lagos. The unveiling was the highpoint of Professor Akpata’s 50th wedding anniversary dinner which took place on Saturday, December 29, 2018, at the Metropolitan Club, Victoria Island, Lagos. Akpata is a retired professor of dentistry while his wife, […]
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