Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Tuesday 8th January 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>African Footballer of the Year: Who wears the crown?
The King of African football for 2018 will be known today as CAF holds its prestigious award gala in Dakar Senegal. In a repeat of last year’s contest, Egyptian striker Mohamed Salah, the eventual winner, is up against Sadio Mane of Senegal and Gabonese Pierre- Emerick Aubameyang. Feelers from the Senegalese capital indicate that Liverpool
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target=_blank>CAF will pick better candidate to host 2019 AFCON – Pinnick
President of the Nigeria Football Federation and the 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football, Amaju Pinnick, on Monday in Dakar, Senegal pledged that the African football– ruling body will vote for the better –qualified candidate between Egypt and South Africa to host this year’s Africa Cup of Nations finals. Pinnick, who is
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target=_blank>Eagles’ll take Egypt clash seriously –Rohr
The Super Eagles Manager Gernot Rohr has described their friendly match with the Pharaohs of Egypt as a big test as they prepare for the 2019 African Cup of Nations. The Eagles will host the Pharaohs at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Delta State three days after they play their last AFCON qualifying tie with Seychelles.
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target=_blank>Lagos stages walk with Sanwo-Olu January 12
As more and more Lagosians key into the vision of the Gubernatorial Candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos, Babajide Sanwo- Olu, no fewer than 20,000 residents of the “Aquatic State” would this Saturday show their support for him with an early morning 10-kilometre walk. Tagged “Lagos Walk With Sanwo- Olu”, the 20,000-man march
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target=_blank>Lagos: Anglican Dioceses hold governorship debate
Ahead of March 2 governorship election in Lagos State, four Anglican Communion Dioceses in Lagos state yesterday disclosed that the church would hold governorship debate for gubernatorial candidates in the state on January 14. Speaking during a press conference held yesterday at Archbishop Vining Memorial Church Cathedral, Ikeja, Bishop of Lagos West Diocese, Rt. Revd.
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target=_blank>TASCE workers begin hunger strike over unpaid 28 months’ salaries
Workers of the Tai Solarin College of Educat ion (TASCE), Omu-Ijebu yesterday embarked on hunger strike over nonpayment of their salaries by the Ogun State government. The salaries have allegedly been unpaid by the Governor Ibikunle Amosun administration for about 28 months. The aggrieved workers, comprising both academic and non-academic staff of the state-owned institution,
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target=_blank>FIRS targets N8trn revenue from taxes this year
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has said it is targeting N8.3 trillion from the collection of various taxes in 2019 from the N5.32 trillion it realised in 2018. FIRS Executive Chairman, Dr Tunde Fowler, made the disclosure in his welcome address at the ongoing 2019 stakeholders’ retreat in Lagos yesterday. The retreat has as
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target=_blank>Petrol adulteration threatens Niger Delta
The Niger Delta has, again, begun to record a boom in the sale and transportation of illegally refined petroleum products, popularly called kpo-fire, a situation that has put the region under fresh threat. Vice Chairman of Bonny Local Government Council in Rivers State, Mrs. Anengi Barasua, has threatened to clamp down on those engaged
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target=_blank>Oladapo resumes as NOC Secretary General
It was the beginning of another era in the Olympic family on Monday, January 7, following the handover ceremony between Babatunde Popoola (Outgone Secretary General) and Olabanji Oladapo, who is the new SG of the Nigeria Olympic Committee. The brief ceremony which took place at the conference room of the NOC was witnessed by the
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Leaked audio Tapes: Atiku describes Amaechi’s confession as courageous
The Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has described the statement made by the Minister of Transportation and Director General of the Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organization, Rt. Hon Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi on the state of the nation as courageous, just as he urged him to resign his appointment and return […]
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