The Nation Newspaper Today Headline Friday 4th January 2019
The Nation Newspaper Today Headline and news Dailies Update on current affairs happening now in Nigeria today 04/01/19
target=_blank>Pro-democracy group condemns action to stop Operation Python Dance
The National Democratic Front (NDF) a civil society organisation, has condemned several moves to stop the proposed nationwide Operation Python Dance III exercise by the Nigerian Army. The group said it is important to separate politics from real issue that would better the nation. NDF through its Secretary General, Dr Bolaji Abdulkadir said the action
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target=_blank>No Python Dance, no elections in Niger Delta
A faith based group in the Niger-Delta, the Niger Delta Young Christian Forum (NDYCF), has warned that failure to conduct the Operation Python Dance in the area would imply that elections will not hold there. Spokesperson of NDYCF, Evangelist Celestine Paul Akokari, gave the warning in Warri on Wednesday and further explained that the operation
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target=_blank>Iranian health minister resigns over budget cuts
Iran’s health minister has resigned, saying he could not accept any further cuts to his budget as the country struggles with a severe financial crisis. “I am not an impatient person, but enough is enough,” Hassan Hashemi said on a video posted to the Khabar One portal on Thursday. Reports that Hashemi had resigned have
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target=_blank>PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari flaunts her ‘Four More Years’ tattoo
First Lady Aisha Buhari is seen here flaunting the 4+4 salutation, a new campaign pattern asking Nigerians for another four-year term for President Muhammadu Buhari, at the inauguration of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Women and Youth Presidential Campaign Team, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, in Abuja on Thursday. Below is the pictorial display
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target=_blank>Buhari condoles Nigerian Air Force, relations of victims of helicopter crash
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed heartfelt condolences to the Nigerian Air Force.and relations of five airforce personnel who lost their lives in a military helicopter crash on Jan. 2 at Damasak, Borno. The President mourned Flight Lieutenant Perowei Jacob (Pilot in Command), Flight Lieutenant Kaltho Paul Kilyofas (Co-Pilot), Sergeant Auwal Ibrahim (Flight Technician), Lance Corporal
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target=_blank>US warns Iran against space launches, ballistic missiles
The United States issued a pre-emptive warning to Iran on Thursday against pursuing three planned space rocket launches that it said would violate a U.N. Security Council resolution because they use ballistic missile technology. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Iran had announced plans to launch in the coming months three rockets, called Space Launch
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target=_blank>Another four killed in Plateau, Lalong vows to sustain peace
No fewer than four persons were killed in a midnight attack by gunmen in Jos South local government area of Plateau state on Wednesday, even as the Plateau State government has vowed to fish out the perpetrators of the dastardly act and to sustain the peace in the state. TribuneOnline learnt that the gunmen invaded
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target=_blank>Saudi prosecutors seek death penalty for Khashoggi suspects
A Saudi prosecutor has asked for the death penalty for five of 11 suspects held over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the country’s consulate in Istanbul on 2 October, the state news agency SPA reported on Thursday. The call came during the first court hearing in the Khashoggi case, which has shredded the kingdom’s
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target=_blank>China Moon mission Chang’e-4 spacecraft lands on far side of the moon
China says it has successfully landed a robotic spacecraft on the far side of the Moon, the first ever such attempt and landing. At 10:26 Beijing time (02:26 GMT), the un-crewed Chang’e-4 probe touched down in the South Pole-Aitken Basin, state media said. It is carrying instruments to analyse the unexplored region’s geology, as well
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A former governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, who was last year discharged and acquitted of corruption charges preferred against him by the EFCC, yesterday submitted a counter-petition against his successor, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, at the zonal office of the anti-graft agency just established in Sokoto. Submitting the petition to the Zonal […]
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