Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Monday 7th January 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>2019: Emmanuel, Ekere agree on violence–free poll
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel and the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Obong Nsima Ekere, have agreed that no drop of blood would be spilled in the March 2 governorship election in the state. The two top contenders for the governorship seat spoke as invitees during the closing ceremony of
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target=_blank>Dearth of fund cripples capital projects verification role of FRC
Poor funding of Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) by Federal Government has crippled capital projects implementation monitoring role of the commission, New Telegraph investigation reveals. Ideally, the commission is expected to conduct physical verification of capital projects completed and on going by key Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the central government on quarterly basis across
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target=_blank>Experts to NMRC: Disclose beneficiaries of N18bn loan
There is a cold war currently brewing between the Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company (NMRC) and housing /mortgage providers over acclaimed total loans disbursements by the former in 2018. No sooner had NMRC, through its Managing Director, Mr. Kehinde Ogundimu, announced that the company refinanced mortgage loans totaling N18 billion as of December 2018, housing
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target=_blank>Burnt corpses: Relatives applaud Anambra’s quick intervention
Some relatives of the dead whose bodies were burnt at Enugwu-Ukwu General Hospital in Anambra State have commended the state government for the speedy identification and release of the corpses to them. About 50 corpses, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), were reported burnt in the inferno which occurred in the hospital on
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target=_blank>2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Collection of running kits begins on Monday
All is set for the 4th edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon billed to take place on Saturday, February 2, 2019. In a statement issued by Olukayode Thomas, Head Communications and Media for the marathon, the kit collection for intending runners that have completed the registration process will officially begin on Monday (today).
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target=_blank>Nigerians transfer N292bn via mobile in 2018
Funds transfer through mobile devices rose to N292 billion in 2018, New Telegraph has learnt. This represented a 49 per cent growth compared with N196 billion worth of transfers recorded in 2017. According to data released by Nigeria Interbank Settlement Service (NIBSS) the volume of mobile transfer also rose to 7.2 million from 5.1
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target=_blank>Abia APGA governorship candidate, Alex Otti, proposes $3bn agric policy
The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship candidate in Abia state, Dr. Alex Otti has unveiled a strategic policy plan that would multiply revenues and provide employment for young graduates and school leavers who would be trained as “agro-prenuers” to take advantage of opportunities in the value chain. This, he said was to support farmers
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target=_blank>IGP’s tenure: CUPP mobilizes for protest ahead January 15
The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has commenced mobilization of its members across the 36 states of the federation in preparation for a nationwide protest on January 15 against an alleged tenure elongation of Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim. This was contained in a press statement signed by the CUPP’s national spokesman, Ikenga
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target=_blank>Azura Power hires new managing director
Azura Power West Africa Limited has replaced David Ladipo with Edu Okeke as its managing director. He joined the company in 2014 as its chief operating officer. Okeke career began 25 years ago, when he joined Guiness Nigeria PLC as a management trainee in Lagos. He moved to Schlumberger Oilfield Services as junior field engineer.
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English Premier League champions Manchester City began their FA Cup campaign with a 7-0 thrashing of Rotherham on Sunday but Fulham, battling to avoid relegation from the Premier League, were beaten 2-1 by fourth-tier Oldham. Barnet ensured there would be a non-league presence in the fourth round with a 1-0 win away to second-tier Championship […]
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