The Nation Newspaper Today Headline Tuesday 8th January 2019
The Nation Newspaper Today Headline and news Dailies Update on current affairs happening now in Nigeria today 08/01/19
target=_blank>BREAKING: FG, ASUU reach agreement; varsities may resume next week
THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may call off the lingering strike this weekend to allow public universities to resume academic activities next. Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, gave this indication on Monday after long hours of conciliatory meeting with the representatives of ASUU led by its President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi.
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target=_blank>Daily Trust siege: Military should have followed due process not intimidation ? NPAN
The Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN) has condemned the siege on Daily Trust by the military as unconstitutional, devoid of due process and an act of self-help. In a statement by its executive secretary, Feyi Smith, NPAN knocked off the military’s defence of a violation of Official Secret Act by Daily Trust, noting that
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target=_blank>Ex-Borno Gov Goni, dumps PDP, drums support for Buhari
Former Governor of the old Borno State, Mohammed Goni, says he defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to join the All Progressives Congress (APC) due to the respect he has for President Muhammadu Buhari. Goni, who governed old Borno from 1979 to 1983, said this when he fielded questions from State House correspondents at
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target=_blank>BREAKING: Gunmen abduct another set of Ekiti LG officials
Unknown gunmen have abducted another set of local government officials in Ekiti State. TribuneOnline gathered that the Director of Administration of Gbonyin Local Government Area, identified simply as Mr Jejelowo, was among the abducted officials. It was gathered that Mr Jejelowo and the other yet to be identified officials were kidnapped in the outskirts of
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target=_blank>APC studying court ruling barring it from presenting candidates in Rivers
The All Progressives Congress (APC), says it is studying the Federal High Court ruling, restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from recognising any of its candidates for the forthcoming general elections in Rivers. APC National Publicity Secretary, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, stated this while reacting to the development on Monday in Abuja. He said that the
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target=_blank>EFCC arraigns Adamawa board secretary, 3 others over N132m fraud
The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned the former Executive Secretary of Adamawa Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board, Mr Lucius Mayo and three other principal officers of the board at a Yola High Court for fraud and diversion of N132 million. The principal officers were the Director Finance, Accountant and Cashier of the board, Paul Yaduwa,
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target=_blank>Buhari mourns Safiya Maradun, describes her as woman of principle
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolences over the death of Hajiya Safiya Maradun, the mother of the Emir of Maradun in Zamfara State. The President made this known while reacting to the news of her death, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on
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target=_blank>World Bank President Jim Yong Kim quits February 1
World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim, will resign effective from Feb 1, more than three years ahead of the expiration of his term in 2022, the multilateral lender said on Monday.
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target=_blank>INEC raises alarm over new vote-buying method
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday raised alarm over new a new method of vote-buying being devised to undermine the voting process. INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this in Abuja at the presentation of the Voter Register for the 2019 general election to political parties. Yakubu said that the commission had received credible
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With the successful completion of the Egina Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) unit and the achievement of First Oil in the facility, Samsung Heavy Industries, together with partners, could be justified in spending time looking back with pride. According to a statement by the company at the weekend, the completion of the largest floating oil […]
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